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.

If you would like to receive updates regarding job postings, you can sign up for the email notifications by clicking here. If you are currently a member of the association, go to "My Profile" once you log in to the website and click on yes to the question - Do you want to receive job announcement emails.

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

Position Announcements


 

Police Officer - Colonial Regional Police Department, Northampton County, PA

COLONIAL REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES

The Colonial Regional Police Department will be holding an entry-level examination for Police Officer. Anticipated openings by January 2023. The Colonial Regional Police Department has a sworn compliment of 25 officers and is responsible for providing police services to Hanover Township (Northampton County), and Lower Nazareth Township.

WRITTEN TEST DATE IS: To be determined

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AFTER July 6, 2022 from:
COLONIAL REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
248 Brodhead Road, Suite 1
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Phone (610) 861-4820 Fax (610) 861-4829

Applications may also be found online at www.colonialregionalpd.org

STARTING SALARY $62,692.
COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO TEST
• 21 YEARS OLD BY TEST DATE
• HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR GED CERTIFICATE
• U.S. CITIZEN
• VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN August 15, 2022 @ 4:00 PM

A $50.00 ADMINISTRATIVE FEE IS REQUIRED WITH THE APPLICATION

Applicants who are selected for further testing must pass a Fitness Exam, Interview, Polygraph, and Background Investigation.

Posted: 06/30/22 Deadline: 08/15/22


 

Police Officer - Southern Regional Police Department, York County, Pennsylvania

Southern Regional Police Department, York County, Pennsylvania is seeking a highly motivated and qualified applicant for the position of Police Officer.

Benefits include (but are not limited to):
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package, Paid Vacations and Holidays, Health Insurance, Advancement and Training Opportunities, Specialized Units to include: K9 Unit, County QRT (SWAT), Bike Patrol, Motorcycle Patrol, and Criminal Investigations.

To Apply:
Submit a resume to [email protected] or fax to 717-235-1609. Selected applicants will be supplied a background packet to complete.

Required Initial Qualifications:

  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Applicants considered for employment must be of good moral character.
  • Applicants must be physically and psychologically able to perform the duties of the position of police officer, as per the job description.
  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Applicants must possess visual acuity acceptable for performing all functions and responsibilities of a Police Officer (MPOETC Standards).
  • Applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
  • Applicants must pass a background investigation, polygraph examination, physical agility, medical and psychological evaluation and credit check.
  • Applicants must have graduated, or currently be attending a basic police academy Act-120 with a graduation date before July 2022 (or certified officer out of state with eligibility for out of state waiver) See link below for out of state waiver information:
    https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/training/Pages/Transfers-for-Out-of-State-Law-Enforcement-Officers.aspx
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen.
  • Applicants may not have any disqualifying criminal offense as defined by MPOETC under Title 37 §203.1.
  • Department regulations requires 25-mile residency requirement to be met within 6 months after hire date.

Resumes are due July 5, 2022 by 5:00PM.

Southern Regional Police Department
47 E. High St.
New Freedom, PA 17349
717-235-3944
www.srpd.us

Posted: 06/24/22 Deadline: 07/05/22


 

Police Officer - Pottstown Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

We want YOU!
Are you an honest, hardworking individual who would like to work within a diverse community with strong community support? If so, then the Pottstown Police Department is right for you!

From the Chief, Mick Markovich:

I would like to personally thank you for showing an interest in the Pottstown Police Department.  The hiring process is demanding but so is the job of a police officer.  If you think you have what it takes to be a Pottstown Police Officer, please follow the steps below. I look forward to the possibility of working with you at the completion of the process.  I’ll see you at the written exam!

About the Department

  • 46 full-time sworn Officers and 13 civilian employees
  • Largest Police Department in Western Montgomery County
  • Four Divisions: Patrol, Detectives, Special Operations, Community Response (Narcotics)
  • Opportunities to become a Bike Officer, Mass Incident Response Team Officer, Special Weapons and Tactics Officer, Drug Task Force Officer and more!
Pay Rate
2023 starting salary is $71,344!
Top pay rate is $101,129.60!

Incentives
Education Incentive
Officer Wellness Program

Advancement
Opportunities for advancement
Benefits
Top tier medical coverage including vision and dental!
Up to 5 weeks paid vacation per year
12 paid holidays
4 personal days
Ability to accrue compensatory time off

 

Steps to Becoming a Pottstown Police Officer

  1. Register for Written Exam - Applications being accepted NOW!
  2. Written Exam
  3. Physical Agility
  4. Completion of full application
  5. Oral Boards
  6. Background Check
  7. Approval of Eligibility List

View the Civil Service Rules and Regulations

Posted: 06/24/22 Deadline: 08/05/22


 

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

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

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

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

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

INSTRUCTIONS

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

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

PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

Posted: 06/22/22 Deadline: 09/12/22


 
 

Entry Level Police Officer, South Hills Area Council of Governments, Allegheny County. PA

            Applications to take the test for the position of entry level police officer are being accepted on behalf of the following Municipalities or their Civil Service Commissions:
                                                            Dormont Borough
                                                            Ingram Borough
                                                            Upper St. Clair Township
                                                            West Mifflin Borough
until 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the offices of the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG), 2600 Old Greentree Road, Carnegie, PA 15106, 412-429-1130.
            A single application to take the test and a single testing process will be utilized by the listed municipalities.  All appointments, if any, will be made by the individual municipalities.   Information concerning minimum eligibility requirements for each police department is contained in the application package.
            Applications and instructions are available at the SHACOG office, at the SHACOG website (www.shacog.com), and at the Police Departments of the listed municipalities.  Completed applications are to be returned with a non-refundable fee of $50.00 only to the SHACOG office.
            A physical agility test is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, August 6, 2022, with a written test to follow in the afternoon of that same day for those who pass the physical agility test.
The listed municipalities are equal opportunity employers.
 
