PA Employment Opportunities

The PCPA Employment Opportunities page includes not only law enforcement job postings, but law enforcement related positions available through many of our partner organizations and agencies as well. Please see a listing of vacant positions below and click the link to read more about the description as well as how to apply.

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For more information about posting a job listing on this site, contact Joe Blackburn at 717-236-1059 Extension 107.

Position Announcements

Probationary Police Officer Testing Announcement - Whitemarsh Township Police Department
Police Officer Examination - Upper Merion Township

Police Officer Civil Service Examination - the City of Bethlehem

Part -Time Police Officer - Cleona Borough Police Department

Police Officer - Annville - Palmyra Civil Service Consortium

Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium
Full-time Police Officer - Lansdale Borough

Entry Level Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough

Police Officer - Narberth Borough

Police Officer – Upper Macungie Township

Animal Control Officer - Mt Lebanon Police Department

Part-time Patrol Officer - Ridgway Police Department

Police Chief - Franconia Township

Part-Time Police Officer(s) - Borough of Penbrook

Police Officer - Lower Paxton Township Police Department

Police Chief - City of Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA

Chief of Police – The Borough of Narberth
Police Officer Examination! Full Time, Alburtis Police Department
Director of Public Safety - Hemlock Farms Community Association
Evidence Custodian, Manheim Township Police Department
Municipal Police Officer: Full Time Position, Pocono Township Police Department
Full-Time Police Officer -Point Township Police Department

Act 120 Certified Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police Department *Updated
Police Officer - Part-Time - Freemansburg Police Department
Chief of Police Borough of Bridgeport

Chief of Police - South Whitehall Township
Campus Police Officer -Seton Hill University
Chief of Police – Allegheny Township
Police Officer Examination Notice - Swarthmore Borough
Police Officer - Montgomery Township Police Department
Police Officer – Exeter Township Police Department
Police Officer - Township of Spring
Full Time Police Administrative Support, Lower Pottsgrove Twp
Full-Time Police Officer – Johnstown Police Department
Police Officer Testing - Caln Township
Part-Time Patrol Officer - City of Coatesville
Chief of Police - Lower Saucon Township
Police Officers - Carnegie Mellon University
Deputy Chief of Police – Caln Township Police Department
Police Officer - Borough of Macungie
Police Officer – Act 120 Certified, Conewago Township
Police Officer - The City of Lebanon
Police Officer - Patton Township
Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission

Examination for Probationary Police Officer - Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township

Police Officer - Borough of Grove City

PA Dept. of State Regulatory Enforcement Inspector and Professional Conduct Investigators

Police Officer Testing - Tredyffrin Township

Chief of Police - City of Warren

Full-Time Police Officer - Spring Township

Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township Police Department


Probationary Police Officer Testing - Whitemarsh Township Police Department
Montgomery County, PA

Whitemarsh Township will be conducting a competitive testing process for the position of Probationary Police Officer. Applications may be picked up at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department located at 616 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444 or downloaded from the Whitemarsh Township website at www.whitemarshtwp.org. Applications may be mailed out upon request. Applications must be post marked no later than 4PM on Monday, March 19, 2018. Applications may be mailed or hand delivered to WPD. A $25.00 administrative fee MUST BE returned with the application. Check or money orders should be made payable to WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT, do not send cash. Applications submitted without the required administration fee will be discarded. If the check is returned for insufficient funds or a closed account, your application will be rejected. No exceptions will be made. Incomplete applications and applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. No residency requirements. Any questions, please contact Lieutenant Jeffrey Nowak at 484-594-2739.

The testing process will consist of a written test that is scheduled for 9:00 AM on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School located at 201 Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. Registration begins at 8:30AM. The physical agility test is scheduled for 12:00 PM on the same date for the top 50 (and ties) candidates from the written test. The physical agility test is a Pass/Fail test and the requirements are attached.

Formal applications for successful candidates will be reviewed, with the top candidates invited to participate in the Oral Interview Process. Dates to be determined.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Every applicant must be 21 years of age on or before March 19, 2018.
  • Every applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Every applicant must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma
  • Every applicant must have attained a minimum of 60 college credits from an Accredited University or College OR have served four years in the United States Military with an Honorable Discharge OR currently employed full-time for at least two years as a police officer by a federal, state, municipal or tribal law enforcement agency in the United States.
  • Every applicant must be a United States citizen.
  • Every applicant must have the ability to sit; reach at all levels; handle vehicle controls; firearms and specialized equipment frequently.
  • Every applicant must possess excellent eye-hand-foot coordination and physical stamina
  • Every applicant must possess the ability to withstand exposure to traffic hazards continuously, withstand exposure to weather, wet conditions, excessive noise, hazardous materials and personal danger occasionally.

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

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

Entry Level Standards

Event Age 20 to 29
Male Female
Age 30 to 39
Male Female

Age 40 to 49
Male Female

Age 50 to 59
Male Female
 300 Meter Run  62.1   75.0 63.0   82.0 77.0   106.7 87.0   n/a
  Time measured in seconds  
 Bench Press  0.93   0.56  0.83   0.51  0.76   0.47  0.68   0.42
  Six attempts to complete one repetition=Body Weight X Ratio  
 Sit-ups  35   30  32   22  27   17  21   12
  Total number of repetitions performed in one minute.  
 1.5 Mile Run 13:08   15:56   13:48   16:46  14:33   18:26  16:16   20:17
  Time measured in minutes and seconds  

 

Additional Whitemarsh Police Standards

Trigger Pull:
Pass  Fail 
Pull trigger of double action, unloaded handgun with arm extended horizontally, 15 times with each hand. Time limit is 30 seconds.
Driving:
Pass Fail 
Applicant is required to complete a specified driving course.
Swimming:
Pass Fail 
Applicant is required to swim 100 feet in 90 seconds using any stroke.

Posted: 02/23/18 Remove: 03/20/18


Police Officer Examination - Upper Merion Township, King of Prussia
Montgomery County, PA

The Upper Merion Township Police Department will be conducting a written examination for the position of probationary police officer on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Applications may be downloaded at www.umtownship.org or they may be picked up at the Police Department communications center, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia, PA 19406. Applications must be returned by 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 7, 2018 with a $30.00 check or money order payable to Upper Merion Township. Act 120 certification is NOT a requirement to apply.

TEST LOCATION: Upper Merion Middle School, 450 Keebler Rd., King of Prussia, Pa

TIME: Time will be determined by the number of test sessions required to accommodate all applicants. Check www.umtownship.org or call 484-636-3890 after April 16 for your assigned time. Applicants arriving for the incorrect session or late for their assigned session will not be admitted.

TEST INFORMATION: All applicants must present a photo drivers license and bring two SHARPENED #2 lead pencils. NO Weapons, Phones, Food or Drinks will be allowed in the test site.

SELECTION PROCESS: The top 75 written test scores equal to or greater than the median score or 75%, which ever is greater, will be notified to proceed to the physical fitness qualification on May 19, 2018. Physical Fitness Standards are posted in communications center. They are also available at the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) web site. Graduation standards of the 50th percentile age & gender adjusted rankings are used for the physical fitness qualification. Applicants successfully completing the physical fitness portion will be scheduled for oral interviews.

Upper Merion Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 02/22/18 Remove: 04/08/18


Police Officer Civil Service Examination - the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

Police Officer Civil Service Examination - the City of Bethlehem will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer beginning on February 12, 2018 through March 23, 2018. The Police Civil Service Entrance Examination will be conducted Saturday, April 28, 2018. Starting annual salary: $53,034.63. Competitive benefits package.

To apply, you must: Be a citizen of the U.S. and resident of the U.S. for at least 5 years; be at least 21 years of age on March 23, 2018; and possess an Associate's Degree or a minimum of 60 credits from not more than 2 accredited colleges/universities (this requirement may be waived if you possess Act 120 Certification and 4,000 hours of service as a municipal police officer, or have at least two years active military service and an honorable discharge from such service); and possess a valid driver's license.

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. Please submit the following, postmarked no later than March 23, 2018: Completed and signed Application for employment; copy of degree and unofficial transcript and/or copy of Act 120 Certificate; copy of birth certificate; copy of valid driver's license; copy of social security card; notarized Civil Service Voucher; money order for $50 made payable to "City of Bethlehem"; and DD-214, Member 4 Form if you are a veteran claiming Veteran's Preference. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. $50 registration fee is non-refundable. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail or regular mail of time and location of examination.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 02/20/18 Remove: 03/24/18


Part -Time Police Officer - Cleona Borough Police Department, Lebanon County, PA

The Cleona Borough Police Department is accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

1. United States Citizen
2. Minimum 21 years of age
3. High School Graduate
4. MPOETC Act 120 Certified
5. Be medically and physically capable of performing duties of the position
6. Posses a valid PA Operator’s License

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. This position is exempt from the Civil Service requirements and Bargaining Unit and is considered as an at -will employee. The hiring process will include will include passing background checks, a drug test, medical and psychological exams and may include successfully passing a polygraph examination.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours required by when working the Department. Officer’s will be paid $20.00 per/hour and receive time and half on Holidays.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Cleona Borough Municipal Office at 140 West Walnut Street, Cleona PA 17042. The completed application must be returned by April 6, 2018 at 4:00pm.

