Patrol Officer Trainee

Kutztown, PA
Kutztown University

Salary: $16.64 Hourly.

Position Summary:

The Patrol Officer trainee position is an entry-level position designed to identify new police recruits. This position will be tasked by completing a MOPETC certified Police Academy. Once finished the academy the recruit will provide basic police services as a Patrol Officer within the department and work with one of our field training officers. The employee will be released once the FTO program is successfully completed. Employees in this classification do exercise powers of arrest.


  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must have a High School diploma, or equivalency diploma
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Degree is a value added.