Patrol Officer: Upper Macungie Township
The UMTPD is looking to hire a Patrol Office officer to provide police services to the citizens and visitors of Upper Macungie Township.
Responsibilities include; providing patrol, crime, staff or administrative services that may include traffic law enforcement, traffic control, accident and criminal investigations, serving warrants, effecting arrests, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, and peacekeeping details. May also involve police-related education and public relations programs, report preparation, courtroom testimony, and related activities that require knowledge and application of Commonwealth vehicle and criminal laws.
Employees in this position enforce Commonwealth laws and are sworn officers exercising the powers of arrest. Duties involve tactful and courteous treatment of the public, impartial application of the law, and the need to make instantaneous decisions and take appropriate actions in situations that are frequently stressful or dangerous in nature. Work is preformed independently and is reviewed for quality, completeness, and technical soundness through reports and observation.
The Township of Upper Macungie is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.