Stanley Louis Gorski
Executive Director
SHACOG
Posted: 06/20/22 Deadline: 07/20/22

 

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

The South Coatesville Police Department provides Part-Time Police services to the Borough of South Coatesville and the Borough of Modena, in central Chester County. We are currently seeking to fill a vacancy for one full time police officer and possibly two part-time police officers.  Full time officers will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. 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 on weekends and holidays.  Part-time 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
  • Prefer candidates who reside within a 20 miles radius of South Coatesville Borough

Compensation:

  • Starting rate is $ 25.13 per hour for full-time and $21.07 per hour for part-time , however, contract renewal is pending

Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 11th, 2022.

  • 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: 06/20/22 Deadline: 07/11/22

 

Police Officer Examination - City of Hermitage, Mercer County, PA

TESTING WILL BE SCHEDULED BY: Pennsylvania [email protected] MERCER COUNTY

An examination will be held to establish a list of eligible candidates for the position of Police Officer, City of Hermitage (Mercer County) Pa.  Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

a)   Must be a citizen of the United States.

b)   Must be of good character and habits and must pass a physical examination, psychological examination, a pre-employment drug test, and a Police Officer Selection Test given at Pennsylvania Career [email protected] Mercer County (below).

c)    All applicants must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting completed applications.

d)   Must be a high school graduate.

e)   Must have a Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification.

f)      Non-PA residents must be a certified Police Officer in the State they are employed.

g)   Applicants will undergo a thorough background investigation.

Hermitage is a smoke free environment.

Hermitage residency, or residency in an eligible municipality, is required within one (1) year of appointment.

Salary range for rank of police officer: $50,418 - $76,308, (a great deal of overtime is available) plus excellent fringe benefits.

Hermitage has a low cost of living compared to a lot of areas.

Applications are being accepted at the Pennsylvania [email protected] Mercer County, 217 West State Street, Sharon, PA 16146.  Qualified applicants must complete a JobGateway® enrollment.  Visit www.jobgateway.pa.gov apply to job posting #17181380 and follow any additional application requirements listed.  Applications must be filed no later than close of business Thursday, June 30, 2022.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – M/F

About Our Community

Hermitage, Pennsylvania is a community full of variety. Major Northeastern and Midwestern US cities and universities are just a short drive away, recreational facilities are abundant, the environment is protected and a high quality of life is available. Hermitage and the surrounding areas have a proud, cooperative workforce, friendly people, a low crime rate, low cost of living, and abundant recreation areas - all advantages of small-town living. With its proximity to metropolitan areas, Mercer County’s location enables businesses and residents alike to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Best City to Live in Pennsylvania

The City of Hermitage has been named the best city to live in Pennsylvania, according to HERE, a popular credit card comparison and financial education website. Safety, commute time, income and education are among the factors that make Hermitage shine above other places in the Keystone State. To view the full article and find out more information about the study methodology and selection process visit Best Cities to live in Pennsylvania.

Combination of Quality of Life & Location

In addition to its unparalleled market access, the region also offers:

$60 million tourism base from a multi-state area and Canada

  • 18 public/private golf and country clubs (PDF)
  • Abundant housing options in all price ranges
  • Beautiful lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and camping areas
  • Outstanding educational opportunities (12 public schools, 4 parochial schools, 5 colleges, and 3 career schools)
  • Proximity to Erie, Akron, Pittsburgh and Cleveland cultural events and professional sports teams
  • Superior health care facilities (3 major systems)

Things to do- https://www.hermitage.net/168/Things-to-Do

Information for Visitors

Hermitage, Pennsylvania is a community full of variety. Recreational facilities are abundant, the environment is protected and a high quality of life is available. In Hermitage and the surrounding Mercer County area, you’ll find many shopping and dining opportunities as well as cultural experiences such as historical museums and local arts. And in addition to the unique features of the area, major cities and commercial centers such as Akron and Cleveland, OH and Pittsburgh and Erie, PA are only a short car drive away.

  • 180 miles to Buffalo, NY
  • 185 miles to Columbus, OH
  • 295 miles to Toronto, Ontario
  • 300 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 320 miles to Washington, DC
  • 400 miles to Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia
  • 70 miles to Akron and Canton, OH
  • 75 miles to Erie, PA
  • 75 miles to Pittsburgh, PA
  • 80 miles to Cleveland, OH

For more information, please visit the City of Hermitage Pa website https://www.hermitage.net/

Posted: 06/20/22 Deadline: 06/30/22


 

Installation Police Officer, DMVA - Fort Indiantown Gap, 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: $49,406.00 - $75,110.00 Annually
JOB TYPE: Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
LOCATION: Lebanon County
OPENING DATE: 06/16/22
CLOSING DATE: 06/30/22 11:59 PM
JOB CODE: 74795
POSITION NUMBER: 50432464
UNION: UGSOA - United Gov Security Off of America
BARGAINING UNIT: R1
PAY GROUP: ST06
BUREAU/DIVISION CODE: 00139100
BUREAU/DIVISION: Police
WORKSITE ADDRESS: Building 7-5
WORKSITE ADDRESS: Fort Indiantown Gap
CITY: Annville, Pennsylvania
ZIP CODE: 17003
CONTACT NAME: Jarrad Berkihiser
CONTACT EMAIL: [email protected]

Please Click this link to see complete information for the position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3580198/installation-police-officer-dmva

THE POSITION:
The PA Department of Military & Veterans Affairs is looking for a dedicated, experienced individual to serve as sworn police officers that exercise the power of arrest. If you are an energetic and productive person who takes pride in their work and you have ACT 120 training, apply today!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
As an Installation Police Officer with the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs you would be performing general police duties responding to calls for assistance, patrolling the grounds and building at Fort Indiantown Gap by foot and vehicle and conducting checks of high threat areas.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.

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!

Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Full-time employment.
Work hours are rotating shifts/rotating days off (8.0 hours/day; 40.0 hours/week).
Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY:
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
Successful completion of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Certified Basic Police Academy (Act 120) training.
Necessary Special Requirement:
Possession of a valid Pennsylvania non-commercial Class C driver's license or equivalent.
Other Requirements:
You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:
A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information.
You must pass a background investigation.
A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination and a drug screening test.

