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

Chief of Police – Bloomsburg*
Police Officers - Borough of Gettysburg
Police Officer - Borough of Carlisle
Police Officer - Logan Township Police Department
Part-Time Police Officer – Minersville Police Department
Police Officer – Full Time/Part Time- Slate Belt Regional Police Department
Vice President of School/Armed Safety
Part-Time Police Officer-North Wales Borough
Chief of Police - North Cornwall Township
Police Chief – West Shore Regional Police Department
Part Time Police Officers - Rush Township Police Department
Police Officer - Amity Township
Police Officer - Pottsville Bureau of Police
Police Officer - Coudersport Borough Police Department
Part-Time Police Officers - Cleona Borough Police Department
Probationary Police Officer – Lower Merion Township Police
Police Officers, Full and Part-Time - Rice Township
Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police
Police Officer - Act 120 Certified - Conewago Township
Part Time Police Officers - Milford Borough Police Department
Police Officer - Lower Moreland Township
Police Officer - Washington Township, Franklin County
Probationary Police Officer - Buckingham Township Police Department
Police Officers - Lansford Borough
Police Officers - Stroud Area Regional Police Department
Police Officer - Spring Township Police Department

Police Officer - Wilson Borough

Police Chief - Schuylkill Township

Part Time Dispatcher - Muhlenberg College

Police Middle Shift Sergeant - Muhlenberg College

Police Chief - East Pikeland Township

Police Officer - North Strabane Township

Full Time Police Officer - Lehman Township Police Department

Full Time Police Officer - Consortium Testing, Caln Township & Downingtown Borough

Full Time Patrol Officer – Franconia Township

Police Officer - Freemansburg Police Department

Judicial District Security Analyst - AOPC

Police Officer - Altoona Police Department

Police Officer - Williamsport Bureau of Police

Public Safety Police Officer (Two Full Time Positions) - Franklin & Marshall College

Part-Time Patrol Officer - City of Coatesville

Police Officer - Lower Salford Township

Full-Time Patrolman/Part-Time Patrolman - Freeland Borough
Chief of Police - Freeland Borough

Part Time Police Officers – Upland Borough

Part Time Police Officers - Borough of Marcus Hook

Police Officer Testing - State College Police Department


 

Chief of Police – Bloomsburg, Columbia County, PA*

The Town of Bloomsburg is currently seeking a full-time Chief of Police. Bloomsburg is a small, historic town and is the County seat for Columbia County, PA with an approximate population of 12,711 and encompasses 4.7 square miles. The position of Chief of Police includes administrative and supervisory duties and will require exceptional leadership and management skills to lead the Town’s police department. Being located along Route 11 and less than 5 minutes from two exits of Interstate 80 makes Bloomsburg a hub of activity for residents and visitors. The County seat, Bloomsburg, is a "college town" and strives to provide a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environment for all. Located in the heart of the Susquehanna River Valley, Bloomsburg boasts a rich economic history and has a diverse economy thanks to Autoneum, Bloomsburg University (estimated enrollment of 8,000 students), Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital and Kawneer. Bloomsburg has a landmark Town Park with many acres of recreational activities, a municipal airport and is home to the Bloomsburg Fair. The Town’s police department includes 3 full time union sergeants and 14 full time union police officers and one non-bargaining Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) located at the police station along with a parking department consisting of four full time non-bargaining employees located at Town Hall. General direction is received from the Mayor, to whom the Chief reports directly, and the Municipal governing body through policy direction and conference.

The ideal candidate would be an individual that is committed to open communication and is able to integrate into an active department. He or she will embrace the philosophy of collaboration and possess strong relationship building skills. They will be accessible and responsive to the public, Mayor, Town Council, and staff.

This person will be a strategic and an innovative thinker, having budget and financial management skills and experience. They will have the ability to be a strong and respected member of the community. They will be a decisive leader who maintains up-to-date knowledge of state and national policing trends and best practices. This self-motivated individual should be successful with mentoring, training program implementation and organizational development. The ideal candidate will also bring a flexible “can-do” attitude to the position.

The Chief will join a Town leadership team that welcomes open communication and collaborative problem solving. He or she must value transparency and possess a character that exemplifies the highest standards for ethical and professional behavior.

The next Chief must be comfortable operating as part of the community and will be expected to take every opportunity to act as a bridge between the department and the citizens. He or she must be comfortable in uniform, have polished public presentation skills and possess attributes that promote confidence and trust both within and outside the department.

A salary range is set at $85,000 and $105,000; commensurate with experience and qualifications, combined with a generous benefits package.

Notable job responsibilities include:

  • Performs and oversees day-to-day operation of the police department.
  • Oversees department planning, establishes methods for accomplishing department objectives and ensures that department goals and objectives to include accreditation through the PA Chief Association are consistent and compatible with the goals and objectives set by Town Council.
  • Preparing and implementing the police department’s operating budget of $2.9 million.
  • Establishing and enforcing appropriate standard operating procedures (“SOP’s).
  • Personnel management, including determining proper staffing and equipment needs, monitoring work performance and training.
  • Developing and maintaining positive community relations between the police department and the general public, elected officials and other law enforcement agencies.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Act 120 certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (“MPOETC”) or be able to obtain certification within sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Minimum ten (10) years progressive experience as a law enforcement officer in a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency, with at least three (3) years’ experience in management or supervisor having the rank of a second-line supervisor or higher or progressive roles in overseeing tasks.
  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in the field of Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Police Administration or a related field is desired but not required.
  • The successful candidate must reside within 30 minutes travel time of the Town of Bloomsburg within four months of successfully completing a six-month probationary period.

Hours are 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday along with being on call 24/7. The Chief is required to attend Council meetings that occur in the evening.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and complete resume:
Send via email to: [email protected]
Send via USPS to:
Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Consulting Division
3905 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

All resumes must be received no later than Monday, September 20, 2021. Envelopes and electronic submissions should be marked "Bloomsburg Police Chief Application."

The Town of Bloomsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 08/20/21. Deadline: 09/20/21


 

Police Officers - Borough of Gettysburg, Adams County, PA

The Borough of Gettysburg has opened a civil service process for the hiring of full-time police patrol officers.  The Borough of Gettysburg, located in Adams County, Pa, has just short of 8000 residents.  The Borough is home to Gettysburg College, a national recognized institution of higher education with an approx. student body size of 2700 students.  The United Lutheran Seminary formerly the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg also call the Borough home.

     In the summer of 1863 forces of both the Union and Confederate Armies converged on Gettysburg for, arguably, the most important battle of The United States Civil War.  Today, Gettysburg is now a tourist destination drawing more than two million visitors a year.

     The Police Department is the busiest department dispatched by the county emergency services dispatch center.  The department currently has a full-time sworn compliment of 12 with a number of part-time officers to supplement.  The department has a number of specialties which full-time office can pursue, including bike patrol, criminal investigations, crime scene processing, accident investigation, crowd management and mounted patrol, just to name a few. 

     If working in the one of the most historically significant areas in the world piques your interest, Gettysburg PD may be for you.  The Civil Service Announcement is provided below containing all the information needed to apply.  There is potential for multiple hiring's from this process.  Thank you for your interest in the Gettysburg Police Department.

Examination Notice
Gettysburg Borough

Forms required to be completed in order to apply for the position of Entry Level Patrol Officer are available at the Gettysburg Borough Administration Building, 59 E High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. The Borough Administration Building is open from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE BOROUGH SECRETARY'S OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY OCTOBER 22, 2021. A PROCESSING FEE OF $65.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED 

Physical Fitness Testing:
Date: Saturday October 30, 2021
Time: 9:00 am, arrive no later than 8:45 am
Location: Piccola Law Enforcement Complex, Gate 5 Industrial Road, HACC Campus, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA Phone 717-780-2408

Written Examination:
Date: Friday November 5, 2021
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA Phone 717-334-8603

Oral Examination:
Date: Friday November 19, 2021
Time: Candidates will be notified by letter
Location: Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA Phone 717-334-8603

     Applicants shall possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and shall be Act 120 certified or have completed all requirements to become Act 120 certified. In addition, every applicant must be a United States Citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer and prior to appointment possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license issue by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A copy of the job functions and tasks is included in the application packet.

