The City of Bethlehem Police Department is now accepting applications for the Position of Police Officer

Police Officer Civil Service Examination

The City of Bethlehem is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

The Police Civil Service Entrance Examination will be conducted at Liberty High School (1115 Linden St) on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

Starting annual salary: $51,490. Competitive benefits package.

To apply, you must:

Be a citizen of the U.S. and resident of the U.S. for at least 5 years

Be at least 21 years of age on March 19, 2016

Possess an Associate’s Degree or a minimum of 60 credits from not more than 2 accredited colleges/universities. This requirement may be waived if you possess Act 120 Certification and 4,000 hours of service as a municipal police officer, or have at least two years active military service and an honorable discharge from such service. Possess a valid driver’s license.

Application forms and Civil Service Vouchers may be obtained from the HR Bureau at 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA, M-F, 8 AM to 4 PM, or online at


Please submit the following, postmarked no later than February 12, 2016:

Completed and signed Application for employment

Copy of degree and unofficial transcript and/or copy of Act 120 Certificate.

Copy of birth certificate

Copy of valid driver’s license

Copy of social security card

Notarized Civil Service Voucher

Money order for $50 made payable to “City of Bethlehem”

DD-214, Member 4 Form if you are a veteran claiming Veteran’s Preference.


Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. $50 registration fee is non-refundable. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail or regular mail of time and location of examination. Equal Opportunity Employer Allentown 2015-12-30



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