Posted: 02/16/18 Remove: 04/07/18


Police Officer - Annville - Palmyra Civil Service Consortium 2018
Lebanon County, PA

POLICE OFFICER APPLICATION PACKET
The Annville – Palmyra Civil Service Consortium is accepting applications for Police Officer with the Annville Township and Palmyra Borough Police Departments.

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen – Minimum 21 years of age.
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent.
  • Act 120 Certification.
  • Medically, physically, psychologically capable of performing the duties of a Palmyra Borough or Annville Township Police Officer as written in the job description.
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License
  • Successfully pass written and oral examinations, and, physical agility test. Upon a vacancy, candidates on the eligibility list will need to pass a background investigation, and after employment offer extended – medical and psychological examinations.

Application packets may be obtained at the following locations:
  • Annville Township Police Department office, 36 North Lancaster Street, Annville, PA. 17003. Police office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Borough of Palmyra Administrative office during normal business hours at 325 S. Railroad Street, Palmyra, PA 1707. The Borough Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Online at: www.palmyraborough.org and www.annvillepolice.com.

Completed applications must be accompanied by $40 cash or money order and returned to Annville Township or Palmyra Borough offices, IN PERSON by 12:00 NOON on March19, 2018 or BY MAIL AND POSTMARKED BY March 15, 2018. The testing will be held on April 8, 2018 at Palmyra Area Middle School and Palmyra Citizen’s Fire Company# 1 (See Map Attachment). The physical agility will begin at 9:00 AM at the outdoor track at the Middle School, followed by the written test at Palmyra Citizen’s Fire Department# 1 (See Map Attachment). Applicants must pass the physical agility to be eligible for the written examination.

By Order of Annville Township and Borough of Palmyra Civil Service Commissions

Posted: 02/15/18 Remove: 03/16/18


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


Full-time Police Officer - Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County, PA

Civil Service Commission of Lansdale Borough of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, One Vine Street, Lansdale, Pa, 19446 Phone: 215-368-1691

ANNOUNCES an examination for a full-time officer

Starting Salary as of 2017:
$58,399

Employee Benefits:
Pension Contributions Required
Insurance—Life Policy, Health & Accident, Dental and Prescriptions
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Uniform and Equipment furnished by the Borough

Minimum Requirements:
U.S. Citizen
Valid Drivers License
Minimum 21 years old
High School Graduate or GED
MPOETC—Act 120—successful completion
Physically Fit
Meet one of the following educational and / or experience requirements:
a. Have completed a minimum of 2 years (60 semester hours) from an accredited college (any credits awarded from MPOETC are applicable); or
b. Have completed 2 years active duty military experience with an Honorable Discharge and / or eligibility for Honorable Discharge if still engaged in military service at the time of application; or
c. Have 2 years experience as a certified Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of 1,000 hours of actual on the job experience.

Examinations:
Written Test (administered electronically)
Physical Agility Test
Oral Interview
Polygraph / Background Investigation
Physical / Medical Examination
Psychological Examination

Lansdale is a diverse community and encourages a diverse pool of applicants.

The written test, which will be administered electronically, will be given on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at North Penn High School. Registration for the written test will begin at 8:00 am with testing starting promptly at 9:00 am. The Physical Agility Test will take place the same day, following the
completion of the Written Exam.

Application Packets are available for pick up Monday through Friday, 8:00 am –4:30 pm starting Thursday, February 9, 2018 at Lansdale Borough Municipal Complex, One Vine Street, Lansdale, Pa, 19446. Application Packets are also available on the Lansdale Borough website at: www.lansdale.org.

All completed applications for examination are to be emailed to: lansdalepdrecruit@lansdale.org or returned in person to the Lansdale Borough Civil Service Commission at Lansdale Borough Municipal Complex (second floor reception desk—not the Police Station), One Vine Street, Lansdale, PA, 19446 not later than 4:00pm on Friday, February 23, 2018.

By the authority of the Lansdale Borough Civil Service Commission

(An Equal Opportunity Employer)

Posted: 02/08/18 Remove: 02/24/18


Entry Level Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough, Adams County, PA

Forms required to be completed in order 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 SECRETARY'S OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY MARCH 9, 2018. A PROCESSING FEE OF $60.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED.

Physical Fitness Test:
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:00 am, arrive no later than 8:45 am
Picola Law Enforcement Complex
Gate 5, Industrial Road, HACC Campus
One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA, 717-780-2408

Written examination:
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Candidates will be notified by letter
Adams County Department of Emergency Services
230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-334-8603

Oral Examination:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Candidates will be notified by letter
Adams County Department of Emergency Services
230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 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: 01/26/18 Remove: 03/10/18

 


Police Officer - Narberth Borough, Montgomery County, PA

The Narberth Borough Civil Service Commission announces that a written examination for the position of Police Officer will be held at the Narberth Borough Municipal Building, 100 Conway Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072 on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 9:30 AM. All applicants must report to the testing room by 9:00 AM on the day of the examination.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 21 years of age or older before the deadline for application
  • Establish permanent residence within a fifteen (15) mile radius of the Narberth Borough Municipal Building within one (1) year following permanent appointment
  • degree from a college or university
  • PA Municipal Police Officer Training Program Graduate (Act 120) or be eligible for Act 120 certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • US Citizenship
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer and pass pre-employment evaluations.

SALARY SCALE

Probationary Officer base annual wage of $67,909 with a mid-year raise to $69,267 according to current Labor Agreement. Annual promotional opportunities are available. Class A Officers (3 years’ experience) base salary as of July 1, 2018 is $92,353.

APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained:

  • at the Narberth Borough Office, 100 Conway Avenue, Narberth, PA, weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4 PM
  • at the Borough of Narberth website: www.narberthpa.gov
  • by email request to info@narberthpa.gov
  • by written request to the Narberth Borough Office

Completed applications must be submitted to the Narberth Borough Office (including a $50.00 non-refundable application fee) by 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday March 7, 2018. Tests will be given only to candidates who submit complete applications. Contact the Narberth Borough Office 610-664-2840 with any questions.

The Borough of Narberth 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.

Civil Service Commission
Borough of Narberth
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Posted: 01/26/18 Remove: 03/08/18


 

Police Officer – Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA

The Upper Macungie Township is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. One (1) full time position currently exists. The Physical Agility Test and Written Examination will be held at Moravian College (Timothy Breidegam Fieldhouse) 221 W. Elizabeth Avenue Bethlehem, Pa 18018 on Sunday February 25, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Oral Interviews will be scheduled for Wednesday March 7, and Thursday March 8 for the top 15 ranking applicants.

Applications:
Applications are available between 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Upper Macungie Township Police Department and online at: www.uppermac.org. A thirty-five dollar ($35) application fee is required, checks made payable to “Upper Macungie Township”. All applications must be dropped off or submitted by mail to Upper Macungie Township Police Department, 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 and received no later than 12:00 P.M. Monday, February 19, 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 General 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 prior to March 1, 2018.

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

• The Written Examination and Oral Examination will be graded on a one hundred percent (100%) scale. The Written Examination will represent seventy percent (35%) of the final score. The Oral Examination will represent thirty percent (65%) of the final score.
• The Physical Agility Test, Polygraph Examination, Medical Examination, Psychological Examination and Background Investigation will be graded as pass/fail.

Physical Agility Test:
• The Physical Agility Test will be held at Moravian College (Timothy Breidegam Fieldhouse) 221 W. Elizabeth Avenue Bethlehem, Pa 18018 on Sunday February 25, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Those candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will qualify to take the Written Examination. The Physical Agility Test shall consist of:

  • 300 Meter Run in 66 seconds or less.
  • Sit Ups: 30 Reps in 1 minute.
  • Push Ups: 25 Reps in 1 minute.
  • Vertical Jump – 15.5 inches 
  • 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 immediately following completion of the Physical Agility Test.

Benefits:
• Starting Wage: $61,237 per year or $29.44 per hour
• Comprehensive medical benefits with dental, vision, prescription, and major medical.
• PMRS Pension Plan with optional 457 Plan.
• Paid time off for Vacation, Personal, Sick and observed Holidays.
• Life and Disability Insurance.
• Longevity pay after 5 years.
• Shift differential pay.
• Uniforms, equipment and uniform cleaning provided.

Requirements:
Successful applicants, once given a conditional offer of employment, must pass a polygraph, medical exam, psychological exam, and background.
View/Download the application and waivers at: http://www.uppermac.org/2018-police-officer-application-form/

Township of Upper Macungie is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted: 01/23/18 Remove: 02/20/18


Animal Control Officer - Mt Lebanon Police Department, Allegheny County, PA

The Mt Lebanon Police Dept, FT, $38,048 to $44,706 w/excellent fringe benefits. Enforcement of Animal Control Laws and regulations of domestic and “wild” animals within Mt. Lebanon and other communities served by contractual agreements. Duties include maintenance of animal shelter, disposal of unclaimed animals, patrolling for animal violations; assisting citizens with capture of wild animals; and answering complaints regarding dead, abused, or at-large animals.

