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 Joe Blackburn at 717-236-1059 Extension 107.

Position Announcements

Police Officer - Caln Township

Police Officer - Washington Township
Police Officer - Conewago Township

Police Officer – Mt. Lebanon Police Department

Full time Patrol Officer - Lock Haven University

Probationary Police Officer - Buckingham Township Police

Chief of Police -Gettysburg Borough, PA

Chief of Police – Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Police Chief Position – Wilkins Township, Allegheny County

Police Officers Examination Notice - Clearfield Borough Civil Service Commission
Chief of Police - Borough of Swarthmore

Police Officer - Borough of Old Forge

Police Officer - Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department

Civil Service Examination for Police Officer- West Norriton Township Police
 (Deadline extended)
Police Officer Eligibility List - Kingston Township Police Department

Chief of Police - North Wales Borough Police Department

Police Officer - East Whiteland Township Police Department

Police Officer - Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department

Part-time Police Officer - Southern Chester County Regional Police Department

Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Bangor Borough Police Department

Part-time Police Officers - Dublin Borough Police Department

Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority

Police Officer - Part-Time - Freemansburg Police Department

Full-time Police Officer – West Hazleton, Luzerne County

Entry Level Police Officer Examination - Borough of Oxford Civil Service Commission

Part-time Patrol Officer - Ridgway Police Department

Notice of Examination for the Position of Entry Level Police Officer, Allegheny County, PA

Chief of Police - Muhlenberg Township

School Police Deputy (460) - Cornwall-Lebanon School District

Police Chief - Greenfield Township Police Department

Police Chief opening - Home Rule Borough of Edinboro

Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission

Chief of Police - City of Latrobe

Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough Police Department

Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division – Mt. Lebanon Police Department

Chief of Police - Newtown Township

Police Officers - Radnor Township Civil Service Commission

Civil Service Testing for the Position of Patrol Officer - South Whitehall Township

Patrol Officers - Millersville University Police

Police Chief - Borough of Shippensburg

Police Officer - East Hempfield Township Police Department

Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief - Owen J. Roberts School District

Police Officer - City of Allentown

Chief of Police - Robinson Township

Act 120 Certified Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police

Full time Police Chief – Lower Windsor Township Police

Police Officer Civil Service Examination - Borough of West Pittston

Police Officer - City of St. Marys

Police Clerical Position - Buckingham Township

Police Officer - Dickson City

Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Upland

Police Officer - Newberry Township

Chief of Police- The Borough of Oxford

Police Officer - City of Sunbury

Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Conewago Township

County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon

Part-Time Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Borough of South Coatesville

Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Lock Haven University

Patrol Officer - Upper Saucon Township Police Department

Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department

Part-Time Police Officers – Morrisville Borough

Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Mohnton

Full Time Police Officer - Hazleton Police Department

Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant - Villanova University

Police Officer - The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium

Police Officer - Middletown Township Police Department

Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium

 


 

Police Officer - Caln Township Police Department

The Caln Township Police Department, Chester County, Pa. is accepting applications for the position of fulltime police officer.  Applications are available at the Caln Township Police Department and Administration Building, Monday - Friday between 8:00AM - 4:00PM, or by visiting www.calntownship.org.  All requested application material and a $40.00 non-refundable application fee must be returned to the Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, Pa. 19372 by Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:00PM.  The physical agility and written exams are scheduled for Sunday, October 14, 2018, beginning at 9:00AM at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, Pa. 19355.

Applicant requirements & minimum standards:

  • Must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting completed applications
  • Must reside within twenty-five (25) miles of the township administration building no later than three (3) months after completing their twelve (12) month probationary period
  • Must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma
  • Must have successfully graduated from a police academy (Act 120 training) and able to obtain their PA Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission certification (Act 120 certification) or currently certified as a police officer in another state and qualified to obtain Act 120 certification by the date of appointment
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment

Candidates who fail the physical agility test will not be admitted to the written exam.

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 obtain additional information you may contact the Caln Township Police Department at 610-383-1821 or by visiting www.calntownship.org.

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Posted: 08/16/18


Police Officer - Washington Township, Franklin County, PA

The Washington Township Police Department will be accepting resumes until close of business Aug. 24, 2018 for testing to establish a police officer eligibility list to fill open positions. Sept. 8, 2018 has been established as the initial test date to include a physical ability test & written test, successful completion of these two tests will afford you an oral board interview at a later date. All applicants must be 21 years of age. There will be a $35 non-refundable processing fee due at the time of filing the resume (check or money order payable to Washington Township). Starting salary is $50,684.30. EOE.

Please send resume and processing fee to:
Washington Township Police Department 13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Posted: 08/14/18                 Remove: 08/25/18


Police Officer - 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 or be currently pursuing Act 120—being certified by January 1, 2019; 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 2:00 pm.; or request one be emailed 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 2:00 pm, Monday, September 10, 2018 to:

Conewago Township Police Department
Attn: Chief McCoy
541 Oxford Avenue
Hanover, Pa. 17331

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 08/14/18                 Remove: 09/11/18


Police Officer – Mt. Lebanon Police Department, Allegheny County, PA

The Mt. Lebanon Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer.

Located six miles south of Pittsburgh, Mt. Lebanon is a suburb of 33,000 residents. Our progressive, community-oriented police department is widely known for its excellence.

Applications may be downloaded at http://mtlebanon.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/7 or picked up during regular business hours at the Mt. Lebanon Police Department, 555 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228.

Applications, accompanied by a $50.00 application fee, must be returned to the Mt. Lebanon Police Department no later than 4 P.M., on September 28, 2018.

The physical agility and written tests will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018. Once the completed application is returned, the applicant will be sent information regarding reporting time and location of the tests. The requirements for the physical agility test will follow the MPOETC Fitness Test Protocols for successful graduation from the Act 120 program. The agility test will be given first and is pass/fail. Upon successful completion of the physical agility test, applicants will proceed to the written test.

Applicants must:

· be a United States citizen
· be at least 21 years old
· possess a valid driver’s license
· have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university at time of hire
· pass a comprehensive background check

Benefits include:

· 2018 starting salary of $63,076
· Salary after five years of $90,116 (2018)
· Generous sick leave and vacation
· Attractive health-care package
· Full retirement at 50 years old after 25 years of service
· Specialty assignment and advancement opportunities
· State-of-the-art public safety center

Questions?:
Questions about this opportunity may be sent to Bonnie Cross at [email protected] or 412-343-3625.

Mt. Lebanon is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 08/14/18                 Remove: 09/29/18


Full time Patrol Officer - Lock Haven University, Clinton County, PA

Provides police services and protection to Lock Haven University property, grounds, facilities, clientele, employees and the general public. This is basic police services work that includes that provision of routine and customary police services. The patrol officer works under the direction of the Director of Public Safety or his/her designee with little direct supervision. Work schedule anticipated to be 11:00PM until 7:00AM for 6 months and subject to change based on operational needs. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 15, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Applicant must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date and have one year of police experience. Act 120 certification qualifies as one year of police experience.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime.
  • Must pass weapons qualification.
  • All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to complete a physical agility test and polygraph successfully before continuing through the search process.
  • Must pass the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission’s psychological, physical, and fitness examination as a condition of employment.
  • Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health as may be required.
  • Individual will employ independent judgment with some supervision.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Should be knowledgeable on modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Click here for more information: https://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/4323

Posted: 08/10/18                 Remove: 09/16/18


Probationary Police Officer - Buckingham Township Police Department
Bucks County PA

The Buckingham Township Police Department patrols 33 square miles in Central Bucks County. The 21 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 made up of two detectives that are trained in crime scene processing and a variety of other investigative methods. The police department currently has three (3) members assigned to their highway unit, whose main focus is on accident reduction and investigations. Buckingham Police Department offers a very competitive compensation package.

Interested applicants must bring their resume, cover letter, and formal application to the Buckingham Township Police Department between the hours of 8am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 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. Application is also available at Buckingham Police Department. The police department is located at 4613 Hughesian Drive Buckingham, PA 18912. Resumes and applications must be received by Monday September 10, 2018 at 4 PM. Applicants will be notified of the next steps of the process.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Have successfully completed a PA Municipal Police Academy (Act 120 training) or certification in another US State. Ability to obtain Act 120 certification within 30 days of notice.
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license
  • Be able to perform all of the duties of a Police Officer

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: 08/10/18                 Remove: 09/11/18


Chief of Police -Gettysburg Borough, Adams County, PA

Gettysburg Pennsylvania (The World's Most Famous Small Town) is seeking an innovative, experienced, proactive leader for the position of Chief of Police. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed professional, have a passion for community-oriented policing, and an outstanding ability to work with and develop teams. Law enforcement experience in a college/tourist town is also very desirable. The Chief of Police will oversee a diverse team of well trained and trusted officers as well as support staff. The Police Chief will also collaborate with the Borough's management team and partner with a wide variety of outside agencies throughout the community.

A complete job description, job expectations, and minimum educational & professional experience can be found at: www.GettysburgPA.gov – enter the search term ‘Police Chief Employment’ to be directed to the employment announcement page.

Application should be sent to:
Charles R. Gable, Borough Manager
Borough of Gettysburg
59 East High Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
or by email to: [email protected]

*Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 31, 2018 at 5 PM.

Gettysburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ALL qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 08/01/18                 Remove: 09/01/18


Chief of Police – Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Valley Township is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police.  The Township is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  The Township has a population of 7,653 residents and includes a total area of 5.97 square miles.  The Valley Township Police Department currently employs 5 full-time, 6 part-time officers and 1 part-time administrative position.

The Chief of Police is responsible for supervising all police personnel, and will accordingly plan, schedule, coordinate, and direct their activity.  The Chief of Police is also responsible for protecting the lives and property of Township citizens, preventing crime and enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances within the Township’s boundaries.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is required. A Master’s Degree and executive training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command is preferred. The successful candidate must have at least 10 years of law enforcement experience including 5 years of law enforcement supervisory experience.

