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)


 

Chief of Police - Bern Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania*

BERN TOWNSHIP is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. The current Chief will be retiring in mid-2023. The Township is located near Reading, in Berks County, Pennsylvania and is a growing residential and commercial community, which encompasses approximately 27 square miles of area, has 72 miles of roadway and a population in excess of 6,700. Various unique institutions are located within the Township, including the Reading Airport, Penn State Health Medical Center, Tower Behavioral Health facility and County facilities including the Jail, Nursing Home, recreation complex and Berks Fairgrounds. A portion of the Blue Marsh Lake Recreational Area is also located within the Township.

The Bern Township Police Department is currently comprised of 12 FT officers, which include the Chief, Detective Sergeant, two Patrol Sergeants and eight Patrol Officers. The annual operating budget for the Department is approximately $1.5 million. Bern is a Second Class Township, with the Chief of Police reporting to the Township Manager. The Chief leads, plans and directs the functions of the Police Department, and is a member of the Township Management team performing related work as required. He / she must also be available to fill in as a patrol officer on a limited basis when the need arises.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For The Position Include: Significant background in the management field, with extensive knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, internal affairs, discipline, budget development and management, grant preparation and administration, planning, hiring, policy development and leadership.

Preferred Educational Requirements Include: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field.

Minimum Educational Requirements Include: High school diploma or equivalent, additional college level coursework in social science, public administration, criminal justice or a related area; at least ten years of police experience which includes supervisory experience; Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2161) certification or PA State Police certification and eligible for Act 120 certification.  A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. Starting salary for the position is approximately $95,000 - $110,000, depending on qualifications, and includes a competitive benefits package.

The Township anticipates completing the selection process in May, 2023 and the successful candidate will commence employment in May or June of 2023. 

Application Process    Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes positions held, education, experience, history of police responsibilities and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter should be marked “Bern Township Police Chief Search”.  Resumes must be received by USPS or email, no later than Fri. March 3, 2023.

Send via email to: [email protected]

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

BERN TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 02/01/23 Deadline: 03/03/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer – Villanova University, Department of Public Safety, Villanova
Philadelphia County, PA

Villanova University Department of Public Safety seeks to employ highly qualified and professional candidates for the position(s) of full-time police officer(s) who seek to work in a vibrant and diverse campus community. Join a dedicated team focused on quality service and community partnerships. Enjoy a unique hybrid schedule with a steady shift allowing for weekends off every 4 weeks. Generous leave program that includes 10 vacation days- year 1, 16 paid holidays and additional summer leave as determined annually by the University President. Enjoy tuition benefits for
you, spouse, and dependents. Take advantage of university fitness and nutrition program with the use of multiple fitness centers available to employees.

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • 1 year of prior work experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • PA Resident with a valid PA Driver’s License required with a good driving record.
  • Must be able to meet and maintain VU driving privileges as outlined by Villanova’s Risk Management’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for Drivers of University Vehicles.
  • Must be willing to work a variety of shifts and assignments including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have a clean criminal history and be able to pass an extensive background investigation.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy (ACT 120) or a waiver preferred. Will consider applicants who are capable of completion of said academy within one year of appointment.
  • Prior to being sworn, candidates must successfully complete the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical agility assessment as part of the application process. Assessment includes: Timed sit ups=a minimum of 21 in one minute; 300 Meter run=completed in 87 seconds or less; Timed push-ups=a minimum of 10 in one minute; 1.5 mile run/jog=completed in 15:50 or less.

The physical agility test and the written test will both be administered on 4/29/23. The location of the testing will be held on the Villanova University campus.

Starting Salary is $65,000.00, with an annual 7% longevity increase for five (5) consecutive years after date of hire for an PA ACT 120 certified candidate. In addition, officers are eligible for an annual merit increase. The merit increase is determined by the officer’s job performance and is administered as a pooled percentage determined annually by the University.

Candidates selected without prior MPOETC certification will be paid a starting salary of $58,500.00 until all requirements are met to achieve PA ACT 120 certification. Once certified, the candidate will receive a starting salary of $65,000.00, with an annual 7% longevity increase for five (5) consecutive years thereafter.

Deadline for applications is Saturday, April 8, 2023. To apply click the following link:
https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/25120 . View our website and employment information at:
https://www1.villanova.edu/university/public-safety/about/employment.html

Villanova University is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact Villanova University Department of Public Safety, Lt. Steven Germano at 610-519-6978 with any questions.

Posted: 02/01/2023 Deadline: 04/08/2023


 

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 two vacancies for part-time police officers.  Part-time police officers will be required to work a minimum of 16-24 hours per week, primarily on the 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am shifts during the week and all shifts on weekends and holidays.  Part-time officers must be willing to work at least every other weekend.

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 fulltime federal, state or local police department
  • Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree is preferred but not required. 
  • Prefer candidates who reside within a 25 miles radius of South Coatesville Borough  

Compensation:   

  • Starting rate is $21.70 per hour, however, contract renewal is pending  

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 28, 2023.

  • 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: 02/02/23 Deadline: 02/28/23

 

Installation Police Officer - Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, Commonwealth of PA, Lebanon County, PA

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
invites applications for:

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
SALARY: $50,637.00 - $76,988.00 Annually
JOB TYPE: Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
LOCATION: Lebanon County
OPENING DATE: 01/31/23
CLOSING DATE: 02/14/23 11:59 PM
JOB CODE: 74795
POSITION NUMBER: Multiple positions may be filled
UNION: UGSOA
BARGAINING UNIT: R1
PAY GROUP: ST06
BUREAU/DIVISION CODE: 00139100
BUREAU/DIVISION: FT Indiantown Gap Police
WORKSITE ADDRESS: Building 7-5, Wiley Road
CITY: Annville, Pennsylvania
ZIP CODE: 17003
CONTACT NAME: Jarrad Berkihiser
CONTACT PHONE: 717.861.2727
CONTACT EMAIL: [email protected]
THE POSITION:
NOTE: THIS IS A REPOSTING OF CS-2022-35320-74795. IF YOU APPLIED UNDER THE PREVIOUS POSTING WHICH WAS OPEN FROM OCTOBER 26, 2022 TO NOVEMBER 9, 2022, YOU CANNOT SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION.

The PA Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is looking for a dedicated, experienced, sworn Installation Police Officer. If you are an energetic and productive person who takes pride in their work and you have ACT 120 training, apply today!!

Watch this video to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!

Click here for more information and how to applyhttps://agency.governmentjobs.com/pabureau/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3772648&sharedWindow=0

Posted: 02/02/23 Deadline: 02/14/23


 

Patrol Officer/Full-Time - Uwchlan Township Police Department, Chester County, PA

The Uwchlan Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.  The qualified applicant will be expected to perform general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances and do related work as required.  This is general police work consisting of patrol work in assigned areas, investigation and other incidental duties performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations.  A Patrol Officer is required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions.  The work involves an element of personal danger.

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

THE QUALIFIED APPLICANT SHALL MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • United States Citizen
  • No Criminal nor departmental record that is unworthy of a person in this position
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer
  • Has successfully completed Act 120 training and is eligible for certification as a police officer by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission within 30 days of appointment
  • Has the equivalent of one year (2080 hours) of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer prior to the deadline for submitting completed application
  • Is permitted to testify in any court of law
  • Must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting completed applications
  • Prior to appointment, must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

GENERAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Physical Agility
  • Written Examination
  • Oral Interview(s)
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Physical Examination
  • Drug Test

Those qualified candidates who wish to apply, may pick up an application at the Uwchlan Township Police Department main office (717 North Ship Road, Exton, PA 19341) Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  The application period will open on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. and will close on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.  Applications may be provided by mail or email by request.  Completed applications will not be accepted via email.  Original notarized application will not be accepted after Wednesday, March 01, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Posted: 01/31/23 Deadline: 03/01/23


 

Police Officer - Upper Darby Township Police Department, Delaware County, PA

Examination for Police Officer in the Upper Darby Township Police Department
Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of Upper Darby Township will hold a written examination on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School, 403 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 for applicants to qualify for appointment to the rank of police officer in the Upper Darby Township Police Department.  The lifetime of the eligible list will be up to three (3) years from the date of its preparation, but the Commission may terminate the list earlier and schedule a new examination at its discretion.

Applicants shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age within sixty (60) days following the date of the written examination and have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or high school equivalency certification. Applications must be fully completed.  Applicant must pass the written police officer civil service test with a minimum grade of seventy (70) and must pass a police officer oral civil service test with a minimum grade of seventy (70).

Prior to the written examination, the Civil Service Commission of Upper Darby Township will hold a physical agility test at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School, 403 North Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 for all applicants.  The physical agility test will consist of four segments:  Push-ups; Sit-ups; a 1.5-mile run and a 300-meter run.  Applicants are required to bring two (2) forms of identification including, at least one (1) photo identification.  Applicants will be fingerprinted on the morning of the physical agility test as part of the application process.  Applicants who fail the physical agility test will be disqualified from further consideration and will not be permitted to take the written examination on Saturday, April 1, 2023.  The physical agility test is a mandatory requirement and any applicant who does not participate on Saturday, March 25, 2023, will be deemed to have failed.