How to Apply:
Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:
Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at [email protected].

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:
Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam). Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

You must provide complete and accurate information or:
your score may be lower than deserved.
you may be disqualified.
You may only apply/test once for this posting.
Your results will be provided via email.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.employment.pa.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
613 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
[email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #CS-2022-24551-74795
INSTALLATION POLICE OFFICER, DMVA
OE
Installation Police Officer, DMVA Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Do you possess a current driver's license which is not under suspension?
Yes
No
* 2. If you answered yes, please provide your driver's license number and expiration date. If you answered no, type N/A in the text box below.

* 3. You must complete the supplemental question(s) below. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. You must complete the application and answer the supplemental question(s). Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question(s) is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. Read the question(s) carefully. Determine and select the option that most closely represents your highest level of experience/training/certification. The option you choose must be clearly supported if requested.
If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.

If you have general questions regarding the application and hiring process, please refer to our FAQ page.

* 4. Have you successfully completed the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission Certified Basic Police Academy (Act 120) training?
If yes, you must attach a copy of your certificate prior to the submission of your application in order to be considered in the eligibility determination. You will not be able to add the certificate to the application after it has been submitted. Upload copies using the "Attachments" tab on the left.
Yes
No
* Required Question

Please Click this link to see complete information for the position: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3580198/installation-police-officer-dmva

Posted: 06/17/22 Deadline: 06/30/22


 

Part-Time Police Officer - South Heidelberg Township Police Department, Berks County, PA

Department Contact
Chief Leon J. Grim
555A Mountain Home Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
(610) 670-9885
[email protected]

The South Heidelberg Township Police Department is currently searching for talented, motivated, and community-oriented police officers.

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

If you are interested in being a part of this process, please contact Chief Leon J. Grimat “[email protected].” You should include a resume with your email. All candidates that meet the general requirements listed below will be provided an application packet and notified of available dates and times for a written entrance exam. There is no fee to participate in this process.

The South Heidelberg Township Police Department provides police services to approximately 15,000 people in four municipalities (Robesonia Borough, Wernersville Borough, Heidelberg Township, and South Heidelberg Township) covering fifty-five square miles of western Berks County. We are a progressive Department with excellent opportunities for specialized training and advancement.

For more information on the South Heidelberg Township, visit https://www.shtwp.org

General Requirements for the position of Police Officer:

  • Citizen of the United States.
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age prior to appointment.
  • No civilian or military criminal history of misdemeanor or felony crimes; summary and/or ordinance arrest and convictions will be examined and may be cause for rejection.
  • Must be in good physical health, with weight in proportion to height.
  • Must obtain or have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License prior to appointment.
  • Must be Act 120 certified or have recently graduated from a MPOETC academy prior to appointment.

Hiring Process:

  • Submission of application packet
  • Written examination
  • Physical Agility test (MPOETC physical fitness standards-30%)
  • Oral Interview with Command Staff
  • Background investigation
  • Conditional offer of employment
  • Medical evaluation/drug screening
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Final offer of employment

Salary and Benefits:

  • 2022 pay rate $21.75/hour to $35.11/hour depending on experience.
  • 3.5% pay increases each January 1st through 2024 based on the current Police contract expiring on 12/31/2024.
  • 12-hour work shifts

The South Heidelberg Township Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 6/17/2022 Deadline: 07/31/2022


 

Police Officer - Logan Township Police Department, Blair County, PA

The Logan Township Board of Supervisors will accept applications for the anticipated vacancy for the position of Police Officer from those individuals meeting the general qualifications as listed below. Applications are available at the Police Department, located in the Logan Township Municipal Building, 100 Chief Logan Circle, Altoona, PA 16602, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, or on the Township website www.logantownship-pa.gov. All applications must be returned to the Police Department by 4:30 PM on July 5, 2022. The first portion of the selection process will involve a written exam and physical fitness test which is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2022. The exact dates and times for the two interview portions of the selection process will be announced later. Telephone inquiries can be made by calling the office of the Chief of Police at 814-949-3364.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS

  1. Must be a citizen of the United States of America as of application due date.
  2. Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate as of application due date.
  3. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age on or before appointment as a police officer.
  4. Must possess or able to obtain and retain a valid Pennsylvania operator’s license at the time of appointment.
  5. Must have successfully completed PA Act 120 training for municipal police officers on or before appointment as a police officer.
  6. Applicants must be of good moral character, with no felony or misdemeanor convictions.
  7. Must successfully complete the entire selection process consisting of:

a)    Written examination with a score of 80% or higher.

b)    Physical Fitness Test (MPOETC entry standard based on Cooper Institute 30%).

c)    Oral Interview with a final score of 140 or higher.

  1. Must successfully complete a probationary period of employment of twelve (12) months.
  2. Must become a resident of Blair County at the completion of the probationary period.

10. Post-secondary education or military service are desirable.  Any applicant with prior military service must possess an honorable discharge.

11. A check or money order in the amount of $50.00, made payable to “Logan Township” to cover testing fees must be attached to the returned application. This fee is non-refundable.

Description: 2022 top patrol salary $75,510.00; medical, dental and vision benefits; 50% pension after 25 years; up to five weeks’ vacation; family sick time; individually assigned patrol car; uniform laundry service; uniform and equipment allowance.

Posted: 06/15/22 Deadline: 07/05/22


 

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 Friday, July 29, 2022 at 12 p.m. 

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, August 06, 2022 at Camp Curtain Middle School and the Written Test will take place on Sunday, August 07, 2022 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 August 18, 2022.  
  • 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 August 18, 2022.
  • 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: 06/15/22 Deadline: 07/29/22


 

Police Officer - Township of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that formal applications required to be completed in order to apply for the entry-level position of Patrol Officer in the Bethlehem Township Police Department are now available in the office of the Township Manager at the Bethlehem Township Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18020-1496. The applications are also available for download on-line at Bethlehem Township’s website (www.bethlehemtownship.org).

This position is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations of Bethlehem Township. Starting salary is contractually set at approximately $68,390.00.

