PA Employment Opportunities

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Position Announcements

School Police Deputy (460) - Cornwall-Lebanon School District
Police Chief - Greenfield Township Police Department

Police Chief opening - Home Rule Borough of Edinboro

Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission

Chief of Police - City of Latrobe

Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough Police Department

Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division – Mt. Lebanon Police Department

Chief of Police - Newtown Township

Police Officers - Radnor Township Civil Service Commission

Civil Service Testing for the Position of Patrol Officer - South Whitehall Township

Patrol Officers - Millersville University Police

Police Chief - Borough of Shippensburg

Police Officer - East Hempfield Township Police Department

Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief - Owen J. Roberts School District

Police Officer - City of Allentown

Chief of Police - Robinson Township

Act 120 Certified Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police

Full time Police Chief – Lower Windsor Township Police

Police Officer Civil Service Examination - Borough of West Pittston

Police Officer - City of St. Marys

Police Clerical Position - Buckingham Township

Police Officer - Dickson City

Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Upland

Police Officer - Newberry Township

Chief of Police- The Borough of Oxford

Police Officer - City of Sunbury

Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Conewago Township

County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon

Part-Time Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Borough of South Coatesville

Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Lock Haven University

Patrol Officer - Upper Saucon Township Police Department

Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department

Part-Time Police Officers – Morrisville Borough

Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Mohnton

Full Time Police Officer - Hazleton Police Department

Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant - Villanova University

Police Officer - The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium

Police Officer - Middletown Township Police Department

Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium


School Police Deputy (460) - Cornwall-Lebanon School District, Lebanon County, PA

Job Details:
Title School Police Deputy
Posting ID 460
Description Salary: $ 19.18 per hour (2018-2019 Hourly Wage)
Three (3) Personal Leave Days
Ten (10) Days Accumulated Sick Leave Per Year
Five (5) Paid Holidays
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability
Family Hospitalization, Dental and Vision Coverage
GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform duties and functions of a school police officer targeting building security and safety. Assist the School Police Officer with duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Security and Safety:
• Monitor surveillance system.
• Supervise entry and exit areas as assigned.
• Monitor parking areas.
• Provide traffic control during dismissal times.
• Perform law enforcement functions in accordance with state laws and district policy.
• Implement and follow district polices for school police and guidelines for use of force.
• Respond to serious threats to the safety and well-being of students and staff.
• Issue citations for summary offenses as warranted.
• Act as a liaison to local police departments and Lebanon County Emergency Management Agency.
• Attend and supervise large events as directed by the Administration.
Residence Verification:
• Conduct residency investigations that include home visits, surveillance, and searches of public record.
• Consult and collaborate with school staff, parents, and students. Attendance Monitoring and Enforcement
• Consult and collaborate with school staff, parents, and students.
• Conduct visitations and site monitoring.
• District Justice- file citations, present cases, coordinate alternative sentencing.
• Complete and file required paperwork in a timely manner. Judicial System and Agency Participation
• Assist in reports to Lebanon County Children and Youth and other social support service agencies on behalf of district for attendance and neglect issues.
• Testify on behalf of the district at District Justice, Family and Juvenile Court hearings.
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
• Maintain certification as school police officer and attend other relevant training's and updates.
• Develop and maintain working relationships with other local and state law enforcement agencies.
• Answer telephone calls, emails, and staff questions.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma
• Experience in law enforcement (preferred)
• Valid driver license
• Successful Completion of Basic Police Training
• Act 120 Certification
• Current weapons certifications
SPECIAL SKILLS:
• Communication skills
• Knowledge of the law and judicial system
• Computer proficiency (Word, district data management system)
PHYSICAL / MENTAL / ENVIRONMENTAL:
Physical Demands:
Sitting at desk or in car for extended periods of time.
Occasional bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and grasping.
Lifting of up to 50 pounds.
Physical intervention
Sensory Abilities:
Visual acuity to read correspondence and computer screens.
Auditory acuity to be able to use telephone.
Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.
Temperament:
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.
Must be cooperative, congenial, and service oriented.
Ability to be flexible.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to deal in an adversarial environment while acting as an advocate.
Mental Demands:
Ability to interpret detailed written and verbal communications.
Ability to function in fast-paced and high-pressure work setting.
Environment:
Schools, court, community, district meetings, district events, and car setting.

Shift Type Full-Time
Salary Range $19.18 / Per Hour
Location District Wide

Applications Accepted
Start Date 06/11/2018
End Date 06/30/2018

Job Contact:
Diane Krissinger, Secretary to the Directors of Education, dkrissinger@clsd.k12.pa.us
To apply, visit the Cornwall-Lebanon School District website at www.clsd.k12.pa.us. Click on the Employment tab and then click on the link to Current Opportunities.

Posted: 06/16/18 Remove: 07/01/18


Police Chief - Greenfield Township Police Department, Lackawanna County, PA

Greenfield Township Board of Supervisors is seeking a qualified Police Chief to lead the Greenfield Township Police Department. The individual reports to the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for directing and leading all aspects of the Police Department. The successful candidate will provide leadership and supervision to the department that currently has four police officers (full and part-time) and a part-time police secretary. A 2018 budget of $300,000. In 2017, the department received 1,506 calls; 655 as of 5/31/18. Greenfield Township, Blair County, has a population of 4,173 per the 2010 census.

The competitive candidate for Police Chief will possess the qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in the following preferred education, experience, and requirements. Please provide sufficient information in your resume and cover letter to demonstrate that you possess these qualifications.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in police work with prior management experience in a law enforcement setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations.
  • Experience working with the public and media.
  • Experience developing and implementing budgets.
  • Experience managing personnel, including evaluating, hiring, firing, imposing discipline, etc.; preferably in a union environment.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification

He or she must also be willing to work a flexible schedule and agree not to be employed by any other police agency. The position is full-time at $45,780 per year plus health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, sick days, and holidays and a pension plan.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and the Police Application by Friday, August 3, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.

The Police Application and job description can be found online at: www.greenfieldtownshippa.org under Township Notices or during business hours in the office of Arlene Kuntz, Township Secretary/Treasurer, Greenfield Township, 477 Ski Gap Road, PO Box 313, Claysburg, PA 16625.

All offers of employment are subject to successfully passing a background check, physical, and psychological evaluation.

EOE

Posted: 06/15/18 Remove: 08/04/18


Police Chief opening - Home Rule Borough of Edinboro, Erie County, PA

The Borough of Edinboro is searching to fill the position of its retiring Chief of Police. Located in Erie County, Edinboro is a town of 6,438 residents 20 miles south of Erie. Edinboro University (~5,000 students) is within the Borough and Edinboro Lake brings thousands of visitors during the summer. Edinboro University has a full-time police department. The Borough Police department consists of 8 officers (including Chief), one part-time officer, and one part-time clerk. The budget is approximately $850,000. The Chief reports directly to the Borough Manager.