     Other mandatory components of the test are, a medical examination and a psychological examination. A complete copy of the Gettysburg Borough hiring policy is available for inspection during regular business hours at 59 E High Street.

     Please note there are two consent forms in this packet for the physical fitness test. One is for Gettysburg Borough and one is for the testing agency, HACC. Both must be filled out by a doctor before returning this application packet. 

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION: The Borough of Gettysburg is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. The Borough will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact: [email protected]. Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Posted: 09/23/21 Deadline: 10/22/21


 

Police Officer - Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland County, PA

Carlisle Police Recruitment & Testing
The Borough of Carlisle is seeking motivated men and women to apply for the position of police officer. The physical fitness test and written exam will be held on Sunday, October 31, 2021.

WHY CARLISLE?
Carlisle is a vibrant community located in south-central Pennsylvania. Cumberland County is one of the fastest growing counties in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Carlisle is right in the heart of it. The Borough serves as the county seat and is home to Dickinson College, the Penn State Dickinson School of Law, and the United States Army War College. In 2021, the Borough of Carlisle was recognized as an All-America City by the National Civic League for its work to improve equity and resilience.

The Carlisle Borough Police Department is committed to community policing and maintaining a high quality of life throughout the Borough. The department has 33 sworn officers and 3 civilian staff serving a community with a population of approximately 20,000.

DUTIES OF A CARLISLE BOROUGH POLICE OFFICER
Duties include investigating crimes; enforcing state and local traffic laws; investigating accidents; preparing reports; taking appropriate actions including but not limited to arresting subjects, interviewing witnesses/victims, collecting evidence, and preparing cases for court. Opportunities include patrol, investigations, K-9, participation in County SWAT team, DOT inspections, and bike patrol. Patrol officers work a rotating shift that may include 8-12 hour shifts.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Annual base salary: $62,524.80 to start.
Benefits include: medical insurance for employees and dependents; paid dental, vision, life, and long-term disability; 50% retirement after 25 years at age 50; 12 sick days; 11 holidays; 6 personal days; longevity pay after 7 years; Annual uniform allowance; and educational reimbursement.

For more information please visit our website at: www.carlislepa.org/policetesting

Posted: 09/23/21 Deadline: 10/31/21


 

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 will be 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. All applications must be returned to the Police Department by 4:30 PM on October 1, 2021. Telephone inquiries can be made by calling the office of the Chief of Police at (814) 949-3364. Applications are also available on the Township website (www.logantownship-pa.gov).

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:
    1. Written examination with a score of 80% or higher.
    2. Physical Fitness Test (MPOETC entry standard based on Cooper Institute 30%).
    3. Oral Interview with a final score of 140 or higher.
  8. Must successfully complete a probationary period of employment of twelve (12) months.
  9. 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.

The first portion of the selection process will involve a written exam and physical fitness test which is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, October 16, 2021. The exact dates and times for the two interview portions of the selection process will be announced later.

TOWNSHIP OF LOGAN
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: 10/01/21

 


 

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 $24.00 per hour on weekends. Applications may be obtained by contacting Chief Michael P. Combs at 570-544-6212.

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: None


 

Police Officer – Full Time/Part Time- Slate Belt Regional Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must have successfully completed MPOETC ACT 120 training at the time of hire. Successful candidates are required to complete a competitive hiring process to include; written examination, oral interview and comprehensive background check. There is a $40.00 application fee. The $40 application fee applies to those applying for FULL TIME and PART TIME applicants only. There is no fee expected from those applying solely for Part Time.

The written portion of the testing process will be on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Wind Gap Fire Department Social Hall at 111 North Broadway, Wind Gap, PA 18091. You must bring photo ID for admittance to the test. Testing will begin promptly at 9:00am, with no applicants admitted after 9:00am.

Applications are available at Slate Belt Regional Police Department Headquarters, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth PA 18064, M-F, 8am-4pm or downloaded at www.slatebeltpd.com. All applications must be returned by Friday, October 29, 2021 by 4:00pm. The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: 10/29/21


 

Vice President of School/Armed Safety - Gettysburg, Adams County, PA

Rapidly growing local security firm ISO. Candidate must have Senior Level Enforcement Management experience with a Bachelor’s Degree, preferable.

A minimum of ten years in a Leadership or Supervisory position is highly preferred. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office/Excel required; Supervisory experience with Fiscal and Training responsibilities is highly preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; work independently; answer telephone calls; prioritize and organize daily responsibilities; operate office equipment; maintain employee files; lead and supervise effectively a unit of approximately 15 members; accurately handle a variety of tasks simultaneously; learn new software applications; successfully meet deadlines; have professional and supportive interactions with employees and vendors; handle confidential information in the appropriate manner; work in an environment with volumes of electronic mail; think and react appropriately to a variety of circumstances; pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy;  willing to attend Basic SRO Training (company to pay); and additional continuing education as required. Current Act 235 certification is a prerequisite. The position will be located in Gettysburg, Pa. at the Main Office of G-Force Security Solutions, LLC. All resumes must be received prior to 10/1/21.

Please contact Bob Gano, Sgt-PSP retired, at [email protected], or call (717) 420-5789 for further details.

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: 10/01/21


 

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

The Borough of North Wales is seeking applications for Part-Time Police Officers. Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • United States Citizen
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma
  • MPOETC Act 120 Certification

Applicants must be physically fit, capable of passing a job-specific physical and psychological exam, background investigation, and capable of attaining and maintaining all required certifications for Act 120 Police Officer and related duties. 

Applicants must be free of tattoos on the face, ears, neck and hands and any objectionable tattoos visible in a police officer’s summer uniform. (The determination that a tattoo is “objectionable” shall be made by the Chief of Police.)

Applicants must be able to perform all the duties of a police officer and be available for nights, holidays and weekends. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of at least 16 hours every two-week pay period.

Part-Time Police Officer pay is $25.00 per hour. (updated 9/16/21)

Interested applicants must complete and return the attached: Employment Application and attach a brief resume with three character-references to [email protected].

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline:


 

Chief of Police - North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA

JOB QUALIFICTIONS and DUTIES

North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA, is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. The position is a Fair Labor Standards Act – exempt, salaried non-civil service position.

The successful applicant must possess and maintain valid certification as a police officer under Pennsylvania Act 120 and possess and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Salary will be based on experience and qualifications, will include benefits healthcare medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off, retirement pension, paid holidays, sick time, as well as other benefits.

Applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a licensed or certified police officer
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a patrol officer
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience and management training as a police officer at a rank of Sergeant or higher rank.
  • Residency within 10 miles of the North Cornwall Township Municipal Building or establish such residency, within 6 months following the candidate’s appointment as Chief of Police
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in dealing the public, news media, the police department, and elected officials.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles, policies and regulations with at least an Associate Degree from an Accredited College or University in Police Administration or related field, including but not limited to Criminal Justice, completed attendance at the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Command Institute for Police Executive (POLEX) or graduate of the FBI National Academy or comparable management/leadership training.
  • Availability to perform essential functions of a patrolman’s position, as well as the ability to work regular weekly schedule in addition to one’s administrative duties.
  • Demonstrated public speaking and communication abilities.
  • Demonstrate and implement strong leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in budget preparation and implementation.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement community policing concepts and policies.
  • Ability to identify and allocate resources (manpower, equipment and budgetary) during routine and emergency operations.
  • Required to be available for response on an on-call basis.
  • Ability to supervise and direct patrol and investigative staff.
  • Experience in preparation and implementation of patrol and investigative scheduling, policies, and procedures

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: nctown.org, in person between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM at North Cornwall Township, 320 S. 18th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042, or by calling the Township at 717-273-9200.

THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 30, 2021

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

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: 10/30/21


 

Police Chief – West Shore Regional Police Department, Cumberland County, PA

Lemoyne and Wormleysburg Borough (Cumberland County) is currently seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. The Department is located in Cumberland County directly across the river from Harrisburg City. The Chief manages a department of 11 FT sworn officers and 1 civilian employee. The Boroughs have a total population of about 7,600 with 2.4 square miles and a budget of approximately $2.5 million. The current Chief is retiring after 12 years and plans, organizes and supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations and administration.

The candidate must be community-focused and have the leadership, management and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional and innovative police agency. Applicants must have attended the FBI National Academy or similar program, been directly involved with the PA Chiefs of Police Accreditation Program, and have demonstrated executive potential with at least fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command level position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified.
Competitive salary with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience.

Deadline for applications is noon on October 31, 2021. Applicants should send cover letter and resume including salary expectations in an all in one attachment to [email protected]

EOE.

Posted: 09/15/21 Deadline: 10/31/21


 

Part Time Police Officers - Rush Township Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

Rush Township Police Department in Schuylkill County (Hometown) is hiring for multiple part time Police Officer positions.

Rush Township has a population of 3700 and is almost 24 square miles in area. The Township is a mix of residential, farms, commercial and industrial uses with 2 major regional highways bisecting the township.

Flexible work hours include all shifts, weekends, and holidays. 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts are available to a maximum of 32 hours per week.

Hourly rate is $16.00 during training/orientation. Regular rate is $21.00.

Qualifications:

  • United States Citizen
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Post-secondary credits preferred but not required
  • Must be Pennsylvania Act 120 Certified
  • Experience preferred
  • Must have a good work ethic and be self motivated
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to perform all functions of a police officer according to MPOETC standards
  • Must be of high moral character and be able to pass a thorough background investigation

Applicants can submit resume to Chief Gerard Gallagher by email: [email protected]

Rush Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 09/14/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Amity Township, Berks County, PA

Amity Township is accepting applications for a full-time police officer.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age 21, good physical condition, proportional height and weight, high school graduate (or equivalent).
  • Applicants must have graduated and certified by the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission Certification (Act 120) by date of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer.
  • Benefits include: pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, and longevity after 5 years of service.
  • Applications can be obtained in person at the Amity Township Police Department or on-line at www.amitytownshippa.com

Applications along with resumes must be completed and turned into the Amity Township Police Department by 3 P.M., Friday October 1, 2021 along with a check or money order made payable to AMITY TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT in the amount of $40.00.

Amity Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 09/14/21 Deadline: 10/01/21


 

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

POLICE OFFICER APPLICANT TESTING ANNOUNCEMENT - OCTOBER 2021

The POTTSVILLE BUREAU OF POLICE will be offering a remote testing opportunity for police officer applicants on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The written test can be completed on-line 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 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 October 23, 2021 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 emailing: [email protected] or by calling 570-622-1234 Ext. 315. Only applicants who have submitted the proper completed application and payment prior to the test date 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 a applicant's hiring opportunity but is not required for the testing.

Posted: 09/14/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Coudersport Borough Police Department, Potter County, PA

Coudersport Borough Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the application deadline and meet certain minimum requirements, including: High School Diploma or G.E.D., a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and Act 120 Certification. Candidates must pass a stringent background check, a physical and psychological exam and Civil Service testing. Prior military, prior law enforcement and college degree preferred but not required.

Successful candidate must be highly motivated, ethical, team oriented and dedicated to the principals of community policing. The officer will be required to perform legal tasks assigned by the Chief of Police. New hires will be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period.

Coudersport Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Resumes will be accepted until 4:00 pm September 20, 2021. Resume’s can be sent to the attention of the Borough Manager, 201 South West Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or emailed to [email protected]

Posted: 09/14/21 Deadline: 09/20/21


 

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

The Cleona Borough Police Department is accepting applications for the purpose of hiring 3 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 a credit history check.

Hours of work will depend on the applicant’s ability to work and Officer’s will be paid $20.00 per/hour and receive time and half when working on Holidays.
1. 1-PT position will be required to work 60 + hours bi-weekly
2. 1-PT position will work day shift, every other weekend.
3. 1-PT position will be used to work traffic enforcement and will normally occur Mon-Friday during day shift hours.

There is a possibility that the PD may be hiring a Full Time Police Officer in 2021-2022.

Applications can be emailed to the applicant by contacting Sergeant Matthew Rager at: [email protected]. The completed application should be returned to Sergeant Matthew Rager via email, hand delivered or mailed to the Police Department at 140 West Walnut Street, Cleona PA 17042, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

There is no deadline for the application and the hiring process will remain open until positions are filled.

Posted: 09/02/21 Deadline: none


 

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

The Lower Merion Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer beginning Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.  There is a $30.00 fee per application.  The deadline for applications is Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications are available online at: https://www.lowermerion.org/services/police-department/employment-opportunities/become-an-officer

The written test will be conducted on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lower Merion High School Cafeteria (315 E. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003).

2022 Salary:

  • $71,675 Hired without Act 120 Training (While attending police academy)
  • $80,350 Hired with Act 120 Training (Upon successful police academy graduation)
  • $114,180 Current 2020 salary for Senior Police Officer (5 year officer)

Vacation:

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

Benefits:

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

Civil Service Requirements:

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

OR

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

  • Must pass any and all written and/or oral examinations
  • Must pass physical agility test
  • Must pass physical and psychological examinations
  • Must be of good moral character and pass extensive background investigation
  • Must have a valid operator’s license

Posted: 09/02/21 Deadline: 09/30/21


 

Police Officers, Full and Part-Time - Rice Township, Luzerne County, PA

The Rice Township Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for non-competitive Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officer Positions.

Eligible Applicants Must Meet the Following Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Current Act 120 Certification or Equivalent (as per MPOETC guidelines)
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties as a Police Officer according to MPOETC standards.

A complete job description is included in the application packet.

Application packets can be obtained at the Rice Township Municipal Building, 3000 Church Road Mountain Top PA 18707. Completed applications can be returned in person or via U.S Mail to the Rice Township Police Department.

Rice Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications can be obtained by emailing: [email protected]

Posted: 08/30/21 Deadline:


 

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

Act 120 Certified Police Officer
Apply Here: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa
The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for the full time police officer until September 23rd, 2021 at 1 p.m. Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral and physical testing. Written Test October 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at 5685 Fairfield Road, Carroll Valley PA. 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!
  • Certified in another state or federal agency? Call the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission and see if you qualify for the comparative compliance requirements. http://www.psp.pa.gov/mpoetc/certification/Pages/Certification.aspx (717) 346-4086
  • 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 of jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $51,345 up to $65,000 depending on experience.
  • Comprehensive Blue Cross medical with family coverage provided at no cost and with deductible reimbursement.
  • 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 or visit in person at 5685 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320.

Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral and physical testing.

Posted: 08/30/21 Deadline: 09/23/21


 

Police Officer - Act 120 Certified - Conewago Township, Adams County, PA

The Conewago Township Police Department is presently seeking well-qualified applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must have Act 120 certification and meet all required MPOETC standards. The hiring process will include the following: a written exam, an individual interview, a comprehensive background investigation, and a physical and psychological evaluation. Our department is comprised of full-time, professional police officers. We provide a very competitive wage, which could range up to that of a “two-year officer”—depending on qualifications and experience—and an excellent benefit package.

Candidates may pick up an application at the Conewago Township Police Department, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.; or request one by email by contacting – [email protected].

