CIVIL SERVICE TESTING
Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer for the Township of Cumru, Berks County, PA. Applications are available at the Cumru Township Municipal Building, 1775 Welsh Road, Mohnton, PA 19540, telephone 610-777-9595 or AT THIS LINK.
Applicants must submit an application to the Cumru Township Police Department and pay the non-refundable, $35.00 application fee by cash, check or money order, no later than Friday, May 05, 2023, at 4:00 p.m., to be considered for further processing.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have at least a high school diploma, at the time of application submission. In addition to successfully passing the written and oral examinations, any appointment to the position of Probationary Police Officer shall be conditioned upon the candidate successfully completing a psychological examination, polygraph or Voice Stress Analysis examination, physical fitness/agility test, background investigation, drug/alcohol screening, medical examination, successful acceptance into PA Police Officer Training Academy/Act 120 (if not already certified) and any other conditions named by the Township of Cumru and MPOETC.
The starting base salary for Probationary Officers for 2023 is $70,275.90 and 1st Class Patrol Officer is $104,112.44.
The written examination will be held on May 06, 2023, at the Berks County Fire Training Center, GPS address: 895 Morgantown Rd, Reading, PA 19607.
Due to an expected high level of response to the testing announcement, there is a possibility that two testing sessions will be held on 05/06/2023. The first session will be held on 05/06/2023 at 8:30 a.m., prevailing time. When the application packet is turned in at the Township office building, 1775 Welsh Rd., Mohnton, PA 19540, each applicant will be notified of the time s/he will be taking the employment test.
Applicants should arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the test time and photo identification will be required. No one will be permitted to enter the testing facility after the test time. Directions to the testing facility are available by calling 610-777-9595.
The Township of Cumru is a Civil Service and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Jeanne E. Johnston, Cumru Township Manager