HS diploma or GED, two years’ related experience preferred, valid PA Driver’s License, exp. working with a variety of animals and small bore rifle preferred, knowledge of humane animal treatment and animal control laws desirable, written communication skills. Work schedule includes shift work, weekends and holidays. Candidate must submit to an extensive background investigation.

Applications available at the Mt. Lebanon municipal building weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Applications and job description online at www.mtlebanon.org, search “Employment”. Applications should be returned to: mcantine@mtlebanon.org or HR Administrator, 710 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228 by February 5, 2018.

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. EOE.

Posted: 01/19/18 Remove: 02/06/18


Part-time Patrol Officer - Ridgway Police Department, Elk County, PA

The Ridgway Police Department (Elk County) is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Patrol Officer. Applicants must be Pennsylvania Act 120 certified. The current salary for the position is $20.00/hr. Applications may be obtained at the Ridgway Police Department, located at 108 Main St. Ridgway, PA, or by calling (814) 773-5125.

Posted: 01/16/18 Remove: When notified


Police Chief - Franconia Township, Montgomery County, PA

FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief. The Chief manages a PLEAC-accredited department of 10 full-time sworn officers. The Township has a population of 13,000 with 14 square miles and a police budget of approximately $2.3 million.  The current Chief is retiring after 36 years in the department, 20 years as Chief. The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.  Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience, and have a demonstrated executive potential with at least fifteen years of law enforcement experience, including five (5) years of experience in a command position. Candidates must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified. The salary range is $105-120,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience. Deadline for applications is noon, February 15, 2018.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume, including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to: woglomd@lafayette.edu.

Posted: 01/16/18 Remove: 02/16/18


Part-Time Police Officer(s) - Borough of Penbrook, Dauphin County, PA

The Borough of Penbrook desires to hire highly qualified part-time police officer(s) to supplement its police force currently consisting of a Police Chief, a Police Lieutenant, and 4 full-time and 3 part-time police officers. The Borough of Penbrook is located in Dauphin County Pennsylvania and borders the City of Harrisburg and Susquehanna Township. The Borough is a multi-culture community with population of about 3000 people and a variety of businesses.

Part-time Penbrook police officers are expected to work approximately 600 hours or more each year and make themselves available to work all different shifts of the day and all different days of the week as needed.

All resumes will be reviewed against established criteria, and those persons judged to be most suitable will be invited to submit a formal application. Applicant background investigations and interviews will be conducted on the selected applicants and the finalist will be forwarded to Penbrook Borough Council for consideration.

A condition of appointment will include passing a drug test and may include successfully passing a polygraph examination.
If interested, submit a resume by February 10, 2018, to:

Penbrook Police Department
150 South 28th Street
Penbrook Pa. 17103
ATTN: Part-time police employment

The Borough of Penbrook is an equal opportunity employer.

Penbrook Police Officer qualifications and job functions for entry level part-time employment

Minimum Qualifications:

1. General:

a) Must be 18 years of age at the time of employment.
b) Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Pennsylvania State driver's license.
c) Must possess an excellent driving record.
d) Must be free of any criminal convictions for any disqualifying offenses.
e) Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to provide qualifying documentation for lawful employment.
f) Must be able to read and write the English language.
g) Must be of excellent moral character and temperament.
h) Must be physically, medically and psychologically fit for the duties of Police Officer.
i) Must successfully complete a probationary period and field training.
j) Be able to perform the essential job functions listed in this document.

2. Education and Experience:

a) Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
b) Must possess Pa Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Act 120 certification, or be able to obtain Act 120 certification by the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. General:

a) Be age 21 or older
b) Possess a violation free driving record, and possess a driving record free of any accidents where the applicate is at fault based to the underlying police investigation.
c) Possess no criminal convictions of any kind, including non-disqualifying offenses.
d) Multi-lingual [Be fluent in other language(s) in addition to English]. 

2. Education and Experience

a) Have police experience in a law enforcement organization, preferably a Pennsylvania Accredited Law Enforcement organization.
b) Have at least some college, a college degree, military service with an honorable discharge if applicable, or a combination of college education and military service.

Essential Job Functions of a Penbrook Police Officer

General Statement of Duties:

Under supervision, provide basic law enforcement services to the community within the mission, goals and objectives of the Penbrook Police Department and in compliance with governing federal law, state law, local law, and agency policy.

Essential Functions:

A. Respond to and Conduct Initial Investigations of Various Crimes and Events.
B. Protect Crime Scene and collect Evidence and Information.
C. Conduct Lawful Arrests and Detentions of Persons.
D. Conduct Lawful Search and Seizure.
E. Provide Emergency Services and Assistance.
F. Respond to and Conduct Investigation of Motor Vehicle Accidents.
G. Enforce DUI and Other Commonwealth Motor Vehicle Laws.
H. Operate an Emergency Vehicle.
I. Execute Motor Vehicle Stops and Investigate Occupants.
J. Use Lawful Physical Force and Physical Exertion to Perform Duties.
K. Develop and Maintain Positive Community and Interpersonal Relations.
L. Write and Read Reports and Other Work Related Documents and Materials.
M. Operate a computer, or similar device, and necessary software and applications.
N. Present Evidence and Testimony in Court and Hearings.
O. Intervene in and Control Human Conflicts.
P. Use Lawful Deadly Force if Necessary.
Q. Perform General Patrol Duties.
R. Other Duties as assigned.

Posted: 01/16/18 Remove: 02/11/18


Police Officer - Lower Paxton Township Police Department, 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 Lower Paxton Township Police Department along with a non-refundable $35.00 fee payable by check or money order to the Lower Paxton Township Police Department no later than: Friday March 23rd , 2018 at 4:00 PM. Applications may be mailed or dropped off.

A physical agility test will take place on Saturday April 7th 2018, beginning at 7:30 A.M. Applicants successfully passing the physical fitness test will be eligible to report on Sunday April 8th, 2017 at 9:00 A.M., for registration for the written exam, exam to commence at 10:00 A.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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

About Us:

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, numerous elementary and private schools.

Benefits:

• 2018 recruit starting salary of $39,659, after one year $59,612. Five year base salary is $85,799.
• 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 or GED
• See formal application for further requirements

Testing Process:

• Competitive process to include written exam, physical performance test, oral board examination, thorough background investigation, medical and psychological screening.

Posted: 01/16/18 Remove: 03/24/18


Police Chief - City of Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA

The City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is a Third Class City consisting of approximately 7 square miles and 60,000 residents and is located within driving distance of Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Delaware beaches and the Jersey shore. We are a city where historic preservation and a cutting-edge arts scene live and thrive side by side; a city of neighborhoods that are safe and welcoming; a city that encourages entrepreneurship and investment; a city that values the cultural, ethnic, and diverse lifestyles of our residents and guests.

The Lancaster Bureau of Police is a full service police department providing service to the City of Lancaster. The Bureau is the largest and only urban law enforcement agency in Lancaster County. Current manpower consists of approximately 147 sworn officers and 46 civilian employees.

Currently, we are seeking applications for the position of Police Chief. The Police Chief is responsible for planning and directing the City of Lancaster’s police services and law enforcement activities, including the Patrol, Administrative and Criminal Investigation Divisions with a primary emphasis on the formulation and execution of broad policies and the coordination of work within the department, other City departments and community at large.

If you are interested in becoming the City of Lancaster Police Chief, please click on the link below for the position requirements, application and submission instructions.

www.cityoflancasterpa.com/city-job-listings

The City of Lancaster is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/11/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer Examination! Full Time, Alburtis Police Department, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

The Alburtis Civil Service Commission will be conducting civil service examinations for full time entrylevel patrol officer positions in the Borough of Alburtis Police Department. The written examination will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, commencing at 9:00 a.m. at the Alburtis Borough Hall, 260 Franklin Street, Alburtis, PA 18011. The examination process also includes an oral examination, physical fitness test, and a background investigation, and any appointment to a position in the Department shall be contingent upon passing physical and psychological examinations. Any person who desires to participate in the examination process must obtain an official application form from the office of the Executive Secretary at the Alburtis Borough Hall at the above address. Completed and signed application forms must be submitted to the office of the Borough Manager, Alburtis Borough Hall, 260 Franklin Street, Alburtis, PA 18011 during normal business hours or by mail, and must-be received there no later than 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2018.

All applicants must have reached their 21st birthday before the deadline for submitting completed applications. Applicants shall, within one year of being employed by the Borough, reside within the Borough or within ten air miles of the nearest Borough boundary. An applicant must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma, must be a United States citizen, must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation, and must be certified under the police training law (Act 170 of 1974, as amended). In addition, prior to appointment, an applicant must possess a valid PA. driver's license.

