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

Police Officer - Borough of West Conshohocken
Police Officer - Dauphin County Consortium

Probationary Police Officer Testing Announcement - Whitemarsh Township

Chief of Police - East Coventry Township Police Department

Police Patrolperson - Waynesboro

Police Officer - Township of Derry Police Department
Police Chief - McCandless

Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township

Police Officer - City of Lebanon

Chief of Police – Susquehanna Regional Police Department

Police Officer Examination- Borough of Fountain Hill

Police Officer Examination – Indiana Borough

Police Officer Eligibility List - Kingston Township

Chief of Police - Borough of Chambersburg

Director, Bureau of Victims' Services - PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency

Police Officer - Penn State, Altoona Campus

Records Supervisor - City of Reading Police Department
Police Officer Examination - Borough of Emmaus

Renovo Borough Police Officer

Part Time Officers - Macungie Borough
Chief of Police - Stroud Area Regional Police Department

 


 

Police Officer - Borough of West Conshohocken

Full time. Applicant must be at least 21 years old, have driver’s license, HS Diploma/GED, be US Citizen, and have Act 120 training. In addition the applicant must have a minimum of 30 semester credits from an accredited college/university or prior experience as a civilian police officer or 2 years prior full-time experience in any of the United States Armed Forces.

The application package is available at the West Conshohocken Borough Municipal Building, 112 Ford Street, West Conshohocken, PA 19428 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Completed applications must be returned to the attention of the Borough Manager/Secretary by 3:00PM on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the aforesaid address. The time and place of all required examinations shall be supplied to all eligible applicants.

EOE

Posted04/29/2016 Remove05/28/2016

 


 

Police Officer - Dauphin County Consortium, PA

The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and ten area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday August 6th and Sunday, August 7th, 2016 and the written exam will take place on Saturday August 13th, 2016. The agencies participating at this time include: Harrisburg Bureau PD, Harrisburg Internal Airport PD, Highspire Borough PD, Hummelstown Borough PD, Lower Swatara Twp. PD, Middletown Borough PD, Penbrook Borough PD, Steelton Borough PD, Susquehanna Twp. PD and Swatara Twp. PD.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at: www.dauphinpolicetesting.org as well as pay the non-refundable $70.00 fee no later
than July 5, 2016 at midnight. No paper applications will be accepted.

All ten police departments offer an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefits packages. All participating departments encourage qualified candidates to apply.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS. WOMEN AND MINORITY APPLICANTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Posted04/18/2016 Remove07/06/2016


Probationary Police Officer Testing Announcement
Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, PA


Whitemarsh Township will be conducting a competitive testing process for the position of Probationary Police Officer. Applications may be picked up at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department located at 616 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444 or downloaded from the Whitemarsh Township website at www.whitemarshtwp.org. Applications will not be mailed out. Applications must be post marked no later than 4PM on Monday, June 13, 2016. Applications may be mailed or hand delivered to WPD. A $25.00 administrative fee MUST BE returned with the application. Check or money orders should be made payable to WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT, do not send cash. Applications submitted without the required administration fee will be discarded. If the check is returned for insufficient funds or a closed account, your application will be rejected. No exceptions will be made. Incomplete applications and applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. No residency requirements. Any questions, please contact the Chief or Lieutenants at 610-825-6530.

The testing process will consist of a scored resume and application review with the top thirty (30) scoring applicants including ties, invited to advance to the physical agility test(Pass/Fail), followed by a competitive oral review board interview (Date -TBD). The physical agility test is scheduled for 5:30pm on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Germantown Academy located at 340 Morris Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034. Registration begins at 5:00PM.
Click here for Physical agility requirements.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Every applicant must be 21 years of age on or before June 13th, 2016.
- Every applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Every applicant must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and attained a minimum of 60 college credits from an Accredited University or College.
- Every applicant must be a United States citizen.
- Every applicant must have the ability to sit; reach at all levels; handle vehicle controls; firearms and specialized equipment frequently.
- Every applicant must possess excellent eye-hand-foot coordination and physical stamina
- Every applicant must possess the ability to withstand exposure to traffic hazards continuously, withstand exposure to weather, wet conditions, excessive noise, hazardous materials and personal danger occasionally.

