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

Police Officer - City of Sunbury
Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Conewago Township

County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon

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

Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Lock Haven University

Patrol Officer - Upper Saucon Township Police Department

Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department

Part-Time Police Officers – Morrisville Borough

Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Mohnton

Full Time Police Officer - Hazleton Police Department

Police Officers, Full and Part-time - Borough of Green Tree

Police Officer - Manor Township

Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant - Villanova University

Police Officer - Johnstown Police Department

Police Officer - The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium

Entry-Level Police Officer Civil Service Examinations - Salisbury Township

Police Officer - Middletown Township Police Department

Chief of Police – The Borough of Camp Hill

Police Officer Examination - Littlestown Borough Police Department

Police Officer - The City of Lebanon

Regional Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) Specialist (1)

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
 Application Date Extended
Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium
Entry Level Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough

Police Officer - Narberth Borough

Police Officer - Lower Paxton Township Police Department


Police Officer - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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

Posted: 04/20/18 Remove: 05/31/18


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

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

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

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

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 04/17/18 Remove: 05/22/18


County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon, PA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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

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

Posted: 
04/16/18 Remove: 04/25/18


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

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Compensation:

  • Starting rate is $20.52 per hour.

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

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

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

Posted: 04/12/18 Remove: 05/01/18

 


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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:
Criminal Justice higher education or equivalent degree

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

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

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

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

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 04/16/18


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Below is a partial listing of current salary and benefits:

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

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

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

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 05/08/18


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Posted: 04/04/18 Remove: when notified


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

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

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

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

Posted: 03/27/18 Remove: when notified


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

An application form and details may be obtained online at www.hazletoncity.org or in the Administration Office, 2nd floor City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton PA 18201 beginning Monday, March 26, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday Through Friday until May 18, 2018, when the application period ends.

REQUIREMENTS

Refer to the application for specific requirements some of which are: U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or equivalency Certificate. Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License. Must be at least 21 years of age prior to application deadline date and in good medical condition. Must reside within 10 miles of the City of Hazleton after appointment. Must meet all Civil Service requirements. Once the hiring list has been completed, all applicants must either possess or obtain a valid PA Act 120 certification prior to being eligible for hire. Completed applications must be filed at the Office of Administration by 4:00PM Friday 18 May 2018. Examination process shall begin Saturday, 2nd June 2018 at 9:00 AM with the Physical Fitness Exam, followed by the Written Exam at 1:30 PM at the Southside Fire Station, 525 E Broad Street Hazleton PA 18201.

BENEFITS

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

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS must be filed in person or mailed to:

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

Posted: 03/27/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Police Officers, Full and Part-time - Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree
Allegheny County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree is accepting applications to prepare an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. Starting salary is $70,803 with an excellent benefit package. Applications will be accepted until April 6, 2018. Testing will be held April 24th, 2018.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and/or university, or, in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, candidates must have two (2) years’ experience (or equivalent) as a full-time police officer with an Associate’s Degree or sixty (60) or more credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and/or university. Candidates must also currently hold a Pennsylvania ACT 120 MPOETC Certification or have successfully completed the Pennsylvania ACT 120 MPOETC Training in order to become certified.

For applications and additional information on the testing process, go to: http://www.greentreeboro.com/gtpdofficer.php

Completed applications must be submitted to:

Green Tree Civil Service Commission
c/o Administrative Office
10 West Manilla Avenue
Green Tree, PA 15220.

The last date for acceptance of applications shall be April 6, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EOE

Green Tree Borough is also accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Police Officer. All applications must have a minimum of three-years (3-years) or 6240 hours of police work experience. Applications will be taken on a continual basis and will be held on file for a maximum of one-year (1-year) from the date of submission. Current pay is $31.91 per hour.

For an application and additional information, go to: http://www.greentreeboro.com/gtpdparttime.pdf

Posted: 03/27/18 Remove: 04/07/18


Police Officer - Manor Township, Lancaster County, PA

We are searching for the best and brightest Officers to serve with a professional and progressive law enforcement agency.

Are you looking for an excellent place to work? A place that offers a diversity of calls and surroundings, that challenges you to think for yourself and a department that provides job satisfaction. Do you want to work at a department where the Officers actually enjoy coming to work? If so then the Manor Township Police Department (MTPD) is the place for you. We require an upbeat attitude, a desire to perform the difficult tasks of a police officer, including patrol, accident investigations, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations and arrests along with the motivation to do an exceptional job.

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

The Manor Township Police Department is creating an eligibility list and is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer. Candidates can submit an application, resume, and cover letter to the MTPD, through www.policeapp.com. The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Applications can only be submitted through www.policeapp.com.

