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.
Chief of Police - Township of Upper Pottsgrove, Montgomery County, PA
The Township of Upper Pottsgrove, Montgomery County is accepting applications for a Chief of Police. Upper Pottsgrove is a community of 5 square miles located in the Pottstown metropolitan region. Population of 5,393 with 1,950 housing. Police Department is composed of 6 FT patrol officers and 2 part-time officers with 1 FT officer serving as a School Resource Officer during the school year. Applicant must have knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practice in planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement methods and techniques, public administration and knowledge of current law. Exceptional oral and written communication skills required. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field required. Minimum 5 years command level experience with some knowledge of municipal administration. Under the direction of the Township Manager.
Posted: 08/19/2015 Removal Date:
Patrol Officer - Huntingdon Borough Police Department, Huntingdon County PA
The Borough of Huntingdon is currently accepting applications for candidates to test for a position with the Huntingdon Police Department. Huntingdon Borough is the county seat of Huntingdon County with a population of 7000 along with Juniata College and JC Blair Hospital.
The police department consists of a Chief, One Sergeant, Detective, 4 patrol Corporals, a school resource officer, and 5 patrol officers. The Borough offers an excellent health benefit package and a starting salary of $49,792.00.. The Police Department has had very little turn over in the past 20 years; the exception has been through retirement. We are a progressive department with an excellent staff and reputation.
Our requirements are:
Call 814-643-3960 for information or an application.
Rufus S. Brenneman
Posted: 09/17/2015 Removal Date: 10/03/2015
Police Officer - Haverford Township, Delaware County, PA
Haverford Township Civil Service will conduct examinations to establish an eligibility list for new police officers. Starting salary is $60,028.
Applications are available at the Haverford Township Administration Building, 2325 Darby Road, Havertown, Haverford Police Department, 1010 Darby Road, Havertown, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or www.haverfordtownship.org.
All completed applications along, with a $35 non-refundable fee, must be submitted by:
The top fifty (50) applicants with the highest written score will continue with the hiring process. Final applicants will have to pass an oral, physical and agility test, a psychological, polygraph examination and a background investigation.
If you have any questions, call Human Resources, 610-446-1000, extension 2233 or the Haverford Police Department 610-853-1298, extension 1211.