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.
Accreditation Manager - Derry Township Police
Accreditation Manager - Derry Township Police Department, Dauphin County, PA
Duties and Responsibilities
Desired Minimum Qualifications
Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
Knowledge of intermediate computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
Ability to communicate with the general public and department members such as providing guidance, giving technical direction, explaining or interpreting policy, etc.
Deadline for submitting applications is 4:00 p.m. September 29, 2016.
Posted: 09/08/2016 Remove: 10/01/16
Part-time and 30-hour Police Officers - Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA
Posted: 09/06/2016 Remove: When notified
Notice of Police Civil Service Testing, Borough of Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, PA
Tamaqua Civil Service Commission
Borough of Tamaqua, Police Civil Service Commission Notice of Civil Service Testing
All applicants for the examination must submit a completed application form. Application forms are available at the Borough of Tamaqua Municipal Building located at 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Application forms must be returned to the Borough Manager's office no later than Friday, September 30, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. A $35.00 fee will be charged for each application submitted and must be paid at the time of submission. Checks must be payable to the "Borough of Tamaqua". Applicants will be notified of the date and time of the test.
Applicants for testing must be a U.S. citizen, must have completed Act 120 training, be at least 21 years old, possess a high school diploma or a GED, and must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License.
Applicants must meet M.P.O.E.T.C. physical standards. Selected applicants will undergo a credit check, a character and background investigation, an interview before a review board, a physical fitness test, a medical examination, and a psychological examination.
Further details may be obtained by calling Acting Borough Manager Robert D. Jones at 570-668-3444, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The Borough of Tamaqua is an equal opportunity employer.
Howard Miller, Chairperson
Posted: 09/02/2016 Remove: 10/01/2016
Police Officers - Borough of Lansford, Carbon County, PA
The Borough of Lansford is currently accepting applications for full time police officers. All Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a high school diploma, be at least 21 years old, have a valid PA driver’s license, and be Act 120 certified.
Posted: 09/02/2016 Remove: when notified
Police Officer - Township of Reserve, Allegheny County, PA
Applications must be completed and returned on or before 12:00 p.m., September 9, 2016.
Application fee of $50.00 non-refundable, certified check or money order only, is due at time of filing.
Part-time Police Officer - City of Sunbury
The City of Sunbury is accepting applications for immediate openings for part-time police officer(s). Applicants must have valid Act 120 certificate and PA driver’s license. Qualified applicant(s) must be available for day, evening and/or weekend hours. Application may be obtained at city clerk’s office 225 Market St Sunbury PA 17801. Applications will be accepted until position(s) are filled and may be picked up at address listed above, by mail or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: 08/19/2016 Remove: when notified
Police Officer - Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County, PA
The Township of Upper Providence, Montgomery County, PA is accepting resumes for the position of full-time Police Officer. Basic requirements include, but are not limited to, United States Citizenship, minimum age of twenty one years, possession of a high school diploma or equivalent; evidence of successful completion of Act 120 training by September 2nd 2016, and the possession of a valid Pennsylvania Drivers License. A written test for the position will be administered on September 8th 2016 at 6:30 pm, at a location to be announced.
Posted: 08/11/2016 Remove: 09/03/2016
Police Officer - Borough of Shillington, Berks County, PA
Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer with the Borough of Shillington. An application may be secured at the Office of the Secretary, Town Hall, 2 East Lancaster Avenue, Shillington, Pennsylvania by Friday, August 12, 2016. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE MAILED TO APPLICANTS. A non-refundable fee in the amount of $45.00 must be paid to the Borough of Shillington prior to obtaining an application.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON BY THE APPLICANT OR BY CERTIFIED MAIL TO THE SHILLINGTON TOWN HALL, 2 EAST LANCASTER AVENUE, P. O. BOX 247, SHILLINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA 19607 NO LATER THAN 3:00 P.M., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2016.
At the time of application, an applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a high school graduate or equivalent, possess a current, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and have Act 120 Police Officer Certification.
A written examination will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Immanuel United Church of Christ Church located at 99 S. Waverly Street, Shillington.
Other mandatory components of the test, which will be scheduled later, are an oral examination, psychological examination, polygraph or Voice Stress Analysis examination, physical fitness/agility test, background investigation, drug/alcohol screen, and medical examination.
The Borough of Shillington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: 08/05/2016 Remove: 09/17/2016
Police Officer - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, PA
Applications will be accepted until September 14, 2016. Notification of test date(s) will be sent by US mail and/or email.
Posted: 08/03/2016 Remove: 09/15/2016
Patrol Officer - Lock Haven University of PA