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Police Officer

The Moon Township Police Department is accepting applications on a rolling basis. No fees/medical releases are to be tendered at this time and applicants will be notified when the upcoming test date is established.

Completed applications are to be returned to the Moon
Township Police Department, 1000 Beaver Grade Rd., Moon
Township, PA 15108. Applications may be mailed or delivered in person. The following items are to be submitted at the time of application:

1) the completed, signed Application,
2) the signed Applicant’s Release,
3) the non-refundable application fee in the amount of $25.00, payable in cash, check, or money order.

Checks should be made payable to the Township of Moon.
Incomplete applications will be returned. No additional
attachments or resumes are to be included with the

Providing false or inaccurate information will subject the
applicant to immediate disqualification.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Moon
Township Police Department or downloaded at the top of this page.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age

  • MPOETC certification preferred, not mandatory

  • 60 college credits without any experience

  • 30 college credits with (2) two years, full time law enforcement experience

  • 30 college credits with 3,648 hours of part time
    law enforcement experience in less than (4) four years

Additional Requirements:


  • Non-smoker

  • No Visible Tattoos

  • No Brandings

  • No Body Piercings or Surgical Body Modifications while in uniform

Salary and Benefits (as of January 2023):


  • Probationary Patrol Officer $75,085

  • Senior Patrol Officer $107,265

  • Paid Leave (Vacation, Personal & Sick)

  • Paid Healthcare

  • Paid Life, Short-term, Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Twelve Hour Work Schedule

  • Prior LE experience considered for progression on the step pay scale


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