Whitemarsh Township is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Township’s policy to grant equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability.

Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission
30th Percentile Age & Gender Adjusted Rankings
Physical Fitness Test Battery
Entry Level Standards

Posted04/15/2016 Remove06/14/2016


Chief of Police - East Coventry Township Police Department
Chester County, Pennsylvania


East Coventry Township, located in Chester County Pennsylvania, is currently seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. The Chief of Police manages a full-time Police Department with 6 full-time sworn officers and I civilian employee, who serve a population of 6,700 residents in a township of 11.5 square miles in area with a budget of $1.3 million. The current Chief is retiring after 17.5 years with the department as Chief of Police. The Chief of Police plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations and administration; determines day to day law enforcement needs of the Township and is responsible for providing police services to effectively meet those needs. The Chief of Police is appointed by a five (5) member Board of Supervisors and works under the direction of the Township Manager. The Chief of Police must be community-focused and have the leadership, management and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the East Coventry Township's Police Department's standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.

Desired Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Public or Business Administration or field related to law enforcement. Demonstrated executive potential with at least five (5) years of experience in a command position in a law enforcement agency is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The candidate must also be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification or be capable of becoming certified.

Salary
East Coventry Township offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range is $93-111,000 depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected individual. The Township also provides an excellent benefits program.

Application Process
Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., Friday May 6, 2016.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest to include cover letter, salary history/expectations and resume all in one attachment to: brodgers@eastcoventry-pa.gov

East Coventry Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Police Patrolperson - Waynesboro Civil Service Examination

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Waynesboro will be holding examinations for the position of Police Patrolperson.

The examination will be held on Friday, May 13,2016, at 6:30p.m., in the second floor Council Chambers of Borough Hall. 55 E. Main Street, Waynesboro, PA.

Application packets for this examination may be secured from the Borough Office during regular business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or requested via email at melinda@waynesboropa.org. Completed applications must be returned in a sealed envelope addressed to the Waynesboro Civil Service Commission, Borough Hall, 55 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 310, Waynesboro, PA 17268, no later than 5:00p.m., prevailing time, on Monday, May 2, 2016. All applicants must be Act 120 certified prior to taking the test.

The Borough of Waynesboro does not discriminate against the handicapped in its employment practices-successful applicants will be chosen based upon the ability to perform the duties of Police Patrolperson. The Borough of Waynesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WAYNESBORO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Posted: 04/15/2016 Remove: 05/03/2016


 

Police Officer - Township of Derry Police Department
Dauphin County, PA

Employment Opportunity
The DerryTownship Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Qualifications
Must be a United States citizen and 21 years of age or older.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must have completed Act 120 police officer certification training or Out of State equivalency, or achieve Act 120 Certification within 90 days of May 21, 2016.
Must be capable of possessing requisite skills, knowledge and abilities of a police officer. In addition, you must be physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a police officer and be of good moral character.
Must pass a written examination and a Physical Agility Test (PAT) to be placed on an eligibility list.

Contact Information
The application may be obtained on-line at www.derrypd.com or in person at the Derry Township Police Department, 620 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA 17033.
Applications must be submitted along with a resume, Act 120 training certificate, notarized Personal Inquiry Waiver, and a check or money order for $50.00 (non-refundable) payable to Derry Township Police Department. No written recommendations or other training certificates are required.

Deadline for submitting applications is 12:00 p.m. May 6, 2016.

All applicants will receive a packet with additional information prior to the testing.

Written Examination and PAT
Written examination will start promptly on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. at the Milton Hershey School. Applicants should arrive at 7:00 a.m. to register.
PAT will be conducted on Saturday, May 21, 2016, following the written examination. Further instructions will follow.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Derry Township Police Department does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Gender, Marital Status, Race, Color, Creed, National Origin, Political Affiliation, Religion or Disability. Any person who needs an accommodation in accordance with the American’s With Disabilities Act during the application process contact 717-533-5498.