Required Knowledge: The position requires knowledge regarding all facets of law enforcement agency management and community policing.

Required Education, Training, and Experience: The position requires PA ACT 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. 2161) MPOETC certification or PA State Police certification and eligible for municipal police certification, and at least 10 years as a municipal or state police officer.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field is preferred, but may be supplemented by work history and certifications. Other preferred training includes Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or equivalent. Experience in a university town setting is a plus.

Starting salary range is $80-$90k. The Chief will be required to live within 5 miles of the Borough within one year of employment. Job application can be found online at www.edinboro.net/employment, or in the Borough Hall, 124 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16412. Questions should be directed to Kevin Opple at 814-734-1812 ext. 126. Resumes and applications must be received no later than 4:30pm EDT, Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Borough Hall or kopple@edinboro.net . Interviews are planned for mid-July. The Borough of Edinboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 06/05/18 Remove: 06/23/18


Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission, Columbia County, PA

*Please read all of the information on this advertisement carefully and follow the instructions on this advertisement when applying for the open positions of Police Officer *

The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. Open full and part time positions are expected to be filled from this advertisement. The Physical Agility Test and Written Examination will be held on July 15, 2018.

Applications:

  • Applications are available between 07:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday through Thursday and between 07:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. on Friday at Berwick City Hall. Also applications are available online at http://www.berwickborough.org/index.php?pageid=10. A thirty-five dollar ($35) application fee is required, checks made payable to “Borough of Berwick” shall be turned in with the application. All applications must be submitted by mail to Berwick City Hall c/o Civil Service Commission, 1800 North Market Street Berwick, PA 18603 and received or postmarked no later than 4:30 P.M. Monday, July 3, 2018. The Informed Consent & Medical Release Forms shall be signed, completed and turned in prior to the beginning of the Physical Agility Test on July 15, 2018.

Qualifications and Pre-Requisites:

  • All applicants must be a United States citizen and must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application.
  • All applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED).
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer.
  • Possess a valid operator’s license and be eligible to legally operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • All applicants must be Act 120 certified under the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Act, or be eligible for an Act 120 waiver or certification, or currently be enrolled in a full time MPOETC accredited police academy and completed at least fifty percent (50%) of the program or currently enrolled in a MPOETC accredited part time police academy and have completed at least seventy-five percent (75%) of the training hours required.
  • The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission may refuse to examine or if examined may refuse to certify any applicant based on the current Borough of Berwick Civil Service rules and regulations.

Testing Process:

The examination for Police Officer shall consist of a Physical Agility Test, Written Examination, Oral Examination, Background Examination and Polygraph Examination.

  • The Written Examination and Oral Examination will be graded on a one hundred percent (100%) scale. The Written Examination will represent seventy percent (70%) of the final score. The Oral Examination will represent thirty percent (30%) of the final score.
  • The Physical Agility Test, Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination will be graded as pass/fail.

Physical Agility Test:

The Physical Agility Test will be held at the Senator John R. Gordner Stadium, located next to the Salem Elementary School which is located at 810 East 10th Street, Berwick, PA 18603 at
10:00 A.M. on Sunday July 15, 2018. Those candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will
qualify to take the Written Examination. The Physical Agility Test shall consist of:
  • Vertical Jump of a minimum of fifteen and a half (15.5) inches.
  • Thirty (30) Sit Ups in one (1) minute.
  • 300 Meter Run within sixty-six (66) seconds.
  • Twenty-five (25) Push Ups (no time limit, rest in the up position only).
  • One and a half (1.5) mile run within fifteen minutes and fifty-four seconds (15:54).

Written Examination:

The Written Examination will be held in Council Chambers at Berwick City Hall, 1800 North Market Street, Berwick, PA 18603, following completion of the Physical Agility Test.

Benefits:

  • Starting salary currently is $41,288.
  • Comprehensive medical with family coverage provided at minimal cost and with deductible reimbursement.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • Generous vacation package.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Reach “Top Patrolman” salary rate of $58,843 upon completion of third (3rd) year.
  • Multiple special assignments within the department, such as Detective, Special Operations Group, SWAT, Training Instructor, FTO, Bike Patrol and Community Policing.
  • On site gym facility.
  • A department where you will be a valued member of the team.

Department:

The Borough of Berwick Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with an authorized workforce of seventeen (17) sworn officers and two (2) civilian employees. The department’s service area comprises three and a quarter (3.25) square miles with a total population of over ten thousand (10,000) residents.

Requirements:

Successful applicants once given an offer of employment must pass a medical exam and psychological exam and shall reside in the Borough of Berwick or within fifteen (15) air miles of the borough border within six (6) months of the completion of the probationary period.

Posted: 06/04/18 Remove: 07/04/18


Chief of Police - City of Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Description of the position:

The City of Latrobe is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. The City is located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The City has a population of approximately 8,000 residents and includes a total area of 2.3 square miles. The City Police Department currently employs 13 full-time officers.

The Chief of Police is responsible for supervising all police personnel, and will accordingly plan, schedule, coordinate, and direct their activity. The Chief of Police is also responsible for protecting the lives and property of City citizens, preventing crime and enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances within the City’s boundaries.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. One (1) to Two (2) years supervisory experience is also preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practices including planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel administration and management, and knowledge of current law. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, the City Manager, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required. Salary for the position will be based on experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate must be MPOETC/ Act 120 certified or able to be certified within six (6) months and will be required to live within a fifteen (15) mile radius of the City building within the first (1) year of employment. The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes education, experience, work history, and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter can be forwarded by email or through the regular mail and should be marked “City of Latrobe Police Department Chief Search.” Resume and cover letter must be received by close of business, July 2, 2018.

Send by email to: pachiefsconsulting@pachiefs.org

Send by USPS to:
Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association
Consulting Division
3905 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

The City of Latrobe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, religion, disability, genetic history or information, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Posted06/01/18 Removal Date: 07/03/2018


Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough Police Department
Adams County, PA

Forms required to be completed to apply for the position of Entry Level Patrol Officer are available at the Gettysburg Borough Administration Building, 59 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA. 17325. The Borough Administration Building is open from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Call (717) 334-1160 if you have any questions.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE BOROUGH SECERTARY'S OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY JUNE 25, 2018.

A PROCESSING FEE OF $60.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED.

Physical Fitness Test Date and Time:
July 10, 2018, 8:00 am, arrive no later than 7:45 am
Location:
Picola Law Enforcement Complex, Gate 5, Industrial Road, HACC Campus, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA
Phone 717-780-2408

Written examination Date and Time:
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 am
Location:
Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone 717-334-8603

Oral Examination Date and Time:
Saturday, August 4, 2018, Candidates will be notified of time by letter
Location:
Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone 717-334-8603

Applicants shall possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and shall be Act 120 certified or have completed all requirements to become Act 120 certified. In addition, every applicant must be a United States Citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer, be eligible to receive certification from the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC), and prior to appointment possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A copy of the job functions and tasks will be included in the application packet.