The successful candidate:

Must be well versed in policy development and implementation

Policy and procedure development must be developed towards achieving accredited status for the department

Experienced in developing and maintaining constructive and collaborative relationships with the local media

Must be a skilled communicator and relationship builder with both internal and external customers.

Skilled in budget development and management.  Is a good steward of the tax payer’s dollar, is creative in resource development and advocacy for his/her agency, and utilizes progressive and innovative public safety strategies despite budget constraints.

Has a proven track record of developing and supporting staff to achieve excellence through increased training, education, responsibility productivity, morale and retention

Experienced in working with small agencies, with both full and part-time employees

Knowledgeable in 21st century policing methods, is a proven team player with working relationships with other municipal agencies. 

Reaches out to staff and citizens alike by being accessible, engaged and visible within the community and the police agency.

Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with community organizations, other area municipalities, nonprofit organizations, social service providers and mental health services in order to leverage resources and maximize quality of life opportunities.

The successful candidate must be MPOETC/ Act 120 certified or able to be certified within six (6) months and will be required to live within a 45-minute normal drive of the Township borders. The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening.  A thorough background examination will be conducted. Salary for the position will be based on experience and qualifications. 

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes education, experience, work history, and accomplishments.  Resume and cover letter can be forwarded by email or through the regular mail and should be marked “Valley Police Department Chief Search.”  Resume and cover letter must be received by Friday, August 24, 2018.

Send by email to:            [email protected]

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

Valley Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, religion, disability, genetic history or information, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Posted: July 26, 2018                 Remove: August 24, 2018


Police Chief Position – Wilkins Township, Allegheny County

Wilkins Township, Allegheny County, PA seeks a working Chief of Police to lead 11 full time officers. Wilkins has a population of approximately 6,300 and encompasses an area of 2.75 square miles (26 road miles).  The position is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and works under the Township Manager and five commissioners.  The Chief must be comfortable serving the community and will be expected to act as the conduit between the department and the residents. 

Major duties include:  staffing, planning, directing, coordinating, budgeting and evaluating the performance of all work units within the Department.  Primary responsibility involves assuring public and internal accountability for the efficient, effective and safe use of the resources allocated to the Department. 

A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred.  An Associates’ degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice or a related field and evidence of continued professional development is required. All candidates must possess a valid PA Driver’s License, and have a current Act 120 certification.  Candidates are required to have 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a department of at least 10 officers and must pass physical, psychological and drug testing. A thorough background investigation will be performed. 

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.  For additional information, please visit the Township’s website (www.wilkinstownship.com) and click on “Help Wanted, Chief of Police” on the Bulletin Board located on the right hand side of the home page.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest to include salary history/expectations and resume to:  Rebecca Bradley, Township Manager, 110 Peffer Road, Turtle Creek, PA 15145.  The closing date for all applicants is Friday, September 7, 2018.

Posted: July 26, 2018   Remove: September 7, 2018


Police Officers Examination Notice - Clearfield Borough Civil Service Commission
Clearfield County, PA

Clearfield Borough Civil Service Commission is conducting the examination process for full time police officers. Applicants must be 21 years old, possess a diploma from an accredited high school, shall be Act 120 certified, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license, and any other requirements set forth by the Civil Service Commission’s rules and regulations.

Forms required to be completed in order to apply for the position of full time police officer are available at the Borough of Clearfield, Manager’s /Borough Secretary’s Office, 6 S. Front Street, Clearfield, Pennsylvania 16830. The Municipal Building is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants can call (814) 765-7817 if you have any questions. A fee of $35.00 will be required upon submission of the application

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE BOROUGH BY August 9 at 4:00 p.m.

A fitness test will be held on August 16, 2018 at 9 a.m. and a written test for those that qualify will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Clearfield Area Junior Senior High School. Other mandatory components of the test are an oral examination, a background check, a medical examination and a psychological examination.

Posted: 07/23/18 Remove: 08/10/18


Chief of Police - Borough of Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA

The Borough of Swarthmore, in Delaware County PA is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as Chief of Police and provide direction and leadership to the Police Department. The Police Department patrols and services the communities of Swarthmore (pop. 6,239; land area of 1.40 square miles) and Rutledge (pop. 800; land area of 0.14 square miles), both being fully developed suburban communities just outside Philadelphia PA.

The successful candidate will manage and mentor a force of approximately seven (7) full-time officers, and possible additional part-time officers and civilian support personnel. All applicants must be able to meet Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission certification guidelines; have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; have at least ten (10) years’ experience in a municipal law enforcement agency, including at least three (3) years as in a position with management responsibilities.

This is a management position, not in the bargaining unit of the Fraternal Order of Police, and exempt from the overtime and other requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Resumes and cover letters should be submitted electronically to both: [email protected] and [email protected] by August 31stth 2018.

For a complete position announcement, please visit: www.swarthmorepa.org

or download the: Job Description here.

Posted: 07/20/18 Remove: 09/01/18


Police Officer - Borough of Old Forge, Lackawanna County, PA

Applications are being accepted for the position of Full Time Police Officer in the Borough of Old Forge. An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Old Forge Municipal Building, 310 S. Main Street, Old Forge, PA 18518 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. When applications are completed and returned a check or money order in the amount of $50.00 must accompany the application. For an additional fee of $5.00 an application can be mailed or faxed.

REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. All applicants must pass a written exam, psychological exam, medical exam, physical agility test and a criminal background check. All applicants must be currently certified as a police officer by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission. All applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania Class C Operating driver's license. If hired, the applicant(s) must reside within the Borough of Old Forge within six (6) months of appointment.

BENEFITS: A starting hourly rate with periodic increases according to the labor contract at the time when hired. Comprehensive benefits package.

Completed application must be filed with the Civil Service Commission, c/o Old Forge Borough, 310 S. Main Street, Old Forge, PA 18518 by 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2018. The physical fitness test will be conducted at the Old Forge Memorial Stadium located on First Street at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

If successfully complete the physical fitness, the written exam will be conducted in the LGI Room at the Old Forge High School located at 300 Marion Street, Old Forge at 9:00 a.m., on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Old Forge Borough is an equal access/equal opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted: 07/18/18 Remove: 08/18/18


Police Officer - Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department, Monroe County, PA

THE POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL POLICE COMMISSION, MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA is currently accepting Applications for their 2018/2019 Hiring Eligibility List for the full-time position of Police Officer. All applicants must possess a HS diploma or G.E.D. and must have reached their 21st birthday before the deadline for submitting applications. All applicants must be a US Citizen and possess a PA driver’s license prior to appointment. Selection by written – physical agility tests – oral – polygraph and background investigation. Starting salary for Patrol Officer is $46,000 with annual increases over 5 years to Top Level Patrol Officer. Current base salary for Top Level Officer is $72,291.

Applications may be obtained by contacting the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Dept. at 570-895-2400 or www.pmrpd.com.

Applicants can also apply directly at https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Pocono-Mountain-Regional-PA-Police-Officer-Jobs/1372/

Deadline to submit an application is Friday August 10, 2018.
EOE

Posted: 07/12/18 Remove: 08/11/18


Civil Service Examination for Police Officer- West Norriton Township Police
Montgomery County, PA

The deadline to return completed applications has been extended to Wednesday August 8, 2018

The Township of West Norriton, resident population approximately 17,000, is seeking applicants for the position of Police officer.

Application forms are available at the Police Department, 1630 W. Marshall Street, Jeffersonville, Pa., between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. weekdays from Monday July 16, 2018 until Friday August 3, 2018. Applications are also available on-line at www.westnorritontwp.org.

Completed applications must be filed in person with the Police Department, during regular business hours, weekdays between 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. by Wednesday August 8, 2018.

There will be a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per applicant. This payment which is non-refundable, must be either by check or money order, made payable to West Norriton Township. No cash will be accepted. The fee must be presented at the same time the completed application is filed.

The written and physical agility tests will be held Saturday August 11, 2018, beginning at 9:00 A.M. When the completed application is returned, the applicant will be given information regarding reporting time and location of the tests. The criteria for the physical agility test requirements are provided to the applicant with the application. The written test will be given first. Upon completion of the written test applicants will proceed to the physical agility test. The agility test is pass/fail. Applicants should wear clothing appropriate for the physical agility test to the written test.

The Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission establish the following eligibility requirements:

· Citizen of the United States
· Twenty-one (21) years of age or older
· High School diploma or equivalent
· Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification by date of hire
· Current valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License by date of hire

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities Are Encouraged To Apply

Posted: 07/12/18 Remove: 08/09/18


Police Officer Eligibility List - Kingston Township Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

Kingston Township is currently accepting applications for the Police Officer Eligibility List.

The Kingston Township Police Department is a Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Accredited police department employing full-time personnel only.

High School Diploma required, higher education preferred; valid Pennsylvania Act 120 Police Officers Certification; minimum twenty-one (21) years of age; valid Pennsylvania Drivers License; and U.S. Citizenship. Documentation verifying all qualifications must be submitted with application. In addition, applicants shall not have a criminal record.

The current Kingston Township Collective Bargaining Agreement includes the starting salary of 2018-$37,643, 2019-$38,961 an increase after six (6) months, and annual increases until base salary is reached in addition to years of service increases. The Bargaining Unit member shall be required to establish residence within ten (10) air miles of the nearest Kingston Township border within thirty-six (36) months after date of hire.

The Application Packet is available at the Kingston Township Administration Office, 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA 18708; Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. or on the Township's website at www.kingstontownship.com A copy of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement and Benefit Package is also available on the Township website.

A non-refundable application fee of $45 is required with the submission of the completed application.

Completed applications must be turned in to the Kingston Township Manager by Friday, August 17, 2018 before 3:00 pm. A physical agility test will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:00 a m at the Misericordia University, Anderson Sports Center, 135 Misericordia Way (upper campus, north gate entrance), Dallas, PA 18612, successful candidates will then proceed to a written examination to be administered on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Kingston Township Administration Office (2nd floor) 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA 18708 and oral interviews during the week of October 15, 2018 also at the Kingston Township Administration Office.

Call 570-696-3809 for further information.

