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 Greg Bean at 717-236-1059 Extension 107.

Position Announcements (* indicates PCPA employment process)


 

Police Officer - Wyomissing Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Wyomissing Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applications are available at the Borough Hall, 22 Reading Boulevard, Wyomissing, PA., 19610 or at www.wyomissingboro.org. or www.berks.crimewatchpa.com/wyomissingpd.  THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE FOR TESTING FOR THIS POSITION.  All applications must be submitted no later than Friday October 21, 2022 at 4 PM to be considered for further processing.  Completed applications can be submitted at the Borough Hall, Wyomissing Police Department, or emailed to Chief of Police John Phillips at [email protected]

Any applicant claiming Veteran’s Preference is responsible for providing any and all relevant documents, which shall, at a minimum, include a form DD-214, no later than two (2) business days immediately prior to the date of the written examination.

Applicants must be a United States citizen, have reached their 18th birthday, be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer, be able to possess a valid PA driver’s license, and have a high school diploma or GED, plus at least one of the following:

  • A two (2) year degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education; or
  • Ninety (90) semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education; or
  • Successfully completed the Commonwealth of PA Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 and eligible for certification through MPOETC and sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education; or
  • Release from active service duty under honorable conditions, or honorable discharge from active service duty, as a “soldier”, as defined in 51 Pa. C.S.A. Section 7101, in the armed forces of the United States, or in any women's organization officially connected therewith, during any war or armed conflict in which the United States engaged, and sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher learning.

Applicants must successfully complete a written, oral and physical performance examinations, psychological screening, drug & alcohol testing, polygraph examination, physical and a thorough background investigation.

The starting base salary for a probationary police officer in 2022, after completion of the police academy, is $64,471.68.  If the applicant has three (3) or more continuous years of fulltime police experience in PA,. the base salary for a probationary police officer in 2022 is $86,573.76 per year.

The written test shall be administered on Saturday November 5, 2022 at 9 AM at the Wyomissing Area High School, 630 Evans Avenue, Wyomissing.  Doors will open at 8:15 AM, no one will be allowed to enter after 9 AM. 

Candidates achieving a written score of 70% or better will be notified of the date, time, and location of the physical performance test.

Posted: 9/26/2022 Deadline:10/21/2022


 

Full Time Police Officer - Fairview Township Police Department, Mountain Top Area, Luzerne County, PA


Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Current Act 120 Certification or Equivalent (as per MPOETC guidelines)
  • Valid PA Driver's License
  • Ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties as a Police Officer according to MPOETC standards
  • Base Patrolman salary for 2022 is $66,368 (new hires start at 85% of base salary and reach base pay after 3 years of service) with incremental raises, paid vacation and personal time, immediate health care coverage, uniform and equipment allowance, paid schooling and training, and many other benefits as per the collective bargaining agreement
  • A complete job description is included in the application packet

Application packets can be obtained at the Fairview Township Municipal building located at 65 Shady Tree Drive Mountain Top, PA 18707, or by email request to Dennis Monk, Chief of Police at: [email protected]. Completed application packets can be returned in person or via U.S. Mail to the Fairview Township Police Department at the above address. Applications must be received by October 14, 2022. Fairview Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 9/21/2022 Deadline:10/14/2022


 

Police Officers - Stroud Area Regional Police Department, Monroe County, PA

Hiring Announcement: Seeking Act 120 and Non-Act 120 Applicants

Stroud Area Regional Police Department is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring eligibility list. Applicants do not need an Act 120 certification to apply or proceed through the hiring process. If an applicant is selected, SARPD will sponsor the applicant to attend the police academy. The written test will be given on Thursday, October 13th, 2022 at 6p.m. at the Stroudsburg Middle School.

Anyone interested in applying to SARPD is encouraged to go to our website, www.sarpd.com, download a Pre-Test Application Packet, and submit your application, along with a $75.00 check or money order payable to Stroud Area Regional Police, 100 Day Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301, no later than Noon on Friday, October 7th, 2022. Applications can also be picked up at our headquarters, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

Minimum Job Requirements:
• Must be a U.S. Citizen
• Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment
• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license at time of appointment
• Have a primary residence within a fifty (50) mile radius of our department at time of appointment
• Must meet all Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission required background, physical and psychological standards

Salary and Benefits
• $55,781 as a Probationary Employee (for 2023).
• Top paid patrol officer is currently at $81,878 plus longevity pay after 5 full years of service.
• Vacation Leave (proportioned to years of service)
• 15 Sick Days
• Bereavement Leave
• 8 Personal Days
• Comp. Time up to 480 hours
• 9 paid holidays
• Pension Plan
• Deferred Compensation Plans
• Life Insurance Coverage
• Education Incentive
• Health, dental and vision for the Officer and his family.

SARPD History
Stroud Area Regional Police Department was formed on May 1, 2000, bringing together experienced police officers from the Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, and Stroud Township police departments. Today, SARPD has a $9.3 million operating budget, 48 full-time officers and serves a total population of approximately 35,000 residents, in one of the fastest growing areas of the Commonwealth.

With its 48 police officers, Stroud Area Regional Police Department (SARPD) is one of the largest regional department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Our coverage area is comprised of 39 square miles, which includes the home to East Stroudsburg University, 2 Hospitals, 2 school districts, the County Courthouse and the County Administrative buildings. In addition, Route 80 dissects through the southern half of our jurisdiction.

Posted: 9/21/2022 Deadline:10/07/2022


 

Full-Time Police Officers - City of Aliquippa, Beaver County, PA


Qualified persons are invited to apply to the City of Aliquippa Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full-Time Police Officer in the City of Aliquippa Police Department. The base rate is $42,640.00 plus a uniform allowance. Applications may be obtained beginning Monday, September 19, 2022 and are available online at [email protected], or at the Aliquippa Police Department at 300 Franklin Ave. Aliquippa, Pa. 15001. The applications must be returned by mail or in person at the Police Department by Monday, October 3,2022. During this application period, the customary application fee of $35.00 is being waived and applicants will incur no fees to apply.

Requirements: At the time of application applicants are required to be Act 120 certified or have successfully completed Act 120 Training with the State Exam successfully completed by date of conditional hire, have a high school diploma or GED, be a minimum of 18 years of age, hold a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued be the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, be a U.S. Citizen and be physically and mentally fit to perform duties of a police officer. Successful applicants must meet all other Civil Service requirements. The City of Aliquippa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 9/19/2022 Deadline:10/03/2022


Probationary Police Officer – Lower Merion Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Lower Merion Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer beginning Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.  There is a $30.00 application fee.  The deadline for applications is Friday, November 4, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications are available online at: https://www.joinlmpd.org

The written test will be conducted on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lower Merion High School Cafeteria (315 E. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003).  The physical fitness test will be conducted on Sunday, November 13, 2022 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Harriton High School running track (600 N Ithan Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010).

2022 Salary:

  • $71,675 Hired without Act 120 Training (While attending police academy)
  • $80,350 Hired with Act 120 Training (Upon successful police academy graduation)
  • $114,180 Current 2022 salary for Senior Police Officer (5 year officer)

Vacation:

  • 2 weeks after 1 year
  • 3 weeks after 5 years
  • 4 weeks after 11 years
  • 5 weeks after 19 years

Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision care, & prescriptions
  • Life insurance
  • Longevity pay, holiday pay (double time or triple time), & shift differential
  • Parental leave – two weeks paid leave for the birth/adoption of child
  • All equipment, uniforms and training provided at no cost to the officer
  • Uniform cleaning allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement – up to $1,000 per year for pre-approved courses

Civil Service Requirements:

  • United States citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the date of filing application
  • High school graduate or GED and have 60 college credits at the date of filing application

OR

5 years full-time experience as a municipal or state police officer

  • Must pass any and all written and/or oral examinations
  • Must pass physical agility test
  • Must pass physical and psychological examinations
  • Must be of good moral character and pass extensive background investigation
  • Must have a valid operator’s license; No in-state residency requirement

Posted: 9/14/2022 Deadline: 11/4/2022 at 4:00 PM


Patrol Officer - East Stroudsburg University, Monroe County, PA

East Stroudsburg University is hiring a Patrol Officer! Located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, ESU’s proximity to New York City and Philadelphia provides convenient access to internships, careers and social activities. Just minutes from campus are the country’s largest water parks, scenic Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area, Appalachian Trail, and other opportunities for recreational fun.

As the Patrol Officer, you will need to think creatively and be comfortable performing community-oriented policing. You will be an active member of the University Police team and will work closely with the Chief to provide assistance and enforcement. You will thrive in this role if you like combining your leadership and interpersonal skills while interacting with the student population as many students are away from home for the first time and seek guidance and direction from our officers. The shift is comprised of foot patrols with significant interaction with the residential population. The officers provide a police presence that promotes the safety and security of all members of the university community. To be successful in this role, you must be adaptable, a quick thinker and a problem-solver.

The hours of work vary and include shift work on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.  Includes night, weekend, and holiday shifts.  When our team shows up for work, they are energized and motivated to succeed - all while being the most crucial piece to keeping the ESU operations humming.