When the applicant receives a conditional offer of employment from Upper Darby Township, the applicant shall be required to undergo a background investigation, a polygraph test, a psychological examination, and a medical examination, which will include a drug test.  The cost for these tests shall be paid for by Upper Darby Township.  Applicants who fail any of these tests shall be eliminated from any further consideration.

Application forms may be obtained beginning Monday, January 30, 2023, from the Upper Darby Police Department, 7236 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or on our website at UDPD.org.

Applications for the police officer examination must be returned to the Upper Darby Police Department, 7236 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA no later than 12:00 p.m.  Thursday, March 16, 2023.

The Township will make reasonable access/accommodations to persons with disabilities.

Civil Service Commission of Upper Darby Township
Dr. Damone B. Jones, Sr., Chairman
Raphal S. Curry Jr., Member
Karen E. O’Brien, Esq., Member

Posted: 01/31/23 Deadline: 03/16/23


 

Transit Police Officer - Pittsburgh Regional Transit Port Authority of Allegheny County Police Department, PA 


Pittsburgh Regional Transit (Port Authority of Allegheny County Police Department) 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.
Our Police Department offers potential career opportunities with specialty units that include, investigations, K-9, video forensics and crash reconstruction. Leadership roles such as Sergeant and Lieutenant are promoted from within the department.

Police Department applicant testing is one three-hour session, the written police officer exam (POST) and the fitness exam will be administered on the same day. Testing dates: Friday, March 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM, and Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 8:00 AM.

Based upon the current contract, Police Officer wage progression schedule: year one - $48,644; year two - $55,130; year three - $64,959.

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 employment.
• 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 is 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.

Pittsburgh Regional Transit 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 submit a cover letter and resume https://careers.portauthority.org/
or directly to:
Amy Giammanco
Pittsburgh Regional Transit - Employment Department
345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
[email protected]
EOE

Posted: 01/27/23 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Altoona Police Department, Blair County, PA

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER - ALTOONA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Applications for Police Officer with the City of Altoona can be obtained from the Human Resources Department of City Hall Monday through Friday between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. For additional information or an application, please visit www.altoonapa.gov.

Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than Noon on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Human Resources Department
1301 12th Street, Suite 400
Altoona, PA 16601

The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/26/23 Deadline: 03/03/23


 

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

The Swarthmore Borough Police Department, located in Delaware County, PA, is accepting applications for the position of FULL-TIME police officer. The Swarthmore Borough Police Department is responsible for providing full-time law enforcement services to Swarthmore and Rutledge Boroughs. A written examination will be held on MARCH 9th, 2023 at 7:30PM, at Rutledge Borough Hall, Unity Terr. and Sylvan Ave, Rutledge PA 19070. The requirements for the position are set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission, which is available for inspection at the Office of the Borough Manager, Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, between the hours of 8:30AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Thursday. Among other requirements, the applicant must meet the following:

  • Must be at least 21yrs old.
  • Completed Act 120 instruction.
  • Have the equivalent of two Full-Time years of Accredited College credits. (including ACT 120 credits)

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

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

http: www.swarthmorepa.org/DocumentCenter/View/1799/police-officer-application-21

Fully completed applications must be submitted to and receive by the Borough office on or before 4:30PM on FEBRUARY 23RD, 2023. A non-refundable application fee of $40 must accompany each application.

Mail applications to:
Swarthmore Borough
121 Park Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Att. Police Application*
*Swarthmore Borough is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 01/25/23 Deadline: 02/23/23


 

Public Safety Officer (Full Time) - North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA

North Cornwall Township is accepting applications for a full-time Public Safety Officer. This is a career opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated, disciplined individual with the experience and/or skills necessary to perform this job.
The position will be a full-time position, working a minimum of 40 hours per week. Starting salary based on experience and training required. Benefits include paid time off, retirement pension, paid holidays, medical benefits, as well as other benefits.

General Responsibilities:

  • Township Code / Ordinance Enforcement, fire safety inspections, sanitary sewer, grease trap inspections and assistance to the Township’s Public Works crew on an as-needed basis. Individuals must be self-motivated, disciplined, able to communicate with the public and co-workers in a courteous, articulate manner. Applicant must be able to sit or stand for extended periods and can work in adverse weather conditions. This position will be under the supervision of the Township Manager, Public Works Director, and the Chief of Police.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform on-site property maintenance inspections as required to verify Ordinance compliance.
  • Create and mail Notice of Violation (NOV) letters, NOV Enforcement Fees, and administer and monitor all property violations.
  • Create written reports on all inspections and maintain records necessary for possible legal action as required.
  • Conduct residential and commercial fire safety inspections to verify compliance with fire prevention codes and ordinances.
  • Administer and mail annual KNOX box renewals, verify ordinance compliance, execute follow up inspections.
  • Administer and mail annual private fire hydrant inspection notices, verify ordinance compliance.
  • Administer the Fats, Oils, and Grease (F.O.G.) program including on-site grease trap inspections as required.
  • Assist with the Township’s sanitary sewer administration, on-site inspections, and enforcement of sanitary sewer violations.
  • Assist Public Works crew with snow removal and any other duties as assigned.
  • Assist Police Chief or Police Officers as needed.
  • Assist with the Township’s stormwater administration, on-site inspections, and enforcement of stormwater violations.
  • As required by the Township, attend code enforcement training classes and seminars or other assigned training to acquire any licenses or certifications for this position’s duties.
  • Administer the safety standards and condition of all Township owned property structures and equipment.
  • Attend all Township Safety Committee meetings and present for all annual training and inspections.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid PA State Driver’s License (or out-of-state driver's license with the ability to obtain PA license within 30 days after hire date)
  • Fire Inspector I Certification (DOD, IFSAC or Pro Board)- Must obtain within 12 months of hire
  • Basic understanding of current North Cornwall Township Ordinances
  • International Property Maintenance Code Certification- Must obtain within 12 months of hire
  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Microsoft Word 365 experience
  • Microsoft Excel experience

Completed applications and resumes must be submitted to the Township Office by February 17, 2023. All applications and resumes must be submitted and addressed to the attention of: Township Manager, North Cornwall Township, 320 South 18th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.

Posted: 01/25/23 Deadline: 02/17/23


 

Police Officer Applicant Testing Announcement - Tredyffrin Township Police Department,
Chester County, PA

The Tredyffrin Township Police Department is seeking candidates for the position of Police Officer who possess impeccable credentials, are of the highest moral character, and have the personal and philosophical desire to serve our community. Our most important organizational asset is our personnel and, although we have high expectations of our employees, we cherish those employees above any other single component.

Tredyffrin Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Township considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, political party affiliation, or disability in accordance with applicable law. The Township complies with all federal, state, and local laws relating to the hiring of employees and the workplace, including but not limited to all applicable laws relating to veteran’s preference.

Salary and Benefits:
The starting salary for a Probationary Police Officer is $70,000 per year. Officers’ salaries increase incrementally every year for five years. In 2028, the salary for an Officer with five years’ experience will be $143,410.
Additionally, the Tredyffrin Township Police Department offers a generous medical benefits package, equitable scheduling, longevity increases, opportunities for off-duty details.

Police Officer Certification / Education Requirements:

All applicants must:

  • Successfully complete the Act 120 training in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) as well as successfully pass the MPOETC certification test within the last two years prior to appointment or possess a valid MPOETC certification number prior to appointment.
  • Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma (GED) prior to appointment.
  • All applicants must have either successfully completed at least sixty (60) credits from an accredited university and/or trade school OR served at least four years active duty in the military with an honorable discharge OR served two years as a full-time law enforcement officer within the United States.
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license prior to appointment.

If you have questions about opportunities, please contact Lieutenant Tyler Moyer at 610-408-3644 or via email.

A filing fee of $40.00 will be collected at the Physical Performance Assessment. Cashier’s Checks should be made out to "Tredyffrin Township." No cash, credit card, or personal checks will be accepted. Deadline to apply is March 24th, 2023.

Please go to our website for the full hiring announcment and how to applyhttps://www.tredyffrin.org/services/human-resources/employment-opportunities/police-employment-opportunities

Posted: 01/24/23 Deadline: 03/24/23


 

Police Officer – Slippery Rock University Police Department, Slippery Rock, Butler County, PA

Slippery Rock University Police Department is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of entry-level Police Officer. Starting salary is $47,799.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age;
  • Must have completed Act 120 certification as prescribed by MPOETC;
  • US Citizen;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions, as defined by MPOETC;
  • Ability to perform the core job description for Police Officer, as defined by MPOETC;
  • Must pass a medical and psychological test for the performance of the duties of a Police Officer;
  • Must be available to work shifts, holidays, and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Experience with computer software, including Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Understanding of diverse populations.

