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Welcome to Butler Township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Learn more about our township: Area Overview, Economic Development, Education, History, Hours and Directions, Map, and Recreation. Need assistance? Call us at 570-788-3547... we're eager to help!

Butler Township Government

Explore Municipal Government in Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA.

Browse through many areas, including: Budget and Taxes, Meeting Dates, Other Boards and Commissions, Staff, and Supervisors.

Butler Township Municipal Building

Residents benefits from many Services here in Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA.

Services in Butler Township include: Ambulance, Emergency Management, Fire, Planning Commission, Police, Recycling, Taxes, and Zoning.

Butler Township document download

Central location for Document Downloads here in Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA.

The officials of Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA, want to make access to government documents easy. Starting in mid-2013, download new Government Documents right here. (Older documents will be added as staffing allows.)

Butler Township News

The Latest News from Butler Township, Pennsylvania.

If you are looking for the latest news and information about Butler Township, we will post it right here in the Butler Township news section.

Butler Township Contact Us

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We've made it easy to contact Butler Township government through this web site, either by email, telephone or traditional mail. Click here to contact us.

Welcome to Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA

butler-townshipButler Township is a mostly rural township in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, that is nestled in the Sugarloaf Valley with mountains to the north and south. The township is a unique community that offers an attractive rural setting within a convenient commute to larger areas for business, shopping and cultural experiences. 

Visitors to this website can read about township history, learn about the township’s government, view details of the many services for residents and businesses in Butler Township, and more. Site visitors can also download the township’s budget and copies of various permit applications.

Police Officer

Butler Township, Luzerne County is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.

Minimum qualifications are as follows: U.S. Citizen, 21 years of age, 2 years of law enforcement experience, Act 120 Certified.

Educational Requirement: Applicants must possess a HS diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate plus an Associate's Degree or 60 semester credit hours in an accredited institution of higher education at the time of application. For educational waiver refer to application Page 3.

An application can be downloaded below or can be obtained at the Butler Township Police Department, 415 West Butler Drive, Drums, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Deadline for submitting applications is 3:00 p.m. January 22nd, 2014. Applications received after this time will be rejected. A non-refundable application fee of $45.00 is required at the time the application is submitted.

Butler Township is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age disability or familial status in employment or the provisions of service.

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Butler Township Police have received numerous calls from residents stating that they have been receiving telephone calls from people posing as township employees to come and clean their chimney. No one from Butler Township is making these calls and should you receive one you are asked to call Police at 570-788-4111.