There is a $25.00 administration fee due when the application is returned, in the form of a check or money order, made payable to “Conewago Township.” The application and fee must be returned by 3:00 pm, Monday, September 27, 2021 to:
Conewago Township Police Department
Attn: Application Processing
541 Oxford Avenue
Hanover, Pa. 17331

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: 08/24/21 Deadline: 09/27/21


 

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

Milford Borough Police Department
Milford, Pa 18337

Applications being accepted for Part time Police officers:
Starting pay $18.00 to $20.00 hr
Uniforms, Body Armor, duty weapon provided
8-hour shifts (8-4, 4-12, 12-8 and swing shift)
32-hour positions available
Full time appointment possible

Requirements:
Act 120 certified
Pass initial interview, background check and Safety Board interview

For application please contact Chief Matthew McCormack at: [email protected] or stop by our station located at 500 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337.

Posted: 08/24/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
640 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 phone: (215) 947-3132

ANNOUNCES
An examination for Probationary Police Officer
Starting Salary as of 2021:
$76,971.91 / first 12 months of employment
$120,155.16 / estimated Patrolman salary after 4 years

Employee Benefits:
Pension
Insurance-Life Policy, Health & Accident, Dental and Prescriptions
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Uniform and Equipment provided by the Township

Minimum Requirements:
United States Citizen
Valid PA Driver’s License
Minimum 18 years of age
High School Graduate or GED
MPOETC-Act 120-successful completion or graduation prior to offer of hire
Physically Fit
Applicants must be free of tattoos on the face, ears, neck or hands*
*Members are prohibited from displaying tattoos on limbs that would normally be visible when a summer uniform is worn. Department members must cover prohibited tattoos, scarring, and/or branding, with a skin-toned patch, bandage, long sleeved shirt, or other material approved by the Chief of Police

Examinations:
Written Test
Physical Agility Test
Oral Interview
Physical and Medical Examination
Psychological Examination

The written test will be given on the week of September 27th, 2021 at the Huntingdon Valley Library Community Room, 625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 (enter the building via the lower entrance). Multiple sessions at 08:00 and 13:00 will be scheduled after applications are received. The physical agility portion of the process will be conducted for the Top 60 written scores (including ties) at 1200 hours at the Murray Avenue Middle School Track, 2551 Murray Avenue, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021. Please come prepared with proper clothing.

Application packets are available for pickup starting Monday, August 23rd at the Lower Moreland Township Police Department, 640 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. These applications will be available Monday through Friday, 0700-2200. Application packets are also available on the township website at www.lowermoreland.org.

All applicants must present government-issued photo identification on the date of testing. No food or drink, cell phones, back packs, hats, weapons or purses are permitted in the testing area, other than those used to carry personal hygiene items.

Administrative Fee:
A $40.00 non-refundable administrative fee must be submitted with the completed application for examination. This payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card.

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

All applications for examination must be completed and returned to the Lower Moreland Township Police Department, 640 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley PA 19006 no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday September 22nd, 2021. Applicants using “Municipay” may email completed application to [email protected]. If you email your application and do not receive a confirmation email, call LMPD to verify it was received. Applications and payment may be mailed to the station (Attn: New Applicant Hiring) but must be received no later than Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021. No Exceptions.

Lower Moreland Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 08/23/21 Deadline: 09/22/21


 

Police Officer - Washington Township, Franklin County, PA

Washington Township Police Department located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania will be establishing a Police Officer Eligibility list to fill open positions for patrol officers. 

Physical agility and written test have been scheduled for Saturday September 25, 2021, at the Washington Township Police Department.

The successful candidate must:

  • be at least 21 years of age prior to completing the academy
  • possess a valid driver’s license
  • possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a GED
  • pass physical agility test, pass written test & pass oral board interview
  • pass physical exam & drug screen, psychological exam, vision exam, visit https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/ for complete details on all exams
  • pass thorough background exam & credit check
  • if NOT currently Act 120 Certified, must be able to attend and successfully complete the required educational requirements to become Act 120 certified – Police Academy training starts in March 2022
  • Current, certified Out of State applicants & Federal/Military Law Enforcement, visit the link below for more information regarding Act 120 Certification:

https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/training/Pages/Basic-Police-Officer-Training

Washington Township Police Department offers a starting salary in 2021 of $53,786.58 along with an excellent benefit package and retirement plan.

How to Apply:

Candidate Contact Sheet found at this link:   http://www.washtwp-franklin.org/employment-opportunities/

Completed Candidate Contact Sheet and a $35.00 nonrefundable testing fee must be received no later than 4:30 pm on Monday September 20, 2021 to reserve your testing position.

Candidate Contact Sheets and non refundable fee can be submitted via:

  • US Postal Service (include check or money order made out to the Washington Township Police Department for the $35.00 for nonrefundable testing fee, Completed Candidate Contact Sheet must be included) Mail to: Washington Township Police Department, 13013 Welty Rd., Waynesboro, PA  17268,   Attn:  C. Broas
  • Hand delivered to the Washington Township Police Department, 13013 Welty Rd., Waynesboro, PA  17268 Monday – Friday 8:00 – 4:30 (check, money order, cash or credit card accepted, applicable services fees for credit card for the $35.00 nonrefundable testing fee)
  • Emailed in a word document or PDF to: [email protected]  The subject line of the email should state “SEPTEMBER 2021 TESTING”. Upon successfully receiving the completed Candidate Contact Sheet, candidate will be invoiced via Pay Pal for the $35.00 nonrefundable fee (2.9% + $0.30 service fee applies)

Additional questions can be directed to Cindy Broas, Office Manager at 717-762-1447 or [email protected].

Washington Township Police Department is EOE

Posted: 08/23/21 Deadline: 09/20/21


 

Probationary Police Officer - Buckingham Township Police Department
Bucks County PA

The Buckingham Township Police Department patrols 33 square miles in Central Bucks County.  The 22 members of the police department believe in a community policing approach to solving crime.  Collaboration with our residents has helped the police department to be successful in solving problems and improving quality of life issues.  The Buckingham Police Department has highly trained and dedicated patrol officers who have diverse skills.  The officers are also assigned to county and regional teams, such as SWAT, MIRT, and CNU.  There is an investigative unit and a traffic safety officer.  Buckingham Police Department has expanded its search for police officers and will now accept applicants without Act 120 certification. 

Interested applicants must bring their resume, cover letter, and formal application to the Buckingham Township Police Department.  The applications will only be accepted between September 13th - 17th and September 20th – 22nd between the hours of 8am and 4 pm.  The application can be printed from the Buckingham Township web site, under police department.  It can also be downloaded from the CRIMEWATCH website under employment.  The Formal Application is the beginning of the selection process.  There are detailed instructions on completing the application which must be followed in order to continue with the hiring process.  The Buckingham Township Police Department is located at 4613 Hughesian Drive Buckingham, PA 18912.   Resumes and applications must be received by the end of business on September 22, 2021. Applications must be hand delivered, not mailed.  Applicants will be notified of the next steps of the process.  Buckingham Police Department offers a very competitive compensation package.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Have a Pennsylvania Driver’s License or other valid operator’s license to convert to Pennsylvania
  • Be able to perform all of the duties of a Police Officer
  • PA Municipal Police Academy (ACT120) preferred but not required
  • Will send the ideal candidate to a police academy for certification
  • College degree preferred but not required

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper submission and receipt of application, resume, writing sample, and cover letter
  • Oral Interview with Command Staff provided to a group of applicants
  • Polygraph examination
  • Background investigation
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation

Posted: 08/20/21 Deadline: 09/22/21


 

Police Officers - Lansford Borough, Carbon County, PA

Full Time Police Officers - The Lansford Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for the testing for the position of FULL TIME police officers for the Borough of Lansford Police Department. All Applicants must be at least 21 years old, and ACT 120 certified upon employment. Applications may be obtained at the Lansford Borough Office, 1 W. Ridge Street, Lansford, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. by phone 570-645-3900, or on the borough website: www.boroughoflansford.com. or by emailing: [email protected]Application deadline is Monday, November 16, 2021, by 4:00 p.m. Applications must be submitted to: Lansford Civil Service Commission, Attn: John Turcmanovich, 1 W. Ridge Street, Lansford, PA 18232. There will be a $40.00 nonrefundable fee due with the application submittal. Additional information will be included with the application packet. Applicants will be informed of the civil service testing date as well as public advertisement of the testing date. The Borough of Lansford is an equal
opportunity employer.

