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Human Resources - Employment Opportunities





Any positions that are available with the Township will be posted to this page. In order to be fully considered for any positions, please follow the application instructions carefully. You will be notified of receipt of your application and notification will be given regarding potential interviews for any listed positions. All applications for positions will be kept for six months.

Standard Job Application (SEE BELOW FOR SEPARATE ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE APPLICATION)

You can DOWNLOAD our standard job application or stop by the Bethlehem Township municipal building for an application.

Please Note A completed employment applications can be sent directly to Doug Bruce, Township Manager either as a PDF file electronically or by printing and mailing to the following address:

Doug Bruce
Township Manager
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem PA 18020
dbruce@bethlehemtownship.org

Applicants should include all additional supporting information; resumes, letter's of reference, etc., along with their submission. When sending as a PDF file via email the applicant should save the file using a unique name to safeguard against overwriting.

For future direct Jobs access visit www.btjobs.org




ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE PATROL OFFICER FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF BETHLEHEM
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that formal applications required to be completed in order to apply for the entry-level position of Patrol Officer in the Bethlehem Township Police Department are now available in the office of the Township Manager at the Bethlehem Township Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18020-1496. The applications are also available for download on-line at Bethlehem Township's website (www.bethlehemtownship.org). This position is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations of Bethlehem Township. Starting salary is contractually set at approximately $68,390.00. The applicant, at a minimum: 1) EITHER-OR REQUIREMENT: Must show proof of EITHER valid Act 120 certification (Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Act), OR successful completion of sixty (60) college credits received from an accredited institution of higher learning acceptable to the Township Civil Service Commission:

2) Must have reached his/her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submission of completed applications;

3) Must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or become such within thirty (30) days of appointment;

4) Must possess a high school or general equivalency diploma;

5) Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and must obtain a valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator’s license at time of employment;

6) Must be a United States citizen;

7) Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer;

8) Must be able to speak, write, and read the English language;

9) Must complete an entry-level police patrol officer application form, which must include a check or money order (no cash accepted) for $50.00 to cover processing costs. Check should be made payable to “Bethlehem Township.”

Applicants who pass all Civil Service tests may be subject to a complete background investigation and polygraph examination by the Bethlehem Township Police Department. Such investigation will cover personal and professional qualifications, to include credit history, driver’s license status, drug use, prior arrests, and academic/employment record.

Completed application materials must be received, by mail or in person, in the office of the Township Manager (listed above) not later than the filing deadline of Noon (12 p.m.), Friday, July 08, 2022. Applications received after the filing deadline, or those applications found to be incomplete, will be rejected.

If a candidate’s application is filed before the deadline and is determined to be complete, the candidate will be notified by Bethlehem Township of his/her eligibility to take the written examination portion of the application process.

The physical agility test and written examination will be conducted Saturday, July 23, 2022, at a site and time to be determined. Physical agility testing will occur in the morning and the written

examination will occur in the afternoon. Only those applicants passing the physical agility examination (Pass/Fail) will be eligible to proceed to the written examination.

A candidate is eligible to take the examinations ONLY if he/she has been notified by Bethlehem Township that his/her application has been determined to be complete.

You can download the entry-level police patrol officer application HERE




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Seasonal Public Works Employees
Bethlehem Township is now accepting applications for seasonal public works employees. Several openings available, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, for 12 weeks over summer, outdoor manual labor, cutting grass, clearing brush and weeds, landscaping, other duties as assigned. All candidates must be 18 years of age, possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, and pass background checks. Pay rate is $15 per hour.

You can DOWNLOAD our standard job application or stop by the Bethlehem Township municipal building for an application.

Please Note A completed employment applications can be sent directly to Doug Bruce, Township Manager either as a PDF file electronically or by printing and mailing to the following address:

Doug Bruce
Township Manager
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem PA 18020
dbruce@bethlehemtownship.org






Bethlehem Township
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem, Pa. 18020
Phone: 610-814-6400
Fax: 610-814-6408
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