Benefits:

  • Tuition education benefits for employee and family;
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time;
  • Paid holidays;
  • Shift differential pay;
  • Uniforms and gear will be provided at no cost;
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage;
  • Paid group life insurance;
  • Choice of State Employees Retirement System (SERS) or Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP).

To apply, visit the SRU Careers website at: https://careers.sru.edu/postings/8608

Slippery Rock University Police Department
145 Kiester Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Website: www.sru.edu/police

Slippery Rock University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/23/23 Deadline: open until filled


 

Police Officer Civil Service Testing - Downingtown Borough Police Department, Chester County, PA

The Downingtown Borough Police Department, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer to fill multiple vacancies. Starting salary for this agency is approximately $74,770 - $106,814 based on prior experience; in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates who are applying to the department must submit an application.  

Application packets may be obtained at the Downingtown Borough Police Department, 10 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.downingtown.org.  Application fees will be waived for each candidate.

All completed applications, must be returned to the Downingtown Borough Police Department no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date. Candidates who falsify, intentionally omit, or misrepresent any information during the completion of the formal application process, or any other documents/procedures associated with the selection process will be rejected.

Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; completed 30 college credits from an accredited university or college; successfully completed Act 120 training – certificate to be submitted with application packet;  possess a valid PA driver’s license by date of appointment.

Successful candidates must pass physical agility testing, written and oral exams, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, medical and drug testing.  Candidates who fail the physical agility test will not qualify to take the written exam.

Candidates must appear for Civil Service physical agility testing and written exam on Saturday, March 18, 2023 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.  CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to.  Candidates must present a valid photo identification on the date of the test and have completed the Waiver of Liability.

Please contact the Downingtown Police Department at 610-269-0263 with any questions.

Downingtown Borough Civil Service Commission

Posted: 01/23/23 Deadline: 03/10/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer - Borough of Middletown Police Department, Dauphin County, PA

The Borough of Middletown Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time police officer.

If you are a current academy cadet or have graduated from a certified police academy within one year, you are eligible for academy tuition reimbursement as a hiring incentive.

If you are currently employed as a PA police officer, or are eligible for immediate Act 120 certification, you are eligible for a hiring bonus of $5,750.    

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

- Be a United States Citizen
- Eligible for immediate Act 120 Certification, or be enrolled in a certified police academy at the time of the application
- 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

The physical agility test and the written test will both occur on Sunday, February 26, 2023 starting at 1200 hrs.  The location of the testing is yet to be determined; however, it will be in the Middletown area.

Starting salary is $58,255 increasing to $83,213 with six years of service. 

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 17, 2023.

To apply click the following link: https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Middletown-Borough-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/4074/ 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 thru Friday 0900-1400 hours with any questions.

Posted: 01/23/23 Deadline: 02/17/23


 

Police Officer- Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police, Harrisburg Pennsylvania

The Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer.  Lower Paxton Township is a vibrant, large, diverse, and growing municipality in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.  Our 60 sworn member Agency offers opportunities for specialization and promotion.

Application Process:
Applications for Police Officer for Lower Paxton Township may be obtained from the Bureau of Police weekdays between 8 AM and 4 PM or by downloading the "2023 Hiring Packet” from www.lowerpaxtonpd.org employment section.

Applications must be received no later than 4 PM on Friday March 31, 2023.  Return in-person or by mail to:
Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police
Attn: Records 425 Prince Street Harrisburg, PA 17109

A $35.00 non-refundable testing fee must be paid at the time the application is filed.  Checks and money orders are to be made payable to Lower Paxton Township.

Testing Process:
The physical fitness test is scheduled for Sunday April 16, 2023, at Landis Field, 4600 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109.  Applicant's individual start times for the fitness test will be posted at a later time.  Applicants who pass the fitness test will take the written examination at 1:00 PM the same day at the adjacent middle school.

Requirements:
US citizen
Minimum 21 years of age by March 31, 2023
High School diploma or GED
Valid driver’s license

All applicants must possess ACT 120 certification as a sworn police officer from Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) or its equivalent as a sworn police officer from another institution charged with certifying police officers at the time of a conditional offer of employment.  Those currently in a MPOETC Academy must have a graduation date before July 17, 2023.

Starting salary-
•   $58,052.80 after FTO period
•   $68,931.20 after 1 year
•   $106,267.20 after 5 years of service with LPPD

For questions regarding employment with the Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police, please  call 717-657-5656 or email Captain Bell at [email protected].       

Lower Paxton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/20/23 Deadline: 03/31/23


 

Police Officer - Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, PA

Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of entry-level police officer.  The salary schedule for calendar years 2023-2026 ranges from $66,574 to $127,305.

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • US Citizen
  • Valid driver’s license
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions, as defined by MPOETC
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to perform the core job description for Patrol Officer, as defined by MPOETC

Preferred qualifications would include the following:

  • Act 120 Certification
  • Degree in Criminal Justice or related field
  • Military experience
  • Fire/EMS experience
  • Computer skills
  • Foreign language proficiency

Applications are now available at police headquarters, 379 Main Street, Harleysville PA, or may be downloaded at: www.lowersalfordtownship.org or may be downloaded: here along with an informational brochureCompleted applications must be received at police headquarters by Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 4:00 pm.

A select number of applicants will be invited to participate in our interview process. These applicants will be subject to extensive background investigations, including a polygraph examination, as well as physical and psychological examinations.

Lower Salford Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/18/23 Deadline: 03/09/23


 

Police Officer - Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department, Union County, PA 

The Buffalo Valley Regional Police Civil Service Commission will be conducting a Civil Service Examination process to prepare a list of candidates for future full-time positions with the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Pa Driver’s License and have obtained a Municipal Police Officer Training Act 120 Certificate, required at time of hire. Meet all other requirements established by the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Civil Service Commission. Full Time Officers must meet residency requirement; within fifteen air miles of the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department Headquarters, within six (6) months from the end of their probationary period.

Probationary Police Officer Starting Salary for 2023: $60,063.00

Applicant forms and a full Job Description may be obtained from:
Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department
1610 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 500, Lewisburg, PA, 17837.
(570) 524-4302 (ext. 420) or [email protected]

A non-refundable fee of $35.00 must accompany the submitted application.

Applications must be returned by 4:00 PM, February 13, 2023

The physical agility test portion of the test will be given at 9:00 AM February 23, 2023, at the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department, 1610 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 500, Lewisburg, PA. 17837 and for those passing the physical agility testing, the written examination will be given at 1:30 PM February 23, 2023, at the same location. Applicants are required to produce a valid government issued form of photo identification upon sign in for both testing phases.

Buffalo Valley Regional Civil Service Commission

Posted: 01/18/2023 Deadline: 02/13/2023


 

Police Officer Testing – Harrisburg Bureau of Police, Dauphin County, PA

The Harrisburg Bureau of Police is accepting applications for the entry level police officer exam. The fee to participate is $50.00. The deadline to apply is April 05, 2023 at Midnight. 

To Apply, Visit:https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Harrisburg-Bureau-of-Police-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/3191/

Physical Agility Testing will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Camp Curtain Middle School and the Written Test will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Commonwealth Charter Academy. 

This is an Entry level police officer position. ACT120 Certification not needed to apply. (THE DAUPHIN COUNTY CONSORTIUM TESTING NOT REQUIRED TO APPLY).

In order to formally apply for employment as a Police Officer with the City of Harrisburg, you must satisfy the following General Qualifications pursuant to the Harrisburg Civil Service Rules and Regulations:

General Requirements:

  • Age - Must be at least 21 years of age by May 29, 2023.    
  • Citizenship - Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Education - Must have graduated from high school or received a G.E.D., or received an equivalent education acceptable to the Harrisburg Civil Service Commission.
  • Driver's License - Must possess a current valid driver's license which has not been restored or suspended since May 29, 2020.
  • General - Must be able to perform the essential job functions of Police Officer as defined in the Harrisburg Civil Service Rules and Regulations. You must achieve a 70% on the written test to move on in the process. Submission of a formal application will need to be completed by those who score a 70% or higher.


Now Offering:

  Academy training paid for by the Harrisburg Bureau of Police
•  Competitive Starting Salary and Benefits while in the Academy
•  Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage
•  Defined Pension Plan and Paid Group Life Insurance
•  Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
•  Paid Holidays and Birthday
•  No Residency Requirements
•  17 Specialized Divisions and Task Forces

Any questions please Contact Officer Colin Kerns at [email protected] or Sara Bradnick at [email protected] or 717-255-6447.

Equal opportunity employer. Woman and Minority applicants encouraged to apply.

To Apply, Visit:
https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Harrisburg-Bureau-of-Police-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/3191/

Posted: 01/18/23 Deadline: 04/05/23


 

Full-Time Police Officers- Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, PA 
(updated information)

The Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County is currently accepting applications for Full-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 of 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. 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. The full-time starting salary for the year 2023 is $53,248 Officers will receive time and a half when working on holidays or overtime.