Posted: 07/12/18 Remove: 08/30/18


Chief of Police - North Wales Borough Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The North Wales Police Department is a full-service organization with an authorized workforce of 8 Sworn officers including (4 full-time and 4 part-time Officers) and one part-time civilian employee. The Borough encompasses 0.7 square miles with a population of 3,229 according to the 2018 census. The Chief is a "working" position and serves under the direction of the Mayor. The Chief has responsibility for the operational and administrative functions of the Police Department. The annual operating budget for the department is $644,279 for 2018.

Position Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of twelve years of progressive management experience (chief or supervisor preferred) on a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of no less than seven - 7 officers. (Associates Degree from an accredited college or university preferred)
  • Must be Act 120 Certified either upon hire or able to obtain recertification.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Staff and Command or the Command Administration Officer Development Course at Southern Police Institute or equivalent is preferred.
  • Must possess a current valid Pennsylvania Driver's License.
  • Must possess excellent communication, team building and management skills.
  • Must be of strong moral character, in good physical condition and must be able to perform essential functions.
  • Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation, medical and psychological examinations.
  • Must establish residency within a commutable distance of 50-miles of the municipal boundary service area within 6 months of employment.

Benefits and Salary
North Wales Borough offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary range is negotiable depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected individual. The department also provides a benefits program, including vacation, personal and sick leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance.

Application Process
Closing date for applicants is 4pm, Friday, August 3, 2018. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest to include salary history/expectations and resume in a sealed envelope marked: “Police Chief Application” c/o RGSGLAW, P.O. Box 1277, Lansdale, PA 19446.

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

Posted: 07/09/18 Remove: 08/04/18


Police Officer - East Whiteland Township Police Department, Chester County, PA

East Whiteland Township Police Department (pop 11,517) located in the middle of the Chester Valley in east-central Chester County, is about 25 miles west of central Philadelphia, well known as a vibrant and affluent residential community will be accepting applications for the hiring of full-time police officers. Applicants must be able to work some weekends and holidays. Applicants must have completed Act 120 training, have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer and be at least 21 years of age. A diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and 60 credits from an accredited college or university preferred, or, in lieu of the 60 credits, three years’ full-time service as a police officer with a municipal or state police force or some combination thereof.

The physical agility and written testing will be August 4, 2018 at Great Valley School District Complex 225 N. Phoenixville Pike Malvern, PA 19355. Applications are being accepted at the Township Administration Building between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday located at 209 Conestoga Road Frazer, PA 19355. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications with valid driver’s license must be presented when the application is submitted or mailed accompanied by a $30.00 check made payable to East Whiteland Township or exact cash of $30.00.

Download the Application here: EWPD Application - Part 1 Revised 7-2-18.pdf

Posted: 07/02/18 Remove: 07/21/18


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

The Buffalo Valley Regional Police Civil Service Commission will be conducting a Civil Service Examination process to prepare a list of candidates for future full time positions with the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Pa Driver’s License and have obtained a Municipal Police Officer Training Act 120 Certificate required at time of hire. Meet all other requirements established by the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Civil Service Commission. Full Time Officers must meet residency requirement; within 15 air miles of the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department Headquarters, within six (6) months from the end of their probationary period.

Applicant forms and a full Job Description may be obtained from:

Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department
1610 Industrial Boulevard, Suite 500, Lewisburg, PA, 17837.
(570) 524-4302 or [email protected]

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

Applications must be returned by 4:00 PM, July 27, 2018

Probationary Police Officer Starting Salary for 2018: $52,047.00

Buffalo Valley Regional Civil Service Commission

Posted: 07/02/18 Remove: 07/28/18


Part-time Police Officer - Southern Chester County Regional Police Department, PA

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department, Chester County, PA is accepting applications for the position of part-time police officer. Applications will be available during business hours from July 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. through July 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm. All requested application material and a non-refundable fee of $40.00 must be returned by July 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm. The written exam is scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the New Garden Township building at 299 Starr Road, Landenberg, PA 19350.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The selection process for police officer is highly competitive. A successful candidate must possess:
• Good social skills and intelligence
• Good powers of observation and memory
• Good judgment
• Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Excellent moral character
• Excellent cardiovascular and physical condition

MINIMUM STANDARDS:
Each candidate must meet the following minimum standards to be eligible for consideration:
• Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age by the date of probationary appointment.
• Possession of a High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Board of Education.
• Must have successfully graduated from a police academy and able to obtain their PA Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Academy certification (Act 120 certification) or currently certified as a police officer in another State and qualified to obtain MPOETC Act 120 certification by the date of probationary appointment.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with no revocations or suspensions within the last 3-years.
• Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation with no criminal history that precludes the candidate from obtaining a MPOETC certification.
• Possess the physical and mental skills necessary to perform the duties of a police officer.

Candidates not meeting the minimum standards or being intentionaly dishonest will be deemed disqualified from participating in the process.

To obtain additional information you may contact Southern Chester County Regional Police Department at 610-268-2907, ext. 105 or 385 Starr Road, Landenberg, PA 19350.

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 06/29/18 Remove: 07/27/18


Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Bangor Borough Police Department
Northampton County, PA

Forms required to be completed to apply for the position of Entry Level Patrol Officer are available at the Bangor Borough Administration Building, 197 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bangor, PA. 18013. The Borough Administration Building is open from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Call (610) 588-2216 if you have any questions.

THE APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS ON JUNE 25, 2018. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED INTO THE BOROUGH OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS NO LATER THAN 4 P.M. ON JULY 20, 2018. A PROCESSING FEE OF $40.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED.

Written examination Date and Time:

Date: August 11, 2018, 8:00 am, arrive no later than 7:45 am Location: Bangor Borough Administration Building, 197 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bangor PA 18013 Phone: 610-588-4720

Physical Fitness Test Date and Time:

Date: September 15, 2018, 8:00 am, arrive no later than 7:45 am Location: 90 Eisenhart Boulevard, Bangor, PA 18013 Phone: 610-588-4720

Oral Examination Date and Time:

Date: October 10, 2018 Location: Bangor Borough Administration Building, 197 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bangor PA 18013 Phone: 610-588-4720

General Qualification for All Applicants

Applicants must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting applications. Applicants shall possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma. 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 issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants must have completed and passed the police officers’ training course approved by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC), as set forth in 53 Pa. C.S. ss 2161 et seq. at the time of examination. Other mandatory components are, background investigation, a medical examination, and a psychological examination.

Posted: 06/27/18 Remove: 07/21/18


Part-time Police Officers - Dublin Borough Police Department, Bucks County, PA

We are now accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

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

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least 1-2 years of prior police experience at a fulltime federal, state or local police department
• Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree

Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 13, 2018.
• Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.
• The selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview and background investigation as a condition of employment.

*Retired Police Officers are encouraged to apply for this position.

Resumes and letters of interest may be mailed to:
Dublin Borough Police Department, ATTN: Chief Regan, 119 Maple Avenue Dublin, Pa 18917
or emailed to: Chief Regan at [email protected] ,CC: [email protected]

Posted: 06/26/18 Remove: 07/14/18


Police Officer - Act 120 Certified, Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority
Dauphin County, PA

The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority, owner and operator of the Harrisburg International Airport, is presently seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Airport Police Officers.

Requirements include:
• Applicants must have current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or a training waiver from MPOETC.
• Must be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Driver’s license within 30 days of hire
• Associates Degree, or related courses in Police Administration, the Administration of Law, Administration of Justice, or equivalent law enforcement experience.

The hiring process will include the following:
• Individual Interview
• Comprehensive Background Investigation
• Physical and Psychological Evaluation
• Drug Screening

Our department is comprised of full-time and part-time professional police officers. We provide a competitive wage, and an excellent benefit package.
Applicants are expected to submit a completed application and resume with cover letter no later than 07/20/2018.

Applications can be found on our website www.flyhia.com and sent or faxed to:
Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority
Attn: Human Resources Manager
One Terminal Drive, Suite 300
Middletown, PA 17057
Fax (717) 948-4640

Posted: 06/26/18 Remove: 07/21/18


Police Officer - Part-Time - 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.

Posted: 06/26/18 Remove: when notified


Full-time Police Officer – West Hazleton, Luzerne County

The Borough of West Hazleton is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officers. (Part-time is not tested)
Applicants must have the following qualifications by date of appointment:
*PA Resident
*Valid PA Driver’s License
*Act 120 certified
*Pass a Background Check

Salary is determined by the current collective bargaining agreement. Applications along with a job description are available at the West Hazleton Police Station 122 E. Broad, West Hazleton, PA 18202 (570) 455-3733 or West Hazleton Administration Building 100 S. 4th St. West Hazleton, PA 18202. A $50.00 non-refundable examination fee will be charged. (570) 455-7851. Applications are being accepted until Wednesday August 1st 2018 @ 4:00 PM. Testing will be Saturday August 11th 2018 @ 9:00 AM. Physical agility and written test will be conducted both on that day. Location will be provided after applications are returned.

Posted: 06/26/18 Remove: August/2/ 2018


Entry Level Police Officer Examination Borough of Oxford Civil Service Commission
Chester County, PA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Borough of Oxford Civil Service Commission will administrate an entry level police officer examination for the purpose of establishing an Eligibility List on Saturday July 21, 2018 beginning at 8 a.m. The examination will include both a Physical Agility and Written Test. Applicants are required to pass the Physical Agility test in order to be eligible for the Written Test.

Applicant Requirements:
• Be twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the test
• Possess a High School Diploma or GED Certificate
• Be Act 120 Certified or eligible for Certification
• Comply with any other qualifications as set forth in the Civil Service Rules of the Borough of Oxford

TESTING LOCATIONS:
Physical Agility Test: Oxford Area School District Athletic Complex, 736 Garfield Street.
• Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Written Test: Oxford Senior Center, 12 East Locust Street.
• Begins at the conclusion of the Physical Agility Test.

Application Packets are available at the Borough of Oxford Police Headquarters located at 57 North Fourth Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Completed applications must be received no later than Friday July 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. A $50.00 testing fee will be due at the time the Written Test is administrated.