Posted: 04/11/2016 Remove: 05/07/2016


Police Chief - McCandless, Allegheny County, PA


McCandless, PA (28,457) is a beautiful, historic, home rule community comprised of 16.4 square miles in the Pittsburgh-area.  The community seeks an experienced, progressive Police Chief to lead their Police Department consisting of 29 sworn officers, including the Chief, two lieutenants, four sergeants and 22 patrol officers.   With a $5 million budget, the department responds to approximately 12,000 calls for service annually. McCandless is known for its attractive neighborhoods, excellent school system, (currently ranked the seventh best school district in the country) as well as its growing residential and commercial areas. The current Chief is retiring after serving the community for 46 years, 18 as Chief. The position is appointed by the seven member Town Council and works closely with the Town Manager and other department heads in the delivery of police service. Qualified individuals will be expected to have a minimum of ten years’ experience with five of those years at the rank of lieutenant or above. The position further requires a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field with a master’s degree and/or other advanced law enforcement training valued. An additional five years of supervisory experience at the rank of lieutenant or above may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.  Candidates should possess well developed leadership and management skills and excellent communication skills.  Experience in and knowledge of progressive police operations, community partnerships, budgeting, personnel management, labor relations, and crime intervention strategies required. Candidates must possess collaborative, team oriented problem solving skills with an empathetic, approachable style.

Additional information regarding the position can be found at the consultant’s website: www.govhrusa.com. Starting salary $115,000+/- depending on qualifications and experience. Residency in the Town of McCandless is strongly desired.  Applicants should apply by June 1, 2016 with résumé, cover letter and contact information for five professional references to Heidi Voorhees at: www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment
Telephone: 847-380-3243.

Posted: 04/11/2016 Remove: 06/02/2016


 

Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township
Northampton County, PA


The Lehigh Township Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained at Police Department Office, 1043 Municipal Road Walnutport, PA, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4p.m., Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be filed on or before 6:00 p.m., June 15, 2016, at the Lehigh Township Police Department.

All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $45.00 upon submission of a completed application. To be eligible for participation in any examination, an applicant must have reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application. Applicants must be Act 120 certified, or able to obtain Act 120 certification prior to appointment. Applicants must have either attained an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or the equivalent credit requirement for an Associate’s degree, in criminal justice/law enforcement, or a related field, or possess a high school diploma and have continuously served as a part-time police officer for the past two (2) years with a minimum of 1000 hours of police work in each year, or served as a full-time police officer for two (2) continuous years with any state police force, or a municipal police department.

The applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer, and must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license prior to appointment. In the event of being hired, the Township maintains a residency requirement of living within Northampton County or an adjacent County within one (1) year of hire.

The dates for the administering of the tests are as follows: Written examination, Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 8:30am, followed by the physical fitness examination for those who successfully pass the written exam.

Oral examinations will be conducted the week of July 18, 2016 and scheduled by appointment for those passing both the written & physical fitness exam.

Lehigh Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the Township’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity and promotion to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability (ADA).

Lehigh Township Police Department
1043 Municipal Road Walnutport, PA  18088
Phone 610-760-8800
www.lehightownship.com

Posted: 04/07/2016 Remove: 06/16/2016


 

Police Officer - City of Lebanon, Lebanon County, PA

The City of Lebanon Civil Service Commission will be testing for the position of POLICE OFFICER for the Lebanon City Bureau of Police

Starting Base Salary - $48,812
Excellent Benefit Package

Apply in person to:
Michelle Remlinger
Civil Service Commission
Lebanon City Bureau of Police
400 South Eighth Street
Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Applications open Monday, March 28th. Applicants may apply Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The deadline for returning the completed application is Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. No applications will be accepted after that date and time.