Please apply online at: https://ESU.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=esu&id=5614&source=PACPA

What Will I Do At ESU? (AKA Essential Duties)

  • Direct and control traffic and parking on university grounds enforcing vehicle laws by issuing warnings, parking tickets and citations for violations of university and commonwealth traffic regulations.
  • Provide safety and Law Enforcement for extra-curricular, social and recreational events and activities at this university.
  • Transport by state-owned vehicles, persons to hospitals and university funds/valuables to proper locations.
  • Respond to calls, including fire, bomb threats or any other university emergency.
  • Investigate suspected crimes, report findings and arrest where Rules of Criminal Procedure require, following university arrest policy guidelines.
  • Investigate accidents involving persons or property, reporting same and pursuing appropriate course of action on university grounds.
  • Cooperate and work with local, state and other police authorities, as needed.
  • Testify in court or legal proceedings, as necessary.
  • Display and remove temporary signage on campus.
  • Prepare and maintain reports of daily activities.
  • Utilize radio communications equipment, accomplishes routine administrative duties and perform other related work as required.
  • Participate in education and training courses, as requested.
  • Practice safety measures to prevent accidents and injuries, and to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Operate state vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • May advise student or community activity groups.
  • Perform related work as required.

What We're Looking For (AKA Qualifications)

  • Be 18 years or older and a citizen of the United States.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency.
  • Act 120 certification or active commissioned police officer status.  One year of police experience and formal training in the provisions of basic police services or any equivalent experience or training.
  • The ability to successfully complete the university Firearms Qualification Requirements at required intervals.
  • Must satisfactorily complete Act 180 updates annually.
  • The ability to have & maintain access to the Commonwealth Law Enforcement Assistance Network (CLEAN).
  • Possession and Maintenance of a valid motor vehicle operator's license with the ability to operate state vehicles.
  • Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility, and health as may be required.
  • Knowledge of commonwealth laws, rules and regulations governing motor vehicle operation and personal conduct for employees or visitors at commonwealth facilities.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions appropriate to responsibilities assigned as a law enforcement officer.
  • Knowledge of and skill in practicing emergency first-aid and CPR techniques.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Some knowledge of group behavior.
  • Skill in the use and care of offensive and defensive weapons.
  • Applicant must possess these skills, knowledge, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, overtime and/or any shift.

What We Offer

  • Outstanding benefits package including medical from date of hire, retirement contributions, employee wellness program, and paid leave.
  • Salary: $47,799 annually
  • Living by the Warrior Code:
    • Accountable for One's Actions
    • Committed to Self-Growth
    • Willing to Sacrifice for the Greater Good
    • Positive, Honest, and Loyal
    • Respectful of the Environment and Community
    • Dedicated to Empowering Others

We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for our teams. 
Much like our academic programs, we are proud to foster a workplace that is unique to higher education. As an organization focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring others.

And yes, legal made us spell this out…
Must be at least 18 years old and have English literacy skills. Employment with ESU is contingent on the selected candidate passing a thorough background check that includes: FBI fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse, and employment. We are proud ESU is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on President Long's 10-point plan, click here: https://www.esu.edu/president/10-action-plan.cfm

Posted: 9/12/2022  Deadline:


Police Officer - Pennridge Regional Police Department, Upper Bucks County, PA

The Pennridge Regional Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. The Pennridge Regional Police Department is located in Upper Bucks County and serves the Pennridge Community of East and West Rockhill Townships. With a population of close to 11,000 citizens spanning 30 scale miles of mixed residential, open land and industrial properties.

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. Possess a valid PA Operator’s License

Salary and Benefits

  1. Starting Salary of 57K with Top Rate Patrol Officer 99K
  2. Medical Benefits include dental, vision and prescription
  3. Life Insurance Policy
  4. Training Opportunities
  5. PMRS Pension
  6. College Incentives
  7. Equipment and Uniforms Provided
  8. Paid Leave
  9. Out of Pocket Medical Expense Reimbursement

The hiring process will include, interview, background check, medical examination, psychological examination and a polygraph examination.

Applications can be picked up at the Pennridge Regional Police Department @ 200 Ridge Road Sellersville PA 18960 or on our website: https://bucks.crimewatchpa.com/pennridgeregional

The completed application must be returned by October 14th 2022 at 4 PM.

Posted: 9/12/2022  Deadline: 10/4/2022 by 4:00 PM


 

Vice President of Public Safety - Philadelphia Housing Authority, PA 

The Vice President of Public Safety (VP of Public Safety) is an inaugural position for the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA), the fourth largest housing authority in the United States.

Reporting to the Senior Executive Vice President, Public Safety, Audit and Compliance, and an advisor to the President & CEO, the VP of   Public Safety will lead the transformation of PHA’s reimagined public safety initiative from the current policing workforce model, to a new public safety structure focused on crime prevention, diversion, social justice, and  creating and sustaining secure, safe PHA neighborhoods through collaboration with myriad stakeholders, especially residents,  who share PHA’s goals for safe, crime free, respectful, inclusive and engaged communities.

The VP of Public Safety is a civilian, managerial position responsible for exercising department leadership, coordinating the administrative and operational functions of the office, and guiding the public safety office team to achieve results by setting clear work expectations, delegating responsibilities, and providing regular and timely feedback.

Essential Functions of the Position

  • Directs, plans, and coordinates staff, budgets, and programs for the PHA Office of Public Safety; establishes and maintains public safety standards, policies, and procedures in order to achieve established goals
  • Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; evaluates public safety and enforcement issues, reviews crime trends, develops solutions, and identifies corrective problem-solving strategies
  • Directs public safety and emergency services for PHA’s Public Housing program, including police, contracted security, investigations, surveillance, emergency response, protection, lease enforcement, call center dispatch and command center services
  • In consultation with command staff determines staffing levels, hires, promotes, evaluates performance, and takes disciplinary action in coordination with PHA’s human resources department; administers the FOHP collective bargaining agreement
  • Sets organizational goals and objectives for all functions; establishes criteria to measure success and determines the effectiveness of each unit within the office
  • Creates initiatives that support public safety employee skills development, particularly in community policing, community engagement and conflict de-escalation which increases public safety officers’ ability to understand PHA’s commitments to the community
  • Through subordinate employees, ensures data accuracy and integrity of public safety records
  • Liaises with the Philadelphia Police Department senior leadership and Districts which provide basic police services to residents of public housing at the same level as received by any residents of the city, coordinating problem-solving strategies that can address crime and disorder in around public housing units
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Maintains collaborative relationship with the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) and holds PPD accountable for addressing crime and disorder in and around Public Housing units.
  • Ensures ongoing and effective collaboration with PHA’s Resident Programs and Partnership (RPP) Department; provides data and trends that help inform the work and supports the efforts of the RPP Diversionary Team.

Education and Experience

(1)   Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field AND a minimum of seven (7) years of experience managing a law enforcement agency or department; OR

(2)   An equivalent combination of education and experience; experience executing modern law enforcement regulations, including case laws governing arrest, rules of evidence, probable cause, use of force, custody of evidence and property, and search and seizure; experience with Pennsylvania criminal justice and court procedures, and records management requirements; experience with Pennsylvania criminal and civil statutes, rules, administrative orders, policies and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations; experience enforcing general orders

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to analyze complex public safety and security issues and to develop solutions to address these issues
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions and in emergency situations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively managing situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness, and sound judgment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands
  • Demonstrated experience working with socio-economically diverse populations
  • Ability to review, analyze and use data to make informed proactive decisions
  • reference for and demonstrated effectiveness interacting with diverse stakeholders including those of varied social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with local, state, and federal law enforcement entities as well as elected officials
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software
  • Effective communication skills are required

License and Certification Requirements

  • Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania driver's license is required

Click here to apply: https://tam.pha.phila.gov/psc/tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=D&SiteId=

Posted: 09/02/22 Deadline:


 

Public Safety Officer (Police Officer) - Philadelphia Housing Authority Public Safety Department.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Public Safety, Lieutenants and Sergeants, the Public Safety Officer (PSO) is a principal agent responsible for proactively carrying out the functions of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Public Safety Department. These responsibilities include:

  • Protecting life and property, preserving the peace and good order in the community, and furnishing a variety of services to the residents of the Philadelphia Housing Authority
  • Cultivating relationships within the development community which includes the very youngest, to the most elderly, for the purpose of facilitating a positive experience between the community and the Philadelphia Housing Authority
    • Liaising with development resident leadership to understand safety and order issues of concern to residents
    • Engaging in a positive manner with residents and management workers to establish relations of trust with Public Safety and police
    • Engaging in problem-solving activities that will increase resident and management perceptions of security in the development; recommending specific improvements that will support that objective

Essential Job Functions

  • Enforcing all federal, state and local laws, statutes and ordinances
    • Patrolling the community by foot, automobile, bicycle or fixed post in a conspicuous manner as a proactive measure for the deterrence of crime and the protection of life and property in and around Philadelphia Housing Authority sites
    • Investigating all persons, vehicles and situations which are deemed to be suspicious based upon training and experience
    • Constantly monitoring and inspecting residential sites in order to identify and report any hazardous or suspicious conditions
      • Apprehending individuals committing unlawful acts; and, appearing in court to give testimony when required in connection with such arrests
      • Liaising with Philadelphia Police who respond to calls for service in developments or at PHA housing locations to determine victims of crime and the nature of the incident that led to the call for service
      • Providing a policing presence at PHA staff meetings
      • Providing PSO support in the PHA headquarters lobby
      • Preparing written reports
      • Performing other duties as assigned 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows up on calls from development residents or management to Philadelphia Police or PHA Public Safety to determine the nature of the call and its impact on the resident(s) or development as a whole
  • Responds to calls for service in their assigned area or nearby to take whatever police action is necessary
  • Maintains liaison through management and supervisory personnel with Philadelphia Police District personnel to keep them aware of problem areas and how they can assist in addressing problems identified
    • Checks with victims of crime reported to the police to determine immediate needs of the victim, if any

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, and successful completion of the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training course of study (Act 120) prior to appointment and maintained for the duration of employment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Effectively deals with situations and people in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner
  • Analyzes situations quickly and objectively to determine the proper course of action
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Exhibits sensitivity and compassion appropriate for each situation
    • Demonstrated ability to work with and amongst individuals from diverse backgrounds, and socio-economic status

Licenses, Regulations and/or Certification Requirements

Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment and during tenure of employment

Physical Job Requirements

Ability to perform frequent physical activities such as stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing, crouching, reaching above shoulder level, standing, walking, pushing, pulling and grasping.