Part Time Police OfficersLansford Borough is accepting applications for part-time Police officers. Applicants are required to have Act 120 Certification, PA Driver's License, and pass a full background investigation including polygraph. Work hours includes all shifts, weekends, and holidays. Hourly rate is $21.00 to $23.00 depending on experience. Applications can be obtained at the Borough Office, 1 W. Ridge Street, Lansford, open weekdays
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., online at: www.boroughoflansford.com, or e-mail: [email protected].Contact the office with any questions (570) 645-3900.

Posted: 08/20/21 Deadline: 11/16/21


 

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

Stroud Area Regional Police Department is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring eligibility list. Applicants do not need an Act 120 certification to apply or proceed through the hiring process. If an applicant is selected, SARPD will sponsor the applicant to attend the police academy. The written test will be given on Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 at 6p.m. at the Stroudsburg Middle School.

Anyone interested in applying to SARPD is encouraged to go to our website, www.sarpd.com, download a Pre-Test Application Packet, and submit your application, along with a $75.00 check or money order payable to Stroud Area Regional Police, 100 Day Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301, no later than Noon on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021. Applications can also be picked up at our headquarters, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be Act 120 Certified at time of appointment
  • Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license at time of appointment
  • Have a primary residence within a fifty (50) mile radius of our department at time of appointment
  • Must meet all Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission required background, physical and psychological standards

Salary and Benefits:

  • $52,053.00 as a Probationary Employee (as of the 2020 Collective Bargaining Agreement).
  • Top paid patrol officer is currently at $76,868 plus longevity pay after 5 full years of service.
  • Vacation Leave (proportioned to years of service)
  • 15 Sick Days
  • Bereavement Leave
  • 4 Personal Days
  • Comp. Time up to 480 hours
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Education Incentive
  • Health, dental and vision for the Officer and his family.

SARPD History
Stroud Area Regional Police Department was formed on May 1, 2000, bringing together experienced police officers from the Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, and Stroud Township police departments. Today, SARPD has a $9.3 million operating budget, 43 full-time officers and serves a total population of approximately 35,000 residents, in one of the fastest growing areas of the Commonwealth.

With its 43 police officers, Stroud Area Regional Police Department (SARPD) is one of the largest regional department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Our coverage area is comprised of 39 square miles, which includes the home to East Stroudsburg University, 2 Hospitals, 2 school districts, the County Courthouse and the County Administrative buildings. In addition, Route 80 dissects through the southern half of our jurisdiction.

Posted: 08/20/21 Deadline: 11/03/21


 

Police Officer - Spring Township Police Department, Centre County, PA

The Spring Township Police Department (Centre County) is accepting applications for a full-time police officer. Applicants wishing to participate in the hiring process will first participate in a written exam.  

The fee to participate in the written exam is $25.00. The deadline for applications is September 03, 2021 @ 5:00 pm. An application packet may be obtained at the Spring Township Municipal Building, 1309 Blanchard Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823, or by email.  Please submit your request via email to [email protected]The written test will be held on September 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm at the Central Pennsylvania Institute, located in Pleasant Gap, PA. 

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • In addition to passing the written exam, the selected candidate will be required to complete a successful oral interview and background investigation. 

  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age. 

  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license. 

  • Must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date. 

  • Must pass a physical and psychological exam and drug screening. 

  • Must not disqualifying criminal convictions, as defined by MPOETC. 

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Must be able to work a 10-hour shift, including 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. 

Spring Township is in Centre County, PA. The township consists of 27 square miles and has a population of approximately 8,200 residents. Spring Township is rated in the top 10 safest cities in PA.

The probationary pay for an entry-level police officer for 2021 is $51,000. The scale for a patrolman with 1-5 years of service is $54,288.34 - $77,125.38 in 2021. The Spring Township Police Department also offers a competitive benefits package and police pension.

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

Posted: 08/13/21 Deadline: 09/03/21


 

Police Officer - Wilson Borough, Northampton County, PA

NOTICE OF POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION FOR WILSON BOROUGH 

The Wilson Borough Civil Service Commission is seeking applicants to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Police Officer (full-time). Applications may be obtained in the Borough Office, 2040 Hay Terrace Easton, PA between the hours of 8:30AM-4:00PM or on the Wilson Borough website, www.wilsonborough.org.

Completed applications must be filed at the Wilson Borough Municipal Building, 2040 Hay Terrace Easton PA 18042, by September 15, 2021 no later than 3:00 pm. A non-refundable fee in the form of a money order for $35.00 must be submitted with the application. The physical agility and written tests are scheduled for September 25, 2021. 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.

Veteran’s preference is given to qualified veterans pursuant to the Veteran’s Preference Act. Applicants MUST submit copies of their operator’s license, Act #120 certification (if obtained prior to appointment), or a current MPOETC card, and a DD Form 214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.

Applicants are required to take and pass a written examination, oral examination, and a physical agility test. Successful applicants selected from the Eligibility List will be required to take and pass a physical & psychological examination and a background investigation to include a polygraph examination.

Wilson Borough Police Department offers excellent benefits with a starting salary of $57,910.59 and after three years the anticipated salary increases to $88,000. Wilson Borough also offers tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 towards Act #120 Certification from a PA Municipal Police Academy. See Wilson Borough’s Website, www.wilsonborough.org, for further details. Wilson Borough is an equal opportunity employer.

Wilson Borough is also 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 obtained online at www.wilsonborough.org. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Wilson Borough Police Department Monday through Friday 830am-4pm.

Posted: 08/13/21 Deadline: 09/15/21


 

Police Chief - Schuylkill Township, Chester County, PA

SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP, (Chester County) is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief. The Township is located in a beautiful section of northern Chester County adjacent to King of Prussia, and is financially stable. The Chief manages a department of 10 FT sworn officers and 2 civilian employees. The Township has a population of 8,500 with 9.4 square miles and a police budget of approximately $2 million. The current Chief is retiring after 15+ years and plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations, and administration.

The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency. Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, and have demonstrated, executive potential with at least fifteen years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified.

The salary range is $130-140,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience.

Deadline for applications is noon on September 15, 2021. Applicants should send cover letter and resume including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to [email protected]. EOE.

Posted: 08/12/21 Deadline: 09/15/21


 

Part Time Dispatcher - Muhlenberg College, Lehigh County, PA

Position Title: Part Time Dispatcher
Department: Campus Safety and Police
Classification: Service Personnel, Non-Exempt

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

A. Check all notices including daily needs sheet, spiral notebook and the preceding dispatchers' log sheets. Check key cabinet and other equipment for anything missing.
B. Keep complete and accurate log sheets including, but not limited to:

  1. investigation reports
  2. complaint memos
  3. equipment or keys signed out
  4. building checks
  5. phone checks
  6. areas secured or opened
  7. officers and student patrol location checks
  8. housing and residence life requests
  9. housing and residence life on call information
  10. dean on duty information
  11. housekeeping staff call-off
  12. calls made to plant operations staff to respond to maintenance problems
  13. work orders

C. Issue parking permits (temporary and permanent), guest registration cards, and Crime and Fire Log information upon request
D. Monitor and operate computer systems including but not limited to:

  1. Omnigo report management System
  2. emergency and non-emergency telephones
  3. security intrusion, fire and trouble alarms
  4. key card access computer
  5. surveillance camera system
  6. student ID card system
  7. the all campus emergency notification system

E. Ability to work when the college is closed for inclement weather, as well as on holidays
F. Ability to work overtime as needed based on departmental and campus needs.
G. Assist with the smooth operation of shift duties and responsibilities.
H. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Safety, their designee, or Lead Dispatcher.
I. Demonstrated ability to relate to campus personnel and students in a professional and confidential manner.

Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma, some college and/or work related experience is preferred.
  2. Ability to work with computers. Must be computer literate, have good written and oral communication skills, and have a broad understanding of computer data entry.
  3. Due to the nature of the department, must maintain confidentiality and possess good interpersonal skills.
  4. Work well under pressure; deal effectively with regular interruptions while maintaining accuracy and patience for detail.
  5. Clean criminal background, must be maintained throughout employment.
  6. Dependable transportation to work in all weather conditions.
  7. Completion of drug test in accordance with Departmental procedures.
  8. Ability to hear non-amplified sounds/normal speaking voices at a distance of 10 feet required.
  9. Must be able to read: at 20/20, corrected, in the stronger eye, and at least 20/40, corrected, in the weaker eye; must be free of any significant visual abnormality. CORRECTED VISION IS REQUIRED IF THE UNCORRECTED VISION DOES NOT ALREADY MEET 20/20, 20/40.
  10. Ability to perform a variety of physical functions including but not limited sitting for extended periods of time,
  11. Fluency in the English language including the ability to hear, speak and write in English. Secondary language skills preferred.
  12. Demonstrated ability to relate to campus personnel and students in a professional and confidential manner, especially in emergency situations.

Click here to applyhttps://muhlenberg.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MuhlenbergCareers/job/Prosser-Hall/Dispatcher_R0000500-1

Posted: 08/12/21 Deadline:


 

Police Middle Shift Sergeant - Muhlenberg College, Lehigh County, PA

MUHLENBERG COLLEGE, DEPARTMENT OF CAMPUS SAFETY, ALLENTOWN, PA.
Position Title: Middle Shift Sergeant
Department: Campus Safety and Police
Classification: Service Personnel, Non-exempt

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties assigned to the Campus Police Officers.
  • Perform support duties for the Director and/or Associate Director in their absence.
  • Assume primary administrative responsibilities for event staffing, including the use of third party security staff.
  • Act as the after hour liaison to the student run MCEMS Program.
  • Assist the Associate Director in planning and staffing of special events and assist in scheduling of department training.
  • Engage in routine and direct communication with the Director and/or Associate Director, ensuring Omnigo middle shift reports are complete, properly formatted, and transmitted to Maxient in a timely manner.
  • Ability to review, search, bookmark, and download surveillance video camera data as it pertains to College investigations.
  • Obtain a sufficient working knowledge of the College Fire Safety System and Card Access systems
  • Oversee the smooth flow of shift operations as it relates to assigned shifts as well as the transition of shifts to ensure that information is shared.
  • Assist with training, crime prevention, and educational programs for faculty staff and students with a strong emphasis on Community Policing.
  • Review incident reports and ensure reports are thorough, accurate, and completed in a timely manner. Ensure report follow-up is appropriately assigned and performed.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth, detailed campus investigations when assigned by the Director or their designee.
  • Assume command responsibilities for major incidents until relieved by higher rank or other agency.
  • Provide assistance to and direct supervision of shift personnel in the performance of their assigned duties and responsibilities while following the established chain of command.
  • Assume primary supervision responsibilities for the middle shift dispatchers.
  • The ability to direct actions and perform duties with consideration to established laws, College policies and procedures, and department guidelines.
  • Oversee departmental equipment to ensure that it is properly stocked and maintained for proper use.
  • Provide traffic control on campus as needed; issues tickets for parking violations.
  • Dispatch 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.
  • Carry and maintain a college-owned firearm.
  • Inspect and maintain, as necessary, all equipment related to patrol. Report equipment defects to the appropriate department or individual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director or their designee.

Qualifications:

  1. College degree in Criminal Justice or related field or significant experience in safety and security in an academic environment.
  2. Act 235 certification with firearm required, must be maintained throughout employment
  3. Act 120 certification preferred, updates must be maintained throughout employment.
  4. First Aid/CPR/AED certification required, must be maintained throughout employment.
  5. Clean criminal background, must be maintained throughout employment.
  6. 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
  7. Completion of drug test in accordance with departmental procedures.
  8. 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.
  9. Ability to hear. Must be able to distinguish a normal whisper at a distance of fifteen (15) feet.
  10. Must be able to read: 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 THE UNCORRECTED VISION DOES NOT ALREADY MEET 20/20, 20/40.
  11. 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.
  12. Ability to work with computers. Must be computer literate and have good written and oral communication skills.
  13. Fluency in the English language including the ability to hear, speak and write in English. Secondary language skills preferred.
  14. Due to the nature of the department, must maintain confidentiality and possess a personable manner.
  15. Work well under pressure; deal effectively with regular interruptions while maintaining accuracy and patience for detail.

Click here to applyhttps://muhlenberg.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MuhlenbergCareers/job/Prosser-Hall/Sergeant--Campus-Safety--Middle-Shift-_R0000525-1

Posted: 08/12/21 Deadline:


 

Police Chief - East Pikeland Township, Chester County, PA

EAST PIKELAND TOWNSHIP(Chester County) is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief.  The Township is located in a beautiful section of northeastern Chester County adjacent to Phoenixville Borough. The Chief manages a department of 10 FT sworn officers, 1 PT officer, and 1 civilian employee. The Township has a population of about 8,000 with 9 square miles. The township is financially stable with a police budget of approximately $1.5 million.  The current Chief is retiring after 4 years as Chief and plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations, and administration.

The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.  Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, and have demonstrated executive potential with at least fifteen years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified.

Competitive salary with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience. Deadline for applications is noon, September 15, 2021. Applicants should send cover letter and resume, including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to [email protected].  EOE

Posted: 08/10/21 Deadline: 09/15/21


 

Police Officer - North Strabane Township, Washington County, PA

North Strabane Township is located in Washington County just approximately (20) minutes south of Pittsburgh and is one of Pennsylvania’s safest communities. Located in the Canon McMillan School District, it is a rapidly growing community providing first-rate public safety, parks, and other services. The township invites all qualified persons to apply and take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointments as a Full-Time Police Officer for the North Strabane Township Police Department.

General Requirements:
Candidates, at the time of application must: (1) Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED); (2) Must have successfully completed PA Act 120 training or its equivalent police training in another state and be in compliance with Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education Commission (MPOETC) requirements, (3) Be a United States Citizen; (4) Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer; (5) Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age; and (6) possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

Successful applicants must also meet all the requirements of the township’s hiring policy that includes a background investigation, and if selected, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.

An application and physical agility requirements (waiver form) may be obtained at the North Strabane Township Police Department, located at 1929 Route 519, Canonsburg, PA 15317 or you may request an electronic copy via email at [email protected]. There is no application fee. A completed application must be filed before 4:00 pm Monday, September 20, 2021 at the township police department, as noted above.

The physical agility test is scheduled on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 9:00 am, located at the Allegheny County Police Academy (located at 700 West Ridge Drive - North Park). The written test is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm, located at the North Strabane Township Municipal Building (1929 Route #519, South Canonsburg, PA 15317).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 08/10/21 Deadline: 09/20/21


 

Full Time Police Officer - Lehman Township Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

Applications can be obtained in person at the Lehman Township Municipal located at 1183 Old 115 Highway, Dallas PA 18612 or by emailing a request to the police department at: [email protected]

Eligible candidates must have:
- a good work ethic and be self-motivated
- be Act 120 certified
- have a valid PA drivers license
- high school diploma
- post secondary credits preferred but not required
- be physically and mentally fit to perform all functions of a police officer
- pass a thorough background investigation upon signing a background release form
- experience preferred, but will train the right candidate
- Individuals currently taking Act-120 are welcome to apply

Deadline for application packets is Friday, September 3, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Lehman Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 08/10/21 Deadline: 09/03/21


 

Full Time Police Officer - Consortium Testing, Caln Township & Downingtown Borough Police Departments, Chester County, PA

The Caln Township Police Department, and Downingtown Borough Police Department, Chester County, Pennsylvania, are accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer to fill multiple vacancies. Starting salary, for both departments, is approximately $69,000, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates have the option of applying to one or both departments, based on their ability to meet specific agency requirements (i.e., residency, etc.).