All applicants must possess a current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or be enrolled in an accredited Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification Program with successful completion by June 1, 2016. A written examination is scheduled for Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the Lebanon Campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College, Pennsylvania. All applicants who successfully pass the written examination will be given a physical agility test at a later date. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an oral interview, polygraph examination, medical examination, psychological examination, drug test screening, an extensive background investigation, and will be required to meet any requirements set by the Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission (M.P.O.E.T.C). All applicants must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age upon return of the application. All applicants must possess a high school diploma or a GED. All applicants must possess a current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or be enrolled in an accredited Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification Program with successful completion by June 1, 2016. Each applicant shall pay a non-refundable fee of $35.00 upon returning the application to cover the cost of the written test.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 03/23/2016 Remove: 04/16/2016


 

Chief of Police – Susquehanna Regional Police Department, Lancaster County, PA


SUSQUEHANNA REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT:

The Susquehanna Regional Police, who provides police services to East Donegal Township, Conoy Township and Marietta Borough, is seeking a Chief to oversee a Police Department with 15 full-time sworn officers and 1 part-time officer, who serve its population of 13,700 over 46 square miles. With an annual operating budget of approximately $2.6 million, the Department provides a range of services to the community.

The position is appointed by the Board of Susquehanna Regional Police Commissioners and works directly for the Commission. The Police Commission consists of 1 representative from each municipality. The current Chief of Police is retiring after 21 years with the department, serving the last 9 years as Chief of Police.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The Susquehanna Regional Police Commissioners are searching for an individual that is committed to open communication and is able to integrate into an active department. He or she will embrace the philosophy of collaboration and possess strong relationship building skills. They will be accessible and responsive to the public, Board of Commissioners, and staff.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and innovative thinker, having budget and financial management skills and experience. They will have the ability to be a strong and respected leader within the community. They will be a decisive leader who maintains an up to date knowledge of regional and national policing trends and best practices. This self-motivated individual should be successful with mentoring, training program implementation and organizational development. The ideal candidate will also bring a flexible “can-do” attitude to the position.

The Chief will join Regional Department leadership team that welcomes open communication and collaborative problem solving. He or she must value transparency and possess a character that exemplifies the highest standards for ethical and professional behavior.

The next Chief must be comfortable operating as part of the community and will be expected to take every opportunity to act as a bridge between the department and the citizens. He or she must be comfortable in uniform, have polished public presentation skills and possess attributes that promote confidence and trust both within and outside the department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs and/or oversees departmental planning; establishes methods for accomplishing departmental objectives; ensures that departmental goals and objectives are consistent and compatible with goals and objectives set by the Board of Commissioners.
  • Organizes the department to meet established goals and objectives; establishes and maintains work groups to meet defined objectives.
  • Oversees the level of functioning by departmental staff; identifies and documents departmental activity and productivity.
  • Maintains continuous communication with the Board of Commissioners. • Develops budget in conjunction with the Commissioners; makes budget presentation; administers the department’s budget; manages expenditures.
  • Interacts with the community on behalf of the department and the Region; represents the department and the Region before the Borough and Townships Council and Boards of Supervisors, various agencies and committees; responds to public inquires and resolves complaints. 
  • Attends Council and Boards of Supervisors meetings and other required after-hours activities, as requested; submits periodic reports to the Susquehanna Regional Board of Commissioners regarding the Department’s activities and prepares other reports as appropriate.
  • Effectively supervises, evaluates, disciplines, and addresses grievances of subordinate employees. 
  • Identifies risk management issues and promulgates plans for their mitigation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Education: The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in the field of law enforcement, public administration or related criminal justice disciplines. However, a combination of formal education and actual work experience in a law enforcement agency that is equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in the field of law enforcement, public administration or related criminal justice disciplines may be considered an acceptable substitute. The additional work experience to the minimum 5 years of required experience. • Candidates should have at least 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, with 5 years in a command/leadership position. 
  • Be able to undergo and pass a medical examination, drug screen, and background investigation.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation or be eligible to obtain one.
  • Pennsylvania certification as a Police Officer or the ability to obtain such certification is preferred or desired.
  • Graduation from a senior command/leadership program is highly desirable.
BENEFITS:

The Susquehanna Regional Police Department offers an excellent benefits package. Salary range $80,000 to $90,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position is subject to an employment agreement and relocation to within a 20 mile commute to the Police Department.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

A resume and cover letter must be submitted by email to: Haughc@police.co.lancaster.pa.us or received by the Susquehanna Regional Police Department (Attn: Chief Ed Haugh) at 188 Rock Point Rd., Marietta, Pa.17547, no later than 4:30 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, June 30, 2016.