Applications can be obtained 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. Completed applications must be submitted to Macungie Borough along with a fifty-dollar ($50.00) non-refundable application fee prior to 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.

The physical agility testing will be given on Saturday, February 18, 2023, beginning at 9:00 am, at Macungie Memorial Park 50 N. Poplar Street, Macungie, PA. The written examination will be administered on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at 12:00 pm at Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main Street, Macungie, PA.

The Borough of Macungie is an equal-opportunity employer.

Posted: 01/17/23 Deadline: 02/15/23


 

Part-Time Police Officers - Renova Borough, Clinton County, PA

The Renovo Borough Police Department is hiring part-time police officers, with the potential for full-time in the future. The Renovo Police Department provides police services to Renovo Borough and Chapman Township in Clinton County, totaling 102 square miles. Renovo is in a rural area and is a significant recreational activity destination.

Applicants shall have completed Act 120 training as required by MPOETC by the date of hire and be at least 18 years of age. Other conditions are: Have current CPR/AED/First Aid certification, a valid driver's license, possess a high school diploma or GED, be a United States Citizen, and be of exceptional moral character. The hiring process will consist of an application, a pre-screening history booklet, oral interview(s), a criminal history check, child abuse clearance, credit check, a background investigation, a medical/physical exam, vision screening, a drug screening, a psycholological exam, firearms qualification, and any other requirements set forth by MPOETC or the Renovo Police Department. Currently certified officers may be exempt from some of these items.

Renovo Police Department will provide field training to new officers. Starting salary is $22/hour for part-time officers.

For questions or to obtain an application, please email Officer-In-Charge Gregory Drollinger at: [email protected].

Posted: 01/13/23 Deadline:


 

Examination for Full Time Police Officer - Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware County, PA 

Applicants must appear in person with Photo ID and a valid driver's license to the Marcus Hook Borough Police Station, 7 West Delaware Avenue, Marcus Hook PA, Mon. thru Fri., ONLY between the hours of 9:00AM and 4:00PM to obtain an application. A completed application MUST be returned by the applicant no later than 4:00PM, Feb 3rd, 2023.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. United States citizenship.
  2. Birth Certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver's license, and honorable military discharge (if applicable) must be present at the time of filing application and must be originals or certified copies.
  3. Must be 21 years old at time of application.
  4. Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a Police Officer.
  5. Must be of good moral character.

Any applicant failing to meet any of these requirements will be declared ineligible to take the Civil Service Examination.
THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS. Competitive Salary and Benefit Package. The Borough of Marcus Hook is an EOE/RA Employer.
Shannon Taylor Chairman, Civil Service Commission

Posted: 01/13/23 Deadline: 02/03/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer– Selinsgrove Borough, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

Selinsgrove Borough (Snyder County), Civil Service Commission with an approximate population of 5,654, is seeking a full-time Police Officer to join the Selinsgrove Police Department. Selinsgrove Borough is a small borough located in central Pennsylvania and is the home of Susquehanna University and the Selinsgrove Area School District. 

Applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of the application deadline and meet certain minimum requirements, including a High School diploma or G.E.D., a valid PA driver’s license is required, and must have Act 120 Certification under MPOETC or equivalent.  Candidates must pass a written examination, physical agility test, candidate interview, stringent background check, physical (Including drug screen), and polygraph examination.  College degree, prior law enforcement experience or prior military experience preferred, but not required. 

Successful candidate will be highly motived, ethical, team oriented and dedicated to the principals of community-oriented policing.  The police officer will be required to perform legal tasks assigned by the Police Chief.  New hires will be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period.  Applications shall be received by 4:00pm February 15th 2023. Position is open until filled.

Competitive pay, plus medical, dental, vision benefits and retirement. Officers are currently working 10-hour shifts.

Documents required to apply:
Completed Borough of Selinsgrove job application (available on website or from the Borough Office), complete resume, and three professional references. www.selinsgrove.org/information/employment-opportunities/

Send all documents to the attention of:
Lauren Martz, Borough Manager
Borough of Selinsgrove
One North High Street
P.O. Box 34
Selinsgrove, PA 17870.

All documents must be received by 4:00pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Envelopes must be marked "Selinsgrove Police Officer Application."

Selinsgrove Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 01/13/23 Deadline: 02/15/23


 

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 February 25th, 2023. 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 February 17, 2023 at 12 pm

.  No paper applications will be accepted.
.  Open application begins January 13, 2023 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: 01/11/23 Deadline: 02/17/23


 

Full Time Police Officer - Fairview Township, Luzerne County, PA

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 2023 is $69,023.74 (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 [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 February 3, 2023. Fairview Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 01/11/23 Deadline: 02/03/23


 

Police Officer - Swatara Township Police Department, Dauphin County, PA

The Swatara Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  This posting will remain active until Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. Those candidates who qualify per the Swatara Township Civil Service regulations and apply to the Swatara Township Police Department will be eligible for further processing and examinations.

The Swatara Township Police Department offers an excellent work environment, diverse opportunities, salary and benefits including the following:

  • Starting Salary of $50,000.00 with annual increases to $98,500.32 after 4 years
  • Paid Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Eye Care and Long Term Disability
  • Starting time off including 40 hours Personal Time, 40 hours Vacation Time and 72 hours Holiday Time
  • Career Enhancement and Advancement Opportunities Including: Criminal Investigation, Forensics, K-9 Unit, Drug Task Force, Interdiction Team, Federal Task Force Officer, Accident Reconstruction, Fire / Arson Investigation, Community Services, Warrant Officer, Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program, School Resource Officer, High Enforcement Action Team and more.
  • All uniforms and equipment are provided by the department at no cost to the officer

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age to apply and must be 21 years of age upon appointment to the Police Academy
  • Applicants shall possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma
  • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States
  • Applicants must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer, and be of good moral character
  • Applicants must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in this Commonwealth
  • Applicants must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in this Commonwealth
  • Applicants must agree to remain with the Township police force (subject to the probationary period and all other disciplinary and other township rules and regulations) for a minimum period of two years

The competitive application and selection process includes:

  • Additional examinations, including but not limited to a physical, psychological, polygraph, and an intensive background investigation will be conducted on finalists for the position. In addition, all candidates who are offered conditional employment with the Township shall meet M.P.O.E.T.C. physical fitness requirements for entrance into the Police Academy
  • For applicants attending a police academy, a bi-weekly stipend of $1,200.00 will be paid to each cadet. All equipment and uniforms will be provided
  • ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS who successfully passed the written and physical fitness tests and who were notified of their continued eligibility in the process and who wish to continue the interview process with the Swatara Township Police Department will be requested to fill out the long application.

Interested applicants can obtain additional information at swatarapolice.org and apply at Policeapp.com.  Questions regarding this information can be directed to Lt. Timothy Shatto at 717-564-2550 or [email protected].

Posted: 01/09/23 Deadline: 02/10/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer - Butler Township, Luzerne County, PA

The Butler Township Police Department (Luzerne County), 83 Corporate Drive, Drums, PA 18222, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking applicants for a full-time police officer.  Butler Township is a fast-growing community located in southern Luzerne County at the crossroads of Interstates 80 and 81.

Butler Township is approximately 36 square miles with a population of approximately 10,000 people.  There are more than 110 miles of roadway that give way to residential communities and businesses.  The department provides full time police coverage and the selected applicant will fill the 11th full time officer position. 

The department is headquartered in a state-of-the-art building that opened in 2019.  Combined with the municipal offices, the 13,500 square foot building also houses a Livescan and processing area utilized by nearby departments. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Act 120 or qualify for waiver
  • 60 college credits or 2 years law enforcement/active military experience; however, the candidate may qualify for a waiver based on education/experience
  • Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Be able to preform the duties of a Police Officer

BENEFITS

  • Being part of a dedicated, experienced, pro-active law enforcement team
  • Competitive salary with incentives for prior full time law enforcement experience and yearly raises
  • 10-hour shift schedule
  • Health, life, disability, dental and vision insurance with no employee contribution
    • 25% cash reimbursement if opted out
    • Post-retirement health care program available
  • 14 compensated holidays per year; double-time and a half if worked
  • Paid sick leave; with 100% buy-back when maximum is reached
  • Vacation / Personal Time with 4 personal days and 4 vacation days between completion of FTO and your first year
  • $1400 year uniform allowance (after first year) / dry cleaning provided
  • 457 deferred compensation program available
  • Police Officer bill of rights outlined in collective bargaining agreement
  • College education tuition assistance
  • Yearly longevity percentage increases starting at third year
  • Shift differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts (4% and 6%)
  • Retirement at age 50 with 25 years of service; service increments allowances in excess of 25 years

The selection process will include:
Submission of a cover letter, resume, references and copy of Act 120 Certification
Panel Interview
Background Investigation including polygraph examination

Please submit cover letter, resume, references and copy of ACT 120 certification to Alan Kost, Township Manager at 83 Corporate Drive, Drums PA 18222. Deadline for submission is 3:00 p.m. January 30, 2023. Applications received after this time will be rejected. 