Click here to apply: https://tam.pha.phila.gov/psc/tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=D&SiteId=1&

Posted: 09/02/22 Deadline:


 

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

NOTICE OF EXAMINATION
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 the application packet 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.

Application Packets 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. The application packet also can be found on the Grove City Borough website GroveCityOnline.com.

Application Packets and all required documents including a copy of Act 120 certificate and grades must be returned to the Borough Secretary along with the $35.00 processing fee on or before close of business on Thursday September 29, 2022.

THE WRITTEN EXAM WILL BE GIVEN AT THE GROVE CITY BOROUGH OFFICE
123 W MAIN ST, GROVE CITY PA 16127
PROMPTLY AT 9:00 A.M. THURSDAY OCTOBER 13, 2022

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.

A PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST WILL BE ADMINISTERED AT 1:00 PM ON THE SAME DATE FOR ALL CANDIDATES PASSING THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION.
CANDIDATES SHOULD DRESS APPROPRIATELY OR BRING A CHANGE OF CLOTHES.

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

Posted: 09/02/22 Deadline: 09/29/22


 

Director of Public Safety - Lackawanna College, Lackawanna County, PA

LACKAWANNA COLLEGE HAS BEEN VOTED ONE OF THE “BEST PLACES TO WORK IN PA” FOR 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020!

Lackawanna College is a private, accredited college serving the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our main campus is located in downtown Scranton, and our footprint includes satellite centers in Covington Twp.HawleyHazletonSunbury, Towanda and Tunkhannock

Our mission is to provide a quality education to all persons who seek to improve their lives and better the communities in which they live. We provide our students with a direct path to a bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or one of many different professional certifications. Additionally, our Continuing Education department helps put the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania back to work with modern career skills. Lackawanna is also one of the most cost-efficient regional higher education institutions.

If our mission inspires you, and you are willing to go the extra mile to help our students succeed, please feel free to apply for this or future employment opportunities for which you meet the minimum qualifications. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups including women and minorities. Please know that only the candidates who meet the minimum qualifications can be considered, and only those selected for interviews will be contacted by a college representative. No phone calls, please.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES:

The Director of Public Safety is a highly visible, key leadership position reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement, and is responsible for leading, planning, organizing and directing the administrative functions and activities of the Public Safety department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to physical security, campus investigations, environmental health & safety, and emergency preparedness. This position is responsible for the enforcement of all policies and procedures essential to maintain a safe and secure college campus.

The Director is responsible for long term planning, management and training of all uniform public safety officers, public safety service officers and event security.

He/She also serves as a direct liaison with all outside law enforcement agencies.

This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, as well as travel to different college locations as necessary.

THIS POSITION IS DESIGNATED AS ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Lead the departmental or unit level planning process in alignment with the Institutional Strategic Plan, being sure to meaningfully engage staff members in each step of the process, and facilitate the assignment of ownership for each activity related to the departmental plans and ensure that tasks are carried out as expected.

2. Represents the Department in select working groups, committees, and partnerships, both internal and external to the College.

3. Supervise the Threat Assessment Team and be assigned as a permanent member of the behavioral intervention team.

4. This position implements and supervises the establishment of policy and procedures, including, but not limited to, preparation and maintenance of correspondence, records and reports necessary to provide an efficient and effective public safety department. (I.e. inventory, personnel evaluation, accident, theft, property damage, and violation reports as well as the Crime Statistics Report that is completed each year, etc.)

5. Ensures that the mission of the College, as well as the conceptual and operational objectives of the College, is met.

6. Determines the need for and oversees the requisition of equipment, and other related items necessary to provide the tools for a safe and effective public safety work environment.

7. Collaborate with other departmental heads to ensure that overlapping or related initiatives are coordinated.

8. Provide incident command and coordinate emergency response for incidents such as fires, missing student, or other emergencies

9. Assess achievement of departmental plans annually, formally report results to supervisor, and participate in the college wide review of departmental plans as requested.

10. Manages public safety budget.

11. Participate in the Institutional Strategic Planning process as requested.

12. Other duties as assigned.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

1. Knowledge of Federal, state and local laws and post-secondary education regulations pertaining to crime, safety and fire.

2. Knowledge and experience in the safe and responsible use of public safety equipment.

3. Ability to work with various computer systems and applications.

4. Strong leadership skills.

5. Knowledge of training/teaching techniques for public safety personnel.

6. Knowledge of public relations and crime prevention programming and implementation.

7. Capability to interact positively with all types of personalities, to sometimes include hostile people, while remaining professional and polite.

8. Capability of maintaining confidentiality at all times.

9. Strong organizational and supervisory skills.

10. Strong interpersonal/communication skills.

11. Effective oral and written communication skills across a variety of constituent groups.

12. Ability to plan, organize and effectively direct public safety operations while working within departmental budgetary constraints.

13. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social equity.

14. Demonstrated collaborative style of leadership and decision-making with administrators, faculty, students, and staff. Experience with emergency planning and incident management, to include familiarity with the Incident Command System.

EDUCATION:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Safety Administration or a related field required; Master’s preferred; Or, an equivalent of education in Executive Leadership and Police Administration combined with experience.

EXPERIENCE:

- Five to Ten years of progressively increasing responsibility and experience including at least five years in a management/leadership capacity within a police department, campus public safety department or security industry.

- Demonstrated awareness of legal issues in higher education and developmental issues relative to College students, faculty, staff and administration. Proven record of innovative and collaborative problem-solving.

- Act 120 Certification upon date of hire. Must maintain Act 120 Certification. Must maintain required licenses, certifications or qualifications.

ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL DESIGNATION: It is to be understood that this position is categorized as “essential” and requires employee’s attendance during snow events, emergency situations (if required) and when the school is closed for business.
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Applications will only be accepted via online method OR email. If selecting the email option, interested candidates can email resumes to [email protected]. Deadline for applications, Saturday September 10th, 2022. No phone calls, please.

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other applicable non-discrimination laws, Lackawanna College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, or genetic information in its educational programs and activities, admissions, and with regard to employment.

Lackawanna College is an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution providing opportunities for career and personal development within selected associates degree, certificate and continuing education program.

Posted: 09/02/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Lansford Borough Civil Service Commission, Carbon County, PA

Lansford Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for full-time Police Officer positions until September 16,2022. Civil Service Examinations for the position Will be given on September 29,2022 at 9:00 A.M. In the Lansford Borough Office at 1 W. Ridge St. Lansford, PA 18232.

Applications for Full- time and Part-time Police Officer positions can be picked up at the Lansford Borough Office at 1 West Ridge St. or On-line at BoroughofLansford.com and Returned to the Borough Office.

Posted: 09/02/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Police  Officer Test - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium, PA

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and thirteen area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical and written exams will take place on Saturday October 1st, 2022. The agencies participating at this time include: Alburtis Borough Police, Catasauqua Borough Police, Coplay Borough Police, Coopersburg Borough Police, Emmaus Borough Police, Fountain Hill Borough Police, Macungie Borough Police, Salisbury Township Police, Slatington Borough Police, South Whitehall Township Police, Upper Macungie Township Police, Upper Saucon Township Police, and Whitehall Township Police.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at https://www.lehighcountypolicetest.com as well as pay the non-refundable $25.00 fee no later than Friday September 23, 2022 at 12 pm

. No paper applications will be accepted.
. Open application begins August 11, 2022 at 0800AM

All thirteen 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: 09/01/22 Deadline: 09/23/22


 

Part-Time Police Officers - Milford Borough Police Department, Pike County, PA

Milford Borough Police, 500 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337, 570-296-5959 is Accepting applications for part time officers.

Requirements:
Must be act 120 certified
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must be able to pass a complete background check
Must be physically able to serve as a police officer

Starting pay is $20.00 an hr.
Uniforms, vest, duty gear, weapon supplied by Department
8-hour shifts
32 hr. spots open
Flexible shifts

Please email Chief Matthew McCormack
[email protected]

Hiring process as follows:
Submit application
Initial interview with Chief and Asst. Chief
Background check
Second interview with safety committee
Offer of employment
FTO program

Posted: 09/01/22 Deadline:


 

Part Time Police Officer Positions - The Saint Clair Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

Rate of Pay is $20.00 per hour. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must meet the established minimum requirements. Applicants must; be a citizen of the United States, completed or is currently attending PA Act 120 basic municipal police officer training, be twenty one (21) years of age and have a valid PA driver's license.

Interested applicants please forward your resume and request an application by contacting: [email protected]. No phone calls or walk-ins.

Posted: 08/31/22 Deadline:


 

Full-time and Part-Time Police Officers - Freeland Borough Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

The Freeland Borough Police Department (Luzerne County) is currently seeking applications for positions of Full-time and Part-time Police Officers. Full-time applicants will be subject to the applicable regulations established by the Freeland Borough Civil Service Commission. Freeland Borough serves a community of 4,000 residents in an area just under one square mile.

All applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

• Be a United States citizen
• Must hold PA Act 120 Certification or be currently enrolled in training
• Be at least 21 years of age
• Have a valid PA driver’s license
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per PSP MPOETC regulations
• Must submit to a complete background investigation

Current pay for a non-probationary full-time patrolman is $51,812.80. Newly hired officers are paid less during their one-year probationary period with an increase in pay after the first year of employment and successful evaluation at the end of probationary period. Full-time officers are offered health insurance (with 10% employee responsibility) also vision and dental benefits. Other benefits are also included per the current contract. Including, life insurance, uniform and equipment allowance (currently set at $800.00 per year), participation in the pension plan, and shift differential pay. The current bargaining unit contract expires on 12/31/2022. Part-time rates are determined by the employer based upon training, experience, and tenure in law enforcement field but at no time will exceed the pay rate of a full-time officer.

Interested candidates are invited to obtain an application from the Freeland Borough Office at 526 Fern Street, PO Box 148, Freeland, PA 18224 or by emailing [email protected]. The deadline to submit applications shall be 11:59 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022.

Full-time applicants will be subject to a minimum of a written exam, oral exam, physical agility testing, psychological testing, and physical examination. Date pending.

The Borough of Freeland is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 08/31/22 Deadline: 09/30/22


 

Part-Time Specialized Law Enforcement Instructor & Full-Time Police Training Education Specialist, ILEE Instructor - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Part-Time Position:
Specialized Law Enforcement Instructor
Salary
$250.00 Daily
Location
Home Headquartered, PA
Job Type
Per Diem
Department
Department of Education
Job Number
CS-2022-28082-17670
Closing
9/27/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Job Code
17670
Click here to apply for the Part-Time Position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3664905/specialized-law-enforcement-instructor

Full-Time Position:
Police Training Education Specialist, ILEE Instructor
Salary
$54,181.00 - $82,387.00 Annually
Location
Dauphin County, PA
Job Type
Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department
Department of Education
Job Number
CS-2022-26385-17642
Closing
9/9/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Job Code
17642
Click here to apply for the Full-Time Position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3614245/police-training-education-specialist-ilee-instructor

Posted: 08/31/22 Deadline: 09/27/22 (Part-Time position) 09/09/22 (Full-Time position)


 

Chief of Police - Township of Ferguson, Centre County, Pennsylvania

Ferguson Township, PA, population of 19,309, seeks a progressive, innovative, and collaborative, professional with proven managerial, communication, and customer service skills to serve as the Township’s next Chief of Police. The incumbent is retiring after serving as a member of the department for thirty years, with the last five years as the agency’s Chief of Police. The Chief of Police is appointed by and reports to the Township Manager. Ferguson Township is a Home Rule Municipality in the Centre Region and is located at the southern edge of Centre County adjacent to the Borough of State College, and home to The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).  The Township encompasses an area of approximately 50 square miles.

The Township is a home rule community and one of six municipalities that voluntarily participates in the Centre Region Council of Governments, the oldest COG in the Commonwealth. The Township is a blend of suburban and rural character, enjoying all the amenities offered by a major university while retaining the rural charm of its many acres of beautiful farmland and public open space.  The Township of Ferguson prides itself on its 50-year history of regional cooperation, extensive park system, strong financial position, and notable activities related to environmental sustainability.

The Ferguson Township Police Department is staffed by 22sworn police officers, 2 full-time Administrative Personnel, a part-time Ordinance Enforcement Officer and 2 part-time Crossing Guards. Officers, Corporals and Sergeants are represented by the Fraternal Order of Police collective bargaining unit.  The Police Department works collaboratively with other Centre Region law enforcement agencies, including Patton Township, State College Borough, and Penn State University police departments.  In furtherance of its goal of providing a safe community, the FTPD participates in a Regional Drug Task Force coordinated by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Narcotics Investigations, as well as Crisis Negotiation, Intervention and Tactical Response Teams.

The Department is currently an accredited agency with the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program sponsored by the Pennsylvania Police Chiefs Association.

Successful candidates must have an outgoing personality and be approachable and accessible to residents, visitors, business, and governmental leaders.  The next Chief of Police must be open and available to all Police Department staff and Township employees, welcoming partnerships within Township government and with external stakeholders.  Candidates must be committed to training, professional development, and community engagement.

Candidate Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field is required and executive management certificates including the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, or other similar State and/or National programs are highly desirable. A Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive responsible law enforcement management experience in a Command position equivalent to Lieutenant, Captain, Commander, Deputy Chief, or Chief in a township, county, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement agency of similar size.
  • Candidates must have Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) and Pennsylvania ACT 120 certifications or be able to acquire certification within one year.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • An equitable balance of administrative and operational law enforcement experience.
  • Must be committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices, with demonstrated experience in cross cultural communication and engagement with diverse individuals and groups.
  • A pro-active and excellent communicator willing to reach out to and develop positive relationships and partnerships with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Possess excellent communications skills and have experience in public and media relations.
  • Labor relations/Collective bargaining experience.
  • Must be a team and relationship builder.
  • Must embrace and practice the principles of community policing and knowledgeable of best practices.
  • Must be a leader who can apply policies fairly and uniformly for all members of the Department.
  • The Chief of Police is expected to have excellent financial management skills.
  • The Chief of Police is expected to be a strategic thinker, anticipating issues or trends and must be open to new approaches and technologies while also thinking beyond the walls of the Police Department, understanding the needs of the Township as a whole and of the region’s public safety community.

The annual salary range for this position is $100,478 - $135,646 DOQ.  The Township of Ferguson also offers an attractive benefits package.

Interested professionals should apply Online Only  by September 23, 2022 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related professional references www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President and Louis Rossi, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, Illinois 60062, (847) 380-3240.  Ferguson Township is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diverse candidates.


Posted:
 08/30/22 Deadline: 09/23/22


 

Part-Time Police Officer - Borough of Middletown, Dauphin County, PA

The Borough of Middletown is seeking applicants for the position of Part-Time Police Officer.
Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

- Be a United States Citizen
- Hold PA Act 120 Certification
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Have a valid PA driver's license
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per MPOETC regulations
- Must pass a complete background investigation

Click her to apply
https://www.policeapp.com/Certified-Middletown-Borough-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/1056/

Or go to www.policeapp.com and search for the Middletown Borough Police Department.
The Borough of Middletown is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact the Middletown Borough Police Department at 717-902-0627 Monday – Friday 0900-1400 hours with any questions.

Posted: 08/26/22 Deadline: 09/30/22


 

Police Officer Civil Service Examination - West Norriton Township, Montgomery County, PA
(deadline extended)

The Township of West Norriton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, resident population approximately 17,000, is seeking applicants for the position of Police officer.

Application forms are available at the Police Department, 1630 W. Marshall Street, Jeffersonville, Pa., between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. weekdays from Monday August 29, 2022, Friday, September 23rd. Applications are also available on-line at www.westnorritontwp.org.

Completed applications must be filed in person with the Police Department, during regular business hours, weekdays between 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. by Friday, September 23rd.

There will be a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per applicant. This payment which is non-refundable, must be either by check or money order, made payable to West Norriton Township. No cash will be accepted. The fee must be presented at the same time the completed application is filed.

The written and physical agility tests will be held Saturday September 24, 2022, beginning at 9:00 A.M. When the completed application is returned, the applicant will be given information regarding reporting time and location of the tests. The criteria for the physical agility test requirements are provided to the applicant with the application. The written test will be given first. Upon completion of the written test applicants will proceed to the physical agility test. The agility test is pass/fail. Applicants should wear clothing appropriate for the physical agility test to the written test.

The Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission establish the following eligibility requirements:

· Citizen of the United States
· Twenty-one (21) years of age or older
· High School diploma or equivalent
· Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification by date of hire
· Current valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License by date of hire

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities Are Encouraged To Apply

Posted: 08/26/22 Deadline: 09/23/22


 

Full Time Police Officer Testing - Caln Township, Chester County, PA

The Caln Township Police Department & Civil Service Commission, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer to fill multiple vacancies. Starting salary is $69,895.00, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package.

Application packets may be obtained at the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, PA 19372, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.calntownship.org.

Completed applications must be returned to the Caln Township Police Department no later than 12:00 midnight on Friday, October 14, 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted. Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must:

  • Have reached their twenty-first (21) birthday by the deadline date for submitting applications.
  • Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer. A description of essential job functions is contained in the application packet.
  • Prior to appointment, possess a valid driver’s license issued by this or any other U.S. state.
  • Have successfully completed PA Municipal Police Officer (Act 120) training; or
  • Have the ability to complete Act 120 training and achieve Act 120 certification (Act 120 not required to apply); or
  • Possess police officer certification in another U.S. state.
  • Reside within twenty-five (25) miles of the Caln Township Administration Building no later than three (3) months after successfully completing their twelve (12) month probationary period.

Candidates must pass physical agility testing, written and oral exams, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, medical, drug testing, and the Act 120 certification exam prior to appointment as a police officer.

Candidates must appear for physical agility testing and written exam on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335. Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility test is first. Candidates who fail the physical agility test will not qualify to take the written exam and will be disqualified from further testing.

Caln Township is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact the Caln Township Police Department, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at 610-383-1821 with any questions.

Posted: 08/25/22 Deadline: 10/14/22


 

Police Officers - Ambler Borough Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

AMBLER BOROUGH POLICE HIRING
Ambler Borough Police Department will be giving a written examination and a physical agility test on Saturday, October 1, 2022, to establish a Civil Service list of applicants for Probationary Police officers. Applications can be picked up at the Police Department 131 Rosemary Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002 between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm or downloaded from
the Crimewatch website (MONTGOMERY.CRIMEWATCHPA.COM/AMBLERPD).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • Graduate of a certified pa police academy (Act 120)
  • Physically Fit
  • Hold a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • No Offense conviction of a third-degree misdemeanor or above
  • Live within 25 miles or move within 25 miles within 1 year

Further instructions will be given with the return of the application. Only the first 75
applications will be accepted, and all applications must be completed and returned by
Wednesday, September 23, 2022, at 4:00 pm.