Application packets may be obtained at the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, PA 19372, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.calntownship.org, and the Downingtown Borough Police Department, 10 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, weekdays between midnight and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.downingtown.org. A $40.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed to each candidate. Please make check payable to the Borough of Downingtown.

All completed applications, along with the $40.00 non-refundable application fee, must be returned to the Downingtown Borough Police Department no later than 12:00 midnight on Friday, September 10, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date. Candidates who falsify, intentionally omit, or misrepresent any information during the completion of the formal application process, or any other documents/processes associated with the selection process will be rejected.

To apply, candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; successfully completed Act 120 training on or before December 18, 2021; and possess a valid PA driver’s license by date of appointment.

Additional agency specific requirement(s): Caln Township - reside within 25 miles of the police department no later than three (3) months after completing a twelve (12) month probationary period. Downingtown Borough - completed 30 college credits from an accredited university or college.

Successful candidates must pass physical agility testing, written and oral exams, background investigation, polygraph, psychological, medical, drug testing, Act 120 certification exam, and Act 57 separation records clearance from MPOETC prior to appointment as a police officer. Candidates who fail the physical agility test will not qualify to take the written exam and will be disqualified from further testing.

Candidates must appear for Civil Service physical agility testing and written exam on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335. Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility test is first. CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to. Candidates must present a valid photo identification on the date of the test and have completed the Waiver of Liability.

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

Caln Township and Downingtown Borough are equal opportunity employers.

Civil Service Commissions
Caln Township & Downingtown Borough

Posted: 08/09/21 Deadline: 09/10/21


 

Full Time Patrol Officer – Franconia Township, Montgomery County, PA

The Franconia Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the entry level police officer written exam.  The fee to participate is $25.00. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 24, 2021, at 12PM. Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • In addition to passing the written exam, the selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview, physical fitness test and background investigation.
  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date.
  • Must pass a physical and psychological exam and drug screening
  • Must pass weapons qualification.
  • No visible tattoos when wearing a short sleeve shirt with open collar.
  • No disqualifying criminal convictions, as defined by MPOETC
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work a 12-hour shift, including 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.

Applications can be obtained at Police headquarters located at 671 Allentown Road Telford, PA 18969 or here https://www.franconiatownship.org/township-basics/public-safety/police/

Applicants will be notified of date, time, and location for the written exam.

Applications & Resumes, accompanied by payment (Check made payable to Franconia Township Police) may be filed in person or mailed to: Franconia Twp Police Department Attn: Sgt. S. Cronin – 671 Allentown Road Telford, PA 18969

Posted: 08/05/21 Deadline: 09/24/21


 

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: 07/30/21 Deadline:


 

Judicial District Security Analyst - AOPC, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA

Position: Judicial District Security Analyst Starting Salary Range: $55,423 - $65,705
Position ID #: 21-18 Location: Harrisburg
Organization: AOPC Category: Professional
Department: Deputy Court Administrator of PA Posting Date: 7/29/21

Remarks: Starting salary will vary depending upon the qualifications and employment history of the selected candidate.

Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional and technical support for the program development, implementation and administration of the Unified Judicial System’s judicial district security function. The position reports to the AOPC’s Judicial District Security Administrator and works collaboratively with judges, judicial staff, consultants, government officials, and others in ensuring the security of court facilities and the safety of those who work in and visit those facilities.

Typical Duties:

  • Assists with response to court security incidents that come to the attention of the Judicial District Security Office via the Pennsylvania Judicial Incident Reporting System (PAJIRS) including the review and evaluation of incidents; identification of appropriate security protocols and protective measures; and communication with law enforcement.
  • Assists with the development, implementations and delivery of comprehensive security programs to increase safety and security awareness across the judiciary.
  • Assists with the development and delivery of security presentations to the judiciary and other government/agency partners.
  • Participates in trainings and professional development to enhance knowledge of security, the judiciary, and other current trends in the security field.
  • Assists with court facility security assessments, meetings with judges, sheriffs and other local officials and court staff, and producing related reports on findings and recommendations.
  • Advises judges, court staff and other local court security members on the implementation of Rules of Judicial Administration 1950-1954 relating to emergency preparedness, continuity of operations, and judicial safety and security.
  • Demonstrates organizational agility and an ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively, particularly in urgent, emergent matters.
  • Readily capable of investigating confidential matters with unwavering professional resolve.
  • Thoroughly capable of functioning with a calm resolve in rapidly developing situations or crises; adept at communicating effectively with first responders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field; AND
  • Two years of probation and parole, security or related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements / Preferences:

  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
  • 7-10 years of probation and parole, security or related experience preferred.
  • Highly competent aptitude with computer-based technology required.
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office products including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • Competence with WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Ring Central Meetings, and related virtual platforms required.
  • Valid driver’s license; periodic multi-day and overnight statewide travel required.
  • Valid or ability to attain ASIS Physical Security Professional, Professional Certified Investigator or Certified Protection Professional certification within 3 years required.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Valid or ability to attain First Aid/CPR certification required.
  • Act 235 certification preferred.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.pacourts.us/judicial-administration/human-resources/job-openings/.

Unified Judicial System Hiring Policy

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualified applicants without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts or considerations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities as may be necessary to ensure that all applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity to compete for all employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an interview should request so in advance. UJS hiring and employment policies and procedures are intended to conform to all applicable state and federal laws governing fair and nondiscriminatory hiring and employment practices and are subject to change as necessary to remain in compliance with such laws.

Posted: 07/30/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Altoona Police Department, Blair County, PA

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

Applications for Police Officer for the City of Altoona may be obtained from the Human Resources Department of City Hall weekdays between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M, or online at www.altoonapa.gov in the ‘Employment Opportunities’ Quick Link. Applicants or their designees must file completed, NOTARIZED applications with accompanying documentation NO LATER THAN NOON ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021. Return IN PERSON OR BY MAIL to:

City of Altoona
Human Resources Department
1301 - 12th Street, Suite 301
Altoona, PA 16601-3491

Applications that are incomplete for any reason will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant. Falsification, concealment or misrepresentation of material fact on the application form may result in disqualification. All previous applicants will be required to reapply and repeat the entire application process in order to be considered for employment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must pass a physical agility test scheduled for Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 8:30 A.M., in Altoona.
  • Must pass a written Civil Service Test to be administered on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 8:30 A.M., in Altoona.
  • Must be 21 years of age on or before the date of employment.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must have graduated from an accredited high school or have a Graduate Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) acceptable to the Commission.
  • Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Must be of high moral character and submit to a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) test.
  • Must be physically and mentally fit for the full duties of a Police Officer.
  • Must agree to psychological and physical examinations if offered employment.
  • Starting salary: up to $45,134.20.

The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 07/30/21 Deadline: 09/10/21


 

Police Officer - Williamsport Bureau of Police, Lycoming County, PA

The Williamsport Bureau of Police, servicing the City of Williamsport, PA, is searching for a Police Officer. The mission of the WBP is to maintain peace and order through the provision of police services that are of the highest quality and that are responsive of the needs of the community. This Bureau contributes to the safety and security of the community by apprehending those who commit criminal acts; developing partnerships to prevent, reduce, or eliminate neighborhood problems; and providing police services that are fair, unbiased, and respectful of the dignity of all individuals.