There will be a vibrant selection process which will include an assessment center for finalists. Preference shall be given to the qualifying veteran if two or more equally qualified candidates are being considered for the position.

Susquehanna Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 03/15/2016 Remove: 07/01/2016


 

Police Officer - Borough of Fountain Hill, Lehigh County, PA


NOTICE OF POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION FOR BOROUGH OF FOUNTAIN HILL
The Fountain Hill Borough Civil Service Commission is seeking applicants to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained in the Borough Office, Fountain Hill Borough Hall, 941 Long Street, Fountain Hill, PA, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Completed applications must be filed on or before 4 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the Borough Office. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $50.00 upon submission of a completed application.

To be eligible for participation in any examination, an applicant must have reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application. The applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a Police Officer, and must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license prior to appointment. All applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and must be Act 120 certified at the date of conditional hiring. Applicants are required to take and pass a written examination, oral examination, and physical agility test. Successful applicants selected from the Eligibility List will be required to take both a physical and a psychological examination after an offer of conditional employment, background check, and polygraph test.

The Borough provides an excellent benefits package. The Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the Borough’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity and promotion to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability (ADA).

Posted: 03/15/2016 Remove: 04/01/2016


 

 

Police Officer Examination – Indiana Borough
Indiana County, PA


The Indiana Borough Police Department in Indiana County, will conduct entry level testing this spring to establish an eligibility list for potential vacancies. Applicants are required to have a valid motor vehicle license, be a citizen of the US, be 21 years of age and have acquired an Associates’ Degree or its equivalent (60 credit hours) from an accredited College or University to qualify. Act 120 is preferred but not required. The physical agility and written examination will be held in early June 2016.

Applications are available at the:
Indiana Borough Police Department located in the Municipal building 80 North 8th Street Suite 104 Indiana, PA 15701

There is NO testing fee for participating. Individuals requesting an application by mail should send a self-addressed, postage page envelope to the above address, attention Police Testing. Deadline for return of completed applications is 4:00 p.m., April 29, 2016.

The Borough provides an excellent benefit package including but not limited to medical benefits, college incentive pay, and shift differential. The 2016 annual base salary for an entry level police officer is $62,386/year. Applicants must meet Borough residency requirement of 20 miles upon completion of a 12 month probationary period.

For further information, please contact Lieutenant William C. Vojtek 724-349-2121 or wvojtek@indianaboro.com.

The Borough of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 03/11/2016 Remove: 04/30/2016

 


Police Officer Eligibility List - Kingston Township
Luzerne County, PA

Kingston Township is currently accepting applications for the Police Officer Eligibility List.

The Kingston Township Police Department is a Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Accredited police department employing full-time personnel only.

The Township will be hiring at least one (1) full-time police officer from the list on a six (6) month probationary status who will be subject to complete, at a satisfactory level of evaluation, a rigorous Field Training Program during this time period to graduate to permanent status.

High School Diploma required, higher education preferred; valid Pennsylvania Act 120 Police Officers Certification; minimum twenty-one (21) years of age; valid Pennsylvania Drivers License; and U.S. Citizenship. Documentation verifying all qualifications must be submitted with application. In addition, applicants shall not have a criminal record.

The current Kingston Township Collective Bargaining Agreement includes the starting salary of $35,141, a 5% increase after six (6) months, and annual increases until base salary is reached in addition to years of service increases.

The Application Packet is available at the Kingston Township Administration Office, 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA 18708; Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. or on the Township’s website at www.kingstontownship.com A copy of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement and Benefit Package is also available on the Township website.

A non-refundable application fee of $45 is required with the submission of the completed application.
Completed applications must be turned in to the Kingston Township Manager by Friday, April 1, 2016 before 3:00 pm.

A physical agility test will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Misericordia University, Anderson Sports Center, 135 Misericordia Way (upper campus, north gate entrance), Dallas, PA 18612, successful candidates will then proceed to a written examination to be administered on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Kingston Township Administration Office (2nd floor) 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA 18708 and oral interviews during the week of May 16, 2016 also at the Kingston Township Administration Office.