The Borough of Alburtis is an equal opportunity employer, and the Alburtis Borough Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact the Executive Secretary to request any reasonable accommodations which may be necessary to submit an application or participate in the examinations.

Posted: 01/04/18 Remove: 02/01/18


Director of Public Safety - Hemlock Farms Community Association, Northeast Pennsylvania

Hemlock Farms Community Association, a prestigious Recreational Community in Northeast Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of Public Safety with excellent oral and written communication skills to assume responsibility for all functions of the Public Safety Department. This is a leadership role that will provide vision and direction to the Public Safety Department while promoting a safe and secure environment for the community, guests and staff. Requires a successful record of handling confidential and sensitive issues. Exceptional Customer Service is a MUST.

The Director will be responsible for the enforcement of all Community Association codes, as well as the Association’s compliance with rules and regulations and all Township, County, State and Federal laws in the community. Will also be responsible for the Community Emergency Operations Plan and will play a key role in communicating and coordinating emergency preparedness. Must be able to lead in crisis situations as necessary.

The position requires the ability to formulate Annual Budgets and set objectives, has the ability to develop project plans and work schedules and must be able to promote and maintain positive community relations with the membership

The Director will manage staff by establishing training standards, communicating performance expectations and promoting employee development for all Public Safety employees including supervisory staff, Patrol Officers, Dispatchers and Gate Officers.

The Director serves as a liaison between the community and local and state law enforcement and regulatory agencies and will work closely and in cooperation with all departments.

Desired education include at least a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences, social service or an allied discipline with additional specialized law enforcement training at a state or municipal police academy, military school or FBI academy. Desired experience includes at least 10 years of law enforcement in government, military, industrial or institutional environment. Three to five years in a command or supervisory position expected. Or, an equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to demonstrate an ability to carry out the responsibilities of this executive position.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to HR@hfca.com

Posted: 01/03/18 Remove: When notified



Evidence Custodian, Manheim Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The Evidence Custodian is a full-time civilian position that maintains, receives, inspects, documents, stores, and preserves all evidence and property collected by the Manheim Township Police Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain written records that reflect the chain of possession of the evidence/property during the time the evidence/property is taken into the custody of the police department.
  • Maintain property/evidence under conditions that prevent loss or tampering.
  • Research and confirm case status and arrange for accurate timely release and destruction of evidence. 
  • Handle evidence requests for the purpose of legal proceedings. 
  • Transport evidence to crime labs.
  • Maintain a clear and orderly evidence/property storage facility.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all law enforcement matters. 
  • Perform audits and inventories of evidence and property.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement operations and procedures is required.
  • Knowledge of and training in accepted methods of evidence handling and storage is required.
  • Ability to provide clear and accurate testimony in Court proceedings 
  • Ability to handle evidence in a manner that withstands the scrutiny of the court
  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required. 
  • Proven computer skills including but not limited to data entry, word processing, and the internet 
  • The ability to learn records and evidence management systems is required.
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of the BEAST and CODY systems is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation standards is preferred (PLEAC).
  • High school graduate or GED, with at least five years of experience as an evidence custodian, crime scene specialist, law enforcement officer, or in a government position whose primary responsibilities involve the handling and custody of evidence; or an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a law enforcement or related field, with three years of experience as an evidence custodian, crime scene specialist, law enforcement officer, or in a government position whose primary responsibilities involve the handling and custody of evidence is required.

Interested applicants should submit a resume to Steve Schlegel at sschlegel@manheimtownship.org

Posted: 01/02/18 Remove: When notified



Municipal Police Officer: Full Time Position, Pocono Township Police Department, Monroe County, PA

Hiring Announcement
Pocono Township Police Department is currently accepting applications, ACT 120 certified applicants only, to establish a hiring eligibility list. The list will be for full time employment. The test will be given on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Registration begins at 8:00 am to 8:45 am at Northampton Community College Pocono Hall, Room 108. Anyone interested in applying, may go to our website www.poconopa.gov/police and download our Application Packet or can be picked up at the Pocono Township Municipal Building at 112 Township Drive, Tannersville, PA - Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:00 pm. Please submit your application, along with a $50.00 non-refundable check or money order payable to Pocono Township, no later than 4:00 pm on February 2, 2018. Applications will NOT be accepted after 4:00 pm on February 2, 2018.

Minimum Job Requirements
Possess a high school or general equivalency diploma.
Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license at time of appointment
Be a United States citizen.
Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer.
Be able to speak, write and read the English language.
Possess Act 120 certification at time of employment.
Must meet all Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission required background, physical and psychological standards

Salary and Benefits
$51,700 as a Probationary Employee
Base Salary - Patrol officer is at $71,860 plus longevity pay
Vacation Leave, Bereavement Leave, Personal Time, Comp. Time, 13 paid holidays, Life Insurance Coverage, Competitive benefits package which includes health, dental and vision.

Contact Information
Sgt Shawn Goucher
Pocono Township Police Department
110 Township Drive – Tannersville, PA 18372
570-629-7200 ext.234

Posted: 01/02/18 - Remove: 02/03/18


Chief of Police – The Borough of Narberth, Montgomery County, PA

Description of the position:
The Borough of Narberth is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. Narberth is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia and is surrounded by Lower Merion Township. The Borough is one of many neighborhoods located on the historic Philadelphia Main Line. 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 Borough’s boundaries.

Narberth has an estimated population of approximately 4,305 residents (2017) and includes a total area of .5 square miles. The Police Department employs 4 full time officers 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 this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least ten years of policing experience which includes a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement; and current Pennsylvania Act 120 certification.

A Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field; successful completion of advanced training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command or equivalent is a plus.

A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. The salary range for the position is between $105,000 and $118,000, depending on experience and qualifications. The Chief of Police position also includes a generous benefits package. The successful applicant must be a United States Citizen and must live within 7 miles of the Borough of Narberth within 6 months of employment.

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 “Narberth Borough Police Chief Search.”

Resume must be received by January 22, 2018.

Send via email to: pachiefsconsulting@pachiefs.org

Via USPS to:     Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association

                           Consulting Division

                           3905 North Front Street

                           Harrisburg, PA 17110

The Borough of Narberth 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.

Posted: 12/21/17 - Remove: 01/23/18


 

Career Opportunity - Full-Time Police Officer -Point Township Police Department

The Point Township Police Department, (Northumberland County), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time police officer.  Point Township is located in a hub between major universities and hospitals and offers great employment opportunities for families.  The area is situated along the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River and Lake Augusta and is well known for summertime boating and recreation.  Residents enjoy ample opportunities for camping, biking, hunting and fishing.  Outdoor motorsports, sports venues and amusement parks are nearby and community festivals and other activities offer plenty to do.  The 25 mile residency requirement, (within 2 years of hire), allows flexibility for living accommodations and schools for children.  Affordable housing and a variety of restaurants and shopping, along with low crime rates, provide for a high quality of life.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based  upon experience, (senior patrol pay in 2018 is $29.52/hr)
  • The agency has now opened all Patrol Officer positions to lateral transfers to help veteran officers start with maximum pay potential
  • Paid Insurance – Medical, Eye, Dental, Life, Disability
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with PMRS, (laterals can port your current PMRS account)
  • Other benefits include: all Uniforms and Equipment provided, Annual Longevity bonus, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, KIA/Disability benefit, Retirees Health Benefit and more

 Requirements:

  • US citizen of excellent moral character
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • ‘Act 120’ Certification by MPOETC, (or MPOETC accepted equivalent)

Testing Process:

  • Competitive process to include written exam, physical performance test battery, oral board examination, thorough background investigation, medical and psychological screening.

Application Process:

  • Application packets can be picked up at the Point Township Municipal Building at 759 Ridge Road, Northumberland, PA between the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.  Deadline to obtain packet will be 4pm on Friday, January 26th 2018No Application Fee.
Point Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 12/18/17 - Remove: 01/26/18


Police Officer - Part-Time - Freemansburg Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Freemansburg Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time patrol officer.  

Requirements:

  • Pennsylvania Act 120 certified
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Possess a current and valid driver’s license
  • Possess a High school diploma or GED
  • Applicants must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm at the Freemansburg Police Department located at 600 Monroe Street, Freemansburg, PA 18017. The starting part-time salary is $19.30/hr.

Freemansburg Police Department
600 Monroe Street
Freemansburg, PA 18017
610-866-2221

Posted: 11/28/17 Remove: When notified


Chief of Police - Borough of Bridgeport Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Borough of Bridgeport is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. Located in the heart of Montgomery County along the Schuylkill River, Bridgeport is a town of 4,631 residents (2010 Census) nestled between the County Seat of Norristown and the commercial metropolis of King of Prussia. Bridgeport is easily accessible by road and rail; it hosts state routes 23 and 202 and is also serviced by the SEPTA 99 Bus Route and Norristown High-Speed Rail Line. The Borough encompasses 0.6 square miles of area and is part of the Upper Merion Area School District.   