The applicant, at a minimum:

(1) EITHER-OR REQUIREMENT: Must show proof of EITHER valid Act 120 certification (Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Act), OR successful completion of sixty (60) college credits received from an accredited institution of higher learning acceptable to the Township Civil Service Commission:

(2) Must have reached his/her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submission of completed applications;

(3) Must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or become such within thirty (30) days of appointment;

(4) Must possess a high school or general equivalency diploma;

(5) Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and must obtain a valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator’s license at time of employment;

(6) Must be a United States citizen;

(7) Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer;

(8) Must be able to speak, write, and read the English language;

(9) Must complete an application form, which must include a check or money order (no cash accepted) for $50.00 to cover processing costs. Check should be made payable to “Bethlehem Township.”

Applicants who pass all Civil Service tests may be subject to a complete background investigation and polygraph examination by the Bethlehem Township Police Department. Such investigation will cover personal and professional qualifications, to include credit history, driver’s license status, drug use, prior arrests, and academic/employment record.

Completed application materials must be received, by mail or in person, in the office of the Township Manager (listed above) not later than the filing deadline of Noon (12 p.m.), Friday, July 08, 2022. Applications received after the filing deadline, or those applications found to be incomplete, will be rejected.

If a candidate’s application is filed before the deadline and is determined to be complete, the candidate will be notified by Bethlehem Township of his/her eligibility to take the written examination portion of the application process.

The physical agility test and written examination will be conducted Saturday, July 23, 2022, at a site and time to be determined.   Physical agility testing will occur in the morning and the written examination will occur in the afternoon.

Only those applicants passing the physical agility examination (Pass/Fail) will be eligible to proceed to the written examination.

A candidate is eligible to take the examinations ONLY if he/she has been notified by Bethlehem Township that his/her application has been determined to be complete.

Posted: June 13, 2022

Deadline: July 8, 2022 by Noon (12:00 PM)


 

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

5)      Experience is preferred.

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

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

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

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

Posted: June 10, 2022

Deadline: September 10, 2022


 

Police Officer - Newberry Township Police Department, York County, PA

The Newberry Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
Interested applicants must return a completed application packet to the Newberry Township Police Department no later than: Monday, July 1, 2022, at 4:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Newberry Township Police Department or downloaded from the police departments website. www.newberrypd.org

Benefits:

  • 2022 probationary starting salary of $60,000
  • Pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay and uniforms provided.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age • United States Citizen • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license • Applicants must possess hearing and vision in compliance with established MPOETC criteria • High School diploma or GED • Act 120 certification or currently enrolled in the police academy

Drug Policy
The Newberry Township Police Department is committed to a drug-free workplace. Therefore, applicants seeking employment who currently are using illegal drugs will be found unsuitable for employment. The following policy sets forth the criteria for determining whether prior drug use makes an applicant unsuitable for employment.

Criteria

  • An applicant, who has used any illegal drugs while employed in any law enforcement or prosecutorial position, or while employed in a position of public trust, will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who is discovered to have misrepresented his/her drug history will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has participated in the manufacturing or distributing of any illegal drug at any time will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has used any illegal drug (including non-prescription use of anabolic steroids), other than marijuana, within the last five (5) years may be found unsuitable for employment.
  • An applicant who has used marijuana within the last three (3) years may be found unsuitable for employment.
  • Evidence demonstrating repeated use of any drug or chemical substance with such frequency that it appears the applicant has or had accepted the use and / or reliance upon the substance as part of a pattern of behavior will be found unsuitable for employment.
  • Illegal drug use outside the above standards will be considered on a case by case basis in accordance with the drug policy of the law enforcement agency being considered for employment.

Newberry Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation nor non-disqualifying physical or mental disability.

Posted: 06/07/22 Deadline: 07/01/22


 

Police Officer - Millersville Borough, Lancaster County, PA 

The Borough of Millersville’s Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for a Full-time Police Officer and a Part-time Officer.  

Must be PA Act 120 certified or Act 120 eligible and certification test completed by July 1, 2022.

Applications may be obtained M-F 8AM-5PM at Millersville Borough Police Dept, 100 Municipal Drive, Millersville, PA 17551 (717-872-4657) or on-line at: millersvilleborough.org.

All applications must be completed and returned to the Millersville Borough Police Department or e-mailed to [email protected] no later than 5 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

Application Requirements - High School diploma or equivalent; at least 21 years old; proof of US Citizenship; physically & mentally fit to perform all duties of a Police Officer; & possess a valid PA driver’s license. Successful applicants will be subject to hiring process that includes an extensive background investigation and includes a full criminal history check.

Millersville Borough is a great place to have a police career, with excellent pay and great benefits. Starting salary is $52,683 up to $63,639 depending on experience.

EOE

Posted: 06/06/22 Deadline: 07/05/22


 

Police Officer Recruitment Now Open- Chambersburg Police Department, Franklin County, PA

The Chambersburg Police Department, Franklin County, PA, is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.

Starting salary is $56, 492 and includes police academy training. 

Applicants must be at least 20-years of age and live within 45-miles of the Borough within one-year from date of hire.  High School diploma or GED is required.  Veteran’s preference for those eligible.  Minority and bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off, retirement pension, sick time, uniforms and other equipment.

Testing will be September, 2022.  Successful candidates will be required to pass physical and mental examinations as required by the Pennsylvania Act 120, as well as oral interviews, criminal, driver license and credit history checks along with a thorough background investigation to include drug and alcohol testing. 

To apply, go to ChambersburgPolice.com and click on the tab, “APPLY"   Or click on this link  https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Chambersburg-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/2530/  Applicants may also apply in person at the Police Department, 1540 Orchard Drive or the Borough Office, 100 South Second Street, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to complete the on-line application.

Closing date for applications is 4:00 PM, Friday, September 2, 2022.   A 25-dollar fee is required with your application to PoliceApp.com.

The Chambersburg Police Department is an equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 06/06/22 Deadline: 09/02/22


 

Police Officers, Full & Part-Time - West Earl Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The West Earl Township Police Department located in Lancaster County is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of full and part-time police officers.

