The Mount Union Borough Police Department, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, is currently accepting applications for the positions of full-time police officers with the Mount Union Police Department. Applicants must be Act-120 certified prior to submitting applications.


The Borough of Mount Union is accepting applications for Full-Time Police Officers. Requirements include: United States citizenship, valid Pennsylvania driver's license, at least 21 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, and Act 120 certification.  Applicant must be available and able to work all shifts and all days.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 9 W. Market Street, Mount Union, PA between 8:30 am  and 4:30 pm.  Qualified individuals must submit cover letter, completed Borough employment application, background investigation waiver, resume, transcript, three professional/personal references, copy of driver's license, and proof of any specialized education, training, certificates, and qualifications. Applications must be delivered in person or mailed to:

Mount Union Borough

9 West Market Street

Mount Union, PA 17066

Applicants must pass a complete background investigation and an oral and written civil service examination. Competitive hourly wage and excellent benefits package is offered. Information on the Borough of Mount Union and the Police Department may be obtained by visiting the Borough Office, or www.mtunionpolice.org.

Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017.  Civil Service Test will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Borough Office, 9 West Market Street.  A check or money order for $35 must accompany the application to cover the cost of the Civil Service Testing.

Mount Union Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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MOUNT UNION Police Department Requirements

Applicants should ensure they meet the following requirements before beginning the application process.

    • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the U.S. for at least five (5) years and if foreign born, possess naturalization papers.
    • Age: Must have arrived at the age of Twenty-one (21). Applicants must be prepared to furnish documentary evidence of date of birth.
    • Must be Act-120 Certified Prior to making application for the position.
    • Character: Must be of a good reputation, moral character and habits.
    • Application: Any willful misstatement, falsification or concealment in respect to the application process shall render the same null and void. Subject to the discretion of the board, a person making such false application shall be prohibited from making any future application. Applications cannot be accepted from persons who have been convicted of a crime or from former police officers removed for cause.
    • Eligibility List: At least once every two (2) years, the current eligibility list will be cancelled and new examinations will be conducted for an entirely new list.
    • Driver’s License: All applicants must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application and appointment.

Elements of the Selection Process

  • Written application
  • Oral interview
  • Certification by Police Civil Service Board
  • Background investigation
  • Psychological exam
  • Medical exam

Approximate Expected Duration of the Selection Process

The selection process lasts approximately two to 24 months.

The Mount Union Borough Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.


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