Salisbury Township Lieutenant

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners is currently seeking applications for the position of Lieutenant. 

The Lieutenant works under the guidance and direction of the Chief of Police to direct and manage subordinate officers and to assist in the administration of the department, currently consisting of 20 full-time and 1 part-time sworn officers and 7 civilian employees.  In support of or in the absence of the Chief of Police, he/she commands any of its divisions including, but not limited to, organizing, directing, staffing, controlling and coordinating activities of the Police Department.  The Lieutenant is an administrative position, not a member of the Collective Bargaining Unit, and works under the immediate direction of the Chief of Police. 

Applicants must possess a minimum of an Associate’s Degree and have at least ten years of progressively responsible experience in the police department, including a minimum of three years of supervisory or managerial experience, or have an equivalent combination of education, certification, training and/or experience. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification or be capable of becoming certified. The salary range is $114,000-$119,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

The deadline for applications is 4 pm on Friday, March 22, 2024. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume addressed to Cathy Bonaskiewich, Township Manager, 2900 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA  18103 or by email to  For more information, visit EOE

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