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 law enforcement specific job postings, visit our Police Job Center to receive email updates when a law enforcement job becomes available.
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BUREAU OF ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Location – Scranton, PA
Description of the job:
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of State, is recruiting for a Regional Director
of the Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation. This position, located in Scranton, is
responsible for managing the operations of a regional office and directing a program of
investigations and inspections within a 23 county area. In addition to offering a rewarding career in public service, the position also offers competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.
Applicants must have ten years of investigative experience involving the development and
presentation of evidence regarding violations or alleged violations of rules and regulations, including two years of investigative supervisory experience; or six years’ experience as described including two years of investigative supervisory experience and a bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that includes two years’ experience supervising investigative activities.
Salary: Competitive pay and an excellent benefits package.
Hours: To be determined
For additional information and assistance with submitting an application, please contact
Diana Weightman, Human Resource Analyst, at (717)783-9273.
Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.
Posted: prior to 1/6/2014 Removal Date: 3/15/2014
POLICE OFFICER – THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN
Location – City of Allentown, Lehigh County
The City of Allentown Police Department is recruiting applicants to establish a police officer eligibility list under Bill 66 – City Ordinance 14929. You can also click on the following link for more information, http://www.allentownpa.gov/Government/Departments-Bureaus/Human-Resources/Employment-Openings/ctl/Detail/mid/620/xmid/2321/xmfid/4
Applicants MUST possess current and active ACT 120 Certification in Pennsylvania
or be certified as a Police Officer in another state.
· Be a citizen of the United States
· Be at least 20 years old when filing an application and at least 21 years old
when appointed to the position of Police Officer
· Possess a high school or a graduate equivalency diploma
· Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
No exceptions to these requirements will be made.
Bill 66 – Ordinance 14929: The applicant must hold current certification as a police officer by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Program pursuant to 53 P.S. § 740, as amended, or must be certified by another state whose certification is recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or have successfully completed Act 120 qualification training and be able to obtain Pennsylvania municipal police officer certification.
$50,192.00 per year with excellent benefits and vacation.
Applications: Applications are available online below or at:
City of Allentown
Human Resources Department, Room 233
435 W. Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1699
Applications are available from Monday, February 10, 2014, until Wednesday, March 12, 2014, and must be received by Human Resources no later than Wednesday, March 12, 2014, by 4:30 p.m.
Civil Service Rules & Disqualifiers:
Posted: 2/11/2014 Removal Date: 3/12/2014
POLICE EXAMINATION – WEST NORRITON TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT
Location – West Norriton Township, Montgomery County
Description of the job:
The West Norriton Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
The Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission establish the following eligibility requirements:
Citizen of the United States
Twenty-one (21) years of age or older
High School diploma or equivalent
Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification by date of hire
Current valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License by date of hire
Interested persons may obtain an application from the Police Department, 1630 W. Marshall Street, Jeffersonville, PA from February 24, 2014 through March 12, 2014.
Applications are also available on-line at www.westnorritontwp.org Completed applications will be accepted until March 14, 2014 and must be submitted in person to the Police Department on weekdays between the hours of 9:00AM and 8:00PM. Testing is conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the West Norriton Civil Service Commission.
For more information, you can contact Deputy Chief Michael Kelly at 610-630-1701 – Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
Posted: 2/19/2014 Removal Date: 3/14/2014
POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION – THE TOWN of BLOOMSBURG
Location – The Town of Bloomsburg, Columbia County
The Town of Bloomsburg Civil Service Commission will be conducting Civil Service Examinations for the position of full-time Police Officer. The Bloomsburg Police Department is an accredited, progressive agency serving 14,000 residents and the Bloomsburg University community. The Police Department advocates strong community policing while proactively addressing public safety issues. The agency contains bicycle patrols, community based educational programs, criminal investigations, a drug task force, DUI/alcohol enforcement, patrol, parking, records, warrants and a special tactics unit.
Applicants must be Act 120 certified, must have reached their 21st birthday prior to the written examination, and hold a valid PA driver’s license. The successful candidate is required to move within ten miles of the Town within 18 months of the date of hire. Candidates will be subjected to a written examination, one or more oral examinations, criminal history, personal and financial background checks, medical, psychological and polygraph examinations.
Starting salary of $41,703.55 with excellent benefits package.
Applications are available at the Bloomsburg Police Department located at 301 E. Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 4:00pm. Completed application and pertinent documents must be returned to the Bloomsburg Police Department no later than 4:00pm on Friday, March 14, 2014 along with a non-refundable check or money order in the amount of $40.00.
The Town of Bloomsburg assumes no responsibility for the applications not received by any mailing service including the United States Postal Service.
The written Civil Service examination will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 beginning at 10:00am at the Bloomsburg Area Middle School Cafetorium, 1100 Railroad Street, Bloomsburg, PA.
Questions should be directed to Tracy Lanzafame at (570)784-7123, ext. 119. EOE
Posted: 2/21/2014 Removal Date: 3/14/2014
POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION – RADNOR TOWNSHIP
Location – Radnor Township, Delaware County
The Radnor Township Civil Service Commission is conducting a competitive examination to establish an eligibility list from which candidates may be certified for possible probationary appointment as Police Officers.
An applicant must be: a citizen of the United States; have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday on or before the deadline for filing the application for examination; shall possess at the time of filing the application a diploma from an accredited high school or the recipient of a high school equivalency certification; completed Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training and thereby be eligible for certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission; physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a Police Patrol Officer, in accordance with the requirements established by the Civil Service Commission and other applicable laws; of good moral character; possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment.
The 2014 starting salary for a newly appointed Police Patrol Officer with the Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification is scheduled to be $61,794.40 per year. A full salary Police Patrol Officer base salary will be $83,392.53 with a competitive benefit plan, inclusive a retirement pension plan.
The official application package may be obtained on-line at www.radnor.com or in person at the Radnor Township Municipal Building (Police Department), 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA, from 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. – Monday through Friday. All applications must be returned in person accompanied with a check or money order for $35.00 payable to Radnor Township.
All applications must be returned by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 in person.
For further information, please contact Corporal Kevin Gallagher, 610-688-5606 ext. 263 or email@example.com
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: 2/25/2014 Removal Date: 3/19/2014
SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER – ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP
Location – Allegheny Township (Kiski Area SD), Westmoreland County
The Board of Supervisors of Allegheny Township, 136 Community Building Rd, Leechburg, PA 15656, is accepting applications for the full-time position of School Resource Officer. This position will be a specialty detail within the ATPD and will primarily serve the Kiski Area School District at its Secondary campus as well as provide SRO duties at its primary buildings as needed.
The successful candidate must have 3 (years) experience as a municipal police officer (Act 120 certified with an active MPT card) and preference will be given to those applicants with higher education and/or SRO certification credentials. The successful candidate will also be required to provide Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances in accordance with School District Policy. The Township seeks a dynamic personality with excellent communication, writing and leadership skills that can facilitate a top notch safety program within the school system as well as provide occasional classroom instruction on various topics to the students within the district including drug awareness, bullying, responsible social media use, etc.
This is an entry level position for the ATPD, wages and benefits in accordance with the CBA of the Township.
Applications and a full job description may be obtained at The Board of Supervisors of Allegheny Township, 136 Community Building Rd, Leechburg, PA 15656, no phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until March 14, 2014 until 5:00 p.m. at the Allegheny Township Municipal Building.
Posted: 3/3/2014 Removal Date: 3/14/2014