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pdfGeneral Application for Employment

pdfPolice Civil Service Application

 Hazleton Fire Department Accepting Applications

The Hazleton Fire Department is accepting applications for a firefighter. Applications must be COMPLETED, NOTARIZED and RETURNED on or before 3 P.M., Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

Applications should be returned to:
Office of Administration
Second Floor
Hazleton City Hall
40 North Church Street
Hazleton, PA. 18201

There will be a fee of $50.00 for all applications processed. Please enclose a MONEY ORDER MADE payable to the “City of Hazleton” with your application. NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED!!

For more information, including the application, general information, qualification requirements and an examination application for the position of firefighter, click the link below:

pdfHazleton Fire Department Application



NOTE: The $50 application fee will be waived if the application is in by July 31.

THE HAZLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT REQUIRES active, intelligent men and women who are conscientious and possess the highest moral character and personal integrity.

Police Officers work under undesirable and demanding conditions. You should be aware of these conditions and be willing to accept them. Ask yourself the following questions to assist you in making your personal determination as to your qualifications to become a Hazleton Police Officer:

  1. Are you willing to have your personal background thoroughly investigated?
  2. Can you undergo an intense physical training program?
  3. Are you willing to work long, irregular hours and endure unusual hardships and danger in the performance of your duty?
  4. Are you willing to abide by the rules and regulations of a law enforcement agency and to impartially enforce the law?
  5. If you served in the armed forces of the United States, do you have an Honorable Discharge?


  1. You must be a citizen of the United States of
  2. You must establish residency within twenty (20) air miles or a half an hour driving time to the City boundary.
  3. You must have attained the age on twenty-one (21) years by time of appointment.
  4. You must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s
  5. You must be a high school graduate or have an accredited G.E.D.
  6. The minimum acceptable standard of visual acuity shall be corrected to 20/20 in each eye.
  7. You must submit to a Voice Stress Analysis or Polygraph
  8. You must have Pennsylvania Municipal Police training completed, and/or be able to be certified as a municipal police officer in PA by the Municipal Police Officers Training and Education Commission prior to appointment.

If you answered “yes” to all of the aforementioned questions, the Hazleton Police Department is interested in having you apply.

NOTE: Special job openings listed below may have their own separate applications. Please review openings carefully.

 If interested, please respond with completed employement application to:                                                       

City of Hazleton
The Office of Administration
Second Floor City Hall
40 North Church Street, 1st Floor
Hazleton, PA 18201


Part-Time Code Enforcement Officers    

The City of Hazleton is seeking part-time Code Enforcement Officers. This position requires working nights and weekends, 29 hours per week, and pays $10.00 per hour. For more information, please see job description below:

Code Enforcement Officer Job Description

If interested, please respond with completed employment application and/or resume to:

                                                                              CITY OF HAZLETON
                                                                         Office of Code Enforcement
                                                                     40 North Church Street, 1st Floor
                                                                               Hazleton, PA 18201


The City of Hazleton is an equal opportunity employer.

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