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

Police Officer - Fairview Township Police Department
Chief of Police, Municipality of Norristown

Police Officer Examination - South Hills Area Council of Governments

PoIice Officer - West Whiteland Township

Entry Level Police Officer Examination – Abington Township Police

Police Officer Testing - State College Police Department

Police Officers - Eastern Berks Regional Police Department
Part Time Police Officers - Borough of Macungie
Police Officer - The Town of Bloomsburg Civil Service Commission
Chief of Police - California Borough
Police Officer - Newport Township Police Department
County Detective - Monroe County, PA
Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Police Department
Part-Time Police Officer - Cleona Borough Police Department
Full-Time Police Officer - West Pottsgrove Township Police Department
Police Officer Test - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium
Police Officers - Full and/or Part-time - City of St. Marys
Police Officer - North Lebanon Township Police Department
Chief of Police - Lower Pottsgrove Township Deadline extended
Part-Time Police Officer - Palmerton Police Department
Part-Time Police Officer – Ashland Borough Police Department
Campus Safety Police Officer - Muhlenberg College

Police Officer - Lehigh University, Bethlehem
Part-Time Police Officer – Minersville Police Department


 

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

The Fairview Township Police Department in York County is accepting applications for the position of full-time probationary police officer.  

The Fairview Township Police Department is a state-accredited agency with 18 full time officers and three civilian employees.  We cover 36-square miles and serve approximately 18,000 residents in Fairview Township and Lewisberry Borough. We pride ourselves in being a professional, community-friendly agency and are seeking a highly motivated, disciplined individual to join our team.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Be Act 120 certified
  • Have a valid PA Driver’s License
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, polygraph examination, physical, and psychological examination

The minimum starting salary is $59,702, with additional financial credit given for prior police experience and college education. Competitive benefits package includes fully paid family medical and dental insurance, a flexible medical spending account, paid leave time, and pension plan. There is a one-year probation period, and officers must move within 35 miles of the  Fairview Township line within six months of successfully completing probation. 

The application and background packet can be picked up at the police department located at 599 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. – 4:00 pm.  Additionally, you can call 717-901-5267 or email Administrative Assistant Jayne Burnett at [email protected] to have one sent to you. 

Applications must be returned by 4:00 pm Friday July 9th.

Posted: 06/10/21 Deadline: 07/09/21


 

Chief of Police, Municipality of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The Municipality of Norristown, an urban community with a diverse population of approximately 35,000, is seeking a Chief of Police to lead a department of 69 police officers. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern police operational and administrative practices, exceptional leadership skills, and the ability to create and implement a strategy of community policing and crime reduction. The Chief will be expected to advance the legitimacy and perception of the police by advocating actions that are supported by the community. The Chief of Police is also expected to maintain a visible presence within neighborhood and business districts.

The ability to work cooperatively with local and county elected officials, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required. Candidates must have served at least 15 years as a certified police officer, and possess a minimum of 7 years of recent administrative and supervisory experience as a lieutenant or higher level within a similar or larger-sized department that serves an urban community.

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a record of continuing career education and development that includes graduation from the FBI National Academy or similar executive level law enforcement training are preferred. A combination of education, training, and experience that closely meets the needs of the Municipality will be considered.

The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 90 days of employment. Starting salary $140,000 annually.

To apply, send a letter of interest and complete resume to:

Municipality of Norristown
Human Resources
1700 Markley Street, Suite 104
Norristown, Pa 19401
Email: [email protected]

First review of resumes will be Monday, June 21, 2021. Envelopes or Email submissions should be marked “Police Chief Application.” Norristown is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 06/10/21 Deadline: 07/21/21


 

Police Officer Examination - South Hills Area Council of Governments,
Allegheny County, PA

SOUTH HILLS AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
NOTICE OF EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICER

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:

Baldwin Township
Municipality of Bethel Park
Castle Shannon Borough
Dormont Borough
Heidelberg Borough
Moon Township
Peters Township
Upper St. Clair Township
West Mifflin Borough

until 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 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 7, 2021, 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: 06/09/21 Deadline: 07/21/21


 

PoIice Officer - West Whiteland Township, Chester County, PA

West Whiteland Township, Exton, Chester County is seeking qualified applicants for the FT position of Police Officer. Applications must be submitted by 4:00 PM on Fri., July 16, 2021. Applications may be dropped off at the West Whiteland Township Police Department during normal business hours or emailed to [email protected]. MPOETC Act 120 certification is mandatory before the date of appointment.

View the job posting & submission requirements at: www.westwhitelandpd.org
Proud to be EOE who Values Diversity

Posted: 06/03/21 Deadline: 07/16/21


 

Entry Level Police Officer Examination – 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 16, 2021 at 12PM.