Call 570-696-3809 for further information.

Citizen’s Voice – March 13th & 20th
Times Leader – March 13th and 20th

Posted: 03/10/2016 Remove: 04/02/2016


Chief of Police - Borough of Chambersburg, Franklin County, PA

The Borough of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania seeks a skilled, qualified, and experienced individual to serve as Police Chief of its Police Department with 34 sworn, full-time officers and 3 civilian employees. The Borough, located 50 miles southwest of Harrisburg, is the county seat of Franklin County, and encompasses 7 square miles with a population of approximately 20,000. The Borough owns and operates its own water, sewer, gas, and electric utilities; its total annual budget is $122 million; the police budget is $5.2 million. The Chief serves under the direction of the Mayor, in collaboration with the Borough Manager and Borough Council, and has responsibility for the organizational, operational, and administrative functions of the Police Department. The Borough has a history of stability with the Chief of Police; there have only been two Chiefs since 1983.

All candidates must have:
(1) at least 10 years experience as a police officer with supervisory experience in a variety of police functions in a local police department of similar size at the rank of sergeant or above
(2) extensive knowledge and experience in modern and innovative police procedures
(3) Act 120 certification and evidence of significant training and development in advanced programs
(4) a bachelors degree
(5) excellent management and leadership skills to be able to work collaboratively with staff, elected officials, and the community.

Salary range $82-87,000; In 5 years approximately $100,000. Excellent benefits.

Resumes along with current salary history and/or salary expectation required must be received by noon on April 4, 2016 and sent to cehrenreich@chambersburgpa.gov.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
THE BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, RELIGION OR DISABILITY. ANY PERSON WHO NEEDS AN ACCOMMODATION (IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT) DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS SHOULD CALL 261-3251 or 261-3272 (TDD 261-3227).

Posted: 03/10/2016 Remove: 04/05/2016


  

Director, Bureau Of Victims' Services -
PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency, Dauphin County, PA

Applicants must meet one (or more) of the following methods(s) to be considered for this vacancy:

  • Non-Civil Service Recruitment
  • Non-Civil Service Non-Seniority
  • Transfer
  • Reassignment
  • Voluntary Demotion

Eligibility - all candidates
1. Meet the minimum experience and training required for the job: Five years of experience in the field of victims' services which included two years in a supervisory capacity, and a Bachelor's Degree. A Master's Degree in one of the criminal justice, social work, or related disciplines may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
2. Pennsylvania residency requirement waived.

How to apply - all candidates:
The following materials must be mailed and postmarked on or before Monday, March 21, 2016:
1. Most Recent Employee Performance Review
2. Submit a request for consideration in the form of a memorandum, letter or bid form which must be accompanied by a Personal Data Sheet and a resume which reflects work history and education.

If interested in applying by mail, please send above specified materials to:
PLEASE DO NOT MAIL AN APPLICATION. Instead, please apply online at www.employment.pa.gov by
clicking on Job Opportunities under the Non-Civil Service tab and selecting the "Director, Bureau of
Victims’ Services" position from the chart.

For technical assistance with the online application, please call 717.787.5703.

Download full Job Announcement here081-7000-47885-080369.pdf

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer.

 Posted: 03/07/2016 Remove: 03/22/2016


Police Officer - Penn State, Altoona Campus
Blair County, PA

Public Safety Officer 3
Penn State, Altoona Campus is seeking to fill a full-time Police Officer position. The assigned work hours may vary and the candidate must be available to work any hours as assigned. University Police Officers are responsible for carrying out the functions of protection of life and property, preservation of peace and good order of the community, enforcement of laws, investigative work and other related duties. This position requires the availability and willingness to work various hours, including patrol and special details/events. The position is responsible for the prevention of criminal, unsafe or undesirable activity and regulatory violations through pro-active policing techniques. The candidate will be required to respond to requests for assistance or service and reports of criminal activity and apply appropriate decision making skills to properly handle these incidents. The candidate will be required to complete detailed reports documenting his/her activities utilizing the Department`s computerized records management system. The candidate will possess the skills necessary to enhance public respect for law enforcement and the University with courteous, devoted and ethical service and will demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies in this customer service oriented position.