Applicants must have completed Act 120 training, have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, be of good moral character, be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer and be at least 21 years of age. Applicants must be a US citizen and graduated from an accredited high school or have equivalent education acceptable to the Commission. A minimum of sixty (60) college credits is preferred but not required. Must be able to complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, and comprehensive background investigation.

The West Earl Township Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be considered, send a Resume and Cover letter to:

Chief Eric S. Higgins
West Earl Township Police Department
157 W. Metzler Road PO Box 787
Brownstown, PA 17508.

or by email to: [email protected]

All resumes must be received by 4:00 P.M., June 24, 2022 to be considered.

Starting salary for patrolman is $62,836

Posted: 06/06/22 Deadline: 06/24/22


 

County Detective - Lebanon County, PA

COUNTY OF LEBANON
Job Announcement
Posting Date: June 1, 2022

Position: County Detective
Department: Lebanon County Detective Bureau
Room 11, Municipal Building
400 S. 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Available: Current
Bargaining Unit: Lebanon County Detectives Association
Hours: Variable
Pay Grade: In accordance with Detectives Bargaining agreement
Salary Range: $2,157.69 Bi-weekly
Full-time Employee Benefits: *Paid health, vision, and prescription insurance *Paid Life insurance *Paid Holidays *Paid-time-off *Pension retirement plan *Deferred Compensation plan *Optional Dental, Whole Life, Short Term Disability, Critical Illness & Cancer Plans available

County of Lebanon Application must be completed for consideration for this position. Applications are available now.

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

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

Application and resume submission options:
1.Scan and email your application and resume directly to:
Human Resources
Email: [email protected]

2.Mail:
ATTN: Leeanne Shank, Human Resources Assistant
Room 200
400 S. 8th Street,
Lebanon, PA 17042

2.Fax: (717) 675-2668

*An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*

Posted: 06/01/22 Deadline: Until Filled


 

Police Officer - North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA

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 years of experience.  The starting salary range for a Police officer is $62,595.21 (Grade 1) and $89,326.02 (Grade 5).  This position will include benefits of healthcare medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off, retirement pension, paid holidays, sick time, as well as other benefits.

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 JUNE 30, 2022.
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

Posted: 06/01/22 Deadline: 06/30/22


 

Police Officer - Pottsville Bureau of Police, Schuylkill County, PA

APPLICANT TESTING ANNOUNCEMENT-JULY 9,2022

The POTTSVILLE BUREAU OF POLICE will be offering a virtual testing opportunity for police officer applicants on Saturday, July 9, 2022. The test will be completed online by eligible applicants at any time on the day of the testing. Please be advised that any applicant who reaches the background investigation part of the hiring process will be required to participate in a polygraph test during which the applicant will need to affirm that the written test was completed by the applicant without the assistance of other persons and/or outside resources.

Applicants who pass this written test will have their score recorded on the City of Pottsville Civil Service hiring eligibility list for up to two years from the test date. Applicants may retake the test at any future offered time with their highest test score always being used for ranking and eligibility purposes. A POST study guide is available for applicant purchase at www.applytoserve.com/study.

Please note: Applicants who are on the hiring eligibility list prior to July 9, 2022 will remain ranked according to their most recent written test score until two years from their previous test date if they choose not to retake the written test.

The cost of the testing is $40.00 and applications can obtained by email request to [email protected] or by calling 570-622-1234 Ext. 1315. Only applicants who have submitted the proper completed application and payment prior to July 2, 2022 will be eligible to participate.

Completed applications can be mailed with the required fee or electronically submitted with payment sent separately. Checks and Money Orders should be made out to "City of Pottsville".

Applicants who achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the written examination shall be eligible to proceed with additional steps in the hiring process. These steps will include physical fitness testing as per current MPOETC guidelines, an oral interview, an extensive background investigation, and medical and psychological examinations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be not less than twenty-one (21) years of age at time of testing; Must possess a minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent; Must possess a valid PA Operator's License with no restrictions; Must have an absence of any past Felony or Misdemeanor convictions.

The City of Pottsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans Preference as per Federal Civil Service guidelines is utilized. PA Act 120 certification may strengthen an applicant's hiring opportunity but is not required for the testing.

Posted: 05/24/22 Deadline: 07/02/22


 

Probationary Police Officer – Kutztown Borough, Berks County, PA

The Kutztown Borough Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer beginning Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.  The deadline for applications is Monday, June 23, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Application forms shall be available to all interested persons at the Kutztown Borough Police Department, on the website (www.KutztownPD.org), applicants may also e-mail a request ([email protected]) or telephone (610-683-3545). However, the Kutztown Borough Civil Service Commission assumes no responsibility for missed filing deadlines due to a delay in the mail or other technical difficulties.

The physical fitness agility test will be conducted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 beginning at 8:00 a.m at the Kutztown Area High School running track (50 Trexler Avenue Kutztown, PA. 19530). For those that pass the physical fitness agility testing the written test will be conducted the same day on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.. at the Kutztown Area High School.

Civil Service Requirements:

  • United States citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the date of filing application
  • High school graduate or GED 
  • Must have Act 120 or out of state equivalent at time of appointment
  • Must pass any and all written and/or oral examinations
  • Must pass physical agility test
  • Must pass physical and psychological examinations
  • Must be of good moral character and pass extensive background investigation
  • Must have a valid operator’s license

The police department has a policy regarding  visible tattoos, visible body piercings, and visible body art and could disqualify a candidate from consideration based on violation of the policy.  Questions about the policy can be directed to the Chief of Police at: [email protected]

2022 Salary:

  • $78,270 Starting
  • $92,327 Current 2022 after three years

Vacation/Holiday

  • 96 hours after 1 year
  • 144 hours after 8 years
  • 192 hours after 14 years
  • 240 hours after 20 years
  • 90 Hours of Holiday time off annually

Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision care, & prescriptions
  • Life insurance
  • Longevity pay, holiday pay
  • All initial equipment, uniforms at no cost to the officer
  • Annual equipment allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement – up to $1,800 per year for approved courses

Kutztown Borough Police Department is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. *Women and Minority Applicants are Encouraged to Apply*

Posted: 05/19/22 Deadline: 06/23/22


 

Police Officer - Borough of Green Tree, Allegheny County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree is accepting applications to prepare an eligibility list for a full-time Police Officer position in anticipation of retirements in the Borough of Green Tree Police Department.