Other mandatory components of the test are, a medical examination, and a psychological examination. A complete copy of the Gettysburg hiring policy, as set forth in its Civil Service Rules, is available for inspection during regular business hours at 59 East High Street.

Please note there are two consent forms in this packet for the Physical Fitness Test. One is for Gettysburg Borough and one is for the testing agency, HACC. Both must be filled out by a doctor before returning this application packet.

Posted: 05/31/18 Removal Date: 6/26/2018


Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division – Mt. Lebanon Police Department, Allegheny County, PA

The Mt. Lebanon Police Department is currently accepting cover letters and resumes for the position of Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division.

The Support Services Division is responsible for the operations of the Records Unit, Crime Prevention Unit, Animal Control Unit, and staff responsibilities of Information Technology, Fleet and Facilities Management, Accreditation Management, Media Relations, Payroll and Attendance, Grants Management, Equipment and Inventory.

General Information:

Mt. Lebanon, PA (pop. 33,137) Mature, sophisticated 6.2 sq. mile Pittsburgh area community seeks experienced, proven, progressive Deputy Chief of Police to lead the Support Service Division of this innovative department consisting of 45 sworn, 10 civilian, 42 School Crossing Guards and a $¬¬10M operating budget. The Department responded to 23,094 calls for service in 2017. Mt. Lebanon is recognized for its excellent public safety services, extensive recreation facilities, well-maintained infrastructure, and sound financial management. Position is supervised by the Chief of Police and appointed by the Municipal Manager. Qualified individuals will be expected to have advanced leadership/command training with a minimum of five years experience in an upper management position in a law enforcement agency. Requires Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or related field; Master’s preferred. Also requires Pennsylvania Act 120 certification. Candidates should possess strong skills and/or experience in leadership, community policing, budgeting, scheduling, payroll, technology, information systems, records management, personnel management, labor relations, community partnerships, community outreach, media relations, grant administration, fleet & equipment management, and crime intervention strategies. Problem solving and communication/interpersonal skills needed with a team-management orientation. The salary range for the position is $85,950 to $107,438 with an excellent benefit package. The final salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

The complete Recruitment Profile can be found by visiting this link: http://mtlebanonpd.org/now-hiring-deputy-chief-of-police-support-services-division/

Basic Requirements / Preferred Experience:

The Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division position entails day-to-day command of personnel, oversight of information systems, programs and other department activities such as budgeting and payroll, public information activities, liaison with external stakeholders, Information Technology systems, police records management, vehicle fleet management, equipment research and acquisition, and various other administrative tasks.

  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Act 120 Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or equivalent from another State police academy with MPOETC reciprocity. Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Act 120 Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam is also required.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Management, Public Administration or related field is required; a Master’s Degree is highly desirable. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Staff & Command or equivalent police command training is a bonus.
  • Candidates must have at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement with at least 5 years of police management / command experience.
  • Possess a broad range of experience in all areas of Police operations. Candidates should have in-depth experience and understanding of modern techniques, equipment, computer systems, technology, and methods & practices related to community policing.
  • Experience in the administration of various police computer systems and databases is desirable. These would include police records management systems, automated scheduling systems and MDT systems, as well as oversight of compliance standards related to JNET, CLEAN and CHRIA.
  • Knowledge and experience in public relations and interaction with the media is a plus, including the management of effective communication tools like social media pages and websites.
  • Experience in an accredited police department and an understanding of and commitment to gaining and maintaining accreditation a plus.
  • Have a background of complete integrity and honesty, gaining the respect of people, and leading and motivating personnel by example.
  • The successful candidate must also maintain residency within 20 air miles of Mt. Lebanon Municipality within 12 months of appointment.

How To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by June 22, 2018 to the attention of Bonnie Cross – HR Manager, Mt. Lebanon Municipality, 710 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15228.

Questions?:
Questions about this opportunity may be sent to Bonnie Cross at: bcross@mtlebanon.org or 412-343-3625.
Mt. Lebanon will make reasonable accommodations to its programs and services to assure access to all persons. If because of a disability you require an accommodation, please contact Bonnie Cross at: bcross@mtlebanon.org or 412-343-3625. Mt. Lebanon is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 05/30/18 Removal Date: 6/23/2018


Chief of Police - Newtown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Newtown Township, approximate population 20,000, is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a progressive police department. Candidates must have served at least 10 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency. Candidates must have documented experience in managing a modern law enforcement agency including, budgeting, planning, and personnel administration.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration or related field is required. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training is preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern operational police practices, planning, budgeting, contractual services, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel management, and exceptional leadership skills. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders is required.

The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 60 days of employment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and complete resume:

By mail to: Kurt Ferguson, Township Manager
100 Municipal Drive Newtown, PA 18940

Electronically to: oliviak@newtownpa.gov

All resumes must be received no later than July 2, 2018. Envelopes and electronic submissions should be marked “Police Chief Application.” Newtown Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 05/30/18 Removal Date: 7/3/2018


Police Officers - Radnor Township Civil Service Commission, Delaware County, PA

The Radnor Township Civil Service Commission is conducting a competitive examination to establish an eligibility list from which candidates may be certified for possible probationary appointment as Police Officers.

Qualifications:
An applicant must be: a citizen of the United States; have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday on or before the deadline for filing the application for examination; shall possess at the time of filing the application a diploma from an accredited high school or the recipient of a high school equivalency certification; completed Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training and thereby be eligible for certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission; physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a Police Patrol Officer, in accordance with requirements established by the Civil Service Commission and other applicable laws; of good moral character; possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary:
The 2018 starting salary for a newly appointed Police Patrol Officer with the Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification is scheduled to be $68,877.00 per year. A full salary Police Patrol Officer base salary will be $91,836.00 with a competitive benefit plan, inclusive a retirement pension plan.

Contact Information:
The official application package may be obtained on-line at: www.radnor.com or in person at the Radnor Township Municipal Building (Police Department), 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA, from 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All applications must be returned in person accompanied with a check or money order for $35.00 payable to Radnor Township.

All applications must be returned by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 22, 2018 in person.