Posted: 08/25/22 Deadline: 09/23/22


 

Full time and Part time Police Officer - Mahanoy Township Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

General qualifications for the position of police officer at the time of application are:

  • Citizen of the United States or evidence to show naturalization as a USA citizen.
  • Twenty-one years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Graduated from an accredited high school / possess a valid General Education (Equivalency) Diploma, or GED.
  • Successfully completed ACT 120 training. (Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training)
  • Shall be physically, medically and psychologically fit for the performance of the duties of a police officer and shall be of good moral character.
  • Licensed to operate an automobile in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Must be able to meet the essential duties as listed on the police officer application.

Pay range is $18.00 - $22.00 depending on experience.

For an application, please call or email the Mahanoy Twp. Police Dept. or stop by 1010 W. Centre St. Mahanoy City, Pa. 17948 between the hours of 9am to 4pm. Station (570) 773-1239 / email: [email protected]

Posted: 08/24/22 Deadline:


 

University Police Officer - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

CAREERS AT DREXEL
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that welcomes individuals from diverse and neurodiverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our Policies page to view all University policies related to Human Resources and News and Announcements for workplace postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made.

Please note, the city of Philadelphia has mandated the COVID-19 vaccination for all Universities. More information can be found in the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER
Job no: 499112
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Finance and Administration, Drexel University

Job Summary
Drexel University police officers are responsible for providing effective and accountable law enforcement services within a diverse educational environment. The primary functions of the Drexel University Police are the protection of life and property, preservation of the peace and responding to calls for service. These functions are accomplished through visible preventive patrol and the enforcement of city, state and federal laws and University regulations. This is a collective bargaining position governed by the Drexel Police Association agreement.

Essential Functions

  • Utilizes "best practices" of modern community-oriented policing to prevent criminal activity and to enhance the quality of life for the community
  • Adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards in the Enforcement of Federal, State, City laws/ordinances and University regulations through patrol, investigations and the apprehension and prosecution of violators
  • Facilitates traffic safety by enforcing traffic laws and ordinances, investigating traffic accidents, and regulating vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  • Mediates disputes for the purpose of preventing crime and maintaining the peace
  • Investigates criminal offenses and takes necessary steps to identify and arrest violators; testifies in criminal justice proceedings
  • Completes detailed reports and documentation essential to the effective operation of the Department and to support criminal and internal investigations
  • Provides police and customer services, first aid and general assistance as required
  • Promotes the concept of community by serving as public safety ambassador at university and public gatherings and by protecting the collective and individual rights of the community and its members
  • Interacts with various public and private groups and individuals to promote and explain the functions and responsibilities of the Department
  • Educates the public on security and traffic safety topics
  • Required to work varied shifts
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Candidates for this position must be Act 120 and PA MPOETC certified (a graduate of a Pennsylvania municipal police academy or a graduate of an out-of-state police academy program recognized by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission). Must successfully complete a PA Act 120 test before completion of hiring. Further, candidates must possess a valid Driver's License and must be at least 21 years of age and U.S. Citizenship.
  • Candidates must agree to and satisfactorily pass (to be truthful, clear of, clean, and found not to have been convicted of any state or local laws) comprehensive background checks, including sensitive or confidential aspects of their personal lives. The background checks may include but are not limited to: education verification, past work history reference checks, vehicle operator license verification, past driving history, and a criminal records check. Vehicle operator license checks and criminal background checks will be conducted annually.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree preferred

Confidentiality statement:
All candidates must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement relating to the confidentiality of sensitive University information, student records, faculty records, staff records and all information deemed confidential by the Department of Public Safety and Drexel University.

The average background investigation takes one to two months. Because of the time needed for the background investigation, the average selection process can last up to six months. Applicants’ not selected may reapply whenever an opening for that specific position is available. Applicants who are disqualified during the pre-employment interview process or background investigation will only be reconsidered if the status of their eligibility has changed from the previous application.

Applicants will be expected to show proof of current ACT 120 and PA MPOETC certifications during the interview process along with proof of a valid driver's license.

Selection and Hiring Process:

  1. The Drexel University Department of Human Resources and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) personnel develop a fully qualified applicant list.
  2. Pre-employment interview(s) with DPS and other university representatives.
  3. Comprehensive background investigation.
  4. Conditional job offer (requires successful completion of physical examination which includes drug and alcohol screening & psychological evaluation to determine suitability for this position).
  5. Candidates selected for employment are scheduled for orientation and in-service training.
  6. Job will be posted for a minimum of 5 days.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

Physical Demands

  • Typically standing, walking
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping
  • Typically running, climbing
  • Lifting demands ≤ 50lbs

Location
University City- Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant
The Division of Public Safety values diversity and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds.
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Click here to go to the Drexel University website and Apply

Advertised: Jul 21 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Dec 31 2022 Eastern Standard Time

Posted: 08/24/22 Deadline:12/31/22


 

Full-Time Police Officer Examination - Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, PA

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF
UPPER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP
ANNOUNCES
EXAMINATION FOR FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER

PAY RATE: Full-time starting at $60,564.18 (Top Patrolman rate 2022 - $110,116.68) (Top Patrolman rate 2024 end of contract- 118,244.67

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:
Insurance: Life policy, Health & Accident, Dental & Prescriptions
Paid Vacation
Twelve (12) paid holidays
Uniforms and equipment furnished by Township
Training and special assignment opportunities

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
U.S. Citizen able to hold a PA Driver’s License
Minimum 21 years of age
High School Graduate Equivalent
Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer
ACT 120 Certification NOT REQUIRED to apply, but the candidate must successfully obtain certification within the first year of employment

EXAMINATIONS:
Cumulative score of 70% on the written test – applicants with the top 30 scores will proceed
Oral interview
Physical agility test
Background investigation
Polygraph
Job Placement / Physical Assessment
Physical – Doctor to be named by Commission
Psychological – Doctor to be named by Commission

Applications are available in person from 8AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday at the Upper Gwynedd Township Police Department at 1 Parkside Place, North Wales, PA 19454. All completed applications must be turned in to the Upper Gwynedd Township Police Department no later than Thursday, October 20th, 2022 at 4PM. A testing fee of $25 must be turned in with your application and will be accepted in the form of personal check only.

The written test will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 9am at Pennbrook Middle School, 1201 North Wales Road, North Wales, PA 19454. Please park in the north lot and enter the door nearest the marked Upper Gwynedd Police vehicle.

A cumulative score of 70% or higher is required to pass the written test. Passing candidates with the top thirty (30) test scores will be contacted to schedule an oral interview to be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Candidates who pass the oral interview will be invited to complete the physical agility test, scored at the MPOETC 30th percentile, on Saturday, November 19th, 2022.

Final appointment to the position of police officer is at the discretion of the Board of Commissioners of Upper Gwynedd Township. An equal opportunity employer

Posted: 08/24/22 Deadline: 10/20/22


 

Police Officer - Cheltenham Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Cheltenham Township Police Department is currently seeking motivated, mature, and responsible individuals to apply for our next entrance examination for Police Officer, scheduled for October 1st, 2022. All persons meeting the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply. Academy Training will be provided for those who are not currently certified by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC). Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Cheltenham Township Police Department is a 71-member Accredited Law Enforcement Agency serving a diverse population of 37,000 residents with a primary service area of 9 square miles. We border the City of Philadelphia, and are a mixed urban-suburban area. Over 50,000 vehicles pass through our Township daily, and we respond to over 30,000 calls for service annually. We offer significant opportunities for advancement and promotion, and offer specialties such as K9, SWAT, Detectives, Community Policing, Accident Reconstruction, Crime Scene Investigations, Narcotics, and In-Service Instructors, just to name a few.

Qualifications
At least 21 years of age
High School diploma or GED
Current unrestricted Driver’s License
Highest level of personal integrity
Ability to meet the qualifications for certification by MPOETC

Salary and Benefits
Starting Salary (while attending academy): $61,935.00
Salary upon graduation (or if currently ACT 120 certified): $82,580.00
Current Top Rate (after 2 years): $103,220.00
Excellent Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
Longevity Increments
Tuition Reimbursement
Paid Vacation/Holidays
Paid Sick Leave
12-hour Patrol Shifts
Generous Uniform Allowance
No Residency Requirement
Deferred Compensation Plan
Pension Plan
Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)

Hiring Process
Physical Agility Test
Written Examination
Panel Interview
Polygraph Examination
Background Investigation
Command Staff Interview
Township Staff Interview
Physical and Psychological Examinations
Those applicants successfully completing all steps may be offered employment.

For those who wish to apply, application will be made via the following link:
www.cheltenham-township.org/policetest
Applications will be open from August 24th through September 24th, 2022. There is a $20 fee to apply. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Posted: 08/24/22 Deadline: 09/24/22


 

Police Officer - West Manchester Township Police Department, York County, PA

West Manchester Township Police Department is currently recruiting candidates for two open police officer positions. The deadline for application is September 16, 2022. Act 120 certified police officers, cadets in a current Act 120 academy, and candidates who are out of state police officers that have successfully completed the MPOETC certification exam are encouraged to apply.

The Department serves a geographic area of 20.1 square miles and approximately 19,000 residents. The Township is extremely diverse, with a mixture of commercial, residential, rural, and urban districts within its borders. The municipality borders West York Borough, York City, Spring Garden Township, North Codorus Township, and Dover Township in the heart of York County. The Department provides police service for all buildings of the West York Area School District, as well as the home of America’s first fair, the York Expo Center. Retailers such as Walmart, Target, and BJs, as well as many more, have a presence in the Township as well.

