Civil Service Examination – Police Officer

Police Department

Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer with the City of New Castle, PA. An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the New Castle City Police Department located at 303 East North Street, New Castle, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications are also available at  

At the time of application, no applicant for any position in the Police Department shall be less than twenty-one (21) years of age. Each applicant shall have graduated from an accredited high school or have an equivalent education acceptable to the Board. Each applicant shall have completed Act 120 Training, or, at the time of application, shall be enrolled in a full-time Act 120 Training Program. Each applicant shall be medically fit for the performance of the duties of a Police Officer, of good moral character, and licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In the case of a foreign born applicant, evidence shall be produced showing steps are being taken to become a naturalized citizen.  

Completed applications must be filed with the Personnel Board, at the New Castle Police Department no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 13, 2021. The written and physical agility examinations will be conducted on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the New Castle Police Department.