For further information, please contact Corporal Kevin Gallagher 610-688-5606 ext. 263, kgallgher@radnor.org

Posted: 05/23/18 Removal Date: 6/23/2018


Civil Service Testing for the Position of Patrol Officer - South Whitehall Township
Lehigh County, PA

The South Whitehall Township Civil Service Commission, 4444 Walbert Avenue Allentown, PA 18104 610-398-0337, will be accepting applications for the position of patrol officer. FILING DEADLINE: 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Applicants for any position in the Police Department shall possess at a minimum at the time of application, an associate degree of not fewer than sixty (60) credit hours (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university, or shall have completed at least sixty (60) credit hours (or equivalent) in a bachelor’s degree program where the courses taken possess sufficient depth and breadth to qualify for an associate degree from an accredited college or university. Alternatively, an applicant who has been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces with at least two (2) years of active duty, or has provided satisfactory police service in a Pennsylvania municipality for at least two (2) years, after proper Commonwealth certification, must have credit for not fewer than thirty (30) credit hours (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university at the time of application. "Accredited college or university," as used in this paragraph, shall mean accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, or its successor, or an equivalent accreditation organization for colleges and universities outside the service area of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Credit hours shall not qualify unless taught by faculty onsite for instruction. All applicants must have reached twenty-one years of age before the deadline for submitting completed applications. A successful Applicant must also live within a radius of twenty five miles from the boundaries of the Township within six months of completing his/her probationary period, and must continually maintain this residency requirement while a police officer. Every applicant shall be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer, and, prior to appointment, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Final appointment shall be contingent upon successful completion of all Police Academy pre-entrance examinations prescribed by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission at the time of a conditional offer of employment or possession of a current Act 120 certification at the time of appointment.

A $40.00 non-refundable fee is required at the time of filing the application, payable to South Whitehall Township.

Applications and necessary forms can be obtained at the South Whitehall Township Administration Building, 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA, Monday through Friday, 8AM-4PM and are available in downloadable PDF format at: www.southwhitehall.com Completed applications must be filed at the South Whitehall Township Administration Department at the above address by the filing deadline.

Qualified applicants will be subject to a civil service examination consisting of a physical agility examination, written examination, oral examination, polygraph examination and background examination. In addition, a medical examination and a psychological examination will be administered to an applicant who is given a conditional offer of employment. The first part of the examination, the physical agility examination, will be administered on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 3:30 PM.

Copies of the job description and essential job functions are available for inspection at the Administration building and at: www.southwhitehall.com

South Whitehall Township is an equal opportunity employer.

NOTE: Applications will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Posted: 05/23/18 Remove: 06/21/18


 

Patrol Officers - Millersville University Police, Lancaster County, PA

Founded in 1855, today’s Millersville University is one of the most highly regarded public universities in its region of the United States and is consistently ranked as one of the safest colleges in the nation. Campus patrol officers, commissioned through the office of the Governor, perform full range general duty police work - patrols, service related calls for students and faculty including unlocking of buildings and locked vehicles, student safety escorts, issuing citations, making arrests, crime prevention, investigating motor vehicle accidents, interviewing witnesses, answering calls for misdemeanors/felonies, other law enforcement duties. Seeking candidates geared toward community policing concepts to work with our campus community. May be assigned/ trained for specialized duties. Duties are diverse, both physically and psychologically demanding. Must be PA Act 120 certified or Act 120 certified and eligible by 07/05/2018. Demonstrated evidence of working effectively in diverse population. Valid PA driver’s license; basic PC skills; successful interview, pre-employment physical, psychological, firearms tests, background evaluation. Full consideration given to applications received by 06/05/2018. For more details and to apply, go to: https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a staff application; resume, cover letter, Act 120 required. EO/AA

Posted: 5/22/18 Remove: 06/06/18


Police Chief - Borough of Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin counties, PA

Police Chief to work with and supervise 8 full-time, plus part-time officers. Goal is to further develop a Community-Based Police Force. Chief is also expected to perform patrol duties in order to maintain a feel for the officers' jobs and to foster a relationship with the community.

Desired qualities in a candidate:
* Team player
* Fiscally minded
* Outgoing personality
* Excellent communication skills
* Well organized
* Forward thinking / visionary
Required Candidate Qualifications:
* College Degree (preferred)
* 10 years minimum of police experience
* Police management experience (such as)
a. Scheduling
b. Supervision of support staff and officers
* Valid PA driver's License
* Act 120 certified

If interested in exploring this opportunity further, kindly send your resume along with a cover letter explaining your qualifications and salary requirements to:
John M. Epley, Manager
Borough of Shippensburg
jepley@shippensburg.pa.us

Re-Posted: 5/17/18 Remove: 06/01/18


Police Officer - East Hempfield Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The East Hempfield Township Police Department is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer. Candidates MUST submit an application, resume, and cover letter via PoliceApp.com to the EHTPD. Do not drop off, email, or mail to EHTPD. The deadline for receipt of applications is June 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact Lt. Tammy Marsh at (717) 898-3103 or via email at marsht@police.co.lancaster.pa.us.

The EHTPD is seeking candidates who wish to enjoy a work environment dedicated to community service and law enforcement within a values guided police agency. We are seeking motivated police officers who possess a strong drive for self-initiated police work while operating within a team based environment. We are only seeking proactive team players with a high desire to achieve and thrive professionally and on an individual basis.

GENERAL INFORMATION
The East Hempfield Township Police Department was formed in July 1963 and has grown to a current staff of 34 police officers and 4 civilian support employees. The agency provides 24/7 service to the residents, businesses, and visitors of East Hempfield Township. The department is responsible for a jurisdiction covering 21 square miles with 140 miles of roadway and containing a population in excess of 23,500. The community consists of a rich mixture of residential, commercial, manufacturing, and agricultural areas. For more information go to www.easthempfield.org

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED Equivalency.
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline.
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification by July 1, 2018.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the East Hempfield Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the EHTPD Selection and Hiring policy.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior Pennsylvania Municipal Police or Pennsylvania State Police experience.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper submission and receipt of application , resume, and cover letter
  • Oral Interview with Command Staff provided to a group of applicants
  • Polygraph examination
  • Background investigation
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Final selection will be made from any one of the top three candidates
  • Veteran preference applied to candidates within the top three final positions

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary as provided within the existing CBA. (2018 starting pay- $60,561)
  • Health care benefits including medical, dental, prescription and vision.
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Generous vacation, and holiday leave benefits.
  • Educational reimbursement.
  • Department issued uniforms, equipment, and cleaning allowance.
  • Defined benefit pension plan- superannuation retirement at 25 years and age 50.
  • Post-retirement health benefit.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
THE EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.

Posted: 5/10/18 Remove: 06/02/18


Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief - Owen J. Roberts School District
Northern Chester County, PA

The Owen J. Roberts School District is seeking a Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief. This is a full time, 12 month, Act 93 position. Please view posting and position description on line at: www.ojrsd.com and apply via Talent Ed. Current Act 34, 114, 151 clearances, Act 168 information request forms and PA School Health Record must be provided prior to commencement of employment. No paper applications accepted. EOE

Posted: 5/08/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - City of Allentown, Lehigh County, PA

The City of Allentown Civil Service Board will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer to establish a 2018 eligibility list. Must be age 20 or older to apply, a U.S. citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, and HS diploma or equivalent. Non-refundable application fee of $60.00 required with completed application (money order or certified check only made payable to City of Allentown, no personal checks or cash). Applications may be downloaded from May 1, 2018 through July 31, 2018, or in person at the Human Resources Dept., City Hall, Room 233, 435 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101, Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Test information such as time and location will be mailed to all qualified applicants.

2018 RECRUITMENTpamphlet 4-17-18 8.pdf

EOE.

