Careers. Now accepting applications

The New Castle City Police Department is now accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer with the City of New Castle. Applications are available at the New Castle City Police Department or they can be downloaded from here: NCPD APPLICATION.

Completed applications must be submitted at the the New Castle Police Department no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 23, 2018.  The written and physical agility examination will be conducted on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9:00 am at the New Castle City Police Department located at 303 East North Street, New Castle, PA.

General Requirements for Application

Age Qualifications – At the time of application, no applicant for any position in the Police Department shall be less than twenty-one (21) years of age.

Act 120 Qualifications – 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.

General Qualifications – All Applicants – Each applicant shall have graduated from an accredited high school or have an equivalent education acceptable to the Board. 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.

Physical Examination – Physical and Psychological exams will be performed at time of employment.

Examination – The examination for the position of Police Officer shall consist of the following parts:

  1. Medical Examination (at time of employment)
  2. Physical Agility Test
  3. Written Exam
  4. Oral Examination
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Drug Screen
  7. Polygraph Exam