The Department has an authorized compliment of 29 sworn police officers and 4 civilian administrative staff members. Members of the Department participate with the York County Forensics Team, the York County Quick Response Team (both tactical and negotiations), the York County Drug Task Force, as well as countywide DUI enforcement teams and programs. The Department has a well maintained and modern fleet of both marked and unmarked SUVs and F150 Responders for use by the patrol division. Each vehicle assigned to patrol is equipped with leading technology suited for everyday patrol use, as well as more advanced tactical equipment for use in critical situations. Automated license plate reader technology is currently in use by the patrol division. The Department is exploring a K9 program, and also works collaboratively on a well-established school resource officer program with the West York Area School District. There is significant opportunity for training, specialization, and advancement.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and current resume to the Department contact listed below.

Lieutenant Matthew R. Emig
West Manchester Township Police Department
380 East Berlin Road | York, PA 17408
Office: 717.792.9514 | Facsimile: 717.792.9665
Email: [email protected]
Website: CRIMEWATCH

Posted: 08/24/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Police Officer: Permanent Part-Time (Seasonal School Resource Officer) - Peters Township, Washington County, PA

Peters Township is seeking applicants for the position of Seasonal School Resource Officer. All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field plus 4 years of full time experience OR a high school diploma plus 8 years of full time experience. Act 120 Certification and a valid PA Driver’s license are required. The 2022 hourly rate is $34.78. Testing will be conducted with no fee.

Submit completed applications to [email protected] or to the Peters Township Municipal Building, 610 E. McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317 via mail or during business hours. All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022.

Employment application, job description, and hiring process may be obtained by using the links below.

Click here to obtain the Application Documents

Peters Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 08/23/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Police Officer: Permanent Part-Time - Peters Township, Washington County, PA

Peters Township is seeking applicants for the position of Permanent Part Time Police Officer. All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field plus 4 years of full time experience OR a high school diploma plus 8 years of full time experience. Act 120 Certification and a valid PA Driver’s license are required. The 2022 hourly rate is $34.78. Testing will be conducted with no fee.

Submit completed applications to [email protected] or to the Peters Township Municipal Building, 610 E. McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317 via mail or during business hours. All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022.

The employment application, job description, and hiring process may be obtained by using the links below.

Click here to obtain the Application Documents

Peters Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 08/23/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Police Officer: Full-Time - Peters Township, Washington County, PA

Peters Township is seeking applicants for the position of Full Time Police Officer. All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field plus 4 years of full time experience OR a high school diploma plus 8 years of full time experience. Act 120 Certification and a valid PA Driver’s license are required. The 2022 hourly rate is $34.78. Testing will be conducted with no fee.

The employment application, job description, and hiring process may be obtained by using the links below. Submit completed applications to [email protected] or to the Peters Township Municipal Building, 610 E. McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317 via mail or during business hours.

Click here to obtain the Application Documents

All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022.

Peters Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 08/23/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Entry Level Police Officer Testing - Borough of West Reading, Berks County, PA

POSTED ON: AUGUST 22, 2022 - 10:44AM
The Borough of West Reading Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for entry level police officers. All persons interested in becoming an entry level police officer with the Borough of West Reading shall submit a completed application and required fee by mail addressed to or in person to the Borough of West Reading during normal hours at the West Reading Borough Hall, 500 Chestnut Street, West Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania to be received by the Borough no later than 5:00 PM on September 15, 2022. A fee in the amount of $30.00 payable to the Borough of West Reading shall accompany the application for it to be considered complete.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and possess Act 120 Basic Police Officer Training Certification, including passage of the Act 120 exam, prior to undertaking the oral Examination.

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Borough of West Reading’s website or in person from the Borough Hall or request by telephone at 610-373-0111 during regular business hours.

The Civil Service Commission nor the Borough assumes no responsibility for missed filing deadlines due to a delay in the mail.

The Borough Civil Service Commission will accept the first fifty (50) received completed applications for a written examination to be conducted on October 1, 2022 at 9:00 AM at the Borough of West Reading Fire Department located at 223 Playground Drive, West Reading, Pennsylvania. The doors for the examination will open at 8:30 AM and no one will be admitted after 9:00 AM. Applicants must produce a valid photo identification to participate in the examination.

Applicants achieving a written score of 70 or better and meeting the minimum qualifications for an entry level police officer in the Borough of West Reading will proceed to the physical agility examination on October 29, 2022, at the Reading Police Academy at Alvernia University’s Recreation, Wellness, and Health Sciences Complex (The PLEX) located at 465 Saint Bernardine Street Reading, PA 19607 at 8:00 AM.

The date of the oral examination for applicants passing the written and physical examinations will be advertised.

Testing and hiring of entry level police officers will be pursuant to the Borough of West Reading Civil Service Rules and Regulations. The receipt of applications and testing is not a guarantee that the Borough Police Department will be hiring.

Posted: 08/23/22 Deadline: 09/15/22


 

Police Officers - Borough of Old Forge, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer in the Borough of Old Forge. An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Old Forge Municipal Building, 310 South Main Street, Old Forge, PA 18518 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. An application can be mailed, emailed or faxed.

REQUIREMENTS

  • All applicants must have the following:
  • 21 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalency certificate.
  • Good physical condition at the time of testing.
  • Completed a police academy accredited by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (ACT 120) or getting ready to graduate
  • Valid Pennsylvania Class C operating driver’s license.
  • Good moral character and must pass a criminal background investigation.
  • Must reside within 6 months, but a waiver can be granted by Council

BENEFITS

  • Starting Base Rate of $53,996.00
  • Longevity Pay
  • Full Retirement at 25 years of service and 55 years old
  • Yearly raises based on Collective Bargaining Union Agreement
  • Health Care Package
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays/Sick Time
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Equipment Provided to Officer
  • Extra and Special Duty assignments available

Completed application must be filed with the Civil Service Commission, 310 South Main Street, Old Forge, PA 18518 by Friday, September 16, 2022. The physical fitness test will be conducted at the Old Forge Memorial Stadium located on First St. @ 09:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

If successfully completed the physical fitness, the written exam will be conducted at the Old Forge Borough of Old Forge located 310 S. Main St. in the Borough of Old Forge @ 09:00a.m. council room on Saturday, October 01, 2022.

Old Forge Borough is an equal access / equal opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted: 08/22/22 Deadline: 09/16/22


 

Police Patrol Officer – Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA

37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031
Phone:  484-661-5911 / Fax: 610-841-4922
www.uppermac.org / facebook.com/UMTPD

The Upper Macungie Township Police Department (UMTPD) is accepting cover letters and current resumes from interested and qualified candidates for our eligibility list for the position of full time police patrol officer.

The UMTPD is 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 and team basis.

GENERAL INFORMATION - The agency currently has a sworn staff of 31 officers and serves a population of approximately 26,000 citizens in a coverage area of 26 square miles. The agency is an accredited member of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Accreditation program and prides itself on our community service.  We strive to offer the highest quality of police services to our community.  Annual probationary salary is $73,195.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be Act 120 certified and currently serve as a full time police officer.
  • If you do not meet the above requirement, please apply via the Lehigh County Police Test Consortium.
  • Applicants considered for employment must be of good moral character.
  • Applicants must be physically and psychologically able to perform the duties of the position of a UMTPD Police Officer.
  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must be a resident of Pennsylvania and possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • All applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen.
  • Applicants may not have any misdemeanor or felony convictions.
  • Selected applicants must participate in an oral interview, a physical agility test, polygraph, background screening, psychological, physical and drug screen prior to appointment.  

TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER: Applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to the Chief of Police for consideration for employment. Correspondence may be submitted via email to Office Manager Keri Diehl at [email protected] or correspondence may be either mailed / delivered in person in an envelope marked:

Applicant Resume
Upper Macungie Township Police Department
Attn: Keri Diehl, Office Manager
37 Grim Road
Breinigsville, PA 18031

All resumes and cover letters must be submitted no later than September 30, 2022 at 1200 hours (noon).

Posted: 08/22/22 Deadline: 09/30/22


 

Police Officer Examination - Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA

The Upper Merion Township Police Department will be conducting a written examination for the position of probationary police officer on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Applications may be downloaded at https://www.umtownship.org/departments/public-safety/ ,or they may be picked up at the Police Department communications center, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia, PA 19406. All applications must be returned by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, 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 https://www.umtownship.org/departments/public-safety/ or call 484-636-3890 after September 12, 2022 for your assigned time. Applicants arriving for the incorrect session or late for their assigned session will not be admitted. Applicants will not be contacted directly unless there is an issue with their application.

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%, whichever is greater, will be notified to proceed to the physical fitness qualification on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Physical Fitness Standards are available at the Delaware County municipal police academy web site. Graduation standards of the 50th percentile age & gender adjusted rankings are used for the physical fitness qualification (https://www.dccc.edu/academics/other-links/municipal-police-academy/entrance-fitness-test-requirements). Applicants successfully completing the physical fitness portion will be scheduled for oral interviews.

Upper Merion Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 08/19/2022 Deadline: 09/14/2022


 

Police Chief - Milford, Delaware

Milford, DE (pop. 11,190) invites those law enforcement leaders looking to make a difference to apply to be their next chief of police. Milford is a progressive community seeking a police professional committed to community engagement throughout the city. Milford is a part of the Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD Combined Statistical Area. The Sussex County portion is part of the Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The next chief must be inclusive both inside the police department and city hall as well as the community. The chief will possess exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal law enforcement.