Civil Service Requirements eligibility 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 duties of a police officer

The written exam will take place on Friday evening, July 30th, 2021 and two sessions on Saturday, July 31, 2021 and the physical agility test will take place on Saturday, August 14th, 2021.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at https://www.abingtonpd.org/examapp/index.php.

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

Posted: 06/03/21 Deadline: 07/16/21


 

Police Officer Testing - State College Police Department, Centre County, PA

Police Officer Testing Information:
The State College Police Department is seeking motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a rewarding career by making a difference in our local community. State College Borough is located in central Pennsylvania with a population of 42,000. Home of The Pennsylvania State University, State College Borough is the core community of a small growing metropolitan area of 92,000 residents. The State College area offers excellent educational opportunities, a diverse community, and an exceptional quality of life. The State College Police Department is a full time municipal police agency providing police services to the Borough of State College as well contracted services to the Townships of College and Harris.

Minimum Police Officer Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a U.S Citizen.
  • Applicants must be at least 20 years old at the date of testing and be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. There is no maximum age limitation.
  • Applicants must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license prior to appointment or, if not a resident of the Commonwealth, obtain a Pennsylvania operator's license within 30 days of appointment.
  • Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • In general, the health of applicants must be excellent. Physical or medical conditions that could reasonably be expected to impair the performance of essential functions shall be cause for rejection. Weight must be in proportion to height. Visual acuity must be 20/200 or better in each eye without corrective lenses, and correctable to at least 20/20 in one eye and 20/40 in the other. Normal color vision is also essential.
  • Applicants must be free of conviction for crimes punishable by imprisonment for greater than 90 days. Less serious convictions, including traffic, will be examined and may be cause for disqualification.

Testing Process:
The testing process for the State College Police Department requires successful completion of each testing phase established by the State College Civil Service Commission. The following outlines this testing process:
Phase #1
Written Test - A score of at least 75% on each component of the exam, with nothing less than 50% in
each module, is required to pass the written test. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will
not receive further consideration. Sample questions can be found at the end of this packet.
Phase #2
B-P AD Testing - Top-scoring applicants from the written test will be scheduled for testing designed to
assess each applicant's interpersonal skills. The highest scoring applicants will continue to the oral
board interview. All other remaining applicants will receive no further consideration.
Phase #3
Oral Board Interview - Applicants who successfully complete the B-PAD testing will undergo an oral
board interview conducted by Police Department staff.

Eligibility List:
Applicants passing all examinations will be placed on the eligibility list based on their final scores. Final scores shall be the average of the score on the written examination and the oral board examination. Veteran preference credit will be provided in accordance with the Veterans' Preference Act. In the event the final scores of applicants are identical, the applicant with the higher oral board score shall be placed higher on the eligibility list. Placement on the eligibility list does not guarantee or imply that you will be extended an employment offer. For every hiring decision, the top three candidates on the list will be considered for that position.

Pre-Offer Screening:

  • Personal History Statement - Detailed application completed by the applicant.
  • Polygraph Examination - Conducted on all applicants being considered for a vacant position.
  • Background Investigation - Completed by a member of the State College Police Department
  • including the fingerprinting & photographing of applicant.
  • Administrative Interview - Conducted by the Chief of Police, Borough Manager and Human Resources Director.

Post Offer Screening:

  • Psychological Exam - Conducted by a licensed psychologist appointed by the Borough.
  • Medical/Physical Exam - Including drug screening by a Borough-appointed physician.
  • Physical Fitness Exam

Additional information:
Police Recruitment Poster 1 1.pdf
2021 Police Officer Testing Packet PDF3.pdf

For more information and to apply go to:
https://selfservice.statecollegepa.us/MSSProd/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Posted: 06/01/21 Deadline: 09/01/21


 

Police Officers - Eastern Berks Regional Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Eastern Berks Regional Police Department is seeking applications for the position of full-time probationary police officer. The Department was established June 1, 2020 as a result of the merger of the former Boyertown Borough and Colebrookdale Township Police Departments, and embraces a collaborative, problem solving approach to policing. We are continually working to build and maintain a reputation as a progressive, professional organization, and to earn the trust and respect of the community. We are seeking to recruit highly motivated, disciplined candidates who are prepared to work hard, and engage with the department and the community as a member of a team, in order to grow professionally and personally, and to help achieve organizational goals and objectives.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment,
  • Be high school graduates or equivalent,
  • Be Act 120 certified prior to appointment,
  • Have a valid PA Driver’s License, and record that demonstrates history of safe driving,
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation,
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer according to MPOETC standards

Additionally, ideal candidates will:

  • Have good oral and written communication skills,
  • Have good interpersonal skills,
  • Have sound judgement and decision-making skills,
  • Be able to accept and apply constructive criticism,
  • Be adaptable and innovative,
  • Be highly disciplined and self-controlled,
  • Be a team player, but also capable of working and thinking independently
  • Be highly committed to organization mission, objectives, and core values

Starting salary is $55,161, and a top rate (1st class) officer with four full years of service with the Department in 2021 is at $81,660. Competitive benefits package includes fully paid family medical, dental and vision coverage, and defined benefit pension plan.

