The Point Township Police Department, (Northumberland County), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time police officer. Point Township is located in a hub between major universities and hospitals and offers great employment opportunities for families. The area is situated along the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River and Lake Augusta and is well known for summertime boating and recreation. Residents enjoy ample opportunities for camping, biking, hunting and fishing. Outdoor motorsports, sports venues and amusement parks are nearby and community festivals and other activities offer plenty to do. The 25 mile residency requirement, (within 2 years of hire), allows flexibility for living accommodations and schools for children. Affordable housing and a variety of restaurants and shopping, along with low crime rates, provide for a high quality of life.
BenefitsCompetitive salary, based upon experience, (senior patrol pay in 2018 is $29.52/hr) The agency has now opened all Patrol Officer positions to lateral transfers to help veteran officers start with maximum pay potential Paid Insurance – Medical, Eye, Dental, Life, Disability Defined Benefit Pension Plan with PMRS, (laterals can port your current PMRS account) Other benefits include: all Uniforms and Equipment provided, Annual Longevity bonus, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, KIA/Disability benefit, Retirees Health Benefit and more
Requirements:US citizen of excellent moral character Minimum 21 years of age High school diploma or GED Valid PA driver’s license ‘Act 120’ Certification by MPOETC, (or MPOETC accepted equivalent)
Testing Process:Competitive process to include written exam, physical performance test battery, oral board examination, thorough background investigation, medical and psychological screening.
Application Process:Application packets can be picked up at the Point Township Municipal Building at 759 Ridge Road, Northumberland, PA between the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Deadline to
EMERGENCY SERVICES VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Point Township Fire Department and Fire Police are in desperate need of volunteers.
The legacy of these organizations dates back to the 1950s. Ever since then they have been providing a critical and necessary service to township residents. But these services are at risk of ending. Because the township must provide these services to the residents it is vital that we maintain this volunteer spirit and service. The alternative can look very grim…by shifting to PAID services. This would mean a substantial tax increase and we have worked hard for years to hold the line on taxes.
You never know when a loved one could be in a crash, a neighbor’s house catch on fire, or a friend could face a medical emergency. These volunteer professionals respond to these calls along with the police department and truly make a positive impact on people’s lives. This is by far the most rewarding aspect of emergency services.
Some parts of the country have gone to large regional paid services. But there are some inherent benefits that come automatically with local volunteers. First and foremost, our people know our people…we know our township. On so many occasions, there is an extra ‘task list’ that goes with the actual emergency responsibilities. Local volunteers become experts at helping families cope with these immediate needs during an emergency. Having local volunteers can also reduce response times.
Maybe most importantly, having a pool of well-trained local volunteers enhances our community’s capability to deal with a major event. It is guaranteed that if a major crisis occurs, natural or man-made, a community needs resources. People will always be our greatest resource and having an extra 20 or 30 ‘veterans’ who have dealt
Point Township is seeking well-qualified applicants for the position of Township Secretary-Treasurer. Applicants should have a financial background and be proficient with the technology used in a modern office setting. If you have excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to help people, please stop in to pick up an application and a full list of job qualifications at the Point Township Municipal Building at 759 Ridge Road, Northumberland, PA between the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Competitive salary, benefits and pension are available. Application deadline is Friday, December 29th. Point Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.