PA Employment Opportunities

The PCPA Employment Opportunities page includes not only law enforcement job postings, but law enforcement related positions available through many of our partner organizations and agencies as well. Please see a listing of vacant positions below and click the link to read more about the description as well as how to apply.

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For more information about posting a job listing on this site, contact Joe Blackburn at 717-236-1059. 

Position Announcements:

Chief of Police - City of Kettering, OH

Metropolitan York Police Testing Consortium - York County


Location – City of Kettering, OH/Montgomery County

Description of the job:

City of Kettering, OH – Recruiting for an exceptional administrative professional responsible for the protection of lives and property in the City through the supervision of all police functions. Significant command experience in modern police or other related law enforcement agencies, which has resulted in progressively responsible positions in a variety of law enforcement functions, including major leadership responsibilities and financial management.


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university strongly desired, Master’s Degree preferred. Significant command-level experience combined with other executive leadership education and training may be considered in lieu of academic degrees. Currently hold or be able to obtain within 12 months of appointment (or other reasonable time as determined by the City) an OPOTA certificate and must have a valid Ohio driver’s license within 30 days of appointment.

Please Note:

We have been informed that the Dayton Ohio Daily News has requested the identity of applicants through the Ohio Public Records Act.  Kettering will agree to this request, as is required by law, and will do so following December 31, 2014.

It is possible that compliance with the act may require only names of candidates; however, more detailed information may be required. The newspaper could also agree to receiving information only on finalists or some other limited disclosure.

We sincerely appreciate your application.  If this development is of significant concern to you, you may contact us and have us remove your application from further consideration and our data base by December 31, 2014.  In that case, information regarding you will not be released to any entity under the provisions of the Ohio Public Records Act.  If you wish to do so please contact Julie Snyder at:  Also please acknowledge receipt of this notification to Ms. Snyder via her e-mail address." 


Offers excellent wages of up to $119,413/yr. with extensive benefits including a City-provided vehicle.

Contact Information:

Apply by submitting Resume, Cover Letter and Salary history (Submissions in response to this recruitment are subject to release and disclosure to the media and general public under the Ohio Public Records Act.) by 5:00 pm on December 31, 2014 to:  Electronic Submission Preferred.  Visit for more detailed information about this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Re-Posted: 12/18/2014      Removal Date:  12/31/2014

Location – York Area Regional Police Department and Ten Additional Police Departments/York County

The Metropolitan York Police Testing Consortium will be accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer. Applications are available at the website and will be accepting applications until February 13, 2015. Those departments receiving applications include:

Springettsbury Township Police Department
Spring Garden Township Police Department
West Manchester Township Police Department,
York City Police Department
Hanover Police Department
West York Borough Police Department
Southern Regional Police Department
Southwestern Regional Police Department
York Area Regional Police Department
Penn Township Police Department
Wrightsville Borough Police Department

A $50.00 non-refundable fee will be required with the submissions of applications. All departments offer an opportunity for a police career in well-established and/or expanding communities with very competitive salary and benefits packages.
All departments are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified candidates are urged to apply.

Contact Information:
Please go to for more information.

Posted: 12/10/2014 Removal Date: 02/13/2015