The Police Department currently consists of 8 FT officers (not including the Chief), 4 PT officers, 4 PT crossing guards, and a FT dispatcher.  The annual operating budget for the Department is approximately $1.26M for 2018. The Chief of Police reports to the Mayor.  The position is a non-civil service position. The Chief leads, plans, and directs the functions of the Police Department. He or she must also be willing to work a flexible schedule and fill in as a patrol officer when the need arises.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  The position requires significant academic background in the management field, with extensive knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, personnel management, internal affairs, discipline, budget development and management, grant preparation and administration, planning, hiring, policy development, community policing, information technology, and a background in police labor matters.

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 10 years of Command/Supervisory experience at progressively more responsible positions. Experience in a borough police department setting a plus.

Preferred Education Requirements: A bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in Criminal Justice Administration or a related field is preferred, but may be supplemented by other work history and certifications. Other preferred accreditation's and training include Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command or equivalent.

A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination, and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Borough anticipates completing the selection process by February 2018. Interested applicants should mail a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to “Borough of Bridgeport Police Chief Search”, Attn: Keith Truman, 63 West Fourth Street, Bridgeport, PA, 19405; or emailed to Borough Manager Keith Truman at ktruman@bridgeportborough.org. Resumes must be received no later than Friday, January 5, 2018. The Borough of Bridgeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 11/27/17 Remove: 01/05/17


Chief of Police - South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, PA

South Whitehall Township is seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. South Whitehall Township is a first-class township with an estimated population over 22,000, and is an open, vibrant, and progressive municipality working within the bounds of available resources while providing the best quality of life for a growing community. The successful candidate will have a proven record of integrity, strong leadership, and the management, community outreach, and interpersonal skills to drive the Police Department forward along the path of progressive police service delivery. The Department is an accredited full-service organization with an approved compliment of 37 sworn officers and 2 full-time civilian employees.

Candidates will have served at least 10 years in a supervisory position, including five years in a command level position in a law enforcement agency. A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. In addition, graduation from an advanced training course such as 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 a plus. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

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. Experience with police department accreditation is desired. 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 successful candidate must live within a 25-mile radius of South Whitehall Township within one year of employment.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes education, experience, work history, salary requirements, and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter can be forwarded by email or through the regular mail and should be marked “South Whitehall Township Police Chief Search.”
Resume and cover letter must be received by midnight Monday, November 27,2017.

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

Posted: 11/03/17 Remove: 11/28/17


Campus Police Officer - Seton Hill University, Westmoreland County, PA

Seton Hill University has an immediate opening for full and part-time Campus Police Officers.

The major job responsibilities include the protection of life and property, patrol, investigation, public relations, and community oriented policing. Incumbent will be responsible for enforcing laws, local ordinances, responding to difficult or emergency situations, calls for service, and response to fire alarms. Campus Police ensures protection to all students, faculty, staff and visitors and provides a safe environment by patrolling campus property by vehicle and/or on foot.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Act 120 training and be eligible for certification by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC), or graduation and completion of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy or equivalent state certification. Completion of NIMS/ICS 100 & 200, within 2 months of employment. Five or more years of law enforcement experience within a recognized police agency and ability to obtain First Aid
and CPR certification.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in person, by radio and by telephone. Must be able to conduct criminal investigations and have strong writing skills. Must also be able to drive a motor vehicle, handle situations that involve physical strength and agility and deal with heights. Applicants must be available and able to work all shifts and all days of the week, including mandated overtime, emergencies, special events and holidays. This is a sworn law enforcement position and the applicant must have demonstrated knowledge of law
enforcement best practices and principles.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter or application for employment from Human Resources by December 8, 2017 to:
Scott Kinnie
Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police
Seton Hill University
1 Seton Hill Drive Box 189K
Greensburg, PA 15601

Seton Hill University is committed to a faculty, staff and student body that reflect the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE

Posted: 11/16/17 Remove: 12/09/17


Police Officer Examination Notice - Swarthmore Borough, Delaware County, PA

A competitive examination will be conducted by the Swarthmore Borough Civil Service Commission for the position of Police Officer. The written examination will be held on January 6, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Science Center 181, Swarthmore, PA 19081. The requirements for the position are set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission, which is available for inspection at the Office of the Borough Manager, Borough Hall, 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 between the hours of 8:30 am. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Among other requirements, the applicant must be at least 21 years old, completed Act 120 instruction, and have the equivalent of two full-time years of college (including Act 120 credits).

In addition to the written examination, applicants will be required to complete an oral examination, a background check, a fitness test, a medical examination, and a psychological examination.

Applications for the examination may be obtained from the Office of the Borough Manager during regular business hours, as noted above, or downloaded from:

http://www.swarthmorepa.org/DocumentCenter/View/696

Fully completed applications must be submitted to and received by the same office on or before 4:30 p.m. on December 15, 2017. A non-refundable application fee of $40 must accompany each application.

The Borough is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 11/07/17 Remove: 12/15/17


Chief of Police – Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County, PA

Description of the position:

The Township of Allegheny is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. Allegheny Township is located in northern Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania and part of the Kiski Valley Region. 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.

Allegheny Township has a population of approximately 8,200 residents and includes a total area of 35 square miles.  There is a day time population of 13,500 as the Township is the home of the Kiski Area School District - High School, Middle School and Administrative Offices. The Township is primarily residential with a growing commercial district and is situate approximately 25 miles northeast of the City of Pittsburgh. The Police Department currently employs nine full-time officers (which includes a School Resource Officer) and four part-time officers.

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 required. The Chief must have the ability to supplement patrol operations when necessary.

Requirements for this position include:

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least ten years of policing experience which includes a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement; and current Pennsylvania Act 120 certification or the ability to obtain certification.

A Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field; successful completion of advanced training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command or equivalent is a plus.

A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. Salary for the position will be based on experience and qualifications, and is currently budgeted at $79,600 for the 2017 budget year. The Chief of Police position also includes a very generous benefits package. The successful applicant must be a United States Citizen and must live within a 10-mile radius of Allegheny Township within 6 months of employment.

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 “Allegheny Township Police Chief Search.”

Resume must be received by October 20, 2017.

Send via email to: pachiefsconsulting@pachiefs.org

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

The Township of Allegheny 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.

Posted: 09/26/17 Remove: 10/21/17


Police Officer - Montgomery Township Police Department

The Montgomery Township Police Department has announced the opening of the 2017/2018 Hiring Period. The Police Department is accepting applications to fill expected vacancies. Base salary for Recruit - $60,569; base salary for First Class Police Officer (4 Years with the department) - $97,828.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 4, 2018.
  • Benefits include: pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, and uniforms.
  • Applications must be completed and turned into: Montgomery Township Police Department, 1001 Stump Road, P.O. Box 68, Montgomeryville, PA 18936-0068.
  • Applications must be completed and turned in by Midnight January 4, 2018.
  • Police Written Examination January 18, 2018 (see application for further information).
  • Police Physical Fitness Test February 10, 2018 (see application for further information).
  • Police Physical Fitness Test inclement weather date February 17, 2018

Montgomery Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and a downloadable application visit our website at: www.montgomerytwp.org or visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MontPolice/

GENERAL INFORMATION: Montgomery Township is located approximately 15 miles northwest of the City of Philadelphia, PA. This suburban department has an authorized strength of 36 sworn officers and 9 civilian Communications and Administrative Staff. The Department provides police service to a “highly” commercialized township of 10.6 square miles and a resident population of 24,000+. In addition to the traditional Patrol Division, the Department consists of an Administrative Division (which maintains our own 24/7 Communications Center and support services), Detective Division, Accreditation Unit, Canine Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, Community Policing Unit, Highway Safety Unit, and a regional Special Weapons and Tactics Team.

Posted: 11/03/17 Remove: 01/05/18


Police Officer – Exeter Township Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Township of Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for the position of two police officers.

Click here to download the announcement: Exeter PD Ad 10_26_17.pdf

Click here to download the employment application: Exeter Township Police Officer Application

All applications must be returned to the Township Police Office before 4:00p.m. (E.S.T) on Monday, November 13, 2017

Exeter Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 10/27/17 Remove: 11/14/17


Police Officer - Township of Spring, Berks County, PA

Full-time law enforcement position with an accredited agency in a progressive suburban community. Base starting salary for 2018 is $74,693.00. Applicants with prior law enforcement experience may be eligible for additional salary incentives.

Applicants must:
• Be 21 years of age at the time of the test.
• Be a U.S. citizen in good standing.
• Be able to read, write and speak the English language.
• Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
• Possess current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or equivalent MPOETC-acceptable training from another state.
• In addition to Act 120 the applicant must have one or more of the following:
   o A minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college or university
   o A minimum of 2 years military experience
   o A minimum 2 years full time police experience
• Possess a valid PA driver’s license at time of employment.
• Be in good physical condition and be able to meet MPOETC standards for police officers.
• Be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process consisting of written exam, oral interview, physical agility, and physical    and psychological exams.
• Be able to pass a rigid background investigation.