Posted: 01/09/23 Deadline: 01/30/23


 

Chief of Police - Hampden Township, Cumberland County, PA

Hampden Township is seeking an individual for full-time employment within the Police Department who will be responsible to supervise all police personnel and plans, coordinates and directs their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the Township boundaries.

Hampden Township is a Township of the First Class with a population of over 32,000 residents which includes a wide variety of commercial, professional/medical office and industrial businesses. The Police Department currently employs 27 uniformed officers, not including the position of Chief of Police, is accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and operates with an annual expense budget in excess of $4.6 million.

The successful applicant must submit an Application of Employment and a resume outlining all police related work experience and meet all the minimum requirements of the job description including, but not limited to: authorized to work in the United States; graduated from an accredited high school or have an equivalent education acceptable to PA state standards; a bachelor’s degree in Police Science or related field or an equivalent to such degree in experience, training and understanding of managerial techniques; medically fit as outlined in Chapter 8 of the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for the performance of the duties of police officer; good moral character; licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of PA; continuously employed in police service for at least ten (10) years; satisfactorily completed the in-service training program for police officers as required by PA statute, eligible for waiver or able to comply within one year from appointment; demonstrated ability to carry out orders from superiors; demonstrated managerial and leadership skills and abilities; demonstrated an ability to delegate and supervise the work of subordinates; received, at least a grade of “meets standards” on the latest service rating, providing one exists; served in a Federal, State or Local law enforcement agency in a supervisory capacity for a minimum of five (5) years.

Following is a list of preferred qualifications for the position of Chief of Police: Currently resides in Hampden Township or within 30 miles from the Hampden Township boundary; consideration will also be given to candidates who express a willingness to relocate to Hampden Township; 15 years of experience in a Pennsylvania State law enforcement agency and or Pennsylvania municipal police department; Eight (8) years of supervisory experience in a Federal, State or local law enforcement agency; and current (within the last 12 months) experience in a police law enforcement organization that is presently accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and possess knowledge of the requirements to maintain such accreditation.

A detailed job description is available and Application for Employment is available at www.hampdentownship.us

Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications. A full benefits package is included. The Application for Employment and job description are also available at the Township office, 209 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, January 30, 2023.

Keith B. Metts, Township Manager
Hampden Township
209 S. Sporting Hill Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 01/09/23 Deadline: 01/30/23


 

Full-Time Police Officers - Warminster Township Police Department, Bucks County, PA

Warminster Township Police Department is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of entry level, fulltime police officers.

Applicants should have or be in the process of obtaining their MPOETC Act 120 certification. Applicants will be required to pass an oral interview, physical agility assessment, written evaluations, as well as other pre-employment requirements.

Benefits:

  • Excellent starting salary, with 5-year step process maximizing at $105,375
  • Full health and dental benefits
  • Educational incentive
  • Paid holiday, sick time, Kelly time, personal time.
  • Paid uniform and uniform allowance

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • United States Citizen.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job as defined by MPOETC.
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions, as defined by MPOETC.

Preferred qualifications would include:

  • Minimum of 60 college credits from accredited college or university.
    • Act 120 certified or enrolled at time of appointment in an Act 120 certification course or
    • Military and or Police experience.
    • Proficiency in a foreign language.

Qualified applicants should send a police applications along with their resume to either the below mailing address or email both to email address, by February 10, 2023.

Warminster Police
C/O Police Applicant
401 Gibson Ave
Warminster, PA 18974
Email to [email protected]
Link to Police application:
https://warminstertownship.org/download/pd-application/?wpdmdl=1592&refresh=63b70f593ae371672941401

Warminster Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 01/06/2023 Deadline: 02/10/23


 

Police Officer - Catawissa Borough, Columbia County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of Catawissa Borough is now accepting applications for an open full-time Police Officer position. This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

          Since 1893, the Catawissa Police Department has provided services to the Borough’s 1500+ residents. The department prides itself on providing 24-hour services using current technologies such as license plate readers, dash and body cameras, in-car computers and digital surveillance.

          While law enforcement is our primary function, we also focus on effective community policing through special events, fund raisers, and charity work within the community.

          With competitive salary, outstanding medical benefits, and a solid employment contract, we provide a supportive working environment with growth and specialized training possibilities.            

Salary and Benefits Include:

  • $45,566.36 starting probation pay, increasing to $46,933.35 after 9 months. Annual 3% increases on January 1. (Current contract expires 12/31/26)
  • Class increases on date of hire anniversary. (Class jump possible based upon experience)
  • All uniforms and equipment provided.  
  • Generous paid time off: 4 personal days, 5 days annual leave first year; 10 days per year after first year with one per year with a max of 25 days, 11 holidays with OT paid when worked.
  • Competitive sick and bereavement leave.
  • Excellent health care benefits including medical (individual or family), prescription, vision and dental.
  • Pension and Life Insurance plans.

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Possess certification from or be enrolled in Act 120.
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • Meet or exceed all physical and mental fitness standards established by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC)
  • Able to perform all duties and functions required of a police officer as specified by the MPOETC.

Competitive application and selection process will include

  • Submission of completed application with $25 fee.
  • Testing as required by the Catawissa Civil Service Commission, including written and physical exam.
  • Oral examination / interview before a panel
  • Extensive background examination including criminal history and social media activity
  • Medical examination and drug testing for present or recent use
  • Psychological evaluation

Interested applicants may obtain an application by contacting:

Chief J. Laidacker
[email protected]
Secretary C. Cole
[email protected]

Catawissa Borough Police Department
118 North Third Street, Catawissa Pa. 17820
(570)356-7102

Questions may also be sent to the aforementioned email and standard mail addresses.

The Catawissa Borough Police Department provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by state and federal laws for the position of Municipal Police Officer.

Posted: 01/03/2023 Deadline: until position filled


 

Full-Time Police Officer - Palmerton Borough, Carbon County, PA

Palmerton Borough Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for a full-time police officer.  Applicant must be 21 years of age or older to apply, must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, and must have successfully completed Act 120 training with certification examination to apply.  Other components of testing that must be successfully completed include a written test, oral interview, physical agility testing, and background check.

Applications may be obtained at the Borough Manager’s Office, 443 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, PA  18071, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.  Completed applications must be submitted to the Borough Manager’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023 and must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $35.00.  The written test will be administered on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. at Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, PA 18071. The physical agility examination and oral interviews will be scheduled at a later date.  Palmerton Borough is an EOE.

Posted: 01/03/23 Deadline: 01/20/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer – Wyoming Area Regional Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department will begin serving its member municipalities on January 1, 2023 and is accepting new applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. This posting will remain active until all positions are filled.   While the focus is on hiring Full-Time Officers, applications for part-time officers are also being accepted.

Join the newest Police Department in the Commonwealth and be part of the foundation of a growing 21st Century department. The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department will be focused on attaining accreditation and delivering professional, community-oriented police services to the client municipalities it serves.   Act 120 Certified Officers will be able to begin immediately.

Considerable growth is expected in the coming years and discussions are already taking place as new member municipalities consider joining our regionalization initiative. We expect this expansion to be accompanied by promotional  opportunities,  specialized unit  assignments, and task forces.

Salary and Benefits Include:

  • 48,264.00 starting pay with a 3% increase on January 1, 2024.
  • Annual longevity pay increases
  • Generous paid time off: 3 personal days, 9 holidays (paid if worked at OT rates), one week vacation year one, two weeks vacation year two,  and increasing as your career progresses.
  •   Competitive sick leave.
  • Excellent health care benefits including medical, prescription, and dental.
  • Pension plan

Current part-time Compensation: $19.00 / hr.

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Attained the age of 21 by first day of employment or graduation from the Police Academy for non-Act 120 certified applicants.
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania or other state Driver’s License
  • Meet or exceed all physical and mental fitness standards established by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC)
  • Able to perform all duties and functions required of a police officer as specified by the MPOETC.

Competitive application and selection process will include

  • Submission of an initial Cover Letter and Resume
  • Oral examination / interview before a panel
  • Extensive background examination including criminal history and social media activity
  • Medical examination and drug testing for present or recent use
  • Psychological evaluation

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to :

Chief D. F. Pace
Electronically to [email protected]
U.S. Mail to:
Wyoming Area Regional Police Department
555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
Questions may also be sent to the aforementioned email and standard mail addresses.

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by state and federal laws for the position of Municipal Police Officer.

Posted: 12/21/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Robeson Township Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Robeson Township Police Department, 2689 Main Street, Birdsboro, PA 19508, is seeking applicants for the position of full-time police officer. The Robeson Township Police Department will be hiring two full-time officers with the anticipated start dates of March 1, 2023, for one candidate and May 1, 2023, for the second candidate. The Robeson Township Police Department currently consists of five officers and the Chief of Police.