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 08/01/18


Chief of Police - Robinson Township, Allegheny County, PA

The Chief of Police is responsible for supervising all police personnel, and plans, schedules, coordinates, and directs their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the Township’s boundaries.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position include:
Knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, community policing strategies and initiatives, budgets, grant preparation, planning, hiring, policy development, information technology and leadership. Command level municipal police experience is a plus.

Requirements for this position include:
20 years of policing experience
10 years of Supervisory Experience in law enforcement
Pennsylvania Resident
Act 120 certification

A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. The salary range for the position is will be dependent on experience and qualifications. The Chief of Police position also includes a generous benefits package.

Interested Candidates should send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references to Frank Piccolino III, Township Manager, 1000 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or email at: fpiccolino@townshipofrobinson.com by May 24, 2018

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/25/18


Act 120 Certified Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police, Adams County, PA

The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for the full time police officer until May 18th, 2018 at 1:00pm. Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral and physical testing. Written Test May 20th, 2018 at 2pm at 5685 Fairfield Road, Carroll Valley PA. Physical agility waiver for recent graduates.

Maybe you have what it takes to be one of us?
Qualifications:

  • Must have Act 120 certification by time of appointment. (Academy students completing training this year may apply! Certified in another state or federal agency? Call the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission and see if you qualify for the comparative compliance test. http://www.psp.pa.gov/mpoetc/certification/Pages/Certification.aspx (717) 346-4086 )
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • a valid driver’s license
  • be no less than 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Must meet 5 mile of jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.


Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $48,872 with a projection of salary of $58,826 at five years.
  • Comprehensive Blue Cross medical with family coverage provided at no cost and with deductible reimbursement.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • PMRS retirement with post retirement COLAs included.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Schedule is typically 4 – 10 hour days.
  • Take home car program.
  • Great community, home to Liberty Mountain Resort a premier ski and golf resort with 250,000 visitors per year.
  • All new police facilities completed in 2017.
  • Small department where you will be a valued member of the team!


Any question contact Police Secretary Jo Ann Myers at pdadmin@carrollvalley.org or call (717) 642-8269 Ext. 185 or visit in person at 5685 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320. Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral and physical testing.
Please direct questions regarding this job to pdadmin@carrollvalley.org

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Full time Police Chief – Lower Windsor Township Police, York County, PA

Applicants must be a MPOETC certified police officer with 10 years police experience and 5 years supervisory experience.

An application can be picked up between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm at the Lower Windsor Township Office, 2425 Craley Road, Wrightsville, PA 17368 and can also be found on our website at: www.lowerwindsor.com . Submit applications to: townshipmgr@lowerwindsor.com or mail to the Township Office, c/o Township Manager.

E.O.E.
Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 18, 2018.

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Police Officer Civil Service Examination - Borough of West Pittston, Luzerne County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of West Pittston is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained in the office of the Borough Secretary, 555 Exeter Avenue, West Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18643 from 9am to 4pm. Phone :570-655-7782. Applications must be returned to the Borough Secretary no later than Friday June 1, 2018 in order to be considered.

General qualifications for the position include (a) U.S. or naturalized citizenship (b) graduation from high school, or acceptable equivalent education (c ) physically, medically and psychologically fit for performance of police duties; (d) good moral character; (e) licensed motor vehicle operator; (f) minimum age 21. Applicants 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 at a later date to be announced. There will be a $50.00 non-refundable examination fee.

Posted: 5/03/18 Remove: 06/02/18


Police Officer - City of St. Marys, Elk County, PA

The City of St. Marys announces that applications are being accepted for the police civil service eligibility test.

Applications shall be filed on forms prescribed and furnished by the St. Marys Police Civil Service Commission. A twenty-five ($25.00) dollar application fee must be submitted with the application, checks to be made payable to the City of St. Marys. Applications (Forms) may be obtained from the office of the Chief of Police, 319 Erie Avenue or at City Hall, 11 LaFayette Street St. Marys, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or from the City’s website: www.stmaryspa.gov. Completed applications shall be filed at either of the above offices on or before May 25th, 2018.

The successful candidate shall be a minimum of 21 years of age, physically able to perform essential functions of the position, shall have a high school education or its equivalent, shall have graduated from Act 120 Training, and will be required to successfully complete the following tests; physical fitness, written examination, oral board examination, medical examination, psychological examination, and will be subject to an extensive character background investigation.

The City of St. Marys is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 5/1/18 Remove: 05/26/18


Police Clerical Position - Buckingham Township, Bucks County, PA

Buckingham Township is searching for a police clerk to fill a vacancy that will occur at the end of this year. The ideal candidate will be a self starter with some knowledge of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system and Pennsylvania State Police (CHRIA). Your role is to create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety.

Office responsibilities include scheduling, making office supply arrangements, greeting visitors and providing general administrative support to our employees. Previous experience as an office manager or office administrator would be an advantage. The successful candidate should also have experience with a variety of office software (email tools, spreadsheets and databases) and be able to accurately handle administrative duties.

Responsibilities
•Right to Know inquiries
• Update all incidents reports with criminal history information
•Equipment
•Organize the office layout and order stationery and equipment
•Maintain the office condition and arrange necessary repairs
•Organize office operations and procedures
•Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment
•Ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on time
•Provide general support to visitors
•Address employees queries regarding office management issues
•Liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning, and other services

Requirements
•Proven experience as an office manager or Administrative assistant
•Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
•Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)
•Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. fax machines and printers)
•Familiarity with email scheduling tools
•Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
•Attention to detail and problem solving skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong organizational and planning skills
•A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
•High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative assistant or Secretary will be a plus

Send resume and salary requirements to Buckingham Township, P.O. Box 413, Buckingham, PA 18912, or e-mail to contact@buckinghampa.org , Attn: Michael Gallagher, Buckingham Township Police Chief. Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018. EOE/ADA

Posted: 4/30/18 Remove: 06/16/18


Police Officer - Dickson City, Lackawanna County, Pa.

The Borough of Dickson City is holding a Civil Service examination for the position of Police Officer on June 2,2018. The Borough is seeking qualified applicants to take the exam. Applicants are required to be Act 120 certified.

An application packet may be picked up at the Dickson City Borough Building, 901 Enterprise St. Dickson City, Pa. 18519, Monday thru Friday between 8:00 AM and 4 PM; or one can be emailed by calling the Borough Clerks Office at 570-489-4758 Ex 1003.

The Application packet and a non-refundable $ 50.00 application fee (check or money order) Payable to Dickson City Borough must be received by the Borough of Dickson City , 901 Enterprise St. Dickson City, Pa. 18519 no later than 4:00 PM Friday, May 25,2018.

