Community Service Officer Hiring

Middletown Township Police Department

Community Service Officer

A nonsworn, part-time, primarily uniformed position which, under supervision, performs a variety of 
tasks in support of Patrol and Investigations, and performs related duties as assigned. Works 
non-steady hours on various assigned shifts and days (including weekends and holidays) on a 
24-hour/seven-day-a-week basis.
Pay: $18.35/hour

Working under the direct supervision and direction of a patrol sergeant, OIC, or lieutenant, a CSO 
will handle minor crime reports that will not require further investigation by a sworn police 
officer, process prisoners (including fingerprinting and Live Scan operation), process walk-in 
requests for fingerprinting services, answer incoming telephone calls to the police department, 
assist the working police and/or detective squad with any CSO duty-related requests for service, 
and perform other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee.
Once hired, the CSO will undergo training which may include, but not be limited to, the following 
a.     Orientation and agency organization
b.     Fingerprinting/Live Scan operations
c.     Interviewing
d.     Report Writing
e.     Radio Communications
f.     CPR/First Aide/AED
g.     Computers- Police reporting system database, inquiries, etc.

English, grammar, spelling, and basic arithmetic; and modern office methods, practices, procedures, 
and equipment. Ability to speak and write effectively; establish and maintain effective working 
relationships with other employees and the public; work independently; reason and react effectively 
and maturely; comprehend and comply with verbal and written instructions; and learn to operate 
township telephone system, LiveScan system, radio equipment, and police computer database. 
Graduation from High School or G.E.D. and a minimum age of 19 years at time of hire is required. 
Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, and a good driving record. Must live within a 
25 mile radius of the township borders.

• Completion of Middletown Township employment application or submission of a resume.
• Candidates passing the application/resume screening process will be invited to participate in a 
structured oral interview.
• Names of successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list from which a selection will 
be made. Final appointment will be made by the Police Chief.
• Prior to being offered employment with the Middletown Township Police Department, the top 
candidate(s) must pass an extensive background investigation and a pre-employment physical 
including a drug screening.

May submit either a resume (preferred) or township application by email, US Mail, or in person to 
the police department at 5 Municipal Way, Langhorne, PA 19047.

Resumes are preferred and may be submitted electronically to

Click here to download the Township employment application form.

If mailing either a resume or application return to:
CSO Recruitment
Middletown Township Police Department
5 Municipal Way
Langhorne, PA 19047
All applications/resumes must be received by Friday, July 14, 2023.