The Borough of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability.

Borough of Oxford Civil Service Commission

Posted: 06/25/18 Remove: July/14/ 2018


Part-time Patrol Officer - Ridgway Police Department, Elk County, PA

PHONE: (814) 772-0000 108 Main Street FAX: (814) 772-1629
Ridgway, PA 15853

Job Announcement

The Ridgway Police Department (Elk County) is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Patrol Officer. Applicants must be Pennsylvania Act 120 certified. The current salary for the position is $18.00/hr. Applications may be obtained at the Ridgway Police Department, located at 108 Main St. Ridgway, PA, or by calling (814) 773-5125.

Posted: 06/25/18 Remove: when notified


Notice of Examination for the Position of Entry Level Police Officer

Applications to take the test for the position of entry level police officer are being accepted on behalf of the following Municipalities or their Civil Service Commissions:

Baldwin Borough
Municipality of Bethel Park
Brentwood Borough
Castle Shannon Borough
Jefferson Hills Borough
Moon Township
Peters Township
Pleasant Hills Borough
Upper St. Clair Township

until 5:00 PM on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the offices of the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG), 2600 Old Greentree Road, Carnegie, PA 15106, 412-429-1130.

A single application to take the test and a single testing process will be utilized by the listed municipalities. All appointments, if any, will be made by the individual municipalities. Information concerning minimum eligibility requirements for each police department is contained in the application package.

Applications and instructions are available at the SHACOG office, at the SHACOG website (www.shacog.com), and at the Police Departments of the listed municipalities. Completed applications are to be returned with a non-refundable fee of $50.00 only to the SHACOG office. A physical agility test is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, August 11, 2018 with a written test to follow in the afternoon of that same day for those who pass the physical agility test.

The listed municipalities are equal opportunity employers.

Stanley Louis Gorski
Executive Director
SHACOG

Posted: 06/25/18 Remove: 07/25/18


Chief of Police - Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, PA

The Township of Muhlenberg, Berks County, PA, is seeking a Chief to oversee a Police Department with 29 full-time sworn officers who serve its population of 19,628 which includes 75 miles of roads and 12.2 square miles of territory. With an annual operating budget of approximately $6,528,177, the Department provides a range of services to the community.

The position is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and works under the Township Manager and the five Commissioners. The President of the Board of Commissioners serves as the Liaison between the Police Department and the Board.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Township of Muhlenberg is searching for an individual who 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. He or she will be accessible and responsive to the public, Board of Commissioners, Township Manager, and Township staff.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and innovative thinker, having budget and financial management skills and experience. He or she will have the ability to be a strong and respected leader within the community. He or she will be a decisive leader who maintains an up to date knowledge of regional 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 Township 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Performs and/or oversees departmental planning; establishes methods for accomplishing departmental objectives; ensures that departmental goals and objectives are consistent and compatible with goals and objectives set by the Board of Commissioners.
• Organizes the department to meet established goals and objectives; establishes and maintains work groups to meet defined objectives.
• Oversees the level of functioning by departmental staff; identifies and documents departmental activity and productivity.
• Maintains continuous communication with the Commissioner Liaison, Township Manager, other department heads, and Township staff.
• Develops the annual department budget in conjunction with the Manager; makes budget presentation; administers the department’s budget; manages expenditures.
• Interacts with the community on of behalf of the department and the Township; represents the department and the Township before the Township’s Board of Commissioners, various agencies and committees; responds to public inquires and resolves complaints.
• Attends Board of Commissioners meetings and other required after-hours activities, as requested; submits periodic reports to the Board of Commissioners and Manager regarding the department’s activities and prepares other reports as appropriate.
• Effectively supervises, evaluates, disciplines, and addresses grievances of subordinate employees.
• Identifies risk management issues and promulgates plans for their mitigation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field is required.
• Master’s degree in criminal justice or position related field is preferred.
• Candidates should have at least 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, with 5 years in a command/leadership position.
• Be able to undergo and pass a medical examination, drug screen, and background investigation.
• Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation or be eligible to obtain one.
• Pennsylvania Act 120 certification as a Police Officer or ability to attain such within one year of hire.
• Graduation from a senior command/leadership program is highly desirable.
• Residency Requirement – the Chief must reside full time in Muhlenberg Township within 12 months of initial hire. Relocation expenses may be negotiated as appropriate.

BENEFITS
The Township of Muhlenberg offers an excellent benefits package. Salary range $110,000-$130,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position is subject to an employment agreement.

APPLICATION PROCESS
A resume and cover letter must be submitted by email to [email protected], or by mail to WSK & Associates, P.O. Box 6283, Wyomissing PA 19610, no later than 4:30 p.m., prevailing time, on July 27, 2018.
More information about the Township may be obtained at www.MuhlenbergTWP.com. Muhlenberg Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REPORTS TO: Township Manager
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
DATE: June 22, 2018

Posted: 06/25/18 Remove: 07/28/18


School Police Deputy (460) - Cornwall-Lebanon School District, Lebanon County, PA

Job Details:
Title School Police Deputy
Posting ID 460
Description Salary: $ 19.18 per hour (2018-2019 Hourly Wage)
Three (3) Personal Leave Days
Ten (10) Days Accumulated Sick Leave Per Year
Five (5) Paid Holidays
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability
Family Hospitalization, Dental and Vision Coverage
GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform duties and functions of a school police officer targeting building security and safety. Assist the School Police Officer with duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Security and Safety:
• Monitor surveillance system.
• Supervise entry and exit areas as assigned.
• Monitor parking areas.
• Provide traffic control during dismissal times.
• Perform law enforcement functions in accordance with state laws and district policy.
• Implement and follow district polices for school police and guidelines for use of force.
• Respond to serious threats to the safety and well-being of students and staff.
• Issue citations for summary offenses as warranted.
• Act as a liaison to local police departments and Lebanon County Emergency Management Agency.
• Attend and supervise large events as directed by the Administration.
Residence Verification:
• Conduct residency investigations that include home visits, surveillance, and searches of public record.
• Consult and collaborate with school staff, parents, and students. Attendance Monitoring and Enforcement
• Consult and collaborate with school staff, parents, and students.
• Conduct visitations and site monitoring.
• District Justice- file citations, present cases, coordinate alternative sentencing.
• Complete and file required paperwork in a timely manner. Judicial System and Agency Participation
• Assist in reports to Lebanon County Children and Youth and other social support service agencies on behalf of district for attendance and neglect issues.
• Testify on behalf of the district at District Justice, Family and Juvenile Court hearings.
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
• Maintain certification as school police officer and attend other relevant training's and updates.
• Develop and maintain working relationships with other local and state law enforcement agencies.
• Answer telephone calls, emails, and staff questions.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma
• Experience in law enforcement (preferred)
• Valid driver license
• Successful Completion of Basic Police Training
• Act 120 Certification
• Current weapons certifications
SPECIAL SKILLS:
• Communication skills
• Knowledge of the law and judicial system
• Computer proficiency (Word, district data management system)
PHYSICAL / MENTAL / ENVIRONMENTAL:
Physical Demands:
Sitting at desk or in car for extended periods of time.
Occasional bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and grasping.
Lifting of up to 50 pounds.
Physical intervention
Sensory Abilities:
Visual acuity to read correspondence and computer screens.
Auditory acuity to be able to use telephone.
Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.
Temperament:
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.
Must be cooperative, congenial, and service oriented.
Ability to be flexible.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to deal in an adversarial environment while acting as an advocate.
Mental Demands:
Ability to interpret detailed written and verbal communications.
Ability to function in fast-paced and high-pressure work setting.
Environment:
Schools, court, community, district meetings, district events, and car setting.

Shift Type Full-Time
Salary Range $19.18 / Per Hour
Location District Wide

Applications Accepted
Start Date 06/11/2018
End Date 06/30/2018

Job Contact:
Diane Krissinger, Secretary to the Directors of Education, [email protected]
To apply, visit the Cornwall-Lebanon School District website at www.clsd.k12.pa.us. Click on the Employment tab and then click on the link to Current Opportunities.

Posted: 06/16/18 Remove: 07/01/18


Police Chief - Greenfield Township Police Department, Lackawanna County, PA

Greenfield Township Board of Supervisors is seeking a qualified Police Chief to lead the Greenfield Township Police Department. The individual reports to the Board of Supervisors and is responsible for directing and leading all aspects of the Police Department. The successful candidate will provide leadership and supervision to the department that currently has four police officers (full and part-time) and a part-time police secretary. A 2018 budget of $300,000. In 2017, the department received 1,506 calls; 655 as of 5/31/18. Greenfield Township, Blair County, has a population of 4,173 per the 2010 census.

The competitive candidate for Police Chief will possess the qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in the following preferred education, experience, and requirements. Please provide sufficient information in your resume and cover letter to demonstrate that you possess these qualifications.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in police work with prior management experience in a law enforcement setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations.
  • Experience working with the public and media.
  • Experience developing and implementing budgets.
  • Experience managing personnel, including evaluating, hiring, firing, imposing discipline, etc.; preferably in a union environment.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification

He or she must also be willing to work a flexible schedule and agree not to be employed by any other police agency. The position is full-time at $45,780 per year plus health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, sick days, and holidays and a pension plan.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and the Police Application by Friday, August 3, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.

The Police Application and job description can be found online at: www.greenfieldtownshippa.org under Township Notices or during business hours in the office of Arlene Kuntz, Township Secretary/Treasurer, Greenfield Township, 477 Ski Gap Road, PO Box 313, Claysburg, PA 16625.

All offers of employment are subject to successfully passing a background check, physical, and psychological evaluation.

EOE

Posted: 06/15/18 Remove: 08/04/18


Police Chief opening - Home Rule Borough of Edinboro, Erie County, PA

The Borough of Edinboro is searching to fill the position of its retiring Chief of Police. Located in Erie County, Edinboro is a town of 6,438 residents 20 miles south of Erie. Edinboro University (~5,000 students) is within the Borough and Edinboro Lake brings thousands of visitors during the summer. Edinboro University has a full-time police department. The Borough Police department consists of 8 officers (including Chief), one part-time officer, and one part-time clerk. The budget is approximately $850,000. The Chief reports directly to the Borough Manager.

