Application Deadline Extended
The Berwick Civil Service Commission has extended the Berwick Borough Police Officer application deadline.
Also, the Civil Service Commission have agreed to modify the qualifications and pre-requisites portion of the hiring process rules.
Applications will now be accepted from candidates seeking for Berwick Borough to sponsor them to attend the next full time Act 120 Police Academy.
Also the Civil Commission agreed to modify the minimum age requirements from twenty-one (21) to nineteen (19).
The new application deadline is at 4:30P.M. on July 19, 2021. Applications shall be submitted to
Berwick City Hall c/o Civil Service Commission
1800 North Market Street
Berwick, PA 18603.
The Physical Agility Test is at 10:00 A.M. on July 24, 2021 at Senator John R. Gordner Stadium next to Salem Elementary School.
The written Examination will be held at Berwick City Hall after the Physical Agility Test.
Interested applicants should expedite completeing and submitting an application prior to 4:30 P.M.
Futher information can be found at
Interested applicants can tour the facility, speak to and ask questions with officers and admininstration, examine current police equipment and the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Qualifications and Pre-Requisites:
The examination for Police Officer shall consist of a pjysical Agility Test, Written Examination, Oral Examination, Background Examination and Polygraph Examination.
PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST:
The Physical Agility Test will be held at the Senator John R. gordner Stadium, located next to the Salem Elementary School which is located at 810 East 10th Street, Berwick, PA 18603 at 10:00A.M. on Saturday June 26, 2021. Those candiates passing the Physical Agility Test will qualify to take the Written Examination. The Physical Agility Test shall consist of:
The Written Examination will be held in Council Chambers at Berwick City Hall, 1800 North Market Street, Berwick, PA 18603, following completion of the Physical Agility Test.
The Borough of Berwick Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with an authorized workforce of sixteen (16) sworn officers and teo (2) civilian employees. The department's service area comprises three and a quarter 93.25) square miles with a population of over ten thousand (10,000) resident.
Successful applicants once given an offer of employment must pass a medical exam and psychological exam and shall reside in the Borough of Berwick or within twenty-five (25) air miles of the borough border within sic (6) months of completion of the probation period.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
The Borough of Berwick is an equal opportunity employer. MINORITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Kenneth J. Strish