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.
For more information about posting a job listing on this site, contact Joe Blackburn at 717-236-1059.
Police Officer Ferguson Township
Police Officer - Ferguson Township Centre County, Pennsylvania
Applications are available at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building, 3147 Research Drive, State College, PA 16801, telephone 814.237.1172, or online at www.twp.ferguson.pa.us. Applicants must submit an application to the Ferguson Township Police Department accompanied by a non-refundable, $25.00 application fee by cash, check or money order, no later than 5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th. If the fee creates a hardship, please contact the department for scholarship opportunities.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by November 19, 2016, and have at least a high school diploma or equivalent General Education Certificate (GED) at the date of the written test. Minimum standards for hiring are available in the brochure distributed with the application form.
Upon passing the written test, applicants will be scheduled for a video behavioral test and interview. Top candidates will be scheduled for a physical fitness/agility test, and upon successful passage, required to submit additional personal history information, and undergo an extensive background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination, as well as medical and psychological examinations which include drug and alcohol screening.
The starting base salary for new officers for 2016 is $48,310 or $53,678 if Act 120 certified.
The Ferguson Township Police Department anticipates hiring several officers in 2017; any unforeseen vacancies will also be filled from the eligibility list. Testing is typically conducted every two to three years.
Applicants for the written test should arrive no later than 8:30 AM and photo identification will be required to enter. No one will be permitted to enter the testing facility after 8:45 AM.
Ferguson Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: 10/21/16 Remove: 11/17/16
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