The Green Tree Police Department is currently staffed with ten full-time officers serving a borough of 5,000 residents on the south border of Pittsburgh. The agency and officers are well supported by the community, with a 2022 operating budget of $2,144,900. The ideal Green Tree Police candidate is a person with excellent communication skills who can exercise independent judgment in a service-oriented community policing environment.

The starting salary for this position is $78,534 per year with an excellent benefit package.   All uniforms and equipment are provided, including vest and firearm. Other benefits include tuition reimbursement and a $500 annual bonus for physical fitness testing. Officers participate in a defined benefit pension plan, are eligible for retirement at age 50 with 25 years of service, and also have a five year DROP option.  

At the time of application candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have successfully completed Act 120 training, have current MPOETC certification (or be eligible for current MPOETC certification), and have one of the following combinations of education/experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or

2080 hours of experience as police officer (including service as a military police officer), together with either an associate’s degree or sixty or more credit hours toward a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or

Three years of experience as a full-time police officer (including service as a military police officer).

A physical ability test will be conducted on June 28, 2022. Applicants who successfully complete the physical ability test will take a written examination immediately after. An oral examination will be held at a later date for applicants who successfully complete the written examination.

There is no application fee. Applications are available at 10 West Manilla Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 or at http://www.greentreeboro.com/police.php . Completed applications can be submitted via mail or hand delivered by 3:00pm on June 17, 2022 to: Borough of Green Tree Administrative Office, 10 West Manilla Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

Posted: 05/12/22 Deadline: 06/17/22


 

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

The Borough of Laureldale will be accepting applications for Part-Time Police Officers.

Interested applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age at the time of the test.
  • Be a U.S. citizen in good standing.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  • Possess current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification.
  • Possess a valid PA driver’s license at time of employment.
  • Be in good physical condition and be able to meet MPOETC standards for police officers.
  • Be able to perform essential job functions, oral interview, physical and psychological exams.
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation including the provisions of PA Act 57.

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. This position is exempt from the Civil Service requirements, is not included in the Bargaining Unit, and is considered at-will employment. The hiring process will include oral interview(s), a background/criminal history check, a drug test, medical and psychological exams, and firearms qualification.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours as required by the department. Part time Officer’s compensation is $20.00 - $30.00 per/hour depending on experience and availability.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Laureldale Borough Police Department/Borough Hall located at 3406 Kutztown Road, Laureldale, PA 19605 Monday-Friday 8am-3:30pm. The applications may be emailed to interested applicants upon request by emailing Chief Brian Horner at [email protected].

The Borough of Laureldale Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 05/11/22 Deadline:


 

Part Time Police Officers - Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware County, PA

The Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware County is currently accepting applications for Part Time Police Officers.

Requirements:

  • Citizenship - An applicant shall be a citizen of the United States of America and shall provide satisfactory evidence of citizenship.
  • Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of application.
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.  Pennsylvania motor vehicles (automobile) operator’s license or its equivalent.
  • Applicant must be a graduate from an accredited high school or have a general equivalency diploma, be able to speak, read and write the English language at the time of hire and possess Act 120 Certification.
  • Applicant must be of good reputation and moral character. The applicant must present separately prepared references from three (3) individuals who are not related to the applicant and who can be contacted within a reasonable time.

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. This position is exempt from the Civil Service requirements, is not included in the Bargaining Unit, and is considered at-will employment. The hiring process will include oral interview(s), a background/criminal history check, a drug test, medical and psychological exams, and firearms qualification.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours as required by the department. Part time Officer’s compensation is $22.71 per/hour for 2022. Officers will receive a longevity payment increase after two years of service. Officers will receive additional pay for working festive holidays.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Marcus Hook Borough Administrative Office located at 1111 Market Street Marcus Hook, PA, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, they are also available on the Borough’s website at www.marcushookboro.org under “Borough Documents”, or applications may be emailed to interested applicants upon request.

Posted: 05/05/2022


 

Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police, Adams County, PA Salary Change

CARROLL VALLEY BOROUGH POLICE
NOW HIRING
ACT 120 CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
Apply Here: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa

The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for a full-time police officer until July 15th, 2022.  Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral, and physical testing.  Physical agility waiver for recent graduates.

Maybe you have what it takes to be one of us?

Qualifications:

  • Must have Act 120 certification by time of appointment. In the academy now?  You can apply!
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license,
  • be no less than 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Must meet 9-mile jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.
  • Out of state officers: Check requirements HERE: https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/training/Pages/Transfers-for-Out-of-State-Law-Enforcement-Officers.aspx

 Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $70,000 to $85,000 after 3 years.
  • Comprehensive Blue Cross medical with family coverage for uninsured.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • PMRS retirement with post retirement COLAs included.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Schedule is typically 4 – 10-hour days.
  • Take home car program.
  • Great community, home to Liberty Mountain Resort a premier ski and golf resort with 250,000 visitors per year.
  • All new police facilities completed in 2017.
  • Small department where you will be a valued member of the team!

Apply here: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa

Any questions contact Police Secretary Jo Ann Myers at [email protected] or call (717) 642-8269 Ext. 185.  Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral, and physical testing.

Posted: 04/29/22 Deadline: 07/15/22


 

Police Officer – Pocono Township, Monroe County, PA

The Pocono Township Police Department is creating an eligibility list and is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer.

Civil Service Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the application deadline.
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at the time of application deadline or be eligible to pass the ACT 120 certification exam by the end of the hiring process.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States in good standing.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the Pocono Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the PTPD Selection and Hiring policy.

Candidates can submit an application, resume, and cover letter to the Pocono Township Police Department, through policeapp.com. The deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Applications can only be submitted through policeapp.com. The written test is to be administered on June 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Registration is from 4:00 pm to 5:50 pm.

