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

Chief of Police - Upper Pottsgrove
Patrol Officer - Huntingdon Borough
Police Officer - Haverford Township


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.

Please forward a copy of your resume and salary requirements to: Chief of Police Search, Township Manager, Township of Upper Pottsgrove, 1409 Farmington Avenue, Pottstown, PA 19464.

Posted08/19/2015   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.

  • The Borough is a Civil Service Community, and the testing procedure consists of a written test, a physical agility test, and an oral board.
  • The written test is scheduled for October 16, 2015 at 0930 hours.
  • Applicants are required to pay $35.00 to cover the cost of this test.
  • Deadline for applications is 1600 hours on_October 2, 2015 (No Exceptions.

Our requirements are:

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate
  • Pa Drivers License
  • Clean Criminal Record
  • Good physical condition
  • Act 120 Required

Call 814-643-3960 for information or an application. 

Rufus S. Brenneman
Chief of Police
P.O. Box 592 / 530 Washington Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652

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.

Minimum age of 21, have valid driver’s license, high school diploma or GED and completed ACT 120 or currently enrolled with completion by the date of appointment.

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

All completed applications along, with a $35 non-refundable fee, must be submitted by:
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

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.