Application process:

  1. Application forms are available Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at the Township of Spring Police Department located at 2800 Shillington Rd. Reading, PA. 19608. 
  2. Completed applications must be sealed, addressed and returned to the Township of Spring Police Department, marked “Application for Police Officer”, at 2800 Shillington Road, Reading, Pa, 19608. A $25.00 application fee must accompany the application in the form of a non-refundable check or money order, made payable to Township of Spring.
  3. Applications must be received before noon, November 22, 2017, or post marked no later than November 22, 2017.

Posted: 10/27/17 Remove: 11/22/17


Full Time Police Administrative Support, Lower Pottsgrove Twp Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

Lower Pottsgrove Township is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Administrative Support 

Qualifications

Min. 18 yrs of age; High School diploma or GED – college degree in related fields or related experience preferred; 2 to 3 years prior secretarial experience; Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Applicants should have good sense of judgement and critical thinking skills in high stress conditions; Must possess valid PA Drivers License prior to appointment; Be able to successfully complete a thorough background investigation; able to obtain clearances for child abuse history and criminal history.  

In addition the preferred applicants should have general working knowledge of LiveScan and Digit 10 fingerprint processing equipment and experience taking identification prints.

Starting salary range: $35,500 to $40,000 (dependent on experience). Includes full benefits 

Interested applicants shall submit resume and cover letter electronically to jgriffith@lowerpottsgrove.org or mfoltz@lowerpottsgrove.org

Deadline for submitting resumes is October 31st, 2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 1016/17 Remove: 11/01/17



Full-Time Police Officer – Johnstown Police Department – Cambria County, PA

The Johnstown Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must be 21 years of age on or before the date of employment, possess a valid PA operator’s license, citizen of the United States, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have obtained your ACT 120 certification.  Applicants must be available to work all shifts and all days including mandated overtime.  Must have a high moral character and be free of any felony convictions and certain misdemeanors.  Must pass an extensive background investigation, drug and alcohol testing, physical and psychological exams.

Further information can be found at: cityofjohnstownpa.net

October 30th through November 21stApplications must be received by December 1st.

Posted: 1016/17 Remove: 12/02/17


Police Officer Testing - Caln Township, Chester County, PA

Caln Township (Chester Co.) is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Applicants are tested and hired in accordance with Civil Service Rules.  Caln Township offers an excellent wage & benefit package that includes:

  • Starting Wage: $60,734
  • Comprehensive medical benefits with dental, vision, prescription, and major medical.
  • Excellent Pension Plan with optional 457 Plan.
  • Paid time off for Vacation, Personal, Sick and observed Holidays.
  • Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Longevity pay after 7 years.
  • Shift differential pay.
  • Uniforms, equipment and uniform cleaning provided.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Completed Act 120 training prior to the date of hire.
  • 21 years of age by the application submission deadline date.
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer.
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license prior to the date of hire.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of 30 credits from an accredited college or university, or, in lieu of the 30 credits, at least 2 years of full time service as a police officer with a municipal or state police force, or at least 2 years of full active duty military service with an honorable discharge.

Newly hired officers serve a 12 month probationary period.  Residency within 25 miles of the Caln Township Administration Building is required within 3 months following the date of completion of the probationary period.

Applications may be obtained at the Caln Township Administration Building, or the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Dr., Thorndale, PA 19372 between 8:00AM & 4:00PM Monday - Friday, or by visiting www.calntownship.org. A $35.00 non-refundable processing fee is due when the application is submitted.  The deadline for submitting completed applications is 4:00PM on Friday, November 17, 2017.  Please visit the Township’s website for additional information.

The physical agility/fitness test and written examination will be administered on Saturday, December 9, 2017, beginning at 8:30AM at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19355.

Caln Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Posted: 1016/17 Remove: 11/18/17


 

Part-Time Patrol Officer - City of Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

The City of Coatesville Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Part-Time Patrol Officer. The link for applicants to obtain additional information regarding duties and qualifications and to apply for the position can be found at: www.coatesville.org

Posted: 1010/17 Remove: When notified


 

Chief of Police - Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, PA

Lower Saucon Township, located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania is seeking a Chief of Police to lead the PLEAC accredited Police Department. The Police Chief will be an effective leader who understands the importance of relationships within the community, with the Township Council, Township Manager, administration and the members of the police department.  The Police Chief must be knowledgeable about modern police practices, equipment and technology.  The Chief must possess the ability to make effective changes within the agency and be able to work in a collaborative environment.  The Chief of Police will have a history of community engagement and will be active in the community and with other criminal justice organizations.  The Chief will possess outstanding communication, advocacy and strategic thinking skills, the successful candidate will be a creative and proactive law enforcement professional with a proven track record in effective change management, 21st century policing, and innovative strategic leadership.  The Township is a community that values diversity and demands an exceptional leader to be its next Police Chief.

Township Overview:  Lower Saucon Township is located in the Saucon Valley, between the greater Lehigh Valley area, 50 miles north of Philadelphia.  The Township was established in 1734 and now consists of over 10,800 residents.  The Township is near many recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities.  Several renowned local colleges are located in the vicinity of the Township.
The police department administration office was built in 2002 and is fully equipped, including a training/simulation area and gym.  The department uses some modern police equipment including in-car camera systems, Naloxone, patrol rifles and LPR.

Position Overview:  Lower Saucon Township is a 2nd Class Township that operates under an Optional Plan Council/Manager form of government. The police department has a $2.7 million annual budget with 23 personnel. The Police Chief reports directly to the Township Manager and is considered part of the Township management team.  The next Chief will be following the long tenure of a Chief that served the community for over 42 years, 30 of those as Chief.  The interim Chief will not be an applicant for the position.

The next Chief will be expected to lead the department forward in community engagement, training, procedures, and technology.  The Chief will be expected to be up to date with current police practices and strategies with an emphasis on community oriented policing.  The Chief is expected to lead by example, demonstrate professionalism at all times and develop personnel.  The Chief will be involved in setting high standards of accountability for balancing law enforcement strategies with collaborative engagement, and proactively establishing and negotiating innovative partnerships to solve community problems.

Minimum Qualifications:  
This position requires 10 years of law enforcement experience and at least five years of leadership experience in a similar sized department or larger.  PA Act 120 Certification or the ability to achieve certification within 90 days of appointment.  Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of Pennsylvania, or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment.  There is a residency requirement to live within 15 air miles of the township limits within 1 year of appointment to the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or closely related field.

The hiring range is $83,000 - $93,476 annually plus benefits.  Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and or resume to: Township Manager, Lower Saucon Township, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015 or via email to: manager@lowersaucontownship.org.

The position will close October 30th.  Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held the week of December 4, 2017 in Lower Saucon Township for selected semi-finalists.

Posted: 1010/17 Remove: 11/01/17


Police Officers - Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny County, PA

Carnegie Mellon University is accepting applications for full-time police officers. Requirements include a valid PA driver’s license, at least 21 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, and Act 120 certification. Applicants must be available and able to work all shifts and all days including mandated overtime and continuation of regular tour of duty; must have a willingness to join the Carnegie Mellon University Campus Police Association; must pass an extensive background investigation, drug and alcohol testing pre-hire (as well as reasonable suspicion and post-accident), and psychological exam.

All applicants must apply on-line to job posting #2006958 at: http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/.   No paper applications will be accepted.

Posted: 1010/17 Remove: When notified


 

Deputy Chief of Police – Caln Township Police Department, Chester County, PA

Caln Township, estimated population 14,000, is seeking a Deputy Chief of Police. The police department has 20 sworn officers, including the chief, supervisors, criminal investigators, and patrol officers, in addition to 2 administrative employees. The Township values its ability to promote a high quality of life for its residents, business and visitors; and desires a deputy police chief with exceptional leadership and management skills, who actively seeks out opportunities to be responsive to the community.

Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, plans, schedules, organizes, supervises, reviews and evaluates the activities of the Police Department’s patrol division, criminal investigation division, and administrative unit; responds to emergency or unusual situations, develops cooperative working relationships with other local public safety departments, responds to citizen concerns or inquiries regarding police services; serves as the department’s law enforcement accreditation manager; provides administrative and budgetary support to the Chief of Police; acts for the Chief of Police on a relief or as assigned basis; performs related work as required.

Candidates will have served at least 5 years in a supervisory/command position in a municipal law enforcement agency. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a pertinent major course of study is desired. In addition, it is preferred that applicants have experience in supervising/managing a modern law enforcement agency and that they are graduates from an advanced training course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

The successful candidate will be a professional who possesses a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practices including planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement technology, law enforcement accreditation, personnel administration and management, and knowledge of the law. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required. The Deputy Chief of Police reports to and is supervised by the Chief of Police.

The successful candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.SA. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 120 days of employment. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications within a range beginning at $95,000. This position is non-civil service, non-union, for labor relations purposes.

Residency within 20 miles of the police department is required within one year of appointment.

Resume and cover letter must be received by November 10, 2017.