Requires Act 120 Certification, ability to pass a criminal background investigation, U.S. Citizenship, age 21 or older, ability to pass a psychological evaluation and physical ability test, and be in good general health as determined by a University physical examination. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. Due to the financial or fiduciary responsibility of this position successful completion of a credit history will also be required.

Apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/753932 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Posted: 02/19/2016 Remove: when notified


 

Records Supervisor - City of Reading Police Department
Berks County, PA

This City of Reading is looking to hire a full-time Records Supervisor to oversee the Records Division within the Police Department. This includes supervising all staff members to insure the needs of all internal and external customers are met in a timely manner. This position requires attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and flexibility.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:
• Train Lead Clerk as needed.
• Enter data into Records Management System (RMS).
• Work professionally with others and respond to procedural questions posed by Clerks.
• Assist the Command Staff with outstanding assignments as directed and assign to Clerks as needed.
• Process accounts receivable for sale of reports, etc. into applicable system.
• Perform quality control on all work performed by Clerks as needed for Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) stats.
• Enter all arrests and daily work as required.
• Process all case dispositions received from the court system.
• Process lab reports for the Department received via JNET notification and provide responses to officers to complete arrests.
• Schedule Clerks accordingly to maintain accurate staffing levels as all times.
• Issue discipline and enforce policies as needed.
• Maintain all time off for office staff and schedule time off requests. Submits division timesheets to payroll.
• Serves as the point of contact for several county, state and other government agencies responding to requests for information.
• Act as Keeper of Records to assist the Lieutenant in this duty, with supervision as needed, to accommodate requests via subpoenas.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• Five (5) years as a Records Clerk and/or Lead Clerk or equivalent experience working within Police records or Police department.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office as well as advanced knowledge of applicable systems and databases; JNET, CLEAN, CAD and RMS
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• The ability to act professionally at all times and make timely and competent decisions when needed.
• Must be able to type 35 words per minute
• Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and accurately within a fast paced, high pressure work environment.

Qualified, interested applicants must submit a current resume, letter of interest and application to the Human Resources Dept, 815 Washington St, Rm. 3-03, Reading, PA 19601; www.readingpa.gov; email- jobs@readingpa.org.

The City of Reading is an equal opportunity employer. The City of Reading does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or gender.

Posted: 02/19/2016 Remove: when notified


  

Police Officer Examination - Borough of Emmaus
Lehigh County, PA

NOTICE OF POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION FOR BOROUGH OF EMMAUS
The Emmaus Borough Civil Service Commission is seeking applicants to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained in the Borough Manager’s Office, Emmaus Borough Hall, 28 S. Fourth Street, Emmaus, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be filed on or before 4 p.m., Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Borough Manager’s Office. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $75.00 upon submission of a completed application. To be eligible for participation in any examination, an applicant must have reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application. The applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a Police Officer, and must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license prior to appointment.

All applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and must be Act 120 certified at the date of conditional hiring. Applicants are required to take and pass a written examination, oral examination, physical agility test, and polygraph test. Successful applicants selected from the Eligibility List will be required to take both a physical and a psychological examination after an offer of conditional employment. The Borough provides an excellent benefits package. The dates for the administering of the test are as follows: Written Examination, April 2, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. – Noon at St. Ann School Cafeteria, 435 South Sixth Street, Emmaus, PA, the Physical Agility Test, April 30, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Emmaus High School Main Gym and Track, 851 North Street, Emmaus, PA, and the Oral Examination, May 23, 2016 at Emmaus Borough Hall Community Room, 28 S. Fourth Street, Emmaus, PA. The Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the Borough’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity and promotion to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability (ADA).
CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE POLICE OFFICER EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION PACKET : http://borough.emmaus.pa.us/employment

Posted: 02/17/2016 Remove: 03/19/2016


POLICE OFFICERS: FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME, RENOVO BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT

Location-Renovo Borough, Northern Clinton County, Pennsylvania

Description:
The Renovo Borough Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Full-time and Part-time Police Officers until filled. The department provides police protection to Renovo Borough.

