Kingston Township - ACT 120 Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Kingston Township Police Department
Job TitleACT 120 Certified Police Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Shavertown, PA

Job Announcement

Kingston Township Police Department, PA Police Jobs

POLICE OFFICER – Kingston Township, Luzerne County, PA

Kingston Township is hiring and currently accepting applications for the Police Officer Eligibility List.  The Kingston Township Police Department is a Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Accredited law enforcement agency employing full-time sworn personnel only.

Interested individuals are encouraged to schedule an onsite tour of our facility by contacting Sergeant John Fuches at 570-696-1175 ext. 107.

Completed applications must be submitted online via before 3:00 pm on Friday, October 27, 2023. An application fee of $35 is required with the submission of the completed application. Kingston Township will reimburse the application fee for those who pass the Written Exam.

Minimum Requirements {documentation must be submitted with application}:

  • 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • High School Diploma required; higher education preferred
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Certified by the Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission (MPOETC) or currently attending a Pennsylvania certified Municipal Police Training Academy

Selection Process Prior to Certification of the Police Officer Eligibility List:

October 29, 2023 at 9:00am – Physical Agility Examination

* Immediately following successful completion - Written Entry Level Exam

November 1, 2023 at or after 4:00pm - Oral Interviews

Additional Requirements:

  • Clean driving and criminal records
  • Skills, knowledge, and abilities to be a police officer
  • Physically capable to perform the duties of a police officer
  • Undergo medical / physical examination
  • Undergo psychological examination
  • Undergo a thorough background investigation
  • Successful completion of year-long probationary period
  • Establish residency within ten (10) air miles of the nearest Kingston Township border within thirty-six (36) months after date of hire


  • 2024 starting salary of $47848 {after 6 months $51,529} with annual increases
  • Years of service {1% for 3 years} in addition to base salary
  • In 2024, base salary of a police officer with 5 years or more of service $73,613

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