Dickson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 4/24/18 Remove: 05/26/18


Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Upland, Delaware County, PA 

The Upland Borough Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of part time police officer. Applications may be obtained at the Upland Borough Police Department – 222 Castle Avenue Upland, PA 19015 or downloaded at the police departments website: www.uplandpolice.org/resources/

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination and comprehensive background investigation 
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at time of appointment
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must meet all requirements for certification under MPOETC Act 120, The Upland Borough Police Department Police Officer Job Description and The Upland Borough Police Department Hiring policy.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper completion and submission of application and accompanying documents
  • Oral Interviews with Command Staff and/or The Upland Borough Police Committee
  • Background investigation 
  • Medical evaluation 
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation

Posted: 4/24/2018 Remove: When Notified


Police Officer - Newberry Township, York County, PA

The Newberry Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of police officer. Interested applicants must return a completed application packet to the Newberry Township Police Department no later than: Friday May 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Newberry Township Police Department or downloaded at the police departments website: www.newberrypd.org

Benefits:

  • 2018 recruit starting salary of $63,000, after one year $69,000, Five year base salary is $79,000
  • Pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay and uniforms.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.
  • United States Citizen
  • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Applicants must possess hearing and vision in compliance with established MPOETC criteria
  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Act 120 certified or currently enrolled in the police academy

Drug Policy:
The Newberry Township Police Department is committed to a drug-free workplace. Therefore, applicants seeking employment who currently are using illegal drugs will be found unsuitable for employment. The following policy sets forth the criteria for determining whether prior drug use makes an applicant unsuitable for employment. Criteria:

  • An applicant, who has used any illegal drugs while employed in any law enforcement or prosecutorial position, or while employed in a position of public trust, will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who is discovered to have misrepresented his/her drug history will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has participated in the manufacturing or distributing of any illegal drug at any time will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has used any illegal drug (including non-prescription use of anabolic steroids), other than marijuana, within the last five (5) years may be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has used marijuana within the last three (3) years may be found unsuitable for employment.
  • Evidence demonstrating repeated use of any drug or chemical substance with such frequency that it appears the applicant has or had accepted the use and / or reliance upon the substance as part of a pattern of behavior will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • Illegal drug use outside the above standards will be considered on a case by case basis in accordance with the drug policy of the law enforcement agency being considered for employment.

Newberry Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation nor non-disqualifying physical or mental disability.

Posted: 04/24/18 Remove: 05/12/18


Chief of Police- The Borough of Oxford, Chester County, PA

Description of the position:
The Borough of Oxford is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police to lead our Civil Service regulated Department. The Chief position is an at-will position via contract and not through civil service. The successful candidate will be a community focused agent, capable of working in a fast-paced and emergency environment and experienced in building and maintaining broad coalitions of support. This position will be responsible for supervising all police personnel, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and directing their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime, and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the Borough’s boundaries.

Description of the Borough:
Oxford, Pennsylvania is located in Chester County, near the Maryland and Delaware State Lines. The borough is surrounded by Lower Oxford Township and East Nottingham Township. Oxford has an estimated population of approximately 5204 residents (2017) and includes a total area of 2 square miles. The Police Department employs 10 full time officers, 5 part-time Officers, and 1 civilian employee and is currently recruiting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for the position include:
Knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, community policing strategies and initiatives, budgets, grant preparation, planning, hiring, policy development, information technology, and leadership. Command level municipal police experience is a plus.

Requirements for Chief:

  • Be effective in reducing violent crime and lesser crime using community-oriented policing.
  • Build a strong team and develop effective organizational leadership practices that provide a good succession planning and professional development for the Department.
  • Create a clear vision and set goals for success for the Department and develop and lead a strategic plan.
  • Have a strong understanding of and experience with technology and analytical-based decision making.
  • Have a proven track record of leadership in policing communities with a diverse population.
  • Have experience in developing and enhancing, local, state, and federal partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Mayor, Borough Council, Borough Leadership and staff.
  • Effectively communicate internally and externally, particularly under pressure.
  • Manage and allocate Borough resources optimally.

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent law enforcement experience
Certifications: Pennsylvania Act 120 certified
Time in Rank/Service: At least 10 years of policing experience which includes a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement.
Professional Affiliations & Training: Successful completion of advanced training such as POLEX, FBI National Academy or equivalent. NIMS certification (all levels), Member of professional law enforcement groups a plus.

Employment:
No more than a 2 year gap in law enforcement in last 10 years.
Response time: Must reside within a 30 min response time of the Borough

Qualified, interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes positions held, education, experience, history of policing responsibilities and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter should be marked: “Oxford Borough Police Chief Search”

Borough of Oxford, PA
401 Market Street
PO Box 380
Oxford, PA 19363

Send Via Email to : oxfordchiefsearch@gmail.com
Resume must be received by May 18, 2018

Posted: 04/23/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Police Officer - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The City of Sunbury is currently accepting Applications for 2018/2019 Hiring Eligibility List for full-time position of Police Officer. All applicants must possess a HS diploma or equivalent and must have reached their 21st birthday before the deadline for submitting applications. All applicants must be a US Citizen and possess a PA driver's license prior to appointment. Act 120 is required. Selection by written - oral- physical agility tests, polygraph and background investigation. Applications may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 570-286-7820 or sunbury1@ptd.net or on the website at www.sunburypa.org. Completed applications must be received by May 30, 2018 with $25.00 processing fee for written exam. EOE

Posted: 04/20/18 Remove: 05/31/18


Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Conewago Township, Adams County, PA

The Conewago Township Police Department is presently seeking well-qualified applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must have Act 120 certification and meet all required MPOETC standards. The hiring process will include the following: a written exam, an individual interview, a comprehensive background investigation, and a physical and psychological evaluation. Our department is comprised of full-time, professional police officers. We provide a very competitive wage, which could range up to that of a “two-year officer”—depending on qualifications and experience—and an excellent benefit package.

Candidates may pick up an application at the Conewago Township Police Department, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.; or request one be emailed by contacting – pdadmin@conewagotwp.org. There is a $25.00 administration fee due when the application is returned, in the form of a check or money order, made payable to “Conewago Township.”

The application and fee must be returned by 2:00 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 to:
Conewago Township Police Department
Attn: Chief McCoy
541 Oxford Avenue
Hanover, Pa. 17331

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 04/17/18 Remove: 05/22/18


County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon, PA

Lebanon County Detective Bureau, Room 11, Municipal Building, 400 S. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 

Available: Immediately
Bargaining Unit: Lebanon County Detectives Association
Hours: Variable
Pay Grade: In accordance with Detectives Bargaining agreement
Salary Range: $1,917.07 Bi-weekly

>A County of Lebanon Application must be completed for consideration for this position.