Send by email to: kdenne@calntownship.org

Send by USPS to:
Caln Township Manager
Re: Deputy Police Chief Search
253 Municipal Drive
Thorndale, Pa 19372

Posted: 10/03/17 Remove: 11/11/17


 

Police Officer - Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA

The Borough of Macungie is accepting applications for the position of full time police officer. Applications may be obtained at Macungie Borough Hall, 21 Locust Street, Macungie, PA, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Completed applications must be submitted to the Borough Manager, prior to 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, along with a thirty dollar ($30.00) non-refundable application fee.

Qualification requirements and benefit information may be obtained at Macungie Borough Hall. The physical agility testing will be given on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar Street, Macungie, PA. The written examination will be administered on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main Street, Macungie, PA.

The Borough of Macungie is an equal opportunity employer.

Chris L. Boehm
Borough Manager

Alma Akinjiola, Chairperson
Civil Service Commission

Posted: 10/02/17 Remove: 10/26/17


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

The Conewago Township Police Department is presently seeking 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. The Department provides a very competitive wage 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, November 6, 2017 to:

Conewago Township Police Department
Attn: Chief McCoy
541 Oxford Avenue
Hanover, Pa. 17331

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 09/26/17 Remove: 11/07/17


Police Officer - The City of Lebanon, Lebanon County, PA

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

Starting Base Salary - $48,812
Excellent Benefit Package

Contact Person:
Michelle Remlinger
Civil Service Commission
Lebanon City Police Department
400 South 8th Street, Lebanon, PA
717-272-6611

Applications open September 25, 2017. Applications may be obtained online at www.lebanonpa.org. All applications and required documents must be returned in person by the applicant or their designee. The deadline for returning the completed application is Friday, October 13, 2017 at 4:30 PM. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No mailed applications will be accepted.

A written examination is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM, at the Lebanon Campus of Harrisburg Area Community College, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. All applicants who successfully pass the written examination will be given a physical agility test at the Lebanon Valley Family YMCA, 201 North 7th Street, Lebanon, Pennsylvania on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Upon successful completion of the physical agility test, the top 25 applicants on the written examination will be scheduled for an oral examination on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, starting at 5:00 PM.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a polygraph examination, medical examination, psychological examination, drug test screening, an extensive background investigation, and will be required to meet any requirements set by the Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission (M.P.O.E.T.C). All applicants must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age upon return of the application. All applicants must possess a high school diploma or a GED. All applicants must possess a current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification by December 1, 2017. Each applicant shall pay a non-refundable fee of $35.00 upon returning the application to cover the cost of the written test. Check or money order should be made to: City of Lebanon. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 09/26/17 Remove: 10/14/17


Police Officer - Patton Township, Centre County, PA

Patton Township invites your application for the position of full-time Township Police Officer. Patton Township is a growing suburban community of 15,000+ near Penn State University. The Township offers excellent benefits and salary.

Police work is challenging public service requiring initiative, responsibility, maturity and human understanding. Appointments are based on competitive written and oral examinations. Candidates must also pass a physical agility test, be at least a high school graduate, have a valid driver's license and be a citizen of the United States.

The application packet, including required application forms and information on the selection process, is available from the Township Office from 8:00am to 4:30pm weekdays (except Wednesday noon-lpm). Both the application and the non-refundable application fee of $25 must be received at the Township Office before 4:00pm EST on October 20, 2017.

PATTON TOWNSHIP
100 PATTON PLAZA
STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA 16803
(814) 234-0273
http:\\twp.patton.pa.us
Patton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 09/26/17 Remove: 10/21/17


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

The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. At least three (3) full time open positions are expected to be filled and possibly multiple part time. The Physical Agility Test and Written Examination will be held on October 21, 2017.

Applications:

Applications are available between 07:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. at Berwick City Hall and 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”. 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 no later than 4:30 P.M. Monday, October 16, 2017.

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.

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 Saturday October 21, 2017. 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 the library at Salem Elementary School, immediately following completion of the Physical Agility Test.

Benefits:

  • Starting salary currently is $41,082.
  • 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 $57,178 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.
  • 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 fifteen (15) 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.

View/Download the Police Officer Application Form

View/Download the Informed Consent and Medical Release Forms

Posted: 09/22/17 Remove: 10/17/17 


Examination for Probationary Police Officer
Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
1950 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440
(215) 855-0900

ANNOUNCES

An examination for Probationary Police Officer

Starting Salary in 2017:

$54,205.73 annually

Employee Benefits:

  • Pension 
  • Insurance-Life Policy, Health & Accident, Dental and Prescriptions
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Uniform and Equipment provided by Hatfield Township

Minimum Requirements:

  • United States Citizen
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate or GED
  • MPOETC Act 120 certification - successful completion or graduation prior to offer of hire
  • Physically Fit

Examinations:

  • Written Test
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Oral Interview
  • Polygraph and Background Investigation
  • Physical and Medical Examination 
  • Psychological Examination

The written test will be administered at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the North Penn High School Computer Lab. Registration for the written test will begin at 5:30 p.m. The testing location is 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 (enter North Penn High School through the main entrance).

Applications for this examination are available for pickup starting Friday, September 1, 2017 at the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. These applications will be available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Application packets are also available on the police department’s website at: www.hatfieldpolice.org.

All applicants must present official photo identification on the date of testing. No food or drink, cell phones, back packs, hats, weapons or purses are permitted in the testing area, with the exception of small bags used to carry personal hygiene items.

Administrative Fee:

A $40.00 non-refundable administrative fee must be submitted with the completed application for examination. This payment must be made by cash, debit or credit card. The payment will only be accepted at the time of the application’s submission. Application submissions will only be accepted Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.

NOTE: NEW DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSION

All applications for examination must be completed and returned to the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440 no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Hatfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 09/21/17 Remove: 10/14/17 


Police Officer - Borough of Grove City, Mercer County, PA

NOTICE OF EXAMINATION TEST DATE – OCTOBER 31, 2017

A civil service examination will be held to begin the process of establishing a list of eligible candidates for the position of patrol officer in the Borough of Grove City.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  1. They must be a citizen of the United States
  2. They must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age before the deadline for submitting applications.
  3. They must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
  4. They must possess a valid motor vehicle license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  5. They must have successfully completed the training and education prescribed by the Municipal Police Education and Training Act (Act 120) prior to the deadline for applications.
  6. They will be required to produce positive proof of identification (ie: a valid picture driver license) when submitting application with the required thirty-five dollar ($35.00) non-refundable processing fee, payable by check or money order to the Borough of Grove City.
  7. Applicants must score 70% or higher on the written examination to be considered for further processing.

Applications may be secured from the Grove City Borough Office, 123 W Main St, Grove City PA 16127 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Applications must be returned to the Borough office along with the $35.00 processing fee on or before close of business on October 11, 2017.

TEST WILL BE GIVEN AT THE GROVE CITY BOROUGH OFFICE
123 W MAIN ST, GROVE CITY PA 16127
PROMPTLY AT 9:00 A.M. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017
Anyone arriving after 9:00 a.m. will not be tested. Must have valid photo ID the date of testing, prior to start of the test.

Grove City Borough Civil Service Commission
Borough of Grove City is an equal opportunity employer.

A PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST WILL BE ADMINISTERED AT 1:30 PM ON THE SAME DATE FOR ALL CANDIDATES PASSING THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION. CANDIDATES SHOULD DRESS APPROPRIATELY OR BRING A CHANGE OF CLOTHES.

Physical Agility Testing will include Bench Press, Sit-ups, 1.5 Mile Run (timed), 300 meter run (timed). Candidates will be evaluated on and must pass these at the 30th percentile standard based upon MPOETC standards. This is a cumulative test. Each event is pass/fail; thus if one event is failed the entire test is failed.

Grove City Borough Civil Service Commission
Borough of Grove City is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 09/20/17 Remove: 10/12/17 


 


PA Department of State - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation: Regulatory Enforcement Inspector and Professional Conduct Investigators.

The PA Department of State, Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation is currently recruiting for positions located across the state with regional offices located in Harrisburg, Scranton, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors travel to various sites in a geographic area of the state to conduct inspections of businesses, health care practices and other entities through observation, interviews, fact gathering, reviewing documents, collecting samples and conducting tests of substances. Inspectors also perform limited investigative support activities such as obtaining evidentiary records, executing service of legal documents, and posing as a consumer in support of undercover investigations. Work involves preparing reports of inspections to document compliance or deviation from established standards.

Professional Conduct Investigators investigate complaints regarding the conduct of business and health care practices regulated by the various licensing boards and commissions in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. Employees may also perform or be involved in investigations related to regulatory oversight of elections, campaign financing, notaries, athletic events or other regulated activities or entities under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Employees in this class travel to various sites in a geographic area of the
state to conduct investigations and inspections in order to detect any deviation from or lack of compliance with established standards, laws, rules, and regulations.

In addition to offering a rewarding career in public service, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania also offers competitive pay, excellent medical benefits, generous time off and outstanding retirement benefits. The current salary for Regulatory Enforcement Inspectors is $37,066.00. The current salary for Professional Conduct Investigators is $41,956.00.

