ABINGTON TOWNSHIP CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
1166 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
267-536-1046


Announcement of Examination
For Police Officer
In the Abington Township Police Department 

 
The Abington Township Police Department will hold an examination to establish an eligibility list for hiring police officers.

 

  • Eligibility: 21 years of age, High School diploma or equivalent, possess a valid drivers license on or before the deadline for submitting applications, U.S. Citizen, physically & mentally fit to perform the duties of police officer.
     

  • Applicants must comply with the Police Department's Personal Appearance Policy, General Order 41.3.4 on tattoos, branding, and body piercing. A copy of the Personal Appearance Policy shall be posted on the Police Department's website with the preliminary application form.

  • Anticipated Dates/Locations:

    - Written Examination: Saturday, March 12, 2016 Abington Junior High School

    - Physical Agility Test: Saturday, April 16, 2016 Abington Senior High School Schwartzman Stadium

    - Oral Examination: (Location/Times to be announced)

    - Deadline for applications: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 4 p.m.
     

  • Subject matters to be covered in the written examination will involve skills necessary for the position of Police Officer in the Abington Township Police Department.
     

  • Weight of written exam: 35% of total score
     

  • Weight of oral exam: 65% of total score
     

  • Veteran's Preference awarded for eligible veterans.
     

  • The top 180 scoring candidates (including ties) in the written portion will be eligible to take the Physical Agility Test. Candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will be eligible to take the oral examination. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 70% in the oral examination in order to pass.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
* Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply *

 

 

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