A written exam is scheduled for Saturday July 17th, 2021 , 9:30 AM at Boyertown Borough Hall (Lower Level), 100 S. Washington Street Boyertown, PA 19512. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 PM Friday July 2nd, 2021 to be eligible to participate in the written exam. Applications and additional information and instructions may be obtained from Mrs. Daniann Rohrpasser at 16 W. Philadelphia Avenue Boyertown, PA 19512, Phone: 610-369-3050, e-mail [email protected]

Posted: 05/29/21 Deadline: 07/02/21


 

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

The Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County is currently accepting applications for a 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 before the deadline for submitting completed applications.
  • Applicant must have a valid License Pennsylvania motor vehicles (automobile) operator’s license.
  • 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 it is recommended that they possess a current MPOETC card.
  • Experience is preferred.
  • Applicant 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 interview’s, a background/criminal history check, and may include a drug test, medical and psychological exams and a polygraph examination.

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 $21.68 per/hour for 2021. Officer’s will receive time and half when working on Holidays or OT.

Applications can be picked up in person at Macungie Borough Municipal Office at 21 Locust Street, Macungie PA 18062, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm OR may be downloaded from the Macungie Borough website.

Posted: 05/27/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - The Town of Bloomsburg Civil Service Commission, Columbia County, PA


The Town of Bloomsburg Civil Service Commission will be conducting Civil Service Examinations for the position of a full time Police Officer. The Bloomsburg Police Department is a progressive agency serving 14,855 residents and the Bloomsburg University community. The Police Department advocates strong community policing while proactively addressing public safety issues. The agency contains bicycle patrols, community based educational programs, criminal investigations, a drug task force, patrol, parking, records, warrants and a special tactics unit.

Applications are available at the Bloomsburg Police Department located at 119 E. 7th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 1 7815, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Applicants must be Act 120 certified by the date of the written exam (Saturday, July 24, 2021), must have reached their 21st birthday prior to the written examination, hold a valid PA driver's license and must move within a radiusof15 miles of the Town of Bloomsburg within 6 months of completing their probationary period. Applications and a $50 processing fee will be accepted through Friday, July 9, 2021 by 4 p.m. at the Bloomsburg Police Department.

The annual wage in 2021 is $51,789.57. Upon completion of a year of probation the annual wage is $66,050.11 in 2022. This position also has an excellent benefits package consisting of a holiday compensation package, 12 hours of sick time accrual per month, two weeks of paid vacation after completing the first year of service and four paid personal days in a calendar year, a defined benefit pension plan, health and vision care covering family, long term disability, longevity pay and a S80k life insurance policy.

Applicant must successfully complete a one-year probationary period. Candidates will be subjected to a written examination, one or more oral examinations, criminal history, personal and financial background checks, medical, psychological, physical agility test, and polygraph examinations. The Town of Bloomsburg assumes no responsibility for applications not received by any mailing service including the United States Postal Service. The written Civil Service examination will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Bloomsburg Area Middle School Cafetorium, 1100 Railroad Street, Bloomsburg, PA17815.

Questions should be directed to the Bloomsburg Police Department at (570) 317-2846. The Town of Bloomsburg Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The application window will begin Monday, May 24th.

Posted: 05/27/21 Deadline: 07/09/21


 

Chief of Police - California Borough, Washington County, PA

California Borough is accepting application for Chief of Police. Please see our website, under employment, for qualifications and deadline for submittal. Website address is: www.californiapa15419.com

Posted: 05/21/21 Deadline: See website


 

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

Newport Twp Police is initiating a test to hire for the position of Full Time Police Officer. Starting Salary is $45,760/yr plus great benefits. Must have Act 120 at time of hire. Must pass background check, have clean driving record. All applications with resume to be received by 06/11/2021. Written and Physical test to be performed on 06/19/2021.

Apllications available at the Municipal building:
351 West Kirmar Ave
Wanamie, PA 18634.
Any questions call Chief Blank at 570-735-2001

Posted: 05/21/21 Deadline: 06/11/21


 

County Detective - Monroe County, PA

Status: Full time, 40+ hours per week
Salary: starting $46,883.20* with annual increases to $75,275.20 after six (6) years (per the current CBA)
*potential for lateral entry into higher salary grade for applicants with requisite experience

Description:
The mission of the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney is to seek justice in the enforcement of the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to work closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in preventing and controlling crime, to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice. We strive to build a stronger office through recruitment efforts and to maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical requirements.