Required Knowledge: The position requires knowledge regarding all facets of law enforcement agency management and community policing.

Required Education, Training, and Experience: The position requires PA ACT 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. 2161) MPOETC certification or PA State Police certification and eligible for municipal police certification, and at least 10 years as a municipal or state police officer.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field is preferred, but may be supplemented by work history and certifications. Other preferred training includes Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or equivalent. Experience in a university town setting is a plus.

Starting salary range is $80-$90k. The Chief will be required to live within 5 miles of the Borough within one year of employment. Job application can be found online at www.edinboro.net/employment, or in the Borough Hall, 124 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16412. Questions should be directed to Kevin Opple at 814-734-1812 ext. 126. Resumes and applications must be received no later than 4:30pm EDT, Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Borough Hall or [email protected] . Interviews are planned for mid-July. The Borough of Edinboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 06/05/18 Remove: 06/23/18


Police Officer - Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission, Columbia County, PA

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

The Borough of Berwick Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. Open full and part time positions are expected to be filled from this advertisement. The Physical Agility Test and Written Examination will be held on July 15, 2018.

Applications:

  • Applications are available between 07:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Monday through Thursday and between 07:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. on Friday at Berwick City Hall. Also applications are available online at http://www.berwickborough.org/index.php?pageid=10. A thirty-five dollar ($35) application fee is required, checks made payable to “Borough of Berwick” shall be turned in with the application. All applications must be submitted by mail to Berwick City Hall c/o Civil Service Commission, 1800 North Market Street Berwick, PA 18603 and received or postmarked no later than 4:30 P.M. Monday, July 3, 2018. The Informed Consent & Medical Release Forms shall be signed, completed and turned in prior to the beginning of the Physical Agility Test on July 15, 2018.

Qualifications and Pre-Requisites:

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

Testing Process:

The examination for Police Officer shall consist of a Physical Agility Test, Written Examination, Oral Examination, Background Examination and Polygraph Examination.

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

Physical Agility Test:

The Physical Agility Test will be held at the Senator John R. Gordner Stadium, located next to the Salem Elementary School which is located at 810 East 10th Street, Berwick, PA 18603 at
10:00 A.M. on Sunday July 15, 2018. Those candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will
qualify to take the Written Examination. The Physical Agility Test shall consist of:
  • Vertical Jump of a minimum of fifteen and a half (15.5) inches.
  • Thirty (30) Sit Ups in one (1) minute.
  • 300 Meter Run within sixty-six (66) seconds.
  • Twenty-five (25) Push Ups (no time limit, rest in the up position only).
  • One and a half (1.5) mile run within fifteen minutes and fifty-four seconds (15:54).

Written Examination:

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

Benefits:

  • Starting salary currently is $41,288.
  • Comprehensive medical with family coverage provided at minimal cost and with deductible reimbursement.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • Generous vacation package.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Reach “Top Patrolman” salary rate of $58,843 upon completion of third (3rd) year.
  • Multiple special assignments within the department, such as Detective, Special Operations Group, SWAT, Training Instructor, FTO, Bike Patrol and Community Policing.
  • On site gym facility.
  • A department where you will be a valued member of the team.

Department:

The Borough of Berwick Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with an authorized workforce of seventeen (17) sworn officers and two (2) civilian employees. The department’s service area comprises three and a quarter (3.25) square miles with a total population of over ten thousand (10,000) residents.

Requirements:

Successful applicants once given an offer of employment must pass a medical exam and psychological exam and shall reside in the Borough of Berwick or within fifteen (15) air miles of the borough border within six (6) months of the completion of the probationary period.

Posted: 06/04/18 Remove: 07/04/18


Chief of Police - City of Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Description of the position:

The City of Latrobe is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. The City is located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The City has a population of approximately 8,000 residents and includes a total area of 2.3 square miles. The City Police Department currently employs 13 full-time officers.

The Chief of Police is responsible for supervising all police personnel, and will accordingly plan, schedule, coordinate, and direct their activity. The Chief of Police is also responsible for protecting the lives and property of City citizens, preventing crime and enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances within the City’s boundaries.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. One (1) to Two (2) years supervisory experience is also preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practices including planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel administration and management, and knowledge of current law. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, the City Manager, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required. Salary for the position will be based on experience and qualifications.

The successful candidate must be MPOETC/ Act 120 certified or able to be certified within six (6) months and will be required to live within a fifteen (15) mile radius of the City building within the first (1) year of employment. The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes education, experience, work history, and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter can be forwarded by email or through the regular mail and should be marked “City of Latrobe Police Department Chief Search.” Resume and cover letter must be received by close of business, July 2, 2018.

Send by email to: [email protected]

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

The City of Latrobe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, religion, disability, genetic history or information, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Posted06/01/18 Removal Date: 07/03/2018


Patrol Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough Police Department
Adams County, PA

Forms required to be completed to apply for the position of Entry Level Patrol Officer are available at the Gettysburg Borough Administration Building, 59 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA. 17325. The Borough Administration Building is open from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Call (717) 334-1160 if you have any questions.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE BOROUGH SECERTARY'S OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY JUNE 25, 2018.

A PROCESSING FEE OF $60.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED.

Physical Fitness Test Date and Time:
July 10, 2018, 8:00 am, arrive no later than 7:45 am
Location:
Picola Law Enforcement Complex, Gate 5, Industrial Road, HACC Campus, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA
Phone 717-780-2408

Written examination Date and Time:
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 am
Location:
Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone 717-334-8603

Oral Examination Date and Time:
Saturday, August 4, 2018, Candidates will be notified of time by letter
Location:
Adams County Department of Emergency Services, 230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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, be eligible to receive certification from the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC), and prior to appointment possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A copy of the job functions and tasks will be 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 hiring policy, as set forth in its Civil Service Rules, is available for inspection during regular business hours at 59 East 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.

Posted: 05/31/18 Removal Date: 6/26/2018


Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division – Mt. Lebanon Police Department, Allegheny County, PA

The Mt. Lebanon Police Department is currently accepting cover letters and resumes for the position of Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division.

The Support Services Division is responsible for the operations of the Records Unit, Crime Prevention Unit, Animal Control Unit, and staff responsibilities of Information Technology, Fleet and Facilities Management, Accreditation Management, Media Relations, Payroll and Attendance, Grants Management, Equipment and Inventory.

General Information:

Mt. Lebanon, PA (pop. 33,137) Mature, sophisticated 6.2 sq. mile Pittsburgh area community seeks experienced, proven, progressive Deputy Chief of Police to lead the Support Service Division of this innovative department consisting of 45 sworn, 10 civilian, 42 School Crossing Guards and a $¬¬10M operating budget. The Department responded to 23,094 calls for service in 2017. Mt. Lebanon is recognized for its excellent public safety services, extensive recreation facilities, well-maintained infrastructure, and sound financial management. Position is supervised by the Chief of Police and appointed by the Municipal Manager. Qualified individuals will be expected to have advanced leadership/command training with a minimum of five years experience in an upper management position in a law enforcement agency. Requires Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement or related field; Master’s preferred. Also requires Pennsylvania Act 120 certification. Candidates should possess strong skills and/or experience in leadership, community policing, budgeting, scheduling, payroll, technology, information systems, records management, personnel management, labor relations, community partnerships, community outreach, media relations, grant administration, fleet & equipment management, and crime intervention strategies. Problem solving and communication/interpersonal skills needed with a team-management orientation. The salary range for the position is $85,950 to $107,438 with an excellent benefit package. The final salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

The complete Recruitment Profile can be found by visiting this link: http://mtlebanonpd.org/now-hiring-deputy-chief-of-police-support-services-division/

Basic Requirements / Preferred Experience:

The Deputy Chief of Police – Support Services Division position entails day-to-day command of personnel, oversight of information systems, programs and other department activities such as budgeting and payroll, public information activities, liaison with external stakeholders, Information Technology systems, police records management, vehicle fleet management, equipment research and acquisition, and various other administrative tasks.

  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Act 120 Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or equivalent from another State police academy with MPOETC reciprocity. Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Act 120 Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam is also required.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Management, Public Administration or related field is required; a Master’s Degree is highly desirable. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Staff & Command or equivalent police command training is a bonus.
  • Candidates must have at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement with at least 5 years of police management / command experience.
  • Possess a broad range of experience in all areas of Police operations. Candidates should have in-depth experience and understanding of modern techniques, equipment, computer systems, technology, and methods & practices related to community policing.
  • Experience in the administration of various police computer systems and databases is desirable. These would include police records management systems, automated scheduling systems and MDT systems, as well as oversight of compliance standards related to JNET, CLEAN and CHRIA.
  • Knowledge and experience in public relations and interaction with the media is a plus, including the management of effective communication tools like social media pages and websites.
  • Experience in an accredited police department and an understanding of and commitment to gaining and maintaining accreditation a plus.
  • Have a background of complete integrity and honesty, gaining the respect of people, and leading and motivating personnel by example.
  • The successful candidate must also maintain residency within 20 air miles of Mt. Lebanon Municipality within 12 months of appointment.

How To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by June 22, 2018 to the attention of Bonnie Cross – HR Manager, Mt. Lebanon Municipality, 710 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15228.

Questions?:
Questions about this opportunity may be sent to Bonnie Cross at: [email protected] or 412-343-3625.
Mt. Lebanon will make reasonable accommodations to its programs and services to assure access to all persons. If because of a disability you require an accommodation, please contact Bonnie Cross at: [email protected] or 412-343-3625. Mt. Lebanon is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 05/30/18 Removal Date: 6/23/2018


Chief of Police - Newtown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Newtown Township, approximate population 20,000, is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a progressive police department. Candidates must have served at least 10 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency. Candidates must have documented experience in managing a modern law enforcement agency including, budgeting, planning, and personnel administration.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration or related field is required. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training is preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern operational police practices, planning, budgeting, contractual services, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel management, and exceptional leadership skills. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders is required.