If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact Chief Todd Graeff at (717) 299-5231 or via email at: Graefft@police.co.lancaster.pa.us.

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Manor Township Police Department was formed in May 1969 and has grown to a current staff of 19 police officers and 3 civilian support employees. The agency provides 24/7 service to the residents, businesses, and visitors of Manor Township. The department is responsible for a jurisdiction covering 46 square miles with 143 miles of roadway and containing a population in excess of 20,500. The community consists of a rich mixture of residential, commercial, manufacturing, and agricultural areas. For more information go to: www.manortwp.org

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation. 
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline.
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at time of application deadline.
  • Must have full time municipal or State Police experience within Pennsylvania during the five year period prior to the application deadline.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the Manor Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the MTPD Selection and Hiring policy.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

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

THE MTPD OFFERS FIRST CLASS SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary as provided within the existing CBA. The 2018 starting salary is- $45,920 while Officers with up to four years’ experience may start at up to $62,760. The 2018 top Officer salary is $80,841.
  • Health care benefits including medical, dental, and prescription. 
  • Vision reimbursement through an HRA. 
  • Life insurance, sick leave and extended illness time. 
  • Generous vacation and holiday leave benefits. 
  • Educational reimbursement. 
  • Department issued uniforms, equipment, and cleaning allowance. 
  • Defined benefit pension plan- superannuation retirement at 25 years and age 50. 
  • Post-retirement health benefit is a $3,000 a year investible HRA.


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

Posted: 03/14/18 Remove: 04/13/18


 

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

Posted: 03/13/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - Johnstown Police Department, Cambria County, PA

Applications for Police Officer for the City of Johnstown may be obtained from the Police Department or by downloading them at cityofjohnstownpa.net. They can be picked up weekdays between 9 A.M. and 3 P.M. starting Monday, March 26th, 2018 until Friday, April 6th, 2018. Applicants must file completed, NOTARIZED applications with accompanying documentation, NO LATER THAN 12 NOON ON FRIDAY, APRIL 13th, 2018. Return in person or by mail to:

Johnstown Police Department
Attn: Captain Chad A. Miller
401 Washington Street
Johnstown, PA 15901

A $30.00 non-refundable testing fee MUST be paid at the time the application is filed. Checks and money orders are to be made payable to the City of Johnstown. Individuals who took the Civil Service test previously are required to reapply and repeat the entire application process to be considered for employment. In Pennsylvania, applicants must have Act 120 and successfully completed the certification exam to be offered employment. Out-of-State applicants must be in compliance with POST, currently employed as a police officer and must successfully complete Pennsylvania’s certification exam.

Applicants must pass a physical agility test prior to the written test. The agility test is scheduled for 8 AM, Saturday, April 21st, 2018, at the Greater Johnstown High School, located at 222 Central Avenue. Applicants must then pass all four phases of the written civil service test to be administered after the physical agility test in the cafeteria at Greater Johnstown High School.

The City of Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply
 

Posted: 03/13/18 Remove: 04/14/18


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

The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium and seventeen agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 or Sunday, May 20, 2018. The written test will occur immediately following each of the physical agility flights. Applicants will only attend one of the dates. After submitting an application, applicants will be notified of their scheduled test time. Candidates should anticipate being at the testing site a minimum of four (4) hours. Participating agencies include:

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

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

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

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

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


Entry-Level Police Officer Civil Service Examinations - Salisbury Township Civil Service Commission
Lehigh County, PA

The Salisbury Township Civil Service Commission seeks applicants to establish an entry-level police officer eligibility list.  Application packets are available at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Ave., Allentown, PA 18103, Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Completed applications must be returned (email not acceptable) no later than 4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 with a $15.00 non-refundable fee (cash or check/money order payable to “Salisbury Township”).  Salisbury Township and the Civil Service Commission assume no responsibility for applications submitted by mail.  Salisbury Township Civil Service rules and regulations apply to testing. Mandatory pre-employment includes: physical fitness, written and oral tests, background check, and medical/psychological exams (after job offer). Physical Agility Exam date is Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM at Salisbury Township High School, 500 East Montgomery Street, Allentown, PA 18103. Written Exam date is Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Salisbury Township Police Administration Building, 3000 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103.  Oral Exam date is Saturday, June 2, 2018 starting at 9:00 AM at Salisbury Township Police Administration Building, 3000 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103. Applicants must furnish proof of graduation from a MPOETC approved Police Training School and be currently qualified to be certified under Act 120 or, at the time the application is submitted, be currently actively enrolled in a MPOETC Police Training School and obtain full Act 120 certification within one hundred twenty (120) days from the official application closing date, possess a diploma from an accredited H.S. or GED, valid PA driver’s license, be a U.S. citizen, and be at least 21 years old prior to the completed application submission deadline.  $28.08/hr. to start. E.O.E.