>Applications will be accepted through Monday April 23, 2018.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit is accepting
applications for the position of County Detective. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting criminal and narcotics investigations; processing crime scenes; interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects; making criminal arrests; testifying at various court levels; preparing and submitting written reports; and completing all other assignments as required. The candidate must be able to interact with local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
MPOETC Act 120 certification and prior law enforcement experience and narcotic investigations is required. Qualified applicants will be required to submit to an extensive background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES MAY CONTACT:
Leeanne Shank
Human Resources Assistant 
Room 200, Municipal Bldg 
400 S. 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042 
LShank@lebcnty.org

NON-COUNTY EMPLOYEES MAY CONTACT:
www.lebcounty.org or: CareerLink
Attn: Ms. Doan Barefield
Program Supervisor
243 Schneider Dr.
Lebanon, PA 17046
Ph.: 274-2554

Posted: 
04/16/18 Remove: 04/25/18


Part-Time Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Borough of South Coatesville, Chester County, PA

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Applicant must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date. 
  • Must possess a current CPR/First Aid Certification 
  • Must pass a physical and psychological exam and drug screening
  • Must pass weapons qualification.
  • Must be knowledgeable in modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 16-24 hours per week, primarily nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Residency Requirement: within 20 miles radius of South Coatesville Borough within 12 months of commencement of employment. 
  • Twelve-month probationary period.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1-2 years of prior police experience a fulltime federal, state or local police department
  • Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree

Compensation:

  • Starting rate is $20.52 per hour.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 30, 2018.

  • Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.
  • The selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview, written scenario assessment and background investigation as a condition of employment.

Resumes or letters of interest may be filed in person or mailed or emailed to:
South Coatesville Police Department - 134 Modena Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
or emailed to kpierce@south-coatesville.org

Posted: 04/12/18 Remove: 05/01/18

 


Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Lock Haven University, Clinton County, PA

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date and have one year of police experience. Act 120 certification qualifies as one year of police experience.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime.
  • Must pass psychological, physical, polygraph, fitness exam and weapons qualification.
  • All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to complete and pass a physical agility test before continuing through the search process.
  • Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health as may be required.
  • Individual will employ independent judgment with some supervision.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Should be knowledgeable on modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:
Criminal Justice higher education or equivalent degree

Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2018.

*Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional preferences.
*The selected candidate will also have to complete a successful background investigation as a condition of employment.

Click here for the full announcement: http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3891

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at : http://lockhaven.edu/hr/socialequity.html

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 04/16/18


Patrol Officer - Upper Saucon Township Police Department, Lehigh County, PA

Completed application, along with a non-refundable fee of $40.00 (Cash, check, or money order) must be received no later than MAY 7, 2018 at 3:00PM to the offices of the Upper Saucon Township Police Department.

The written portion of the testing procedure will be on May 12, 2018 at Southern Lehigh High School, located at 5800 Main Street, Center Valley, PA. You must bring photo identification for admittance to the test. All applicants are required to arrive no later than 8:30 AM. No one will be admitted to the test after 8:30 AM.

Minimum qualifications include having a valid motor vehicle license, be at least 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, and be a high school graduate. Qualifications also include satisfactorily passing the Township's entrance examination, fitness and agility tests, criminal records check, personal background investigation and polygraph examination. If a conditional offer of employment is extended, the applicant must pass all Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission requirements.

Written test provided by MCCANN ASSOCIATES:
If you wish, free candidate study guide available at: www.mccanntesting.com

If you wish, practice exams are available for purchase via Mccann Associates online store at the following website: http://www.vantageonlinestore.com/home.php

Upon hire applicant must have completed Act 120 Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Training Commission mandated requirements.

Below is a partial listing of current salary and benefits:

Starting Salary: $56,118.40
Educational Reimbursement
Shift Differential
Sixty hours of personal leave
Paid Vacation
Paid Health Insurance
12 Hour Shift

Residency Requirement: within 20 miles radius of Township Building within 24 months of commencement of employment Twelve-month probationary period.

Applications may be picked up at police headquarters or found at: www.uppersaucon.org

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 05/08/18


Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time and Part Time Police Officers. Starting salary for Full Time Officers for 2018 is $56,617.00 per year. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and Act 120 Certified at the time of hire. Successful candidates are required to complete a competitive hiring process to include; written examination, oral interview and comprehensive background check. There is a $40.00 application fee.

The written portion of the testing process will be on Saturday, May 12, at the Pen Argyl High School, 501 W. Laurel Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072. You must bring photo ID for admittance to the test. Testing will begin promptly at 9:00am, with no applicants admitted after 9:00am.

Applications are available at Slate Belt Regional Police Department Headquarters, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth PA 18064, M-F, 8am-4pm or downloaded at: www.slatebeltpd.com. All applications must be returned by Friday, May 4, 2018 by 4:00pm. The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/05/18 Remove: 05/05/18


Part-Time Police Officers – Morrisville Borough, Bucks County, PA

The Morrisville Borough in Bucks County, is accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
MPOETC Act 120 Certified; Minimum 21 years of age at date of application; United States Citizen; High School Graduate; possess a valid PA Driver’s License; have current CPR/First Aid certification and minimum of 1 year of experience with a federal, state or municipal police department. Any applicant that does not meet these requirements will be disqualified. The hiring process will include successfully passing a background investigation, psychological evaluation, a drug test and a medical exam.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Morrisville Borough Offices located at 35 Union Street, Morrisville, PA 19067, during regular business hours, 8AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday

Posted: 04/04/18 Remove: when notified


Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Mohnton, Berks County, PA

The Borough of Mohnton, Berks County, is accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
MPOETC Act 120 Certified; Minimum 21 years of age at date of application; United States Citizen; High School Graduate; possess a valid PA Driver’s License; have current CPR/First Aid certification and minimum of 1 year of experience with a federal, state or municipal police department. Any applicant that does not meet these requirements will be disqualified. The hiring process will include successfully passing a background investigation, psychologically evaluation, a drug test and a medical exam.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Mohnton Borough Offices located at 21 N. O’Neil Street, Mohnton, PA 19540, during regular business hours.

Posted: 03/27/18 Remove: when notified


Full Time Police Officer - Hazleton Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

HAZLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT is inviting qualified persons to apply to the Hazleton Police Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointments as POLICE OFFICER. An application form and details on this career opportunity can be obtained online at www.hazletoncity.org or at the Administration Office 2nd Floor, City Hall, 40 North Church St., Hazleton, PA 18201 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday starting March 25, 2018 through July 9, 2018. Physical Agility examinations will be held on July 14th, 2018 at 9:00am followed by the Written Examination at 1:30pm.

REQUIREMENTS

Refer to the application for specific requirements some of which are: U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or equivalency Certificate. Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License. Must be at least 21 years of age prior to application deadline date and in good medical condition. Must reside within 10 miles of the City of Hazleton after appointment. Must meet all Civil Service requirements. Once the hiring list has been completed, all applicants must either possess or obtain a valid PA Act 120 certification prior to being eligible for hire.