The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 60 days of employment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and complete resume:

By mail to: Kurt Ferguson, Township Manager
100 Municipal Drive Newtown, PA 18940

Electronically to: [email protected]

All resumes must be received no later than July 2, 2018. Envelopes and electronic submissions should be marked “Police Chief Application.” Newtown Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 05/30/18 Removal Date: 7/3/2018


Police Officers - Radnor Township Civil Service Commission, Delaware County, PA

The Radnor Township Civil Service Commission is conducting a competitive examination to establish an eligibility list from which candidates may be certified for possible probationary appointment as Police Officers.

Qualifications:
An applicant must be: a citizen of the United States; have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday on or before the deadline for filing the application for examination; shall possess at the time of filing the application a diploma from an accredited high school or the recipient of a high school equivalency certification; completed Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training and thereby be eligible for certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission; physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a Police Patrol Officer, in accordance with requirements established by the Civil Service Commission and other applicable laws; of good moral character; possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary:
The 2018 starting salary for a newly appointed Police Patrol Officer with the Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification is scheduled to be $68,877.00 per year. A full salary Police Patrol Officer base salary will be $91,836.00 with a competitive benefit plan, inclusive a retirement pension plan.

Contact Information:
The official application package may be obtained on-line at: www.radnor.com or in person at the Radnor Township Municipal Building (Police Department), 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA, from 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All applications must be returned in person accompanied with a check or money order for $35.00 payable to Radnor Township.

All applications must be returned by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 22, 2018 in person.

For further information, please contact Corporal Kevin Gallagher 610-688-5606 ext. 263, [email protected]

Posted: 05/23/18 Removal Date: 6/23/2018


Civil Service Testing for the Position of Patrol Officer - South Whitehall Township
Lehigh County, PA

The South Whitehall Township Civil Service Commission, 4444 Walbert Avenue Allentown, PA 18104 610-398-0337, will be accepting applications for the position of patrol officer. FILING DEADLINE: 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Applicants for any position in the Police Department shall possess at a minimum at the time of application, an associate degree of not fewer than sixty (60) credit hours (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university, or shall have completed at least sixty (60) credit hours (or equivalent) in a bachelor’s degree program where the courses taken possess sufficient depth and breadth to qualify for an associate degree from an accredited college or university. Alternatively, an applicant who has been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces with at least two (2) years of active duty, or has provided satisfactory police service in a Pennsylvania municipality for at least two (2) years, after proper Commonwealth certification, must have credit for not fewer than thirty (30) credit hours (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university at the time of application. "Accredited college or university," as used in this paragraph, shall mean accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, or its successor, or an equivalent accreditation organization for colleges and universities outside the service area of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Credit hours shall not qualify unless taught by faculty onsite for instruction. All applicants must have reached twenty-one years of age before the deadline for submitting completed applications. A successful Applicant must also live within a radius of twenty five miles from the boundaries of the Township within six months of completing his/her probationary period, and must continually maintain this residency requirement while a police officer. Every applicant shall 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 issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Final appointment shall be contingent upon successful completion of all Police Academy pre-entrance examinations prescribed by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission at the time of a conditional offer of employment or possession of a current Act 120 certification at the time of appointment.

A $40.00 non-refundable fee is required at the time of filing the application, payable to South Whitehall Township.

Applications and necessary forms can be obtained at the South Whitehall Township Administration Building, 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA, Monday through Friday, 8AM-4PM and are available in downloadable PDF format at: www.southwhitehall.com Completed applications must be filed at the South Whitehall Township Administration Department at the above address by the filing deadline.

Qualified applicants will be subject to a civil service examination consisting of a physical agility examination, written examination, oral examination, polygraph examination and background examination. In addition, a medical examination and a psychological examination will be administered to an applicant who is given a conditional offer of employment. The first part of the examination, the physical agility examination, will be administered on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 3:30 PM.

Copies of the job description and essential job functions are available for inspection at the Administration building and at: www.southwhitehall.com

South Whitehall Township is an equal opportunity employer.

NOTE: Applications will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Posted: 05/23/18 Remove: 06/21/18


 

Patrol Officers - Millersville University Police, Lancaster County, PA

Founded in 1855, today’s Millersville University is one of the most highly regarded public universities in its region of the United States and is consistently ranked as one of the safest colleges in the nation. Campus patrol officers, commissioned through the office of the Governor, perform full range general duty police work - patrols, service related calls for students and faculty including unlocking of buildings and locked vehicles, student safety escorts, issuing citations, making arrests, crime prevention, investigating motor vehicle accidents, interviewing witnesses, answering calls for misdemeanors/felonies, other law enforcement duties. Seeking candidates geared toward community policing concepts to work with our campus community. May be assigned/ trained for specialized duties. Duties are diverse, both physically and psychologically demanding. Must be PA Act 120 certified or Act 120 certified and eligible by 07/05/2018. Demonstrated evidence of working effectively in diverse population. Valid PA driver’s license; basic PC skills; successful interview, pre-employment physical, psychological, firearms tests, background evaluation. Full consideration given to applications received by 06/05/2018. For more details and to apply, go to: https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a staff application; resume, cover letter, Act 120 required. EO/AA

Posted: 5/22/18 Remove: 06/06/18


Police Chief - Borough of Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin counties, PA

Police Chief to work with and supervise 8 full-time, plus part-time officers. Goal is to further develop a Community-Based Police Force. Chief is also expected to perform patrol duties in order to maintain a feel for the officers' jobs and to foster a relationship with the community.

Desired qualities in a candidate:
* Team player
* Fiscally minded
* Outgoing personality
* Excellent communication skills
* Well organized
* Forward thinking / visionary
Required Candidate Qualifications:
* College Degree (preferred)
* 10 years minimum of police experience
* Police management experience (such as)
a. Scheduling
b. Supervision of support staff and officers
* Valid PA driver's License
* Act 120 certified

If interested in exploring this opportunity further, kindly send your resume along with a cover letter explaining your qualifications and salary requirements to:
John M. Epley, Manager
Borough of Shippensburg
[email protected]

Re-Posted: 5/17/18 Remove: 06/01/18


Police Officer - East Hempfield Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The East Hempfield Township Police Department is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer. Candidates MUST submit an application, resume, and cover letter via PoliceApp.com to the EHTPD. Do not drop off, email, or mail to EHTPD. The deadline for receipt of applications is June 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact Lt. Tammy Marsh at (717) 898-3103 or via email at [email protected].

The EHTPD is seeking candidates who wish to enjoy a work environment dedicated to community service and law enforcement within a values guided police agency. We are seeking motivated police officers who possess a strong drive for self-initiated police work while operating within a team based environment. We are only seeking proactive team players with a high desire to achieve and thrive professionally and on an individual basis.

GENERAL INFORMATION
The East Hempfield Township Police Department was formed in July 1963 and has grown to a current staff of 34 police officers and 4 civilian support employees. The agency provides 24/7 service to the residents, businesses, and visitors of East Hempfield Township. The department is responsible for a jurisdiction covering 21 square miles with 140 miles of roadway and containing a population in excess of 23,500. The community consists of a rich mixture of residential, commercial, manufacturing, and agricultural areas. For more information go to www.easthempfield.org

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED Equivalency.
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline.
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification by July 1, 2018.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the East Hempfield Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the EHTPD Selection and Hiring policy.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior Pennsylvania Municipal Police or Pennsylvania State Police experience.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper submission and receipt of application , resume, and cover letter
  • Oral Interview with Command Staff provided to a group of applicants
  • Polygraph examination
  • Background investigation
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Final selection will be made from any one of the top three candidates
  • Veteran preference applied to candidates within the top three final positions

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary as provided within the existing CBA. (2018 starting pay- $60,561)
  • Health care benefits including medical, dental, prescription and vision.
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Generous vacation, and holiday leave benefits.
  • Educational reimbursement.
  • Department issued uniforms, equipment, and cleaning allowance.
  • Defined benefit pension plan- superannuation retirement at 25 years and age 50.
  • Post-retirement health benefit.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
THE EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.

Posted: 5/10/18 Remove: 06/02/18


Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief - Owen J. Roberts School District
Northern Chester County, PA

The Owen J. Roberts School District is seeking a Chief of Security and Safety/School Police Chief. This is a full time, 12 month, Act 93 position. Please view posting and position description on line at: www.ojrsd.com and apply via Talent Ed. Current Act 34, 114, 151 clearances, Act 168 information request forms and PA School Health Record must be provided prior to commencement of employment. No paper applications accepted. EOE

Posted: 5/08/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - City of Allentown, Lehigh County, PA

The City of Allentown Civil Service Board will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer to establish a 2018 eligibility list. Must be age 20 or older to apply, a U.S. citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, and HS diploma or equivalent. Non-refundable application fee of $60.00 required with completed application (money order or certified check only made payable to City of Allentown, no personal checks or cash). Applications may be downloaded from May 1, 2018 through July 31, 2018, or in person at the Human Resources Dept., City Hall, Room 233, 435 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101, Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Test information such as time and location will be mailed to all qualified applicants.

2018 RECRUITMENTpamphlet 4-17-18 8.pdf

EOE.

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 08/01/18


Chief of Police - Robinson Township, Allegheny County, PA

The Chief of Police is responsible for supervising all police personnel, and plans, schedules, coordinates, and directs their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the Township’s boundaries.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position include:
Knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, community policing strategies and initiatives, budgets, grant preparation, planning, hiring, policy development, information technology and leadership. Command level municipal police experience is a plus.

Requirements for this position include:
20 years of policing experience
10 years of Supervisory Experience in law enforcement
Pennsylvania Resident
Act 120 certification

A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment. The salary range for the position is will be dependent on experience and qualifications. The Chief of Police position also includes a generous benefits package.

Interested Candidates should send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references to Frank Piccolino III, Township Manager, 1000 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 or email at: [email protected] by May 24, 2018

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/25/18


Act 120 Certified Police Officer - Carroll Valley Borough Police, Adams County, PA

The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for the full time police officer until May 18th, 2018 at 1:00pm. Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral and physical testing. Written Test May 20th, 2018 at 2pm 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. (Academy students completing training this year may 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 test. 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 5 mile of jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.


Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $48,872 with a projection of salary of $58,826 at five years.
  • 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!


Any question 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.
Please direct questions regarding this job to [email protected]

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Full time Police Chief – Lower Windsor Township Police, York County, PA

Applicants must be a MPOETC certified police officer with 10 years police experience and 5 years supervisory experience.

An application can be picked up between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm at the Lower Windsor Township Office, 2425 Craley Road, Wrightsville, PA 17368 and can also be found on our website at: www.lowerwindsor.com . Submit applications to: [email protected] or mail to the Township Office, c/o Township Manager.

E.O.E.
Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 18, 2018.

Posted: 5/07/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Police Officer Civil Service Examination - Borough of West Pittston, Luzerne County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of West Pittston is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained in the office of the Borough Secretary, 555 Exeter Avenue, West Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18643 from 9am to 4pm. Phone :570-655-7782. Applications must be returned to the Borough Secretary no later than Friday June 1, 2018 in order to be considered.

General qualifications for the position include (a) U.S. or naturalized citizenship (b) graduation from high school, or acceptable equivalent education (c ) physically, medically and psychologically fit for performance of police duties; (d) good moral character; (e) licensed motor vehicle operator; (f) minimum age 21. Applicants must have successfully completed a basic police training course given at a Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission certified school.

A written Civil Service Examination will be administered at a later date to be announced. There will be a $50.00 non-refundable examination fee.

Posted: 5/03/18 Remove: 06/02/18


Police Officer - City of St. Marys, Elk County, PA

The City of St. Marys announces that applications are being accepted for the police civil service eligibility test.

Applications shall be filed on forms prescribed and furnished by the St. Marys Police Civil Service Commission. A twenty-five ($25.00) dollar application fee must be submitted with the application, checks to be made payable to the City of St. Marys. Applications (Forms) may be obtained from the office of the Chief of Police, 319 Erie Avenue or at City Hall, 11 LaFayette Street St. Marys, PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or from the City’s website: www.stmaryspa.gov. Completed applications shall be filed at either of the above offices on or before May 25th, 2018.

The successful candidate shall be a minimum of 21 years of age, physically able to perform essential functions of the position, shall have a high school education or its equivalent, shall have graduated from Act 120 Training, and will be required to successfully complete the following tests; physical fitness, written examination, oral board examination, medical examination, psychological examination, and will be subject to an extensive character background investigation.

The City of St. Marys is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 5/1/18 Remove: 05/26/18


Police Clerical Position - Buckingham Township, Bucks County, PA

Buckingham Township is searching for a police clerk to fill a vacancy that will occur at the end of this year. The ideal candidate will be a self starter with some knowledge of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system and Pennsylvania State Police (CHRIA). Your role is to create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety.

Office responsibilities include scheduling, making office supply arrangements, greeting visitors and providing general administrative support to our employees. Previous experience as an office manager or office administrator would be an advantage. The successful candidate should also have experience with a variety of office software (email tools, spreadsheets and databases) and be able to accurately handle administrative duties.

Responsibilities
•Right to Know inquiries
• Update all incidents reports with criminal history information
•Equipment
•Organize the office layout and order stationery and equipment
•Maintain the office condition and arrange necessary repairs
•Organize office operations and procedures
•Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment
•Ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on time
•Provide general support to visitors
•Address employees queries regarding office management issues
•Liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning, and other services

Requirements
•Proven experience as an office manager or Administrative assistant
•Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
•Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)
•Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. fax machines and printers)
•Familiarity with email scheduling tools
•Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
•Attention to detail and problem solving skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong organizational and planning skills
•A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
•High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative assistant or Secretary will be a plus

Send resume and salary requirements to Buckingham Township, P.O. Box 413, Buckingham, PA 18912, or e-mail to [email protected] , Attn: Michael Gallagher, Buckingham Township Police Chief. Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018. EOE/ADA

Posted: 4/30/18 Remove: 06/16/18


Police Officer - Dickson City, Lackawanna County, Pa.

The Borough of Dickson City is holding a Civil Service examination for the position of Police Officer on June 2,2018. The Borough is seeking qualified applicants to take the exam. Applicants are required to be Act 120 certified.

An application packet may be picked up at the Dickson City Borough Building, 901 Enterprise St. Dickson City, Pa. 18519, Monday thru Friday between 8:00 AM and 4 PM; or one can be emailed by calling the Borough Clerks Office at 570-489-4758 Ex 1003.

The Application packet and a non-refundable $ 50.00 application fee (check or money order) Payable to Dickson City Borough must be received by the Borough of Dickson City , 901 Enterprise St. Dickson City, Pa. 18519 no later than 4:00 PM Friday, May 25,2018.

Dickson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 4/24/18 Remove: 05/26/18


Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Upland, Delaware County, PA 

The Upland Borough Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of part time police officer. Applications may be obtained at the Upland Borough Police Department – 222 Castle Avenue Upland, PA 19015 or downloaded at the police departments website: www.uplandpolice.org/resources/

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination and comprehensive background investigation 
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at time of appointment
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Must meet all requirements for certification under MPOETC Act 120, The Upland Borough Police Department Police Officer Job Description and The Upland Borough Police Department Hiring policy.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper completion and submission of application and accompanying documents
  • Oral Interviews with Command Staff and/or The Upland Borough Police Committee
  • Background investigation 
  • Medical evaluation 
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation

Posted: 4/24/2018 Remove: When Notified


Police Officer - Newberry Township, York County, PA

The Newberry Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of police officer. Interested applicants must return a completed application packet to the Newberry Township Police Department no later than: Friday May 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Newberry Township Police Department or downloaded at the police departments website: www.newberrypd.org

Benefits:

  • 2018 recruit starting salary of $63,000, after one year $69,000, Five year base salary is $79,000
  • Pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay and uniforms.

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

Posted: 04/24/18 Remove: 05/12/18


Chief of Police- The Borough of Oxford, Chester County, PA

Description of the position:
The Borough of Oxford is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police to lead our Civil Service regulated Department. The Chief position is an at-will position via contract and not through civil service. The successful candidate will be a community focused agent, capable of working in a fast-paced and emergency environment and experienced in building and maintaining broad coalitions of support. This position will be responsible for supervising all police personnel, planning, scheduling, coordinating, and directing their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime, and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the Borough’s boundaries.

Description of the Borough:
Oxford, Pennsylvania is located in Chester County, near the Maryland and Delaware State Lines. The borough is surrounded by Lower Oxford Township and East Nottingham Township. Oxford has an estimated population of approximately 5204 residents (2017) and includes a total area of 2 square miles. The Police Department employs 10 full time officers, 5 part-time Officers, and 1 civilian employee and is currently recruiting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for the position include:
Knowledge regarding law enforcement agency management, community policing strategies and initiatives, budgets, grant preparation, planning, hiring, policy development, information technology, and leadership. Command level municipal police experience is a plus.

Requirements for Chief:

  • Be effective in reducing violent crime and lesser crime using community-oriented policing.
  • Build a strong team and develop effective organizational leadership practices that provide a good succession planning and professional development for the Department.
  • Create a clear vision and set goals for success for the Department and develop and lead a strategic plan.
  • Have a strong understanding of and experience with technology and analytical-based decision making.
  • Have a proven track record of leadership in policing communities with a diverse population.
  • Have experience in developing and enhancing, local, state, and federal partnerships.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Mayor, Borough Council, Borough Leadership and staff.
  • Effectively communicate internally and externally, particularly under pressure.
  • Manage and allocate Borough resources optimally.

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent law enforcement experience
Certifications: Pennsylvania Act 120 certified
Time in Rank/Service: At least 10 years of policing experience which includes a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement.
Professional Affiliations & Training: Successful completion of advanced training such as POLEX, FBI National Academy or equivalent. NIMS certification (all levels), Member of professional law enforcement groups a plus.

Employment:
No more than a 2 year gap in law enforcement in last 10 years.
Response time: Must reside within a 30 min response time of the Borough

Qualified, interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume that includes positions held, education, experience, history of policing responsibilities and accomplishments. Resume and cover letter should be marked: “Oxford Borough Police Chief Search”

Borough of Oxford, PA
401 Market Street
PO Box 380
Oxford, PA 19363

Send Via Email to : [email protected]
Resume must be received by May 18, 2018

Posted: 04/23/18 Remove: 05/19/18


Police Officer - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The City of Sunbury is currently accepting Applications for 2018/2019 Hiring Eligibility List for full-time position of Police Officer. All applicants must possess a HS diploma or equivalent and must have reached their 21st birthday before the deadline for submitting applications. All applicants must be a US Citizen and possess a PA driver's license prior to appointment. Act 120 is required. Selection by written - oral- physical agility tests, polygraph and background investigation. Applications may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 570-286-7820 or [email protected] or on the website at www.sunburypa.org. Completed applications must be received by May 30, 2018 with $25.00 processing fee for written exam. EOE

Posted: 04/20/18 Remove: 05/31/18


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 2:00 pm.; or request one be emailed 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 2:00 pm, Monday, May 21, 2018 to:
Conewago Township Police Department
Attn: Chief McCoy
541 Oxford Avenue
Hanover, Pa. 17331

Conewago Township, Adams County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 04/17/18 Remove: 05/22/18


County Detective  Position - County of Lebanon, PA

Lebanon County Detective Bureau, Room 11, Municipal Building, 400 S. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 

Available: Immediately
Bargaining Unit: Lebanon County Detectives Association
Hours: Variable
Pay Grade: In accordance with Detectives Bargaining agreement
Salary Range: $1,917.07 Bi-weekly

>A County of Lebanon Application must be completed for consideration for this position.

>Applications will be accepted through Monday April 23, 2018.