Applicants must have completed the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Certification (Act 120) or qualify for a waiver; must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License; must be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a Police Officer.

The application submission deadline is January 20, 2023.

The starting salary for a new officer is based upon experience, upon recommendation by the Chief and approval from the Robeson Township Board of Supervisors. The starting salary range is $60,496 to 76,549. In 2023, the salary for a patrolman 1st class is $89,827. If an officer is hired at a rate of $76,549 (4+ years of experience), that officer will be at the 1st class rate after their probationary year.

Work Schedule: 12-hour shifts, 0600-1800; 1400-0200; 1800-0600.
Probation: 1 year from date of hire.
Vacations: Up to 2 years 80 hrs., 2 to 6 years 104 hrs., 6-10 years 144 hrs., 10 years+ 192 hrs.
Compensation time: Officers can choose to accrue comp time in lieu of payment for overtime worked.
Personal leave: 40 hours per year.
Sick leave: 160 hours per year with buy back once cap is reached.
Bereavement leave provided.
Holidays: 12 paid holidays.
Clothing Allowance provided.
Health care: Provided with 2% deduction. Copay reimbursement of $1500.00 per year. Stipend available.
Longevity Bonus - $100 per year of service annually, after five years (5th year bonus - $500), max $3000
Retirement – Retire at age 52.5 after serving 25 years of service.

Application can be obtained on-line at www.robesonpolice.org, locating the application under Forms. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Robeson Township Municipal Offices located at 8 Boonetown Road, Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. through 4:00 P.M. An applicant can also drop off the application after hours by emailing Chief Cassel to schedule an appointment. If you have any questions, please email Chief Cassel at [email protected].

Posted: 12/21/22 Deadline: 01/20/23


 

Police Officer - New Britain Township Police Department, Bucks County, PA

The New Britain Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of fulltime police officer. Anyone interested in the position must submit a completed application by 4:00 PM on Monday, January 30, 2023.

Applications are available at the New Britain Township Police Department, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914 during normal business hours
or downloaded at: https://bit.ly/3YiEFUN.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age 21, good physical condition, proportional height and weight, high school graduate (or equivalent).
  • Applicants must have graduated and certified by the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission Certification (Act 120) by date of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer.

The probationary pay for entry level officer for 2022 is $65,500. The scale for an officer with 1-3 years of service is $74,140 - $118,000. New Britain Township also offers a competitive benefits package and police pension.

A select number of applicants will be invited to participate in our interview process.

New Britain Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 12/16/22 Deadline: 01/30/23


 

Police Officer - North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA

NORTH CORNWALL TOWNSHIP
POLICE OFFICER POSITION
(updated information)

North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA, is accepting applications for the position of full- time Police Officer. 

The successful applicant must possess and maintain valid certification as a police officer under Pennsylvania Act 120 and possess and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.  Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Benefits Included:

  • Starting salary range is $62,528 (Patrolman 1) - $89,859 (Patrolman 5)
  • 10 Hour Shifts
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 20 Sick Days Per Year
  • Longevity pay (after 5 years of service)
  • Shift Differential Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Healthcare, dental, vision and life insurance coverage provided.

All applicants must complete an application for employment and submit a detailed resume of training and experience.  Successful candidates will be required to pass physical and mental examinations as required by the Pennsylvania Act 120, and interviews, criminal history, driver license history and credit history background investigations as well as drug and alcohol testing as required by North Cornwall Township employee’s handbook.  Applications for employment may be obtained on-line at www.nctown.org. or at North Cornwall Township Municipal Office, 320 South 18th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042, weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS IS February 10, 2023

Completed applications, resumes and other pertinent information should be sent to:
North Cornwall Township
attn: Police Officer Position
320 S. 18th Street
Lebanon, PA  17042

Re-Posted: 01/23/23 Deadline: 02/10/23


 

Police Officer - Whitehall Township Police Department, Lehigh County, PA

The Whitehall Township Police Department is currently accepting transfer applications for the position of entry level police officer. Current or previously Act 120 Certified Pennsylvania municipal police officers, current or previous Pennsylvania State Troopers, or out of state officers that meet MPOETC qualifications; in each case with at least two years of full-time service as of the application filing deadline, are eligible to apply. The lateral transfer examination for a Patrol Officer shall consist of one oral examination which will be graded on a 100-point scale. The civil service oral examinations shall include questioning applicants regarding how they would respond to relevant law enforcement situations and other matters which reasonably test the applicants' ability to perform police work as a Patrol Officer. In addition, each applicant will undergo a physical fitness test. This physical fitness test will be graded on a pass/fail basis for every applicant. After an applicant has been extended an offer of employment, final appointment shall be contingent upon the applicant passing a polygraph, medical/drug screen, and psychological examination as well as passing a background investigation. Veteran's preference does apply. Whitehall Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications will be accepted starting December 12, 2022. Applicants interested in the position shall contact Chief Michael Marks ([email protected]), Deputy Chief Mark Mazzitelli ([email protected]), or Lt. Jeffrey Bruchak ([email protected]) in order to receive a simple application via email.

Deadline for applications will be January 13, 2023. Any questions, please contact Chief Marks at (610) 437-3042 ext 2201 or Deputy Chief Mazzitelli at (610) 437-3042 ext 2202.

Posted: 12/13/22 Deadline: 01/13/23


 

Police Officer - Lancaster City Bureau of Police, Lancaster County, PA

BUILD AN EXTRAORDINARY CAREER WITH THE LANCASTER CITY BUREAU OF POLICE.

Choose a career with the Lancaster City Bureau of Police and make your mark on the community. The Bureau is currently seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Lancaster is a City of the third class that serves approximately 60,000 residents in a diverse urban environment. Our innovative, community-oriented police department is renowned for excellence in policing across central Pennsylvania.
Excellent Benefits
Generous Paid Time Off
Paid Training
Opportunities for Advancement

Requirements:
• Must be a United States citizen.
• Graduation from High School or GED.
• Possess a valid driver’s license.
• Must be age 21+ upon academy graduation.
• Must pass physical, written, oral exams plus a comprehensive background investigation.

Candidates without Pennsylvania Act 120 training will be paid at a starting officer’s salary during training and police academy tuition will be covered by the LCBP. Candidates who have completed Act 120 certification prior to hire will begin field training immediately.

Salary Range $57,547- $82,209, plus benefits
Deadline: January 11, 2023
Apply now at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityoflancasterpa/jobs/2847706/police-officer
Learn more about rewarding careers with the Lancaster City Bureau of Police
https://lcbpcareers.com/ or call/text Det. Harnish 717-992-2406

Posted: 12/07/22 Deadline: 01/11/23


 

Full-Time Police Officer - North Lebanon Township Police Department, Lebanon County, PA

North Lebanon Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of a full-time police officer. Applications can be filled out online at northlebanontwppa.gov homepage or picked up at the police department located at 725 Kimmerlings Road, Lebanon PA 17046, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Completed and notarized applications must be returned no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 20, 2023. All applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable check or cash in the amount of $35.00

 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have reached the age of 21 prior to the application deadline
  • Have graduated from an accredited high school or have completed the requirements for a GED
  • Have completed the police academy in accordance with all Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission (Act 120) requirements
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform all the job-related tasks of a police officer

 GENERAL BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • The starting salary for 2022 is $71,978.00 it is undetermined what the rate will be for 2023 atthis time
  • Longevity after five years of service
  • Shift Differential pay
  • Court Time
  • 5 days paid Vacation first year with guaranteed weekends off before and after
  • Currently working 8-hour schedule with every other 3-day weekend off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 6 Personal Days
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave

 North Lebanon Township is an equal opportunity employer

Posted: 11/30/22 Deadline: 01/20/23


 

Chief of Police - City of Biddeford, Maine

City of Biddeford, Maine (population 22,569) is seeking its next Chief of Police. Well-recognized as an innovative and professional department, members of the agency embrace and excel in their important role of community engagement. The strength of the Biddeford Police Department comes from the individuals that proudly serve the community and are dedicated to making the city a better place. The Biddeford Police Department is seeking a leader who invests in the people of the agency and encourages and supports future leaders.

The Chief of Police serves as a key member of the City’s management team and is expected to participate in decision-making efforts that will drive the growth and success of the community. The Chief must have the vision to plan for the recruitment and retention challenges currently facing law enforcement, and this plan must carry the department into the community’s continuously evolving future. 

About the Community

Located 15 miles south of Portland, Biddeford is Maine’s sixth-largest City and its youngest, with a population of 25,000. Biddeford is both a riverside and seaside community. Its busy commercial and medical centers and University campus are balanced with areas of forests and rural farmland. A former manufacturing center, Biddeford has experienced an economic revival centered on a nationally recognized creative community in our downtown, recently exemplified in Heart of Biddeford’s selection as a 2022 recipient of the Great American Main Street Award and Food & Wine Magazine’s ranking of Biddeford’s food scene as among America’s best. The City has been proactive in working with the private sector to stimulate more than $100 million in private investment over the last decade, with an additional $200 million of new mixed-use private investment, including just over 1,100 residential units, planned to be developed in the near term. With much to offer, the City aims to be a warm, welcoming, and diverse community where families want to live, work and play.

