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.
Renovo Borough Police Officer
POLICE OFFICERS: FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME, RENOVO BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT
Location-Renovo Borough, Northern Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Posted: 11/19/2015 Remove: 03/31/2016
Lock Haven Police Officer - Clinton County, PA
The Civil Service Commission of the City of Lock Haven is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained in the office of the City Manager, 20 East Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM, Phone: (570) 893-5900, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org weekdays. Applications must be returned to the City Manager no later than 5:00PM on January 27, 2016 in order to be considered.
General qualifications for the position include:
Applicant must have successfully completed a basic police training course given at a Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission certified school.
A written Civil Service Examination will be administered in Lock Haven on Saturday, February 6, 2016, beginning at 10:00AM, followed by physical performance testing at approximately 12:30PM that same day and same location. Examinations to follow on later dates – oral interview, polygraph and background investigation, medical evaluation and psychological examination.
Employee benefits include:
2016 starting salary $45,787
Posted: 12/18/2015 Remove: 1/27/2016
Chief of Police - Cumru Township
ICMA / IPMA-HR / PMG Chief Selection Advantage is assisting the Township of Cumru, Berks County, Pennsylvania, in selecting its next Chief of Police.
There will be a vibrant selection process which will include an assessment center for finalists. More information may be obtained at: www.cumrutownship.org.
Cumru Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: 12/24/2015 Remove: 1/30/2016
POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION - WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, LEHIGH COUNTY
The Whitehall Township Police Department, a progressive law enforcement agency in Lehigh County, is actively seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. 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 OR 2 years of service as a FT Police Officer, all by the deadline to submit applications, to qualify. Civil Service testing dates are as follows: Written 3/19/16, Oral 4/16/16, Physical Fitness 5/7/16.
Applications will be accepted with a non-refundable $75.00 fee and are available in the Administration Lobby of the Whitehall Township Municipal Building, 3219 MacArthur Rd., Whitehall, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Deadline for return of completed applications is 4:00 p.m., January 29, 2016.
The Township provides an excellent benefit package. The 2016 annual base salary for entry level police is $57,761.60/year. Applicants must meet Township residency requirement of 10 miles within 6 months of hire. Whitehall Township is an EOE and will act affirmatively to assure they will recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, disability (in accordance with ADA of 1990 and subsequent amendments), genetics, Vietnam veteran status, lifestyle, sex or sexual orientation.
For further information, please contact Sue Christoff, Human Resources Officer, at (610) 437-5524, ext. 150.
Posted: 01/04/2016 Remove: 1/30/2016
Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Application packets can be obtained at the Slate Belt Regional Police Department at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth PA 18064, M-F, 8am-4pm or downloaded at the department’s web site at: WWW.Slatebeltpd.com
Posted: 01/07/2016 Remove: 2/13/2016
City of Bethlehem - Police Officer Civil Service Examination, Northampton County, PA
Application forms and Civil Service Vouchers may be obtained from the HR Bureau at 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA, M‐F, 8 AM to 4 PM, or online at: www.bethlehem‐pa.gov/jobs.
Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. $50 registration fee is non‐refundable.
Posted: 01/14/2016 Remove: 2/13/2016
Police Officer - Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA
Qualified persons are invited to apply to take a competitive examination leading to eligibility for appointment as a police patrol officer in Upper Macungie Township.
An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained online at: www.uppermac.org or in person at the Upper Macungie Township Police Department (UMTPD) located at 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville PA 18031. A non-refundable application fee of $35.00 will be charged upon returning the application.
Completed applications must be filed with the UMTPD by noon on Thursday, February 25, 2016.
Starting probationary salary is $54,500
Equal Opportunity Employer
Upper Macungie Township
Posted: 01/14/2016 Remove: 2/26/2016
POLICE OFFICER - Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County, PA
The Lower Paxton Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of police officer. Preliminary applications and all accompanying documentation for the position of police officer may be obtained at www.lowerpaxtonpd.org
Interested applicants must return a completed application form to the:
A physical agility test will take place on Saturday March 12th 2016, beginning at 9:30 A.M. Applicants successfully passing the physical fitness test will be eligible to report on Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 5:00 P.M., for registration for the written exam, to commence at 6:00 P.M. See application package for additional information.
The Lower Paxton Township Police Department offers an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefits packages. Lower Paxton Township encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
Lower Paxton Township, the 17th largest municipality in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is home to approximately 50,000 people of diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic status. Lower Paxton is located in the Harrisburg Metropolitan area which has an estimated population of 560,000 people. The Township is dissected by U.S. Route 22 and I-81 and I-83 and is a major business and shopping destination for metropolitan Harrisburg and beyond. We are home to three high schools, three Middle Schools and numerous elementary and private schools.
The Police Department, which is PLEAC accredited, has an authorized complement of 58 sworn officers headed by a Director of Public Safety. It is divided into three divisions each commanded by a Lieutenant, the Patrol Division, the Criminal Investigation Division and the Administrative Division.
The backbone of the Department, the Patrol Division, is made up of four Platoons and a Traffic Safety Unit, each with a Sergeant and a Corporal. K-9 and the Community Service Officer programs are also within this Division. The Criminal Investigation Division is comprised of the Criminal Investigation Unit (Detectives), Evidence and Property, Warrants, School Resource Officers, Community Policing and Records and Admin. The Administrative Division is made up of Internal Affairs, Accreditation, Training, Emergency Management and Staff Inspections. Additionally, Officers are assigned to joint County wide Units to include Narcotics, Accident Reconstruction, SWAT and Forensics, on an as needed basis.
General Employment Fact Sheet
Posted: 01/22/2016 Remove: 3/7/2016
Police Officer - Montgomery Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA
Minimum age 21, good physical condition, proportional height and weight, High School graduate (or equivalent). Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process consisting of physical and psychological examination.
Police Academy - Applicants must have graduated a State Certified Police Academy and passed the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission Certification Test prior to April 11, 2016.
Benefits include: pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, and uniforms.
Applications and information may be obtained in person at the Montgomery Township Police Department, or may be downloaded from the internet by visiting the Montgomery Township Website at:
Applications must be completed and returned to:
Applications must be returned by Midnight February 23, 2016
Montgomery Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted: 01/28/2016 Remove: 02/23/2016
Police Patrolman - City of Pottsville Bureau of Police