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

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Penn State University Police and Public Safety (UPPS)
Police Officers - Northern York County Regional Police Department

Police Officer - City of Marco Island Police Department, Florida

Part-Time Police Officer - Borough of Tyrone

Probationary Police Officer - Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township

Part-Time School Resource Officer Position - Cleona Borough Police Department

Part-Time Patrol Officer – Borough of South Coatesville

Police Officer Test - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium

Transit Police Officer - Pittsburgh Port Authority

Police Officer – City of Bethlehem

Sergeant Positions - Penn State Hazleton Campus and Penn State Wilkes-Barre


Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Penn State University Police and Public Safety (UPPS)

Penn State University Police and Public Safety (UPPS) is in search of a Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to be part of the department's leadership team. In this newly added position, the ideal candidate will be committed to developing overall diversity, equity and inclusion programming for UPPS and to serving the community of Penn State students, faculty, and staff across 22 campus locations. Candidates will be working for a world-class university that is committed to the safety and security of all members of the Penn State community that also offers its employees a full benefits package that includes a 75-percent tuition discount for employees and their family members. For more information and to apply visit https://apptrkr.com/1721953.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1721953

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 12/11/19 Remove: When notified


Police Officers - Northern York County Regional Police Department - York County, PA

The Northern York County Regional Police Department is currently recruiting new police officers. All candidates must have completed Act 120 academy (or graduating by January 1, 2020), 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 email Deputy Chief David Lash 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. Inquiries will be accepted until February 1, 2020.

The Northern York County Regional Police Department provides police services to approximately 85,000 people in eleven municipalities (nine townships and two boroughs) covering 214 square miles of York County. The Department has an authorized strength of 62 sworn members.

2020 starting salary is $59,087.39. Fully tenured officers (9 years) are making $98,478.98 in 2020. We are a progressive department with excellent opportunities for specialized training and advancement.

General Requirements for the position of Police Officer:

1. Citizen of the United States.
2. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age prior to appointment.
3. 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.
4. Must be in good physical health, with weight in proportion to height.
5. Must obtain or have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License prior to appointment.
6. Must reside within fifteen (15) miles of police jurisdiction within one year of appointment.
7. Must be Act 120 certified or have recently graduated from a MPOETC academy prior to appointment.
8. Must not have tattoos, intentional scarring, branding or other mutilation visible when wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt with an open neck.

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

Additional questions can be directed to Deputy Chief David Lash at [email protected]
The Northern York County Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 12/10/19 Remove: 02/01/19


 

Police Officer - City of Marco Island Police Department, Florida

#BetterTogether

#WeProtectParadise

Marco Island, Florida is located in beautiful Southwest Florida, just 15 miles south of Naples and an hour to the west of Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. With a full-time population of just under 18,000, this stunning island population swells with part-time residents to over 40,000 during “season” (from January through April). A friendly, clean, and safe community, Marco Island Police Department is seeking new team members for our police force. If you want to become part of a high-quality police force with access to the best equipment and work environment, we want you.

Salary Range: $50,537 - $81,804 based on position, experience and qualifications

Benefits Highlights:

Possible sign-on bonus • No State Income Tax • Low Property Taxes • Pension at 6 years (0.5% Contribution) • Paid Uniforms and Approved Equipment • Department Issued Cell Phone • 132 Hours of Holiday Time Annually • Double Time Holiday Pay • Skill Pay Incentives • 12-Hr Pittman Shifts with Every Other Fri-Sat-Sun Off • Ability to Convert Personal Leave to Cash • Supportive Police Foundation • Specialized Vehicles

Immediate opportunities are currently available for multiple qualified candidates:

· Beach Patrol · Bike Patrol · Marine Patrol · Detective · Instructor · School Resource Officer

Basic Qualifications:

21 Years of Age • US Citizen • High School Diploma • Valid Driver’s License

Must be Law Enforcement Certified in the State of Florida or eligible for FDLE’s “Equivalency Training” Certification

Hiring Requirements:

Interview(s) • Background Investigation • Fingerprinting • Psychological Test• Physical Exam • Drug Screening • Physical Fitness Test • Polygraph• Self Rescue Swim Verification

City of Marco Island Police Department
51 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145
Phone: 239-389-5050 ~ Captain Dave Baer

TO APPLY:  www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marcoisland

Posted: 12/09/19 Remove: When notified


 

Part-Time Police Officer - Borough of Tyrone, Blair County, PA

The Borough of Tyrone is seeking persons for the position of part-time police officer. Applicant must be Act 120 certified. Applications may be picked up at the Tyrone Municipal Building, 1100 Logan Avenue, Tyrone, during normal business hours of Monday – Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Applications will
be accepted until 4:00pm on January 3, 2020. The starting wage is $19.86 with shift differential.