Qualifications:
All applicants must be a citizen of the United States; be at least 21 years of age; be Act #120 Certified; have at least 1 year of full-time experience or 2 years’ part-time experience; must possess a valid Pennsylvania Drivers’ License.

Salary:
Starting salary of $14.50 per hour.

Contact information:
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes jobs held, job experience, history of policing responsibilities and accomplishments. The letter and resume should be sent to:
Renovo Borough, 128 5th Street, Renovo, PA 17764 and marked “Police Officer Position”.

Posted: 11/19/2015 Remove: 03/31/2016


 

Part Time Police Officers - Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA

The Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA, is currently hiring part time police officers. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid Pennsylvania driver's license and Act 120 Certification. Experience is required. Hourly wage is $18.52/hr.

Applications are available on the Borough website at: www.macungie.pa.us or Macungie Borough Hall.
Send your resume and/or application to:
Borough Manager, 21 Locust Street, Macungie, PA, 18062.
EOE

Posted: 02/09/2016 Remove: When notified


Chief of Police - Stroud Area Regional Police Department
East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania

The Stroud Area Regional Police Department, located in East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania, is currently seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. The successful candidate will be community-focused and have the leadership, management and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the Stroud Area Regional Police Department’s standing as a progressive, professional and innovative police agency.

Stroud Area Regional Police Department
The Stroud Area Regional Police Department is a full service police organization with an authorized workforce of 49 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees. In 2014, the department responded to 26,374 calls for service. The annual operating budget for the department is $7.6 million and is responsible for public safety including patrol, criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, community outreach and a School Resource Officer program. The command staff is made up of the Chief, one Captain and two Lieutenants. The Chief is appointed by and reports to a nine member civilian police commission which is comprised of members from the three jurisdictions that it serves.

The department’s service area comprises 39 square miles including the Boroughs of Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg and the Township of Stroud, with a total population of 34,620 residents. Within that region, SARPD’s service area includes county and federal offices, schools, multiple shopping complexes, 2 hospitals, East Stroudsburg University and easy access to interstate 80.

Position Requirements

  • Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (master’s preferred) in criminal justice or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible management experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a command or senior level supervisory position.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the areas of similar size budget preparation and implementation, PLEAC accreditation and labor relations.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development. Graduation from the FBI National Academy or equivalent is preferred.
  • Candidate must also be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, either upon hire or able to obtain recertification within one year of hire.
  • Residency within Pennsylvania within a 15 mile radius of headquarters, either upon hire or within six months.
  • Must have a clean criminal history.
  • Must have no history of domestic violence (no temporary or permanent PFA orders).
  • Must have employment history free of suspensions for the last 10 years.
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s License with no suspensions or points for the last 10 years.


Preferred Qualifications

  • The SARPD seeks a candidate with the following competencies and characteristics:
  • Demonstrates impeccable integrity, ethics, and a high level of professionalism.
  • Experience in a similar size public sector or regional law enforcement agency supervising multiple divisions such as patrol, detectives and special operations units.
  • Experience and commitment to community policing in a culturally and economically diverse area.
  • Demonstrates an excellent track record of building strong relationships with municipal stakeholders, other executive managers, Borough and township staff and the community.
  • Experience with administration of union and non-union personnel.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership within the police department and in the community at large
  • Experience in developing and executing a strategic plan
  • Experience utilizing technology and innovative policing strategies to segment police operations.


Salary

The SARPD offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range is $105,000 to $115,000 depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected individual. The department also provides a benefits program, including vacation, personal and sick leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance.

Application Process

Closing date for applicants is 5pm Friday April 1st, 2016.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest to include salary history/ expectations and resume in a sealed envelope and marked to:

Stroud Area Regional Police Commission
Police Chief Application
ATTN: Commission Secretary
100 Day Street
East Stroudsburg Pa. 18301

Questions
Contact: Lieutenant Paul Gasper
Stroud Area Regional Police Department
570-421-6800 ext. 1004

To download the formal announcement click here: Chief of Police ad Stroud Area Regional.pdf

Posted: 02/12/2016 Remove: 04/02/2016