This is a SWORN LAW ENFORCMENT position.

County Detectives are sworn police officers under Pennsylvania law, carry firearms, and are tasked with the enforcement of the law; the detection and investigation of criminal activity; the apprehension, arrest, and prosecution of criminal offenders; and the preservation of public order.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess certification under Act 120, the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Training Act, prior to appointment. This is NOT a sponsored position.

In addition to certification under Act 120, qualified applicants must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or GED supplemented by a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Lateral Entry Qualifications:
The current collective bargaining agreement authorizes an increased starting wage via advanced placement on the established wage scale for applicants with a requisite number of years of prior experience as a dedicated criminal investigator with a municipal, state, or federal law enforcement agency. For 2021:

• 5 years of qualifying experience (starting at step 2): $50,190.40
• 10 years of qualifying experience (starting at step 3): $53,539.20
• 15 years of qualifying experience (starting at step 4): $56,888.00

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume via email, fax, or U.S. mail to:

Monroe County Office of the District Attorney
Criminal Investigations Division
701 Main Street, Suite 100
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360

Fax: (570) 517-3825
Email: [email protected]
Questions concerning employment as a County Detective can be directed to [email protected].
No telephone calls please.

Posted: 05/21/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Police Department, Columbia County, PA

POLICE OFFICER ADVERTISEMENT
*Please read all of the information on this advertisement carefully and follow the instructions on this advertisement when applying for the open positions of Police Officer *

The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Multiple open full time positions are expected to be filled from this advertisement. The Physical Agility Test and Written Examination will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

Applications:
Applications are available online at http://www.berwickborough.org/index.php?pageid=10.

  • The application fee has been waived.
  • All applications must be submitted by mail to Berwick City Hall c/o Civil Service Commission, 1800 North Market Street Berwick, PA 18603 and received no later than 4:30 P.M. Monday, June 21, 2021.
  • The Informed Consent & Medical Release Forms shall be signed, completed and turned in prior to the beginning of the Physical Agility Test on Saturday, June 26, 2021.

Qualifications and Pre-Requisites:

  • All applicants must be a United States citizen and must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application.
  • All applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED).
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer.
  • Possess a valid operator’s license and be eligible to legally operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • All applicants must be Act 120 certified under the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act, or be eligible for an Act 120 waiver or certification, or currently be enrolled in a full time MPOETC accredited police academy and completed at least fifty percent (50%) of the program or currently enrolled in a MPOETC accredited part time police academy and have completed at least seventy-five percent (75%) of the training hours required.
  • The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission may refuse to examine or if examined may refuse to certify any applicant based on the current Borough of Berwick Civil Service rules and regulations.
  • Applicants may also be disqualified for non-compliance of the regulations of Act 57.

Testing Process:

  • The examination for Police Officer shall consist of a Physical Agility Test, Written Examination, Oral Examination, Background Examination and Polygraph Examination.
  • The Written Examination and Oral Examination will be graded on a one hundred percent (100%) scale. The Written Examination will represent seventy percent (70%) of the final score. The Oral Examination will represent thirty percent (30%) of the final score.
  • The Physical Agility Test, Background Investigation and Polygraph Examination will be graded as pass/fail.

Physical Agility Test:

  • The Physical Agility Test will be held at the Senator John R. Gordner Stadium, located next to the Salem Elementary School which is located at 810 East 10th Street, Berwick, PA 18603 at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Those candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will qualify to take the Written Examination. The Physical Agility Test shall consist of:
  • Vertical Jump of a minimum of fifteen and a half (15.5) inches.
  • Thirty (30) Sit Ups.
  • 300 Meter Run within sixty-six (66) seconds.
  • Twenty-five (25) Push Ups.
  • One and a half (1.5) mile run within fifteen minutes and fifty-four seconds (15:54).

Written Examination:
The Written Examination will be held in Council Chambers at Berwick City Hall, 1800 North Market Street, Berwick, PA 18603, following completion of the Physical Agility Test.

Benefits:

  • Starting salary currently is $44,897, after completing the FTO Program salary is $47,112, beginning of second year salary is $49,327, beginning of third year salary is $56,661 and then beginning of fourth year salary is $63,996.
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Teamsters Local Union No. 764.
  • Comprehensive medical with family coverage provided at minimal cost and with deductible reimbursement.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • Generous vacation package.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Revitalized Police Benevolent Association with 501(c) (3) status, which allows for grant opportunities for funding to potentially purchase specialized police equipment and training.
  • Availability to have flexible time off with the newly adopted Switching Shifts and Comp Time Programs.
  • Multiple special assignments within the department, such as Detective, Special Operations Group, SWAT, Narcotics Officer, K-9, Training Instructor, FTO, Body-Worn Camera Program Manager, Evidence Manager, Social Media Specialist, Bike Patrol and Community Policing.
  • On site gym facility with sauna, locker room and full bathroom.
  • Non-offensive tattoos and well-groomed facial hair may be allowed.
  • A department where you will be a valued member of the team.