The testing will be held at St. Luke’s Emergency & Transport Services, 2884 PA-611, Tannersville, PA. If you have any questions or need additional information, please direct questions regarding this posting to Acting Chief Goucher at [email protected] or by phone at (570) 629-7200 ext. 234.

Posted: 04/29/22 Deadline: 06/19/22


 

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

The Borough of Renovo is seeking applications/resumes for the position of full-time and part-time police officers. Pay rate is $22 an hour to start.

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

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

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

Applications can be found at Renovoborough.org under forms.

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

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

Posted: 04/27/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer – Abington Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Abington Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the entry level police officer exam. The fee to participate is $60.00. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 12PM.

Civil Service Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be 21 years of age at the date of filing the application
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s license on or before the deadline for submitting applications
  • United States Citizen
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer

The written exam will take place on Friday evening, July 15th, 2022 and two sessions on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Abington Junior High School (2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001). Applicants will be able to schedule their written exam date on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The top 180 highest scoring candidates (including ties) will be invited to participate in the Physical Agility Test. The test will take place on Saturday, August 6th, 2022 beginning at 7AM at Abington Senior High Schools Schwarzman Stadium (900 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001).

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at https://www.abingtonpd.org/step-1-examination-announcement/.

Abington Township Police Department is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. *Women and Minority Applicants are Encouraged to Apply*

Posted: 04/20/22 Deadline: 07/01/22


 

Police Officer - Freemansburg Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Freemansburg Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time patrol officer.
Requirements:
• Pennsylvania Act 120 certified
• At least twenty-one (21) years of age
• Possess a current and valid driver’s license
• Possess a High school diploma or GED
• Applicants must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm at the Freemansburg Police Department located at 600 Monroe Street, Freemansburg, PA 18017. The starting part-time salary is $19.30/hr. Top Rate part-time salary is $25.16/hr.

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

Posted: 04/12/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer (full and part-time) (New applicants only) – The East Earl Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

Police Officer (full and part-time) (New applicants only) – The East Earl Township Police Department (Lancaster County) is accepting applications for the position of full and part-time police officers. Starting salary for full-time officers in 2022 is $64,122, and the part-time rate is $25.84 per hour.

Applicants must meet the requirements of Act 120 for certification as a municipal police officer prior to appointment. The police department has a policy against visible tattoos, visible body piercings, and visible body art. Applications are available at the East Earl Township Police Station 128 Toddy Drive East Earl, PA 17519

Posted: 04/11/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Penbrook Borough, Dauphin County, PA Deadline TBA

The Penbrook Borough Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer from any Act 120 certified persons.  The department is an accredited agency with 8 full-time and 2 part-time officers.

Application Process:

Applications for the position may be obtained from either the borough office or downloaded from https://www.penbrook.org/policeapplication. The applications must be dropped off in person during the office hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.  A non-refundable testing fee of $35.00 must accompany the application.  The borough does not accept credit cards.  Applications must be received no later than 4:30pm on Friday, May 6th.  The borough office is located at 150 South 28th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103.  Checks are to be made payable to Penbrook Borough.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 21 years of age or older by June 6, 2022
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • ACT 120 certification

A physical agility test followed by a written exam will be held TBA.

Penbrook Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation religion or disability.

Posted: 04/07/22 Deadline: 05/06/22


 

Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Alburtis, Lehigh County, PA

The Borough of Alburtis is seeking applications/resumes for the position of Part Time Police Officer.
The pay rate is $22/hr.

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

Interested candidates are invited to email a resume including three professional references to [email protected]

The Borough of Alburtis is an equal opportunity employer.

BOROUGH OF ALBURTIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
260 FRANKLIN STREET, P.O. BOX 435
ALBURTIS, PENNSYLVANIA 18011-0435

Posted: 03/28/22 Deadline:


 

Part Time Police Officers - Wilson Borough Police Department, Northampton County, PA

Looking for dayshift Monday-Friday?

Wilson Borough is seeking Part Time Police Officers:
All applicants must be a United States Citizen and have reached their 21st birthday before submitting the application. They must also possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a Police Officer, possess a PA Operator’s License prior to appointment, have successfully completed ACT 120 (Municipal Police Officers Training) and be eligible for immediate certification as a Police Officer by time of appointment. Applicants will be required to take and pass a physical & psychological examination and a background investigation to include a polygraph examination.

Part time applications can be obtained online at www.wilsonborough.org. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Wilson Borough Police Department Monday through Friday 830am-4pm. You can also email Chief Meehan with any questions: [email protected]

Benefits include: Overtime after 12 consecutive hours, holiday overtime, paid days off

Borough of Wilson Police Department, 2035 Butler St., Easton, PA 18042
610 258-8746

Posted: 03/28/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer- West Caln Township, Chester County, PA

The West Caln Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for one (1) Full Time Police Officer and several Part Time Police Officers.

Applications for employment with the Police Department can be downloaded from the website http://westcaln.org/employment.html.

Interested applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age at the time of the test.
  • Be a U.S. citizen in good standing.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  • Possess current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or equivalent MPOETC-         acceptable training from another State prior to an offer of employment.
  • Possess a valid PA driver’s license at time of employment.
  • Be in good physical condition and be able to meet MPOETC standards for police officers.
  • Be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process           consisting of a written exam, oral interview, physical and psychological exams.
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation including the provisions of PA Act 57.

Posted: 03/22/22 Deadline:


 

Director Of Public Safety and University Police - Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana County, PA

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) seeks a visionary, empathetic, experienced leader with a proven commitment to public safety and academic excellence to serve as its next Director of Public Safety and University Police. The ideal candidate will be someone who is resolute and forceful in emergency situations but manages with a gentle hand on day-to-day operations. The candidate will be an excellent communicator and approachable by individuals from all levels, from students to administration. He/she will be a collaborator, a partner, and a relationship builder who builds respect through word and deed. This is an opportunity to build a state-of-the-art safety and police program that will be the envy of others, and a model to pull from.