Milford seeks a police leader who possesses the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • The next chief must be comfortable working with multiple stakeholders outside the community on local, state, and federal levels.
  • Candidates should be familiar with progressive policing principles and best practices.
  • The next chief must have a demonstrated record of success in developing effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Candidates must be committed to an inclusive management style focusing on employees’ professional development.
  • Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, business administration, public administration, communications, or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Candidates should also have at least ten years of law enforcement experience as well as five years’ experience in a law enforcement management position.
  • Completion of an advanced police management school such as the FBI National Academy, Police Executive Research Forum Senior Management Institute for Police, the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command, or the Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course/Command Officers Development Course is highly desired. Other leadership training will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in progressively responsible supervisory, administrative and managerial assignments in municipal law enforcement preferably in a suburban community, with a similar socio-economic environment is desirable.
  • Have demonstrated experience working cooperatively with other law enforcement agencies and regional task forces to effectively utilize the department’s resources.
  • Have successful personnel management and employee relations experience, with a record of dealing fairly with all employees, collectively and individually.
  • Have sufficient experience to review organizational structure, staffing, budgeting/funding, and personnel assignments and make changes when appropriate, to ensure departmental capability to carry out its mission and responsibilities in an exemplary manner.
  • Use data driven decision-making processes when appropriate.
  • Have experience in personally preparing accurate written reports, emails, and similar communications, together with effective verbal communication and public speaking skills, including a willingness to make effective oral presentations to a range of community and business groups.
  • The next chief must be particularly knowledgeable of collective bargaining issues and labor contract administration within a police department setting.
  • Candidates with experience in facility project management are encouraged to apply

If you are successful police leader looking for the next step in your career, Milford is ready for you. The salary for this Department Head position is $131,277. The city offers an outstanding benefits package that can be viewed by visiting http://cityofmilford.com/424/Employee-Benefits.

Interested candidates should apply online by September 15, 2022 and provide a resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references at www.GovHRJobs.com to the attention of Jon Fehlman, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 615.692.9264.

Posted: 08/19/2022 Deadline: 09/15/2022


 

Police Officer - Kingston Township Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

The Kingston Township Police Department (Luzerne County) is hiring and accepting applications for our Police Officer Eligibility List. We are a roster of thirteen full time police officers and are one of four Accredited law enforcement agencies in our County by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. We are currently in the second year of our third accreditation cycle.

Kingston Township is approximately fifteen square miles and has a population of 7,000 residents. It is located in North Central Luzerne County where; in 2021, the median individual annual income was $29,732.00.

The Kingston Township Police Department offers a competitive 2023 starting salary of $46,455.00. After six months of service the salary increases to $50,029.00. Additional benefits include premium healthcare, paid life insurance, paid accreditation incentive, longevity program and a solvent police pension plan to name but a few. The base salary of a Police Officer with five or more years of service with the Department in 2023 will be $71,469.

Our Officers are assigned to a patrol fleet of late model Ford Interceptors that are equipped with state-of-the-art technology including MDT’s, In Car Camera Systems and LPR’s. The Bargaining Unit member shall be required to establish residence within ten (10) air miles of the nearest Kingston Township border within thirty-six (36) months after date of hire.

A High School Diploma is required, higher education preferred; valid Pennsylvania Act 120 Police Officers Certification or enrolled in an act 120 curriculum at the time of employment; minimum twenty-one (21) years of age; valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License; and U.S. Citizenship. Documentation verifying all qualifications must be submitted with application.

Completed applications must be submitted online via PoliceApp.com by Monday, September 26, 2022 at 3:30 pm. A physical agility test will be held on Saturday, October 01, 2022 at 10:00 am. The test will be based on M.P.O.E.T.C. Act 120 entry level standards and will be held at the Kingston Township Sports Complex at 180 East Center Street, Shavertown PA. Successful candidates will proceed to a written examination to be administered on Sunday, October 02, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Kingston Township Administration Building. Oral interviews will be scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2022 beginning at 1:00 pm and on Thursday, October 27, 2022 beginning at 6:00 pm.

Applicants are encouraged to schedule an onsite tour of our facility, before September 15 by contacting Sergeant John Fuches at 570-696-1175 ext. 107

** Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment may be subject to truth verification analysis, i.e., computer voice stress analysis or CVSA.

Posted: 08/19/2022 Deadline: 09/26/2022


 

Police Officer- West Manheim Township Police Department, Hanover, Pennsylvania

Lateral transfers are being accepted.

We have a great community which supports our police and excellent morale within the Department.

Salary is $64,101 after one year service and $86,282 after seven years’ service plus potential contract raises.

Email Louis Sordon at [email protected] to be sent an application packet by email. 

Applications must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Friday September 23, 2022.  Applications must be returned in-person, emailed or sent by regular mail to:
West Manheim Township Police Department
ATTN: Louis Sordon
2412 Baltimore Pike
Hanover, PA. 17331
(717) 632-7059

       Applicants must possess the requisite skills, knowledge, and abilities.  They must possess current PA Act 120 certification or willing to complete the current PA Act 120 certification process if employed as a police officer in another state.  West Manheim Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications for employment are listed under the Qualifications for Employment Attachment within the application packet.

Posted: 08/19/2022 Deadline: 09/23/2022


 

Police Chief - New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA

NEW HANOVER TOWNSHIP, (Montgomery County) is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief.  The Township is located in a beautiful section of northern, growing Montgomery County and is financially stable. The Chief manages a department of 11 FT sworn officers and one civilian employee. The Department is moving into a new, state-of-the-art station, and has a population of approximately 13,000 with 21 square miles and a police budget of approximately $1.8 million.  The current Chief is retiring after 11 years. The Chief and plans, organizes, and supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations, and administration. The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.

Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, and have demonstrated, executive potential with at least fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified.

The salary range is $125-140,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience. Deadline for applications is noon on September 8, 2022. Applicants should send cover letter and resume including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to [email protected].

Posted: 08/12/22  Deadline: 09/08/22


 

Full and Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Renovo, Clinton County, PA

The Borough of Renovo is seeking applications/resumes for the position of full-time and part-time police officers.

Renovo Borough, located in Clinton County, is a small rural town of approximately 1228 residents nestled between the mountains of central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. The borough has plenty of outdoor recreational activities to enjoy and is in close proximity to several Pennsylvania State Parks. The borough has a low-income tax base. The Renovo Police Department also contracts to provide services to the neighboring community of Chapman Township. The Renovo Police Department currently has one part-time police officer.

There is also a Live and Work Clinton County Relocation Program that will pay some of the relocation costs for employees relocating to Clinton County. Read the requirements here:
Live & Work Clinton County Relocation Program | Clinton County, PA (clintoncountypa.gov)

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Must hold PA Act 120 Certification
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Have a valid PA driver's license
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per PSP MPOETC regulations
- Must pass a complete background investigation

Applications can be found at Renovoborough.org under forms.

Renovo-Police-Application.pdf (renovoborough.org)

Please send completed application to Renovo Borough, Attn: Police Applications, 128 Fifth Street,
Renovo, PA 17764 or email to [email protected].

Posted: 08/12/22  Deadline:


 

Police Officer Exeter Township Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Township of Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be downloaded from www.Exeterpolice.com or obtained at the Exeter Township Police Department Office, 4975 Demoss Rd., Reading PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be returned to the office on or before 2:30 p.m., September 23, 2022 at the Exeter Township Police Department, or submitted online to [email protected].

Salary Range: $60,682 -$103,396 per year based on experience.

General Requirements are: Citizen of the United States, 21 years of age or older at the time of hiring, Possess High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate, Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, and must be able to pass the following: written test, physical agility test, oral interview, background check, drug screen, psychological examination, polygraph or voice stress analysis examination and physical examination. Applicants must possess hearing and vision standards in compliance with the criteria established by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission.

Written examination will be conducted on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Exeter Senior High School, 201 E. 37th Street, Reading PA 19606. Applicants will be notified regarding time of the written examination. Applicants must bring valid operator’s license with them to the test.

Exeter Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 08/03/22 Deadline: 09/23/22


 

Entry Level Police Officer - Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

1950 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440
(215) 855-0900

ANNOUNCES - An examination for Entry Level Police Officer No Registration Fee Required

Starting Salary as of 2022:
 Act 120 certified - $64,069.00
 Recruit without Act 120 - $58,069.00
 Class “A” salary as of 2022 - $117,788

Employee Benefits:
 Pension
 Insurance - life policy, health & accident, dental, and prescriptions
 Paid vacation and holidays
 Uniform and equipment provided by the township

Minimum Requirements:
 United States citizen
 Valid driver’s license
 Minimum 21 years of age
 High school graduate or GED
 Physically fit

Examinations:
 Written test
 Physical agility test
 Oral interview
 Polygraph and background investigation
 Physical and medical examination
 Psychological examination

Application packets are available for pick up starting Friday, July 29, 2022 at the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. These applications will be available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application packets are also available at any time on the township website at www.hatfield.org.
Applications from the website must be downloaded, signed and returned.

Applicants will have the option of taking the written test on either Thursday September 8, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. or Saturday September 10, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hatfield Township Municipal Building. Check in for the written test will begin a half hour prior on both testing dates. The address is 1950 School Road Hatfield, PA 19440. Depending on the number of applicants, we reserve the right to assign a third test sitting.

For applicants who pass the written test, the physical agility portion of the process will be conducted right after your written test on the same day. Please come prepared with proper clothing. There will be time between the written test and the physical agility testing for eligible applicants to change. Applicants who do not pass the written test will be disqualified from further testing in the application process and not be allowed to proceed with the physical agility testing.

All applicants must present photo identification on the date of testing. No food or drink, cell phones, backpacks, hats, weapons, or purses are permitted in the testing area. Only personal hygiene items are permitted.