Department:
The Borough of Berwick Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with an authorized workforce of sixteen (16) sworn officers and two (2) civilian employees. The department’s service area comprises three and a quarter (3.25) square miles with a total population of over ten thousand (10,000) residents.

Requirements:
Successful applicants once given an offer of employment must pass a medical exam and psychological exam and shall reside in the Borough of Berwick or within twenty-five (25) air miles of the borough border within six (6) months of the completion of the probationary period.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Borough of Berwick is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted: 05/19/21 Deadline: 06/21/21


 

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

The Cleona Borough Police Department is accepting applications for part-time police officer’s. Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
1. United States Citizen
2. Minimum 21 years of age
3. High School Graduate
4. MPOETC Act 120 Certified
5. Be medically and physically capable of performing duties of the position
6. Must have a valid PA Operator’s License

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

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours required by the Department. Officer’s will be paid $20.00 per/hour and receive time and half when working on Holidays.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Cleona Borough Municipal Office at 140 West Walnut Street, Cleona PA 17042, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. The completed application must be returned by the end of business on June 18, 2021.

Posted: 05/18/21 Deadline: 06/18/21



 

Full-Time Police Officer - West Pottsgrove Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

Qualified persons are invited to apply to the West Pottsgrove Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as Police Officer in the West Pottsgrove Township Police Department.

Requirements
Min. 18 yrs. of age; High School diploma or equivalency certificate and must meet all civil service requirements. Must possess valid PA Drivers License prior to appointment; be a US citizen; able to successfully complete written, oral, medical, psychological, physical agility & thorough background investigation. Must have completed and passed MPOETC Act 120 police certification to apply or be enrolled in such training course at time of application (must have completed and passed course prior to eligibility for appointment:

Starting Salary: $57,080
(as stipulated by current WPT Police Officer Contract)
Includes full benefits
P/U applications at Police Dept:
980 Grosstown Road, Stowe, PA 19464.
(P) 610-323-2090
Between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm
$50 admin fee required with submission of application
Deadline for submitting applications & required fee is June 18, 2021 at 4:00pm in Police Department.
MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON

The written test for Full-Time Police Officer will be held on July 9, 2021. Testing time is promptly at 10:00am.
Location: West Pottsgrove Twp. Bldg., 980 Grosstown Road, Stowe, PA 19464.
EOE West Pottsgrove Twp. – Civil Service Commission

Posted: 05/17/21 Deadline: 06/18/21


 

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 written exam will take place on Saturday July 10th, 2021 and the physical agility test will take place on Saturday, July 17th, 2021. 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 $50.00 fee no later than Thursday June 24, 2021 at 5 pm

  • No paper applications will be accepted.
  • Open application begins April 29, 2021 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: 05/12/21 Deadline: 06/24/21


 

Police Officers - Full and/or Part-time - City of St. Marys, Elk County, PA

The City of St. Marys announces applications are currently being accepted for police civil service eligibility testing. Full-time and/or part-time police officer positions may be appointed from this civil service eligibility list.

The City of St. Marys Police Department has a proud tradition as a progressive law enforcement agency serving over 12,000 residents within our 99 square mile jurisdiction in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Starting full-time police officer wage is currently $59,687 with a very competitive benefits package. Full-time base wage is reached after three years of service or sooner depending on experience, currently $70,220.

Applications shall be filed on forms prescribed and furnished by the St. Marys Police Civil Service Commission. A twenty-five ($25.00) dollar application fee must be submitted with the application by check or money order to be made payable to the City of St. Marys. Application packets may be obtained from the office of the Chief of Police, 319 Erie Avenue or at City Hall, 11 Lafayette Street St. Marys, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications may also be obtained by email request to [email protected] or from the City’s website www.stmaryspa.gov. Completed applications shall be filed at either of the above offices on or before Friday, June 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., or postmarked on or before Friday, June 4, 2021. The physical fitness and written examinations will take place on Saturday, July 10, 2021.

Candidates shall be a minimum of 21 years of age at the time of a conditional offer of employment, shall have a high school education or its equivalent, shall have current PA Act 120 certification at the time of a conditional offer of employment and be physically able to perform essential functions of the position. Candidates will be required to successfully complete the following tests; physical fitness, written examination, oral board examination, medical examination, psychological examination, and will be subject to an extensive character background investigation.
The City of St. Marys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.).