Under the direction of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Public Safety and University Police plans, organizes, directs, and administers all police and public safety functions, and related compliance obligations. He/she is responsible for the administration, operation, strategic planning and financial oversight of a comprehensive full-service police department and policing program in a residential rural university setting, comprised of police supervisors, police officers, dispatchers, and other employees.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate for the promotion of excellence; a leader with a track record of effective administrative experiences; and a strategic thinker who can demonstrate collaboration and administrative accomplishment.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education, experience, and training in criminal justice, social science, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must establish residency in the Commonwealth of PA no more than thirty-five (35) miles from the IUP Main Campus within three months of his/her appointment into the position.
  • Ability to and willingness to uphold IUP’s core values of integrity, civility, and responsibility.
  • Knowledge of organizational development and management.
  • Understanding of progressive law enforcement technology and computerization.

Specialized Training, Program, Licenses or Certificates:

  • Current certification as a law enforcement officer by his/her respective state with no more than one year break in sworn service at the time of appointment is preferable.
  • Training and understanding of executive law enforcement, Clery Act, Title IX, VAWA, and Anti-Hazing laws regarding surveillance, reporting requirements in a regulatory environment, First Amendment and free speech on a college campus, investigative techniques, working with victims of sexual abuse and working with students displaying mental and emotional health crisis condition.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

Experience Required:

  • 7 years of demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience in law enforcement.
  • Demonstrated experience with emergency preparedness, managing large events and facilitating positive organization change.
  • Demonstrated record of leadership, strategic thinking, and collaboration, as well as superior oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to community policing with an understanding of student development and the needs of a complex, diverse campus community.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and evaluating a police department.
  • Experience with best practices in higher education law enforcement policies, practices and techniques for safety and security.

Desired:

  • 3 years of supervisory experience in higher education setting is strongly preferred.
  • Higher education experience and experience in a union environment is highly desirable.

About IUP:

Founded in 1875, IUP is a vibrant, comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning community. IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered environment of a small college. Over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in IUP’s accredited and nationally recognized programs.

IUP makes significant contributions to the economic and cultural strength of the region, the commonwealth, and the nation through education, scholarship, and service. The university is consistently recognized for excellence by national publications, as well.

Located in the heart of Indiana, Pennsylvania, IUP's consists of a main campus, two affiliate campuses, the nationally recognized IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, and more.

To Express Interest:
The Search Committee invites letters of interest and nominations to be submitted directly to the search firm, Anthem Executive. Correspondence should include a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest describing relevant experience and interest in the position, and should be submitted to:

[email protected]

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Director is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials to the address above ASAP to ensure optimal consideration. Expressing interest is the first step in receiving consideration and does not make one an applicant for the position.

IUP is committed to providing equal access and opportunity to employees, applicants for employment, and service providers without regard to age, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam War Era Veteran.

Posted: 03/17/22 Deadline:

EXAMINATIONANNOUNCEMENTFORENTRYLEVELPOLICEOFFICER(PATROLOFFICER)

UPPERDUBLINTOWNSHIP,MONTGOMERYCOUNTY,PENNSYLVANIA

 

TheUpperDublinTownshipCivilServiceCommission,MontgomeryCounty,Pennsylvania,will beconductingawrittenexaminationforEntryLevelPoliceOfficer(PatrolOfficer)onSaturday,September24,2022,attheUpperDublinHigh School,800LochAlshAvenue,FortWashington,Pennsylvania19034/p>

 

Allapplicantsshallreportforregistrationat8:00a.m.onthedayofthetest.Noonewillbeadmittedafter8:30a.m.Allapplicantsmustbring photoIDandtwonumber2pencils.Nofoodordrink,cellphones,backpacks,hats,weapons,orpurses,otherthanthoseusedtocarrypersonalhygieneitems,willbepermittedintothetestingfacility.

 

EQUALOPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER

**WomenandMinorityApplicants EncouraeedtoApply**GENERAL   QUALIFICATIONS

-  Beatleast21yearsofagebeforethe deadlineforsubmittingcompletedapplications.

-  BeaU.S.Citizen.

-  PossessahighschooldiplomaorGED.

-  Haveattainedaminimum  60collegecreditsfromanaccreditedinstitution.  The60creditrequirementiswaivedifyouhavethree(3)yearspriorlawenforcementexperience,                              includingmilitarypolice.

-  Possessavaliddriver'sIicenseatthetimeofappointment.

 

WRITTENEXAMINATIONPASSINGSCORE-Youmustscoreaminimumof70%onthe writtenexamination.  Youmusthaveoneofthe top50scores,plusties,ofthosetakingthetest.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Beginning Monday,May2,2022,at8:00a.m.,theapplicationwillbeavailableonlineat https://www.upperdublin.net/departments/police/.Applicationsmustbecompletedonlineat https://www.upperdublin.net/departments/police/.Youwillnotbepermittedtotaketheexaminationuntilyoucompletetheapplicationonlineandpaythe$25.00feebyusingtheUpperDublinTownshiponline registrationsoftwarelinkedtotheapplication.Nopaperapplicationswillbeaccepted.Nochecksormoneyorderswillbeaccepted.Applicantswhodonothavecomputeraccesscangotoanypubliclibrarytocompletetheapplicationonline.

 

**ON-LINEAPPLICATIONPROCESSWILLCLOSE

Monday,September  12,2022at12:00p.m.,noon**

 

PHYSICALAGILITYTEST

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TherewillbeaphysicalagilitytestheldonSaturday,October22,2022,,atthe UpperDublin HighSchool,800LochAlshAvenue,FortWashington,Pennsylvania19034.Youwillbenotifiedinwritingifyouareinvitedtoattendthephysicalagility test. Thestandardsforsuccessfullycompletingthephysicalagilitytestarelistedonlineat www.mpoetc.state.pa.us,usingthe301  percentile.

 

JOBDESCRIPTION

ThejobdescriptionforanEntryLevelPoliceOfficer(PatrolOfficer)maybeobtainedonlineathttps://www   .upperdublin.net/departments/police/.