Application packets may be obtained at the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, PA 19372, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.calntownship.org. A $35.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed to each candidate.
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Completed applications, along with the $35.00 non-refundable application fee, must be returned to the Caln Township Police Department no later than 12:00 midnight on Monday, May 9, 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted. Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date. Candidates who falsify, intentionally omit, or misrepresent any information during the completion of the formal application process, or any other documents/processes associated with the selection process will be rejected.
Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; successfully completed Act 120 training on or before July 1, 2022; possess a valid PA driver's license by date of appointment; and reside within 25 miles of the police department no later than three (3) months after completing a twelve (12) month probationary period.
Candidates must pass physical agility testing, written and oral exams, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, medical, drug testing, and the Act 120 certification exam prior to appointment as a police officer. Candidates who fail the physical agility test will not qualify to take the written exam and will be disqualified from further testing.
Candidates must appear for physical agility testing and written exam on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335. Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility test is first. CDC guidelines, at the time of testing, regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to. Candidates must present a valid photo identification on the date of the test and have completed the Waiver of Liability.
Please contact the Caln Township Police Department, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at 610-383-1821 with any questions.
Caln Township is an equal opportunity employer.