Posted: 05/10/21 Deadline: 06/04/21


 

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

North Lebanon Township Police Department is requesting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applications must be picked up in person 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 June 21, 2021. All applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable check or cash in the amount of $35.

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:
The starting salary for 2021 is $71,978.
Also included are pension, medical, dental, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, personal days, court time and all issued uniforms and equipment.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
As a law enforcement agency, our mission is to affirmatively promote, preserve, and provide as much as practicable and given existing resources, a feeling of security among all persons within our jurisdiction.

North Lebanon Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 05/06/21 Deadline: 06/21/21

 


 

Chief of Police - Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Deadline extended

Lower Pottsgrove Township, estimated population of over 12,000, is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead their municipal police department of 20 full-time sworn officers and two civilian staff. The Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department is a State Accredited Police Agency accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC).

Candidates shall hold, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field. A Masters Degree is preferred. Candidates must have at least 10 years of law enforcement experience with at least 5 years in a supervisory/command position. Candidates must have attained the rank of Lieutenant or above in a law enforcement agency. Completion of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training are preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern police department operations and practices including planning, budgeting, contractual services, current law enforcement technology, public administration and management of personnel. In addition, the successful candidate must be familiar with and have knowledge of the PLEAC accreditation process. Exceptional leadership skills and the ability to work as part of the municipal management team with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required.

The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.SA. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 60 days of employment. The Township will offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Residency within the Township or within a reasonable distance for emergency response as determined by the Township is required within one year of employment.

Lower Pottsgrove Township reserves the right to consider a combination of relevant experience and education in assessing a candidate’s eligibility.

To apply, send a letter of interest, salary history and complete resume to:

By Mail: Lower Pottsgrove Township
Attention: Edward C. Wagner
Township Manager
2199 Buchert Road
Pottstown, PA 19464

By Email: [email protected]werpottsgrove.org

Due to delays in the postal service, the submittal by email is encouraged. The original deadline has been extended. All resumes must be received no later than Friday June 4, 2021 at 4:00 PM. Envelopes and electronic submissions should be marked “Police Chief Application.”

Lower Pottsgrove Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/26/21 Deadline: 06/04/21


 

Part-Time Police Officer - Palmerton Police Department, Carbon County, PA

Palmerton Borough is currently accepting applications for part-time police officers. Applicants must be Act 120 certified. Applications may be obtained by contacting Palmerton Borough at 610-826-2505 or Palmerton Police Department at 610-826-4055.

Posted: 04/23/21 Deadline:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Part-Time Police Officer – Ashland Borough Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

The Ashland Borough Police Department, 401 South 18th Street Ashland PA 17921, is currently accepting applications for part-time police officers. Qualified candidates will be given assistance in obtaining their MPOETC number. Current salary for part time officers is $18.00 per hour and $20.00 for weekends and specific Holidays.

 Applications may be obtained by contacting Chief Gerard E. Daley at 570-875-2600. or via email at [email protected]

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 03/26/21 Deadline: none


 

Campus Safety Police Officer - Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Lehigh County, PA

Job Summary:
The College: Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health. For more information, visit www.muhlenberg.edu.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Clear commitment to and understanding of issues related to diversity, inclusion, equity and bias and the ability to integrate this into all aspects of the position.
  • Patrols campus and all college buildings with attention to life/safety issues including but not limited to: (1) Conditions dangerous to persons; (2) Fire or conditions with potential for fire; (3) Condition of operating equipment; (4) Security of buildings and rooms not currently in use, open and/or secure same if appropriate; (5) Conducting fire drills; (6) Conducting and monitoring shelter in place drills; and (7) Enforcement of federal, state, local and college laws and regulations
  • Makes complete operations report to Director of Campus Safety and Campus Police Supervisor.
  • Assumes responsibility for operations in emergency situations, including but not limited to: 1) fire, 2) bomb threat, 3) catastrophe, 4) armed intruder; notifies the Director of Campus Safety and/or their designee; determines the appropriate immediate response of building/area occupants until the situation is resolved or higher authority provides relief.
  • Conducts initial investigation of all criminal complaints, performs follow-up investigations when necessary, and documents all information within the Omnigo Report System as required.
  • Prepares criminal cases for civil authorities and/or campus judicial proceedings.
  • Assists Student Health and Counseling Services in handling of emergency medical and/or psychological concerns.
  • Provides traffic control on campus as needed; issues tickets for parking violations.
  • Performs various safety inspections as directed.
  • Assists the public and campus community in public relations service (i.e., directions, information).
  • Provides various services as required by department policy or as required by Treasurer's Office, President's Office, or the Dean of Students.
  • Carries and maintains the college-owned firearm and issued equipment.
  • Assists with, prepares, and offers training, crime prevention, and other educational programs for faculty, staff and students.
  • Assists with the smooth operation of shift duties and responsibilities.
  • Inspects and maintains, as necessary, all equipment related to patrol. Reports equipment damage, defects, and maintenance concerns to the appropriate individual when unable to resolve personally.
  • Conducts and documents daily inspections of patrol vehicles for any damage.
  • Reports damage and maintenance issues related to the vehicle operation.
  • Performs various tasks related to Community Policing.
  • Works with computer operating systems, including but not limited to systems operating the card access, fire alarms, camera systems, and ID computer.
  • Accepts, documents, and packages all property and received evidence in strict accordance with the department’s property and evidence policy.
  • Dispatches for short and/or extended periods of time based on departmental needs and in accordance with the duties and responsibilities of a part-time dispatcher.
  • Routinely reviews department policies, keeps abreast of policy changes housed in PowerDMS.
  • Completes and maintains in good standing all training requirements and certifications pertaining to the officer’s specific job function(s), including but not limited to firearms, ASP baton, pepper foam, handcuffing, Mandatory In Service Training (MIST), Clery, Title IX, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief or their Designee.

