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Civil Service Employment

The City of Allentown is recruiting applicants to establish a POLICE OFFICER eligibility list. Applications are being accepted from Monday, March 2, 2020 through Thursday, April 30, 2020.


  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 20 years old when he/she files an application and 21 years old to be appointed
  • Possess a high school diploma or a graduate equivalency diploma
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license prior to appointment
  • Be physically & mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer
  • No residency requirement to apply or be hired


  • $60,807 per year with excellent benefits and vacation


  • Download this application or pick one up, in-person at:
    • City of Allentown – City Hall
      Human Resources Department
      435 W. Hamilton Street, Room 233
      Allentown, PA 18101-1699


  • Completed Civil Service Police Officer Application
  • Non-refundable application fee of $60.00 must be returned with the application. Only certified bank checks or money orders will be accepted, NO personal checks or cash.
  • Military DD214, if applicable
  • Note: No other documents will be accepted at this time. This includes driver’s license, diploma, degree, resume, or certificates. Additional documentation will be requested along with the detailed applications upon successful completion of the written examination.