Successful applicants for the Regulatory Enforcement Inspector position have three years of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts; or an Associate's Degree and one year of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which included one year of experience involving interpersonal public contact and inspecting for compliance with rules and regulations and reporting related facts.

Successful applicants for the Professional Conduct Investigator position have two years of experience as a Regulatory Enforcement Inspector or five years of investigative experience; or one year of investigative experience and a bachelor's degree; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that has included one year of investigative experience.

Interested applicants are required to complete a civil service exam or assessment in order to be considered. To learn more and apply, view the test announcements for Regulatory Enforcement Inspector and Supervisor and/or Professional Conduct Investigators on the State Civil Service Commission’s website. The links to these sites are:

Regulatory Enforcement Inspector

Professional Conduct Investigator

For additional information and assistance with submitting an application, please contact Diana Weightman, Human Resource Analyst, at (717)783-9273 or dweightman@pa.gov. Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.

Posted: 09/15/17 Remove: When notified 


 

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

The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for full time police officer until December 27th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral, and physical testing. Written Test January 3rd, 2018 at 2pm at 5685 Fairfield Road, Carroll Valley PA. Physical agility waiver for recent graduates.

Apply at: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa
Salary Starting: $48,872. After 5 years projected at $58,826
Registration Fee: $55.00
Contact: pdadmin@carrollvalley.org
Location: Fairfield, PA

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 9 mile of jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

Benefits:

  • Starting salary range 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. DEADLINE for submitting the application is December 27th, 2017 at 11:59pm. Written testing begins January 3rd, 2018 at 2pm at 5685 Fairfield Road, Carroll Valley PA. Please direct questions regarding this job to pdadmin@carrollvalley.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Re-Posted: 12/11/17 Remove: 12/30/17


Police Officer Testing - Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, PA

Tredyffrin Township
PHYSICAL AGILITY ASSESSMENT AND WRITTEN TEST FOR POLICE OFFICER
TEST DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017
8:00 am
Conestoga High School
200 Irish Road
Berwyn, PA 19312

Print the Application Form, Physician Statement Form, and Informed Consent Form. Answer all
questions on the application forms completely and honestly. Falsification or deliberate omission of any of
the requested information may cause disqualification. A filing fee of $40.00 must accompany the
application. Checks should be made out to "Tredyffrin Township." No cash will be accepted. Applications
may be mailed to: Superintendent of Police / Tredyffrin Township Police Department / 1100 DuPortail
Road / Berwyn, PA 19312-1079.

LAST DAY FOR FILING APPLICATION: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 4:00PM

Click here to for additional information. If you have any questions, please contact the Executive Secretary at 610-408-3641 or via email at police@tredyffrin.org.

The following are the minimum requirements for the position of Police Officer in Tredyffrin Township:

AGE: Must be 21 years of age and applicant must not exceed 70 years of age on the date of the written test.

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: Must be in proportion.

VISION: Applicants shall have visual acuity of at least 20/70, uncorrected in the stronger eye, correctable to at least 20/20; and at least 20/200, uncorrected in the weaker eye, correctable to at least 20/40. In addition, the applicant shall have normal depth and color perception and be free of any other significant visual abnormality.

PHYSICAL: Applicant must pass a rigid physical examination and physical performance assessment
consistent with job tasks.

EDUCATION: Current MPOETC certification through Act 120 AND 60 college semester credits from an
accredited college or university.

BACKGROUND: Applicant must not have a criminal conviction record, and must have an excellent reputation.
An extensive background investigation will be conducted on all applicants considered for employment.

Posted: 09/11/17 Remove: 10/17/17


Chief of Police -The City of Warren, Warren County, PA

The City of Warren is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. The City of Warren includes an area of approximately 3.1 square miles with a population of 9,800 residents and a daytime population increase to approximating 15,000.  The PLEAC Accredited Department employees 16 full-time police officers, two administrative staff and two part time parking enforcement officers. The Departments operating budget is approximately $1.8M with an additional parking budget of $400,000K

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  This position is under the general supervision of and reports directly to the City Manager. Directs the planning, organization, and operation of the Police Department and City’s law enforcement services. Develops and executes departmental policy and administrative rules and regulations governing personnel, standards of performance, operating procedures and other activities. Responsible for the placement, promotion, and training and development of assigned personnel. Prepares the department budget and controls expenditures. Attends and participates in conferences; appears before civic and professional groups. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The City seeks a law enforcement professional with a minimum of 10 years’ progressive law enforcement service including at least 3 years of supervisor-level experience at the rank of Sergeant or higher. A minimum of a BA/BS degree in public administration, criminal justice, justice administration, or related field (Master's degree preferred).  It is preferred that the candidate is a graduate of a recognized executive long course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute, etc.  Individuals must have current PA Act 120 certification or be able to obtain certification.  A combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

The Successful Candidate:

Must be willing to maintain the police department’s accreditation. Currently accredited through June, 2019.

√ Is an individual with impeccable integrity, strong leadership skills and a proven record of consistency in managing both internal and external relationships to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities.

√ Embraces the community and has a track record of proactively bringing members together using innovative solutions to develop trust and to create opportunities for collaborative community problem solving.

√ Understand and embrace technology and how it can enhance law enforcement services.

√ Is experienced in developing and maintaining constructive and collaborative relationships with the media.

√ Understands the significance of diversity within all aspects of the Department and has a proven track record of developing innovative solutions for attracting, retaining and promoting diversity within the organization.

√ Has a successful track record in developing and supporting staff to achieve excellence through increased training, education, responsibility, productivity, morale, and retention.

√ Possesses comprehensive knowledge of police administration, including expertise in crime intervention, prevention and suppression initiatives.

√ "Walks the talk" on community oriented policing initiatives and holds staff accountable for same. Has experience working in council-manager form of government and skills in navigating the complexities of managing a modern law enforcement agency.

√ Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with community organizations, other area municipalities, nonprofit organizations, social services, mental health services in order to leverage resources and maximize quality of life opportunities.

√ Has held multiple assignments across functional management areas in a law enforcement organization.

√ Skilled in budget development and management. Is a good steward of the taxpayer's dollar, creative resource development and advocacy for his/her agency, and utilizes progressive public safety strategies despite budgetary constraints.

√ Skilled in best practices policy development and maintaining modern police vehicles and equipment.

√ Knowledgeable in the 21st Century Policing and a proven team player with effective working relationships with other municipal police departments. Reaches out to staff and citizens alike by being accessible, engaged and visible inside the community and police department.

√ Is an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing and possesses well-developed interpersonal skills and abilities.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications within a range beginning at $60,255.

Benefits package includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, paid time off and after completion of a one-year probationary period eligibility to a defined benefit police pension plan. 

Candidate must reside within 10 miles of the Police Department within one-year of appointment.

The City of Warren is an equal opportunity employer.  The City will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes education, experience, work history, and accomplishments.  Resume and cover letter can be forwarded via regular mail or e-mail and should be marked “City of Warren Chief of Police Search.”  Resume and cover letter must be received by September 29, 2017.

Send via e-mail to:  pachiefsconsulting@pachiefs.org

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

Posted: 09/07/17 Remove: 09/21/17


 

Full-Time Police Officer - Spring Township, Centre County, PA

Applications are being accepted for the position of Full-Time Police Officer in Spring Township, Centre County. An application packet may be obtained at the Spring Township Municipal Building, 1309 Blanchard Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823, or by email. Please submit your request via email to police@springtownship.org

An examination fee of $10.00 must be paid when application is filed. This fee is non-refundable.

Applicants must be in good physical condition, pass an oral examination, medical and psychological tests, drug screen, background investigation and other evaluation processes. No make up dates will be allowed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current Act 120 certification, Minimum of 21 years of age, US Citizen, Valid driver’s license, Clean criminal record, High School diploma or equivalent.

BENEFITS: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Completed applications must be filed at Spring Township by 5:00 PM on September 19, 2017.

Spring Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 09/06/17 Remove: 09/19/17


 

Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township Police Department
Northampton County, PA

The Lehigh Township Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained at the Lehigh Township Police Department Office, 1043 Municipal Road. Walnutport. PA. between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be filed in person on or before 4:30 p.m. October 6. 2017, at the Lehigh Township Police Department. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $40.00 upon submission of a completed application. To be eligible for participation in any examination, an applicant must have reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application. Applicants must be Act 120 certified, or able to obtain Act 120 certification prior to appointment. Applicants must have either attained an Associate's degree from an accredited college or the equivalent credit requirement for an Associate's degree or possess a high school diploma and have continuously served as a police officer for the past two (2) years with any police department.

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

The dates for the administering of the tests are as follows: Written examination. Saturday, October 21. 2017 at 8:30am. followed by the physical fitness examination for those who successfully pass the written exam.

Oral examinations will be conducted the week of November 6, 2017 and scheduled by appointment for those passing both the written & physical fitness exam.

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

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

Posted: 08/30/17 Remove: 10/07/17