BENEFITS

Starting Salary approximately $44,000.00 with increases to approximately $68,000.00.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS must be filed in person or mailed to:

The Office of Administration
Second Floor City Hall
40 North Church Street
Hazleton PA 18201
By 4:00 PM Friday, May 18, 2018

Updated: 06/05/18 Remove: 05/19/18


 

Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant - Villanova University, Delaware County, PA

Police Lieutenant
The Police Lieutenant is responsible for effectively managing a shift of both police and security officers within the Department of Public Safety. The Police Lieutenant directs subordinate personnel in activities that preserve order, protect life, and property, and enforce Commonwealth laws and University regulations. The Lieutenant is responsible for delivering effective emergency response appropriate to the needs of Villanova University community members. The Police Lieutenant must be proficient at performing all of the functions of a Police Officer, while recognizing the complexities of providing police and security services on a college campus.

The Police Lieutenant provides proactive leadership and sound managerial guidance to ensure uniformed officers work cooperatively with one another and with Villanova University’s faculty, staff, and students. The Police Lieutenant provides supervision, guidance, training, and performance appraisal for his/her shift, which typically consists of two Sergeants and approximately 13 Patrol Officers, in order to effectively meet the responsibilities of the University’s and Department’s goals and objectives.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or 60 earned credits from an accredited college or university required, bachelor’s degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience; Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or equivalent from another State police academy with MPOETC reciprocity. Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam;
  • Must be able to maintain certification as a police officer. Acquire and maintain first aid and CPR Certifications:
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and must be an approved University driver in accordance with the University’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for Drivers of University Vehicles.
  • Knowledge of contemporary police practices, including but not limited to knowledge of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, and Rules of Criminal Procedure.
  • Knowledge regarding principles of management and supervision.
  • Knowledge of safety and security practices in a college setting. Knowledge of basic investigative techniques.
  • Understanding of emergency response procedures, including, but not limited to, knowledge of emergency evacuation procedures, as well as principles of Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS). Knowledge of emergency medical procedures.
  • 5+ years police or security experience. 3 supervisory experience, preferably in a college or university setting.
  • Understanding of written instructions Excellent computer, writing and proofreading skills. Effective verbal communication skills. Effective supervisory and management capabilities. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Excellent decision making ability and judgment required.
  • Ability to effectively interact with members of the University community, including people from diverse ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. Strong service orientation.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical agility assessment as part of the application process. The assessment includes:
    Timed sit ups=a minimum of 21 in one minute
    300 meter run=completed in 87 seconds or under
    Timed push ups=a minimum of 10 in one minute
    1.5 mile run/jog=completed in 15:50 or less

Starting Salary of $80,000.00 with a 7% annual longevity increase for 5 years thereafter

See our Public Safety Website for additional information regarding police jobs.
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/publicsafety/employmentinfo/PoliceJobs.html

Police Sergeant
Police Sergeants are responsible for daily supervision of patrol personnel on a patrol shift. The Police Sergeant is responsible for assisting and supporting the shift Lieutenant.

The Police Sergeant, in the absence of the Lieutenant, will assume command of daily operations. He/She will ensure proper patrol coverage on a daily basis. Performs all duties of a Police Officer, including arrests and testifying in court. Police Sergeants are also responsible for scheduling sworn and non-sworn officers, assigning daily tasks and work assignments. They will provide daily roll call, equipment checks and uniform inspections. Police Sergeants are responsible to ensure that daily paperwork is completed prior to end of shift and ready for review by Investigators.

Work performed by the Police Sergeant is subject to review by the Director, Associate and Assistant Director and Lieutenants for consistency towards the University’s and Department’s goals, objectives and policies and established practices. Police Sergeants must possess good problem solving and decision making abilities along with sound judgement and discretion.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • PA resident as evidenced by a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Must be an approved University driver in accordance with the University’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for drivers of University vehicles.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Act 235 Lethal Weapons Course with Certification or attainment of certification within one year of appointment.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or capable of completion of said academy within one year of appointment.
  • Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam.
  • Acquire and maintain first aid and CPR Certifications.
  • Three years police experience
  • Supervisory experience, as well as experience working in a college setting, preferred
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical agility assessment as part of the application process. The assessment includes:
    Timed sit ups=a minimum of 21 in one minute
    300 meter run=completed in 87 seconds or under
    Timed pushups=a minimum of 10 in one minute
    1.5 mile run/jog=completed in 15:50 or less

Starting salary of $70,000.00 with a 7% annual longevity increase for 5 years thereafter.

See our Public Safety Website for additional information regarding police jobs.
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/publicsafety/employmentinfo/PoliceJobs.html

Posted: 03/13/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium
Cumberland County, PA

The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium and seventeen 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, May 19, 2018 or Sunday, May 20, 2018. The written test will occur immediately following each of the physical agility flights. Applicants will only attend one of the dates. After submitting an application, applicants will be notified of their scheduled test time. Candidates should anticipate being at the testing site a minimum of four (4) hours. Participating agencies include:

Camp Hill Borough PD,  East Pennsboro Township PD,  Hampden Township PD,  Mechanicsburg Borough PD,  Mt. Holly Borough PD,  Newville Borough PD,  Shippensburg Borough PD,  Silver Spring Township PD,  West Shore Regional PD,  Carlisle Borough PD,  Fairview Township PD,  Lower Allen Township PD,  Middlesex Township PD,  New Cumberland Borough PD,  North Middleton Township PD,  Shiremanstown Borough PD,  Upper Allen Township PD

Preliminary applications and all accompanying documents for the position of police officer may be obtained at our  website: www.cumberlandcountypolicetest.com/

Applications, along with a $50.00 non-refundable fee must be submitted online through the website. Only on-line applications are being accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than the close of business on: FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018

All seventeen departments offer an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefit packages. The duties of an officer are listed on the website. Department specific requirements are listed on each agency’s website. All departments are Equal Opportunity Employers and encourage females and minorities to apply.

Posted: 03/07/18 Remove: 05/05/18


Police Officer - Middletown Township Police Department, Bucks County, PA

Middletown Township Police Department announces the examination for POLICE OFFICER to be held on:
May 5, 2017 at Neshaminy High School.

Applications can be picked up at the Middletown Township Police Department, located at 5 Municipal Way Langhorne, PA 19047 or downloaded from the township website: http://www.middletownbucks.org/APPLICATION%20FOR%20EMPLOYMENT.pdf

Applications will be accepted from February 28, 2018 until April 30, 2018.

In order to be considered for the position of POLICE OFFICER, applicants must:

  • Have their high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Be Act 120 certified or currently enrolled in a state certified police academy
  • Be 21 years of age by closing date of the application
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America


A non-refundable $25.00 fee is required along with your completed testing application.

It is the Township policy that there shall be no discrimination against applicants for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, veteran's status, marital status, or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability for which the Township can make reasonable accommodations.

Posted: 03/06/18 Remove: 05/01/18


Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium, PA

The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and eleven 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, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th, 2018 and the written exam will take place on Saturday June 16th, 2018. The agencies participating at this time include: Derry Twp. PD, 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 May 13th, 2018 at midnight.  No paper applications will be accepted.

All eleven 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. 

Posted: 02/13/18 Remove: 05/14/18