Posted: 03/06/18 Remove: 03/29/18

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Posted: 03/06/18 Remove: 05/01/18


Chief of Police – The Borough of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, PA

Description of the position:

The Borough of Camp Hill is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. Camp Hill is a historic town located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg. The Borough has an effective government, an excellent school district, efficient public services and a host of recreational opportunities. Camp Hill has an estimated population of approximately 7,934 residents (2016) and includes a total area of 2.1 square miles. The Police Department employs 11 full-time officers and 1 civilian employee.

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.

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 $95,000 and $105,000, 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 a 30-minute drive of the Borough of Camp Hill 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 “Camp Hill Borough Police Chief Search.”

Resume must be received by midnight, March 23, 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 Camp Hill 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: 03/02/18 Remove: 03/24/18


Police Officer Examination - Littlestown Borough Police Department, Adams County, PA

*Qualified persons are invited to apply to take a competitive examination to establish an eligibility list for future appointment as a police officer in the Littlestown Borough Police Department. Application forms required to be completed in order to apply are available at the below address or click the following link for an application POLICE APPLICATION:

ADDRESS: Littlestown Borough Office
10 South Queen Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
TELEPHONE: (717) 359-5101
OFFICE HOURS: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Monday through Friday. Completed applications, along with the $50 non-refundable application fee, must be turned into the borough secretary’s office by 2:00pm, Friday, March 30, 2018. Regardless of method of delivery, all applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the Borough Secretary. (Accepted forms of payment are: cash, check, money order, Mastercard, Visa and discover. Please note that a $35 fee is assessed for any unpaid checks returned by the bank and a 2.65% or a $3.00 minimum, third party fee is assessed for the use of credit cards)

Eligible applicants will receive written notice of the written examination and physical agility test, date, time and location. Other mandatory components of the test are an oral exam, a background check, a medical/vision examination and a psychological examination.

*Qualified persons must be at least 21 years of age and ACT 120 Certified at the time of application. No Exceptions!

Posted: 03/01/18 Remove: 03/24/18


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 - $49,300 with progressive wage increases during the first 5 years of employment. 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 March 5, 2018. 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, March 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No mailed applications will be accepted.

A written examination is scheduled for March 31, 2018 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, April 20, 2018 at 5:30 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, April 24, 2018, 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 upon returning the employment application. 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: 02/28/18 Remove: 03/24/18


Regional Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) Specialist (1)

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) have combined resources to create the position of a Regional Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) Specialist for the Central region of Pennsylvania. This position will be regionally based.

The Central Region Specialist will be responsible for the following counties: Adams, Blair, Bradford, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield; Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Potter, Somerset, Snyder, Tioga, Union, York counties. There will be frequent travel to CJAB sites throughout the identified region and to CCAP/and or PCCD offices in Harrisburg.

This is an independent contracted position and does not include benefits. Compensation will be provided at an hourly rate plus expenses.

Responsibilities:

The person in this position will work in conjunction with CCAP and PCCD staff in assisting with CJAB projects. These projects will be generated as a result of PCCD's increased emphasis on county/local planning and the work of CJABs. Specific responsibilities under this position include:
* Regularly attend CJAB Meetings within defined region;
* Attend quarterly subcommittee meetings at PCCD and/or CCAP offices;
* Attend scheduled staff meetings at CCAP and/or PCCD offices as established;
* Monitor PCCD funded projects within defined region through site visits;
* Document findings at CJAB meetings and site visits;
* Assist with County Re-entry Planning
* Monitor compliance of CJAB Minimum Operating Standards;
* Assist counties with strategic planning efforts;
* Provide technical assistance to counties in the development and/or sustainment of CJABs;
* Develop/coordinate statewide and/or regional training conferences/workshops as needed;
* Submit activity reports to CCAP and/or PCCD;
* Attend required training; and
* Performs other duties as required.

Education Requirements:

Position requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent knowledge and experience in a local, county or state criminal justice agency.

Additional Requirements:

* Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License;
* Must have reliable transportation;
* Must be able to travel extensively within the Commonwealth;
* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are preferred;
* Must have access to computer operating system with a secure network and
* The ability to access the Internet.

Application Deadline:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with 3 letters of reference by March 9, 2018 to:
Brinda Penyak, Deputy Director, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, 2789 Old Post Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 02/27/18 Remove: 03/10/18


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 - Application Date Deadline Extended
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 March 26, 2018 or BY MAIL AND POSTMARKED BY March 22, 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: 03/23/18


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


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 - 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