Qualifications & Work Conditions:

  • College degree in Criminal Justice or related field or relevant experience in an academic environment preferred.
  • Act 235 certification with Firearm required; must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Act 120 certification preferred; updates must be maintained throughout employment.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification required; must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Clean criminal background; must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Valid PA driver’s license with clean driving record (as maintained through Pennsylvania Department of Transportation or any state Department of Motor Vehicles). Must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Ability to work hours as necessary based on the needs of the department and campus community, including overtime and various shifts. Initial shift assignment is not guaranteed as “permanent” shift.
  • Satisfactory completion of drug test in accordance with College and Departmental procedures, including random drug testing throughout employment.
  • Ability to hear non-amplified sounds/normal speaking voices at a distance of 15 feet required.
  • Must be able to see at least 20/70, uncorrected, in the stronger eye, correctable to 20/20; and at least 20/200, uncorrected, in the weaker eye, correctable to at least 20/40; and must be free of any significant visual abnormality. Corrected vision is required if uncorrected vision does not already meet 20/20, 20/40 standard.
  • Ability to perform a variety of patrol and physical functions including but not limited to driving in various weather/lighting conditions, ability to walk stairs, ability to stand at stationary posts for extended periods of time, ability to lift 50 pounds of weight, climb steps and walk uneven terrain.
  • Must possess strong computer skills, be willing and able to learn new systems and functions.
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills and fluency in the English language (including ability to hear, speak and write in English) required. Ability to speak a second language preferred.
  • Due to the nature of the department, must maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a personable manner. A signed confidentiality agreement is required.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and deal effectively with regular interruptions while maintaining accuracy and showing patience for detail.
  • Successful completion of background checks, including but not limited to education and national criminal background.

Interested candidates should upload their completed applications as a single PDF file to Workday. A complete package includes: (1) a cover letter; (2) resume; (3) contact information for three professional recommenders; and (4) a statement describing how you will enhance the Department and College’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To initiate your application, use the APPLY button.

Click here to go to the announcement on the college website and apply: Campus Safety Police Officer
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An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Please visit our Diversity & Inclusion page for additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to inclusive excellence and the College's Diversity Strategic Plan.

Legal Notice
Muhlenberg College Annual Crime Reporting- As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Muhlenberg College are entitled to request and receive a copy of the College Annual Security Report (ASR). The ASR can be accessed at http://www.muhlenberg.edu/annualsecurityreport . This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes, as well as Muhlenberg College Safety Policies. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety and police, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. Anyone wishing a paper copy of the ASR may contact the Campus Safety Office at 484-664-3112.

Posted: 03/10/21 Deadline: Until Filled


 

Police Officer - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

Click here to: Apply now Job no: 499379
Work type: Nonexempt Staff Full-time
Location: Bethlehem
Categories: Police/ Public Safety
Responsible for patrolling assigned campus areas on foot, in patrol car or on bicycle to control traffic, prevent crime, disturbance of peace and arrest violators. Provides the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to live, work and learn. Ensures the security of all Campus buildings and residential housing. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.