About the Department

The Biddeford Police Department is comprised of 56 sworn officers and 27 non-sworn employees, the majority of which serve as dispatchers in its communication center. The Department has a strong focus on addressing mental health with compassion from two Community Engagement Specialists as well as an Opioid Outreach Liaison.

The current Chief of Police has served in his role for 40 years, maintaining his ability to provide strong leadership for the department while always seeking out new ways to innovate and be ahead of the curve. The next Chief must recognize the department’s history and the work that has been done to continuously improve and evolve the department, while also setting a clear vision for the future of the agency.

The Chief of Police will have responsibility for the Department’s three divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Support Services. The Department’s mission is to “Provide professional and progressive law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life, promote a safe and caring environment, and ensure the fair and respectful treatment of each individual”.

The Biddeford Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the selected chief must maintain this standard.

Competitive candidates will possess the following attributes 

  • Proven track record of success in a comparable community and a demonstrable commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Firm grasp of municipal law enforcement methods and willingness to adapt to evolving standards and practices in accordance with community needs and expectations
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with elected officials, business and community leaders, advisory boards, the news media, and general public
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to inspire credibility and public trust and interact respectfully with citizens from all backgrounds
  • Ability to negotiate agreements and/or reach consensus among diverse interests
  • Respected mentor skilled in identifying, developing, and collaborating with high-quality staff to achieve effective and efficient service delivery
  • Ability to attract and retain a diverse staff of sworn and civilian employees that reflects the community
  • Leads as a positive role model for customer service, ethical behavior, transparency, dispute resolution, and problem-solving, fostering a culture that values and respects all members of the team and the community

Ideal Candidate:

  • Have strong and transparent communication skills with an open-minded attitude towards employee related problem solving. 
  • Recruiting and training are an integral part, and it is imperative to have a leader who is skilled in these areas
  • Will need to be invested in all areas of our department from dispatch to innovative use of technology to community policing.

Requirements for the Chief of Police:

  • Maine commissioned officer or able to be commissioned within six months
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred
  • 10 years of law enforcement experience with 5 years of supervision and management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of CALEA standards
  • Labor and management experience

Salary and How to Apply

Salary range $99,208 - $130,918 +/- DOQ. Well-qualified individuals are invited to apply electronically by submitting a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to www.GovHRjobs.com. Questions can be addressed to the attention of Jon Fehlman, Vice President, GovHR USA, at [email protected], 615-692-9264. This position is Open Until Filled. The first review of applications will take place on December 5, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible for consideration.

MANDATORY APPLICATION QUESTIONNAIRE – Must be completed and submitted along with application.

Biddeford, ME – Police Chief Mandatory Application Questionnaire

Posted: 11/17/22 Deadline: Open Until Filled


 

Police Officer-Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County, PA

Susquehanna Township Police, located in Dauphin County Pennsylvania, and borders the City of Harrisburg is accepting applications.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
1-Must be Act 120 certified, or capable of being Act 120 certified by January 15th, 2023.
2-Must be at least 21 years of age.
3-Must be a residence of Pennsylvania and possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license.
4-Must possess a diploma from an accredited High School or Graduate Equivalent Diploma.
5-Applicant must be a Citizen of the United States.

Susquehanna Township Police offers competitive salary and benefits:
1-After three years an Officer earns $88,814.00 plus Holiday pay and Overtime pay.
2-Free Health Care.
3-Genererous Holiday leave, Personal Leave, and Vacation Leave.
4-Education Reimbursement
5-After Retirement Medical Benefits, and Cost of Living Benefits in Pension.

Susquehanna township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
All interested applicants must email Chief of Police Robert Martin at: [email protected].

Posted: 11/14/22 Deadline:


 

Part-Time Police Officer – Borough of Spring City, Chester County, PA

The Spring City Police Department is currently accepting applications/resumes for the position of Part-Time Police Officer.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Be Act 120 Certified or eligible for Certification.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

This position is exempt from the civil service requirements and is considered at-will employment.  The hiring process will include interviews, background/criminal history investigation, and may include a drug test, medical and psychological exam.  The hiring process will include oral interview(s), a background/criminal history investigation, firearms qualification, and may include a drug test, medical and psychological exams.

Hours of work include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours as required by the department. Part-Time Officer’s compensation for the year 2022 is $23.25/hour.

Applications can be obtained in person or via e-mail request.  Resumes/applications may be submitted in person or mailed to:

Spring City Police Department
Attn: Chief Ryan White
6 South Church Street, Spring City, PA 19475
or emailed to: [email protected]

Posted: 11/10/22 Deadline:


 

Part-Time Police Officer – Upper Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, PA

Part-Time Police Officer – Upper Pottsgrove Township is currently accepting applications for a part-time police officer. Applicants must be a United States Citizen and be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer. The applicant must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and have or be eligible for Act 120 Certification under MPOETC at time of hire. Applicant must also pass a background investigation and any other testing required by the Chief of Police or Township. The part-time officer will generally be assigned to work 32 hours a week.
Uniforms/equipment are provided.
Minimum starting hourly rate of $25.00 an hour.
Position is open until filled.

Submit resume to:
Chief James H. Fisher
Upper Pottsgrove Township Police Department
1420 Heather Place
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464
[email protected]

Posted: 11/08/22 Deadline:


 

Part-Time Police Officer – North Wales Borough, Montgomery County, PA

Part-Time Police Officer – North Wales Borough is currently accepting applications for a part-time police officer. Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the application and meet certain minimum requirements, including High School diploma or G.E.D., a valid driver’s license is required, and must have Act 120 Certification under MPOETC.

North Wales Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position is open until filled. The starting rate is $27.50 per hour.
Submit resume to:
Chief David Erenius
North Wales Borough Police Department
300 School Street
North Wales, PA 19454

Posted: 11/01/22 Deadline:


 

Chief of Police - Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, PA

Mt. Lebanon, PA is seeking an exceptional police leader to be their next Chief of Police. The Municipality desires a visionary, progressive, forward-thinking leader with a demonstrated commitment to community engagement and collaborative team building with a history of ethical decision-making and effective management. Mt. Lebanon is a municipality with home rule status in Allegheny County, PA. The population was 34,075 per the 2020 census.

The Municipality operates under the Commission-Manager form of government with the Municipal Manager having oversight for daily operations. The Municipality employs approximately 155 people in 10 departments with a net budget of $56.7 million.

DESCRIPTION

The Chief of Police is responsible for overseeing the Mt. Lebanon Police Department with 58 full-time employees, 46 of whom are sworn police officers. The department has seven different units including patrol, traffic, investigations, records, community outreach, animal control and parking.

The Chief serves as a strategic partner with the Municipal Manager’s Office to establish goals and objectives focused on the safety and security of the community. The Chief is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of policies, programs, and practices that best serve the needs of the citizens of Mt. Lebanon.  

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The ideal candidate will be a highly experienced, innovative, and engaging law enforcement professional who will embrace and cultivate a culture of continual improvement, community engagement and inclusion. An example of such engagement is the program Coffee with a Cop. This program brings together community and police in an informal setting. Community members are able to meet their police officers and engage in conversations regarding any community issues. The ideal Chief will continue to foster such relationships and seek to expand the Department’s community connections, balancing law enforcement and community engagement, being comfortable in both roles.

The community is seeking a collaborative, accountable leader with proven executive experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a core belief in service to the community. The candidate must be an effective communicator who will continue to build upon the organizational climate and morale as well as maintain the high standards that exist within the Department. The ideal Chief will be a proactive individual with a strong work ethic who will anticipate challenges, recommend innovative solutions, and deliver positive outcomes. 

Competitive candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven track record of success in a comparable community and a demonstrable commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Firm grasp of municipal law enforcement methods and the willingness to adapt to evolving standards and practices in accordance with community needs and expectations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with elected officials, business and community leaders, advisory boards, the news media, and the general public.
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to inspire credibility and public trust and interact respectfully with citizens from all backgrounds.
  • Ability to negotiate agreements and/or reach consensus among diverse interests.
  • Respected mentor skilled in identifying, developing, and collaborating with high-quality staff to achieve effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Ability to attract and retain a diverse staff of sworn and civilian employees that reflects the community.
  • Leads as a positive role model for customer service, ethical behavior, transparency, dispute resolution, and problem-solving, fostering a culture that values and respects all members of the team and the community.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures the department provides courteous and expedient customer service to the general public and Municipal department staff.
  • Advises and assists crime victims, the general public, subordinates, or others in law enforcement with understanding and developing policy or procedures governing Municipal responses to emergency management, community policing, crime control, prevention, and other matters of mutual concern.
  • Coordinates municipal law enforcement activities with those of other agencies; establishes and maintains mutually productive working relationships with residents, community/business groups, and other criminal justice organizations.
  • Selects department employees; plans and organizes work; develops and establishes work methods and standards; conducts or directs staff training and development; maintains effective department discipline and morale; reviews and evaluates employee performance; executes disciplinary action.
  • Develops and submits the budget for the Police Department; originates and implements organization and staffing patterns to effectively address operational needs.
  • Maintains high visibility and accessibility to the community to achieve positive interaction and understanding; represents the Municipality, or delegates such authority, in relations with the community, local, state, and federal agencies, and professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in police science, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, public administration or a similar field.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience and five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and leadership experience in a command level position of Lieutenant or higher rank in a similar sized agency.
  • Act 120 Municipal Officer Certified or able to obtain certification within 6 six months of hire.
  • Professional training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Senior Management Institute for Police, Northwestern Center for Public Safety, or similar within a reasonable amount of time from hire date.