The WBP prides itself on the quality of its members. We hold our officers to a very high standard of service and expect them to serve with integrity, dignity, and distinction. We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package with challenging promotional and assignment opportunities.

Responsibilities
• Deter crimes and assure community through high-visibility policing
• Patrol assigned areas and monitor activities to protect people/property
• Control and direct traffic as needed
• Investigate crimes and apprehend suspected law violators
• Observe and respond to various situations or emergencies
• Follow rules, guidelines and protocols
• Conduct initial investigations
• Gather evidence and ensure successful prosecutions
• Produce internal reports and provide feedback on case status
• Deal with case paperwork and administrative procedures
• Foster good public relationships and liaise with community groups or individuals
• Coordinate operations with other emergency services
• Attend and provide evidence in court
• Maintain and increase proficiency in police and interpersonal skills by attending mandated and other training

Requirements/Skills
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to build effective working relationships
• Sound judgement along with effective decision making skills
• Conflict resolution and problem solving skills
• Responsibility, dependability, honesty and integrity
• Willing to submit to extensive medical and criminal background checks
• Valid driving license
• High school degree or GED

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $25.00 per hour

Benefits:
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance
• Retirement plan
• Vision insurance

Schedule:
• 8 hour shift
• Holidays
• Weekend availability

Education:
• High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:
• One location

Work Remotely:
• No

POLICE OFFICER APPLICANT PROCESSING PROCEDURE
The Police Officer applicant must fully complete the application in his/her own handwriting, obtain proper notarization and original signatures on required forms, and return the application and requested information and document copies, along with a check or money order in the amount of the $35.00 processing fee, made payable to the City of Williamsport, and return this application to the Williamsport City Human Resources Department on or before: Monday, Sept 20, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

Download the WBP application herehttps://lycoming.crimewatchpa.com/williamsportpd/15317/content/new-hire-application

Posted: 07/30/21 Deadline: 09/20/21


 

Public Safety Police Officer (Two Full Time Positions) - Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster County, PA

About Franklin & Marshall College:
Franklin & Marshall College is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students’ qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world.

The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of over 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste.

Job Description:
Currently the department is seeking two Public Safety Officers.
The Franklin & Marshall College Public Safety Department is an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency demonstrating its commitment to enhanced professionalism and excellence in campus safety. The department includes 19 sworn armed police officers, 4 security officers and 4 dispatchers providing safety services through the deployment of vehicle, foot and bicycle patrols. Public Safety is led by Chief William McHale most recently a Major with the Pennsylvania State Police who offers over 20 years of safety leadership.

Our Officers appreciate:

  • a focus on community policing with ample opportunities to establish rapport and build meaningful relationships
  • a combination of (3) 12 to 13 hour shifts per week and an extensive holiday hours bank to achieve a desirable work-life balance
  • a starting rate of $19.95 and shift differential of $1.25 for hours worked 6:00p.m. to 6:00a.m.
  • education benefits
  • a generous retirement savings plan, after the completion of 2 years of employment in higher education, in which the College contributes 10% of an employee's base salary
  • a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage

Responsibilities include:

  • providing 24 hours a day patrol of the campus and surrounding areas on foot, bike and in College-owned patrol vehicles;
  • responding to emergencies in a safe, calm and effective manner;
  • monitoring campus buildings, including fire/intrusion alarm and remote systems;
  • providing escort services and emergency assistance for students and employees as needed;
  • assisting with crowd control during special events;
  • investigating crimes and incidents, writing reports and enforcing parking regulations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED and Pennsylvania Act 120 Municipal Police Training Commission Academy certification in accordance with PA law OR have a current MPOETC- Out of State Certification OR be prepared to successfully complete the MPOETC- Out of State Certification Exam.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills and the ability to calmly and appropriately respond to emergency situations are also vital to this position. Candidates must be competent with computerized information systems and be able to accurately type reports using word processing software.

Public Safety Police Officers are required to drive College-owned patrol vehicles while on duty. Therefore, the successful candidate must possess a valid PA driver's license. Based on College policy, Officers must also have had a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license for at least 2 years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last 3 years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check, including a criminal record check, physical fitness evaluation, pre-employment drug screen and psychological profile. Candidates must be able to qualify with a department issued firearm.

The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.

The Department of Public Safety is accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC).

Additional Information:
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

More information about the College and the Department can be found at: https://www.fandm.edu/uploads/files/797860888183680167-2020-annual-security-and-fire-safety-report.pdf.

Posted: 07/26/21 Deadline:

 

 

 


 

Part-Time Patrol Officer - City of Coatesville, Chester County, PA

The City of Coatesville Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Part-Time Patrol Officer. The link for applicants to obtain additional information regarding duties and qualifications, and to apply for the position can be found at www.coatesville.org

Posted: 07/01/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, PA

Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of entry-level police officer. The salary schedule for calendar year 2021 ranges from $64,635 to $107,709.

Required qualifications:

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

Preferred qualifications would include the following:

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

Applications are now available at police headquarters, 379 Main Street, Harleysville PA, or may be downloaded at: www.lowersalfordtownship.org along with an informational brochure. Completed applications must be received at police headquarters by Thursday September 30, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

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

Lower Salford Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 07/01/21 Deadline: 09/30/21


 

Full-Time Patrolman/Part-Time Patrolman - Freeland Borough, Luzerne County, PA

Requirements: At least 21 years of age, High School diploma, ACT 120 Certification; Full-Time candidates are also subject to the Civil Service process.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume listing education and work experience, and three professional and two personal references to: Freeland Borough P.O. Box 148 526 Fern Street Freeland, PA 18224. For additional information call the Borough Secretary at (570)-636-0141 Option #2. Freeland Borough is an EOE Employer.  https://freelandboroughcouncilofficial.blogspot.com

Posted: 07/01/21 Deadline:


 

Chief of Police - Freeland Borough, Luzerne County, PA

Freeland Borough currently has a Police Department with two full-time officers and one part-time officer serving a community of approximately 3,000 residents in a 0.66 square mile area. The Chief under general administrative direction: plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Freeland Borough Police Department including law enforcement, criminal investigations, crime prevention, disaster response, community problem solving, general community support services and related support services, and coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies. This position also requires daily patrol responsibilities.

Work-related experience is required and a college degree is preferred but not a requirement. The candidate must possess strong leadership experience and communication skills. A successful candidate must possess knowledge and proficiency in Police Department operations and practices and work with Borough leaders and administration. This will be a non-civil service position. The candidate must be Act 120 certified and have MPOETC certification or be MPOETC eligible. All applicants may be subject to a non-competitive exam, oral review, and/or physical exam.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume listing education, work, and command experience, and three professional and two personal references to: Freeland Borough P.O. Box 148 526 Fern Street Freeland, PA 18224. For additional information call the Borough Secretary at (570)-636-0141 Option #2. Freeland Borough is an EOE Employer. https://freelandboroughcouncilofficial.blogspot.com

Posted: 07/01/21 Deadline:

 


 

Part Time Police Officers – Upland Borough, Delaware County, PA

The Borough of Upland, Delaware County, is currently accepting resumes 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 before the deadline for submitting completed applications.
  • 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.

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. Suitable applicants will be moved forward in the hiring process to 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 and holidays.

Resumes can be submitted in person at The Upland Borough Police Department located at 222 Castle Avenue Upland, PA, Monday-Friday 8am-4:00pm or via email at [email protected]

Posted: 06/22/2021 Deadline: 09/27/2021


 

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 before the deadline for submitting completed applications.
  • 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 $21.50 per/hour for 2021. Officers will receive additional pay for working festive holidays.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Marcus Hook Borough Police Department located at 1015 Green 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: 06/17/21 Deadline:

 

 

 


 

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