1. Provides routine safety, security and enforcement services to the campus
*Responds to campus emergencies as needed
*Maintains visibility/accessibility; generates own work by activity while on duty
*Patrols campus grounds by vehicle, foot or other means; completes daily assignments without supervision
*Checks and secures buildings; assures buildings are cleared for fire alarms; reports on maintenance and safety issues
*Directs or reroutes traffic around incidents or disruptions; issues tickets for traffic/vehicular/parking violations; disperses unruly crowds at public gatherings
*Warns and/or arrests violators
**Knows, understands and follows all Department and University policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and ordinances
*Enhances knowledge and technique related to campus safety
*Exercises common sense and sound judgment in decision making; able to make important decisions; knows when to seek assistance
*Makes accurate and correct decisions related to the situation in a timely manner
*Readily accepts responsibility; seeks new duties, both short and long term; readily accepts overtime and extra hours to complete job
*Maintains annual proficiency with firearms training and defensive tactics

2. Investigate crimes, accidents and/or other incidents
*Investigates accident scene to obtain clues and gather evidence, questions suspects, witnesses and/or victims
*Provides follow-up contact with victims and/or suspects in all crimes
*Prepares incident reports/criminal complaints
*Arrests or assists in arrest of criminal and/or suspect
*Prepares assigned cases for court and testifies as necessary
*Interacts with outside agencies such as the District Attorney's office or contracted services
*Handles court functions without incident

3. Emergency Response
*First responder for all types of campus emergencies: accidents, behavioral, criminal, fire, medical, etc.
*Administers emergency medical assistance
*Obtains witness and/or victims information
*Provides urgent and necessary patient information to responders
*Directs individuals to and from scene including campus responders, ambulance, fire department, personnel, etc.
*Maintains NIMS certification

4. Crime Prevention and Community Outreach
*Participates in crime prevention activities and initiatives for students and/or other campus constituents
*May provide advice or guidance to campus constituents regarding crime prevention
*Makes community contacts while on duty. Establishes rapport with students, faculty, staff and visitors
*Familiarizes self with the campus, faculty/students/staff and activities of the campus
*May act as Department Instructor for various topics
*Regularly makes contact with Lehigh community members
*Provides assistance services to campus constituents - e.g., building lockouts, jump starts, keys locked in vehicles, etc.
*Willingly participates in community policing and programs
*May be assigned to community policing duty
*Maintains a customer services attitude and treats all individuals with dignity and respect regardless of the situation
*Knows, understands and follows all Department and University policies and procedures

5. Paperwork/Administration
*Responsible for ensuring that all reports and incidents are recorded properly and professionally for each incident in a timely manner during the shift/same day of incident
*Documents Police activities and issues - i.e., writes/files daily activity reports, maintains daily log sheet, and writes incident/accident reports
*Responsible for reports that are factual, accurate, comprehensive and clearly explain the situation and contain few errors or problems
*Ensure follow-up reports are completed in a timely manner
*Knows, follows, and understands all University and Department policies and procedures
*Handles all court and off-duty functions
*Always wears proper uniform for season and event; uniform is always neat and professional; Officer is consistently well-groomed
*Maintains all Department-issued equipment and vehicles; reports maintenance issues
*Maintains service weapon per Department standards
*Knows all related federal, state, and local laws and ordinances
*Able to work without supervision
*Keeps work area clean and orderly while on duty
*Stays informed of knowledge relating to administrative activities.

Grade: 9-40, Position Number: S79560

Special Considerations:
The duties of the position do not allow for a remote work option; the employee in this position will be required to work on campus where they can be fully accessible to the Lehigh community

This position is considered Essential Services Staff; Essential Services Staff are required to report to campus and remain during inclement weather and other emergency situations; they are defined as those needed to deliver student services and maintain campus facilities, campus safety and security

Will nearly continuously need to talk or hear

Will often be required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, lift up to 50 pounds, work near moving mechanical parts

Will sometimes be required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, lift up to 100 pounds, work in we or humid non-weather conditions

This position is responsible for driving University-owned vehicles as a routine function, therefore a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record is required

This position works with minors

Variable shift; Officers work shifts consisting of 10 hours each; day shift 7am-5pm, middle shift 4pm-2am, night shift 9pm-7am. Mandatory and voluntary overtime is available

Occasional travel; to schools and seminars is required of the position

Qualifications:
High school diploma is required
ACT 120 Certification is required
One to three years related work experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Good writing ability and organizational skills
Excellent decision making skills
Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software
Valid Driver’s License required and good driving record

Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Click here to: Apply now Job no: 499379
Only complete applications will be considered therefore please complete the application in its entirety. Once the posting is removed from the website applications may no longer be allowed to be completed.

Advertised: March 04, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Posted: 03/09/21 Deadline: Until Filled


 

Part-Time Police Officer – Minersville Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

The Minersville Police Department, 15 N. Delaware Ave, Minersville 17954, is currently accepting applications for part-time police officers. Qualified candidates will be given assistance in obtaining their MPOETC number. Current salary for part time officers is $20.00 per hour. Applications may be obtained by contacting Chief Michael P. Combs at 570-544-6212.

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 02/26/21 Deadline: None