SALARY & BENEFITS

The position offers a highly competitive salary. The salary range is up $132,820 dependent upon qualifications. The Municipality of Mt. Lebanon offers a comprehensive benefits package including exceptional health, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, group life insurance, participation in a defined benefit pension plan and much more!  Residency in Mt. Lebanon is preferred but not required. However, the chief of police will have to reside within a distance of 25 air miles from the Public Safety Building within the first year of employment.

Mt. Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.

Well qualified individuals are invited to apply by submitting a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for at least five (5) professional references to: www.GovHRjobs.com/Mt.LebanonPAChief

Questions can be addressed to the attention of Jon Fehlman, Vice President, GovHR USA, [email protected]. 630 Dundee Road, Suite 225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Telephone: 615.692.9264. This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will take place on November 11th, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible for consideration.

Posted: 10/28/22 Deadline:


 

Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police – Wyoming Area Regional Police Department, Luzerne County, PA (Deadline extended)

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department is now accepting applications for the civilian position of Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  This is a full-time position with a base schedule of Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (slight variation in start and end times possible).

Join the newest Police Department in the Commonwealth and be part of the foundation of a growing organization.  Upon selection, the successful candidate may begin immediately and assist the Chief of Police in administrative matters necessary to the formation of the department and prior to the start of regional police operations in January. If a selection is made prior to the November 25 deadline, the Department reserves the right to close the application window.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department is the product of the long-planned merger of the Departments of the Boroughs of Exeter, Wyoming, West Wyoming, West Pittston, and the Township of Exeter.  It is committed to being a leader in 21st Century policing.

The Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police will be the Chief’s primary aide in day-to-day administration of Department operations and be expected to take initiative where and when appropriate.

The successful candidate will assist the Chief in planning, scheduling, payroll management, and other key Police Department operational functions and possess/do all of the following but not limited to:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and good judgement
  • Strong command of typing and word processing skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 programs including Outlook / email
  • Knowledge of or demonstrate a propensity for learning Quickbooks and other payroll systems used by the Department
  • Knowledge of or demonstrate a propensity for learning the Department’s Records Management System including reports processing, receiving, sending, and retrieval
  • Interact professionally with the Department’s client municipalities and local, county, state, and federal government officials
  • Outstanding phone etiquette and represent the Department professionally in all matters and to all constituents
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in matters of police records, databases, and internal discussions

Salary and Benefits Include:

  • 38,250.00 starting pay
  • Annual longevity pay increases
  • Possible overtime opportunities
  • Excellent health care benefits including medical, prescription, and dental.
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick leave.
  • Pension plan

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, college degree preferred
  • Be able to work legally in the United States (US citizen or permanent resident)
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania or other state Driver’s License

Competitive application and selection process will include

  • Submission of an initial Cover Letter and Resume
  • Oral examination / interview before a panel
  • Extensive background examination including criminal history and social media activity
  • Drug testing for present or recent use
  • Psychological evaluation

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to :

D. F. Pace
Electronically to [email protected]
U.S. Mail to:
Wyoming Area Regional Police Department
555 Exeter Avenue, Unit 2
West Pittston, PA 18643

Questions may also be sent to the aforementioned email and standard mail addresses.

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department provides equal employment opportunities to all civilian employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by state and federal laws.

Posted: 10/27/22 Deadline: Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.


 

Independent Sales Associate with Law Enforcement Background – Global Interpreting Services

Positions Available:
This is a part-time 1099 position selling to the Law Enforcement community.  Retired law enforcement are encouraged to apply.  We can teach you the sales techniques you will need.

We are expanding into the eLearning industry with one-of-a-kind products that allow law enforcement to fill an important hole in their training as well as cover them legally.

Our history
We are the largest provider of Interpreting and translation services in our area and have been in business for over 25 years. We have taken our decades of experience and created cutting edge eLearning courses.  In the past, we have offered these courses in-person locally.  The pandemic made the law enforcement community embrace eLearning and we are meeting that need.

Responsibilities
This is a new position for us. Therefore, we are looking for someone who has a bit of an entrepreneurial spirit. Primary responsibilities are:

  • Research and identify targets and create a plan to succeed
  • Work in conjunction with our home office staff
  • In-person sales calls as well as follow-up.
  • Follow-up with leads generated from our marketing efforts
  • Follow-up with new clients to ensure successful implementation
  • Maintain relationships to maximize the use of our services

Contact
Mark Sabor
[email protected]
586-932-2004
www.globalinterpretingservices.com

Posted: 10/25/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Penn State University Police and Public Safety Department

The Penn State University Police and Public Safety Department is responsible for protecting and serving more than 100,000 students, employees as well as visitors at 22 campuses located throughout Pennsylvania.  We are a cohesive and centralized department with sworn police officers who have full law enforcement authority serving the 22 campuses with our headquarters being located at University Park.  We are searching for Police Officers to join our team who hold the values of integrity, respect, responsibility, discovery, excellence, and community. 

Finance and Business is a values driven organization that supports thousands of university faculty, staff, and students, while also providing services to the broader community and society. University Police and Public Safety is one of twelve units in the division of Finance and Business and is guided by its mission to serve and protect our community with respect, professionalism, and accountability, while striving for excellence. University Police and Public Safety's values model those of Penn State's and we are especially committed to our vision to establish a cohesive, inclusive, and innovative work environment while also providing consistent professional and value added service to our communities. We also firmly believe in Penn State’s value of Respect, which encourages us to "respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse and inclusive community." As an incoming team member in University Police and Public Safety, it will be expected that all employees embody and model Penn State's and Finance and Business's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of Penn State’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the University Police and Public Safety’s public service mission. (http://police.psu.edu/)    

All interested candidates must apply to this posting to be considered for an opportunity when a position becomes available at one of the Penn State campuses. Candidates advancing through the recruitment process will be provided an opportunity to select which campus location or locations they have interest in obtaining employment.  

Police officers are responsible for carrying out the functions of protection of life and property, preservation of peace and good order of the community, enhancement of positive community engagement initiatives, enforcement of laws and University policies/procedures, public safety, investigative work, and other related duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for the prevention of illegal, unsafe, or undesirable activity and regulatory violations through patrol, education, inspection, and the deterrent effect of enforcement. Police officers will also be expected to enforce National, Federal, State, and local laws, as well as University regulations, through investigation, apprehension, and prosecution of violators.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Skills necessary to enhance public respect for law enforcement and the University with courteous, devoted, and ethical service 
  • Capacity to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies   
  • Ability to provide effective, honest, and credible testimony at court hearings  
  • Outstanding customer service orientation; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical, judgment, ethical decision-making, and organizational skills  
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of diverse cultures and backgrounds 
  • Respect for the constitutional rights of all people to liberty, equality, and justice 
  • Capability to uphold an excellent standard of conduct at all times, abiding by laws, regulations and policies 

The position of police officer minimally requires a high school diploma or equivalent and up to one year of relevant experience. Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 Certification is required for employment. Candidates must be currently Act 120 certified; currently enrolled in a Pennsylvania MPOETC Act 120 police academy; or have the ability to obtain Pennsylvania MPOETC Act 120 certification during the hiring process (this applies to out of state waiver and reinstatement applicants).  

Knowledge on the use of information technology, software applications, surveillance equipment, social media, and communications (digital and conventional) in conducting investigations is highly desired.  

This position requires:

  • Successful Background Investigation 
  • Successful BPAD scenario-based evaluation 
  • U.S. Citizenship  
  • Fingerprint background check  
  • Successful completion of all MPOETC requirements if not currently certified or eligible for certification 
  • PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check  
  • Operation of a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties - a valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required 
  • Successful completion of a credit history check

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.  

Starting contractual base salary is $61,942.40. Annual rate changes and service time increases as applicable.  The current contract expires June 30, 2024.

To find out more about us:
Prospective Employee
Campus Information

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PSU_Staff/details/Police-Officer_REQ_0000036387-1?q=0000036387

To review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters and policies, please go to https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports, which will also explain how to request a paper 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: 10/13/2022 Deadline:


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