THE BOROUGH OF TYRONE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Posted: 12/06/19 Remove: 01/04/19


 

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

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

ANNOUNCES
An examination for Probationary Police Officer

Starting Salary as of 2020:

  • $59,809.00 / first 12 months of employment
  • $109,956 in 2020 for Class A (4 year officer) 

Employee Benefits:

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

Minimum Requirements:

Examinations:

  • Written test
  • Physical agility test
  • Oral interview
  • Polygraph and background investigation
  • Physical and medical examination
  • Psychological examination

The written test will be given on Saturday December 21, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the North Penn High School Computer Lab. Check in for the written test will begin at 8 a.m. The address is 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446. (enter the school through the main entrance).

For applicants who pass the written test, the physical agility portion of the process will be conducted at 12 p.m. following the written test and will be at the North Penn High School track complex. 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.

Application packets are available for pickup starting Friday November 15, 2019 at the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. These applications will be available Monday through Friday, 0800-1630. Application packets are also available on the township website at www.hatfield.org.

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.

Applicants should check the department website the morning of the testing to ensure there have been no updates to the testing process due to severe weather or other unforeseen events.

Administrative Fee:
A $30.00 non-refundable administrative fee is due with the completed, signed application for examination. This payment may be made by cash, check, debit or credit card.

If paying by credit card, you can go to www.hatfield.org and select “Police”, “Municipay”, and “Pay Your Bill Online.” Under "Select Payment Item,” choose “Police Testing Fee.” Complete the requested information and select "Add Item” and proceed to the checkout. Please be advised if completing payment using Municipay there is a non-refundable $3 convenience fee added to the shopping cart.

All applications for examination must be completed (including payment) and returned to the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440 no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday December 18, 2019. Applications and payment may be mailed to the station (Attn: New Applicant Hiring) but must be received no later than Wednesday December 18, 2019.

Hatfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 11/18/19 Remove: 12/19/19


 

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

The Cleona Borough Police Department is seeking resumes for the position of PT School Resource Officer for the Annville-Cleona School District. The school resource officer will be a MPOETC certified police officer employed by the Borough of Cleona in a community-oriented policing assignment to work in collaboration with one or more schools within the AC School District.

The hourly rate is $21.00-$25.00 per hour depending on experience. The position will be assigned to work Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week during the school year for a period of 190 days and will be required to work PT patrol hours during the summer.

Applicants must possess ACT 120 Certification and be able to attend a 40 hour (NASRO) National Association of School Resource Officers training class, or currently hold the basic NASRO training.

The Department will be accepting resumes until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. United States Citizen
2. Minimum 21 years of age
3. High School Graduate
4. MPOETC Act 120 Certified
5. Be medically and physically capable of performing duties of the position
6. Posses a valid PA Operator’s License
7. 3 years or more Police Experience (Preferred)
8. The individual selected to be the School Resource Officer will be required to obtain background checks, which include the following – State Police Clearance (Act 34), Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151), FBI Fingerprinting (Act 114) and Arrest/Conviction Report (Act 24).

Please send resumes to the Cleona Borough Police Department at 140 West Walnut Street, Cleona PA 17042 to the attention of Sergeant Matthew Rager or email them to [email protected].

Posted: 11/18/19 Remove: When notified


 

Part-Time Patrol Officer – Borough of South Coatesville, Chester County, PA

The South Coatesville Police Department provides Part-Time Police services to the Borough of South Coatesville and the Borough of Modena in central Chester County. We are currently seeking to fill a vacancy for one, possibly two, part-time police officers to work a minimum of 16-24 hours per week, primarily on the 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am shifts on weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of prior police experience with a full-time federal, state or local police department
  • Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree
  • Prefer candidates who reside within a 20 miles radius of South Coatesville Borough

Compensation:

  • Starting rate is $21.07 per hour.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 13, 2019.

  • Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.
  • The selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview, written scenario assessment and background investigation as a condition of employment.
  • Resumes or letters of interest may be filed in person or mailed or emailed to:
    South Coatesville Police Department - 134 Modena Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
    or emailed to [email protected]
Posted: 11/14/19 Remove: When notified

 

Police Officer Test - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium, PA

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and twelve area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The written exam will take place on Saturday December 28th, 2019 and the physical agility test will take place on Saturday, January 4th, 2020. 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, 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 $75.00 fee no later than Friday December 13, 2019 at 5 pm

. No paper applications will be accepted.
. Open application begins October 24, 2019 at 0800AM

All twelve 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: 10/24/19 Remove: 12/14/19


 

Transit Police Officer - Pittsburgh Port Authority, Pittsburgh, PA

Port Authority is seeking full-time Transit Police Officers. A Transit Police Officer is responsible for ensuring the safety of Port Authority customers, staff and property throughout the areas it serves. Officers must enforce all local, state and federal laws on and around our transit system.

Job requirements include:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Valid PA Driver’s License.
• Current Act 120 certification or candidate must successfully pass the Act 120 certification test prior to an interview.
• Successful completion of administered written Police Officer exam.
• Successful completion of administered fitness exam.
• Basic clerical skills.
• Ability to observe and analyze situations objectively and respond appropriately.
• Ability to handle emotionally charged situations.
• Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
• Professional and effective communication skills to include:

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.

• Successfully complete/maintain the following required training:

  • Yearly firearm qualifications with a department authorized firearm.
  • Maintain Basic First Aid and CPR/AED Certification.
  • Yearly mandatory in-service training.

• Job specific training, as required.
• Ability to work various shifts, pass days, weekends/holidays, as required.
• This a Safety-Sensitive position subject to all testing provisions under the Drug and Alcohol Policy, including random drug and alcohol testing. The person selected for this position may be required to be tested prior to being awarded the job.

Port Authority offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental and vision. Transit Police Officers are eligible for a defined contribution plan which consists of two components: a 401(a) Money Purchase Plan and a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. Tuition Reimbursement and comprehensive training opportunities are also available.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:
Amy Giammanco
Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
[email protected]
EOE

Posted: 10/24/19 Remove: 12/31/19


Police Officer – City of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

The City of Bethlehem will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer beginning 8:30 AM., October 28, 2019 through 3:00 PM., December 13, 2019. The Police Civil Service Entrance Examination will be conducted Saturday, January 18, 2020. Starting annual salary: $59,952.37. Competitive benefits package.

To apply, you must:

- Be a citizen of the U.S. and resident of the U.S. for at least 5 years;
- Be at least 21 years of age on December 13, 2019; and
- Possess an Associate's Degree or a minimum of 60 credits from not more than 2 accredited colleges/universities (this requirement may be waived if you possess Act 120 Certification and 4,000 hours of service as a municipal police officer, or have at least two years active military service and an honorable discharge from such service); and possess a valid driver's license.

Application Packets may be obtained from the HR Bureau at 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA, M-F, 8 AM to 4 PM, or online at www.bethlehem-pa.gov/careers.

Please submit the following, postmarked no later than December 13, 2019:

1. Completed and signed Application Packet;
2. Copy of high school diploma;
3. Copy of degree and unofficial transcript and/or copy of Act 120 Certificate;
4. Copy of birth certificate;
5. Copy of valid driver's license;
6. Copy of social security card;
7. Notarized Civil Service Voucher;
8. Money order for $50 made payable to "City of Bethlehem"; and
9. DD-214, Member 4 Form if you are a veteran claiming Veteran's Preference.

Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. $50 registration fee is non-refundable. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail of time and location of examination. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 10/22/19 Remove: 12/14/19


 

Sergeant Positions - Penn State Hazleton Campus and Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus, PA

The Penn State Hazleton Campus and the Wilkes-Barre campus are looking to fill a Sergeant position at each of their campuses! Enforce state and local laws, as well as University regulations, through investigation, apprehension, and prosecution of violators. The successful candidate will possess the necessary leadership skills; the ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies; the ability to provide effective and honest/credible testimony at court hearings; outstanding customer service orientation; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical, judgment, and organization skills; and ability to work with a variety of cultures and backgrounds. Penn State and the University Police are committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1662479 (Hazleton Campus) and at https://psu.jobs/job/91046 (Wilkes-Barre Campus)

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Posted: 10/21/19 Remove: When notified