Applicants should check the department Facebook page or Twitter social media feeds within the 3-hour timeframe prior to the scheduled written test to ensure there have been no updates to the testing process due to severe weather or other unforeseen events.

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 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2022. It is up to you to make sure your application arrives on time. No exceptions.

Hatfield Township Police Department is an approved agency participating in the Veteran’s Administration On-The-Job Training Program, which allows eligible veterans to utilize their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits.

Hatfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 08/01/22 Deadline: 09/02/22


 

Police Officer - Marysville Borough, Perry County, PA

Marysville Borough, Perry County, is seeking a full-time police officer. Candidates must possess a diploma or GED, be Act 120 certified be a United States citizen, and possess a valid PA motor vehicle license. Applications may be obtained by emailing Zach Border at [email protected] or at the Marysville Borough Office 200 Overcrest Road Marysville PA 17053.  A full job description can be found here.

Posted: 08/01/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Borough of Watsontown, Northumberland County, PA (deadline extended)

An application to apply for the position of Police Officer is available at the Watsontown Borough Office, 318 Main St. Watsontown, PA 17777. The Borough Office is open Monday thru Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. An application is also available on-line at http://www.watsontownpa.info. Please feel free to contact Chief of Police Christopher Snyder or Sergeant Timothy Kiefaber if you have any questions at 570-538-2773.

Completed applications may be mailed to the address above or dropped off in person. Completed applications must be received by the Watsontown Borough office by 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

  1. General qualifications for the position of police officer at the time of application are:
  2. Citizen of the United States or evidence to show naturalization as a USA citizen.
  3. Twenty-one years of age or older at the time of application.
  4. Graduated from an accredited high school / possess a valid General Education (Equivalency) Diploma, or GED.
  5. Successfully completed ACT 120 training. (Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training)
  6. Shall be physically, medically and psychologically fit for the performance of the duties of a police officer and shall be of good moral character.
  7. Licensed to operate an automobile in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  8. Must be able to meet the essential duties as listed on the police officer application.

Residency Requirements - All applicants permanently appointed to vacancies in the Watsontown Police Department shall within twenty-six (26) weeks of the effective date of employment, unless extended by Borough Council for good cause, assume and maintain a full time residence within thirty (30) air miles of the corporate limits of the Borough of Watsontown, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

The starting annual salary is $51,916.80. Current Patrol Officers with over 5 years of service with the Department have a base salary of approximately $69,846.00. In addition, there is paid overtime and pay increase for rank and longevity. Other benefits include paid annual leave, paid personal time, paid sick time, family health care, clothing allowance and 25 year retirement. The current Police contract expires December 31, 2024.

The written, physical and oral examinations will all be conducted on one day. The testing will be held on Friday, August 26, 2022. Applicants who meet the requirements will be notified in writing of the next step in the examination process.

The Borough of Watsontown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 07/11/22 Deadline: 10/06/22


 

Police Officer - Northern York County Regional Police Department, PA

Department Contact:
Gregg Anderson
Operations Lieutenant
1445 East Canal Road
Dover, PA  17315
717.292.0542
[email protected]

Due to continued growth of our jurisdiction, the Northern York County Regional Police Department is currently recruiting new police officers.  As of January 1, 2022, our authorized strength will grow from 62 police officers to 65.

All candidates must have completed Act 120 academy, be currently enrolled in an Act 120 academy, or be an out of state police officer that has successfully completed the MPOETC Certification Exam.

If you are interested in being a part of this process, please contact Lt. Gregg Anderson at [email protected].  You should include a resume with your email.  All candidates that meet the general requirements listed below will be notified of available dates and times for interviews.  There is no fee to participate in this process. 

The Northern York County Regional Police Department provides police services to approximately 88,000 people in eleven municipalities (nine townships and two boroughs) covering 214 square miles of York County.  The Department has an authorized strength of 65 sworn members. We are a progressive Department with excellent opportunities for specialized training and advancement.

For more information on the Northern York County Regional Police Department, visit http://nycrpd.org.

General Requirements for the position of Police Officer:

  • Citizen of the United States.
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age prior to appointment.
  • No civilian or military criminal history of misdemeanor or felony crimes; summary and/or ordinance arrest and convictions will be examined and may be cause for rejection.
  • Must be in good physical health, with weight in proportion to height.
  • Must obtain or have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License prior to appointment.
  • Must reside within fifteen (15) miles of police jurisdiction within one year of appointment.
  • Must be Act 120 certified or have recently graduated from a MPOETC academy prior to appointment.
  • Must not have tattoos, intentional scarring, branding or other mutilation visible when wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt with an open neck.

Hiring Process

  • Oral Interview with Command Staff (Top applicants will receive an application packet)
  • Submission of application packet
  • Computerized Voice Stress Examination
  • Conditional offer of employment
  • Background investigation
  • Medical evaluation/drug screening
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Final offer of employment

Salary and Benefits

  • 2022 starting salary of $62,382 ($29.99 per hour). Fully tenured officers (9 years) are making $103,970 in 2022
    • 5% pay increase on anniversary date through year 9
    • Contractual cost of living increase on January 1st of each year
    • Longevity pay after completion of 5 years
    • Biweekly pay
    • 12-hour work shifts
    • 60 hours of personal leave per year (prorated to 5 hours per month if start date not in January)
    • Vacation leave 
      • First 12 months – 66 hours (2.54 per pay)
      • Months 13-48 – 120 hours (4.62 hours per pay)
      • Months 49-83 – 150 hours (5.77 hours per pay)
      • Months 84+ - 192 hours (7.39 hours per pay)
      • Sick leave – 4.62 hours per pay with max accumulation to 1600 hours
      • Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription
        • Highmark BlueShield Medical and Prescription
        • Davis Vision
        • Significant Benefits Dental Plan
        • Health Insurance Employee Contribution
          • Single – $15.98 per paycheck
          • 2 party - $29.04 per paycheck
          • Family - $37.78 per paycheck
          • Post-Retirement Health Benefits
          • Option to decline our Health Insurance for a reimbursement of 50% of the COBRA Premium (Employee must provide proof of insurance)
          • Optional supplemental insurance through AFLAC (payroll deduction)
          • Life/Disability Insurance (No cost to employee)
          • Employee Assistance Program through Wellspan Health
          • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
            • 25 years and age 50 for full benefits
            • 12-year vesting
            • 5-year DROP Pension
            • 5% Employee Pension Contribution

The Northern York County Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 07/07/22 Deadline:


 

Examination Announcement For Entry Level Police Officer (patrol officer)
Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The Upper Dublin Township Civil Service Commission, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, will be conducting a written examination for Entry Level Police Officer (Patrol Officer) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Upper Dublin High School, 800 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034.

All applicants shall report for registration at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 8:30 a.m. All applicants must bring photo ID and two number 2 pencils. No food or drink, cell phones, back packs, hats, weapons, or purses, other than those used to carry personal hygiene items, will be permitted into the testing facility.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
**Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply**
GENERAL   QUALIFICATIONS
  • Be at least 21 years of age before the deadline for submitting completed applications.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Have attained a minimum  60 college credits from an accredited institution.  The 60 credit requirement is waived if you have three (3) years prior law enforcement experience,including m ilitary police.
  • Possess a valid driver's Iicense at the time of appointment.

WRITTEN EXAMINATION PASSING SCORE - You must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination.  You must have one of the top 50 scores, plus ties, of those taking the test.

INSTRUCTIONS

Beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., the application will be available on line at  https://www.upperd ublin.net/departments/police/. Applications must be completed on line at https://www.upperdublin.net/departments/police/. You will not be permitted to take the examination until you complete the application on line and pay the $25.00 fee by using the Upper Dublin Township online registration software linked to the application . No paper applications will be accepted. No checks or money orders will be accepted. Applicants who do not have computer access can go to any public library to complete the application on line.

**ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS WILL CLOSE Monday, September  12, 2022 at 12:00 p.m., noon**

PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST

There will be a physical agility test held on Saturday, October 22, 2022,, at the Upper Dublin High School, 800 Loch Alsh Avenue, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034. You will be notified in writing if you are invited to attend the physical agility test. The standards for successfully completing the physical agility test are listed on line at www.mpoetc.state.pa.us, using the 301  percentile.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The job description for an Entry Level Police Officer (Patrol Officer) may be obtained on line at https://www   .upperdublin.net/departments/police/.

Posted: 06/22/22 Deadline: 09/12/22


 

Part-Time Police Officers- Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA

The Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County is currently accepting applications for Part-Time Police Officers.

Requirements:

1)      Citizenship – An applicant shall be a citizen of the United States of America and shall provide satisfactory evidence of citizenship.

2)      Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age before the deadline for submitting completed applications.

3)      Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania License of motor vehicles (automobile) operator’s license.

4)      Applicants must be a graduate from an accredited high school or have a general equivalency diploma, be able to speak, read and write the English language at the time of hire and possess Act 120 Certification. It is recommended that applicants possess a current MPOETC card.

5)      Experience is preferred.

6)      Applicants must be of good reputation, moral character, and habits. The applicant must present separately prepared references from three (3) individuals who are not related to the applicant and who can be contacted within a reasonable time.

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 interviews, and background/criminal history checks, and may include a drug test, medical and psychological exam, and a polygraph examination.

Hours of work include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays, and other hours as required by the department. Part-time officers’ compensation is $22.38 per/hour for 2022. Officers will receive time and a half when working on holidays or overtime.

Applications can be picked up in person at Macungie Borough Municipal Office at 21 Locust Street, Macungie, PA 18062, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. OR may be downloaded from the Macungie Borough website.

Posted: June 10, 2022

Deadline: September 10, 2022


* indicates PCPA employment process