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

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES MAY CONTACT:
Leeanne Shank
Human Resources Assistant 
Room 200, Municipal Bldg 
400 S. 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17042 
[email protected]

NON-COUNTY EMPLOYEES MAY CONTACT:
www.lebcounty.org or: CareerLink
Attn: Ms. Doan Barefield
Program Supervisor
243 Schneider Dr.
Lebanon, PA 17046
Ph.: 274-2554

Posted: 
04/16/18 Remove: 04/25/18


Part-Time Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Borough of South Coatesville, Chester County, PA

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Applicant must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date. 
  • Must possess a current CPR/First Aid Certification 
  • Must pass a physical and psychological exam and drug screening
  • Must pass weapons qualification.
  • Must be knowledgeable in modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 16-24 hours per week, primarily nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Residency Requirement: within 20 miles radius of South Coatesville Borough within 12 months of commencement of employment. 
  • Twelve-month probationary period.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1-2 years of prior police experience a fulltime federal, state or local police department
  • Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree

Compensation:

  • Starting rate is $20.52 per hour.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 30, 2018.

  • Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.
  • The selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview, written scenario assessment and background investigation as a condition of employment.

Resumes or letters of interest may be filed in person or mailed or emailed to:
South Coatesville Police Department - 134 Modena Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
or emailed to [email protected]

Posted: 04/12/18 Remove: 05/01/18

 


Patrol Officer (2 Positions) – Lock Haven University, Clinton County, PA

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be Act 120 certified and/or have Act 120 certification by anticipated hire date and have one year of police experience. Act 120 certification qualifies as one year of police experience.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and overtime.
  • Must pass psychological, physical, polygraph, fitness exam and weapons qualification.
  • All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to complete and pass a physical agility test before continuing through the search process.
  • Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health as may be required.
  • Individual will employ independent judgment with some supervision.
  • Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Should be knowledgeable on modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:
Criminal Justice higher education or equivalent degree

Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2018.

*Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional preferences.
*The selected candidate will also have to complete a successful background investigation as a condition of employment.

Click here for the full announcement: http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3891

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at : http://lockhaven.edu/hr/socialequity.html

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 04/16/18


Patrol Officer - Upper Saucon Township Police Department, Lehigh County, PA

Completed application, along with a non-refundable fee of $40.00 (Cash, check, or money order) must be received no later than MAY 7, 2018 at 3:00PM to the offices of the Upper Saucon Township Police Department.

The written portion of the testing procedure will be on May 12, 2018 at Southern Lehigh High School, located at 5800 Main Street, Center Valley, PA. You must bring photo identification for admittance to the test. All applicants are required to arrive no later than 8:30 AM. No one will be admitted to the test after 8:30 AM.

Minimum qualifications include having a valid motor vehicle license, be at least 21 years of age, be a citizen of the United States, and be a high school graduate. Qualifications also include satisfactorily passing the Township's entrance examination, fitness and agility tests, criminal records check, personal background investigation and polygraph examination. If a conditional offer of employment is extended, the applicant must pass all Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission requirements.

Written test provided by MCCANN ASSOCIATES:
If you wish, free candidate study guide available at: www.mccanntesting.com

If you wish, practice exams are available for purchase via Mccann Associates online store at the following website: http://www.vantageonlinestore.com/home.php

Upon hire applicant must have completed Act 120 Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Training Commission mandated requirements.

Below is a partial listing of current salary and benefits:

Starting Salary: $56,118.40
Educational Reimbursement
Shift Differential
Sixty hours of personal leave
Paid Vacation
Paid Health Insurance
12 Hour Shift

Residency Requirement: within 20 miles radius of Township Building within 24 months of commencement of employment Twelve-month probationary period.

Applications may be picked up at police headquarters or found at: www.uppersaucon.org

Posted: 04/09/18 Remove: 05/08/18


Police Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time and Part Time Police Officers. Starting salary for Full Time Officers for 2018 is $56,617.00 per year. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and Act 120 Certified 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 written portion of the testing process will be on Saturday, May 12, at the Pen Argyl High School, 501 W. Laurel Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072. 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, May 4, 2018 by 4:00pm. The Slate Belt Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/05/18 Remove: 05/05/18


Part-Time Police Officers – Morrisville Borough, Bucks County, PA

The Morrisville Borough in Bucks County, is accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
MPOETC Act 120 Certified; Minimum 21 years of age at date of application; United States Citizen; High School Graduate; possess a valid PA Driver’s License; have current CPR/First Aid certification and minimum of 1 year of experience with a federal, state or municipal police department. Any applicant that does not meet these requirements will be disqualified. The hiring process will include successfully passing a background investigation, psychological evaluation, a drug test and a medical exam.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Morrisville Borough Offices located at 35 Union Street, Morrisville, PA 19067, during regular business hours, 8AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday

Posted: 04/04/18 Remove: when notified


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

The Borough of Mohnton, Berks County, is accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
MPOETC Act 120 Certified; Minimum 21 years of age at date of application; United States Citizen; High School Graduate; possess a valid PA Driver’s License; have current CPR/First Aid certification and minimum of 1 year of experience with a federal, state or municipal police department. Any applicant that does not meet these requirements will be disqualified. The hiring process will include successfully passing a background investigation, psychologically evaluation, a drug test and a medical exam.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Mohnton Borough Offices located at 21 N. O’Neil Street, Mohnton, PA 19540, during regular business hours.

Posted: 03/27/18 Remove: when notified


Full Time Police Officer - Hazleton Police Department, Luzerne County, PA

HAZLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT is inviting qualified persons to apply to the Hazleton Police Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointments as POLICE OFFICER. An application form and details on this career opportunity can be obtained online at www.hazletoncity.org or at the Administration Office 2nd Floor, City Hall, 40 North Church St., Hazleton, PA 18201 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday starting March 25, 2018 through July 9, 2018. Physical Agility examinations will be held on July 14th, 2018 at 9:00am followed by the Written Examination at 1:30pm.

REQUIREMENTS

Refer to the application for specific requirements some of which are: U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or equivalency Certificate. Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operators License. Must be at least 21 years of age prior to application deadline date and in good medical condition. Must reside within 10 miles of the City of Hazleton after appointment. Must meet all Civil Service requirements. Once the hiring list has been completed, all applicants must either possess or obtain a valid PA Act 120 certification prior to being eligible for hire.

BENEFITS

Starting Salary approximately $44,000.00 with increases to approximately $68,000.00.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS must be filed in person or mailed to:

The Office of Administration
Second Floor City Hall
40 North Church Street
Hazleton PA 18201
By 4:00 PM Friday, May 18, 2018

Updated: 06/05/18 Remove: 05/19/18


 

Police Lieutenant and Police Sergeant - Villanova University, Delaware County, PA

Police Lieutenant
The Police Lieutenant is responsible for effectively managing a shift of both police and security officers within the Department of Public Safety. The Police Lieutenant directs subordinate personnel in activities that preserve order, protect life, and property, and enforce Commonwealth laws and University regulations. The Lieutenant is responsible for delivering effective emergency response appropriate to the needs of Villanova University community members. The Police Lieutenant must be proficient at performing all of the functions of a Police Officer, while recognizing the complexities of providing police and security services on a college campus.

The Police Lieutenant provides proactive leadership and sound managerial guidance to ensure uniformed officers work cooperatively with one another and with Villanova University’s faculty, staff, and students. The Police Lieutenant provides supervision, guidance, training, and performance appraisal for his/her shift, which typically consists of two Sergeants and approximately 13 Patrol Officers, in order to effectively meet the responsibilities of the University’s and Department’s goals and objectives.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or 60 earned credits from an accredited college or university required, bachelor’s degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience; Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or equivalent from another State police academy with MPOETC reciprocity. Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam;
  • Must be able to maintain certification as a police officer. Acquire and maintain first aid and CPR Certifications:
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and must be an approved University driver in accordance with the University’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for Drivers of University Vehicles.
  • Knowledge of contemporary police practices, including but not limited to knowledge of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, and Rules of Criminal Procedure.
  • Knowledge regarding principles of management and supervision.
  • Knowledge of safety and security practices in a college setting. Knowledge of basic investigative techniques.
  • Understanding of emergency response procedures, including, but not limited to, knowledge of emergency evacuation procedures, as well as principles of Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS). Knowledge of emergency medical procedures.
  • 5+ years police or security experience. 3 supervisory experience, preferably in a college or university setting.
  • Understanding of written instructions Excellent computer, writing and proofreading skills. Effective verbal communication skills. Effective supervisory and management capabilities. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Excellent decision making ability and judgment required.
  • Ability to effectively interact with members of the University community, including people from diverse ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. Strong service orientation.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical agility assessment as part of the application process. The assessment includes:
    Timed sit ups=a minimum of 21 in one minute
    300 meter run=completed in 87 seconds or under
    Timed push ups=a minimum of 10 in one minute
    1.5 mile run/jog=completed in 15:50 or less

Starting Salary of $80,000.00 with a 7% annual longevity increase for 5 years thereafter

See our Public Safety Website for additional information regarding police jobs.
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/publicsafety/employmentinfo/PoliceJobs.html

Police Sergeant
Police Sergeants are responsible for daily supervision of patrol personnel on a patrol shift. The Police Sergeant is responsible for assisting and supporting the shift Lieutenant.

The Police Sergeant, in the absence of the Lieutenant, will assume command of daily operations. He/She will ensure proper patrol coverage on a daily basis. Performs all duties of a Police Officer, including arrests and testifying in court. Police Sergeants are also responsible for scheduling sworn and non-sworn officers, assigning daily tasks and work assignments. They will provide daily roll call, equipment checks and uniform inspections. Police Sergeants are responsible to ensure that daily paperwork is completed prior to end of shift and ready for review by Investigators.

Work performed by the Police Sergeant is subject to review by the Director, Associate and Assistant Director and Lieutenants for consistency towards the University’s and Department’s goals, objectives and policies and established practices. Police Sergeants must possess good problem solving and decision making abilities along with sound judgement and discretion.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • PA resident as evidenced by a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Must be an approved University driver in accordance with the University’s Motor Vehicle Record Policy for drivers of University vehicles.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Act 235 Lethal Weapons Course with Certification or attainment of certification within one year of appointment.
  • Successful completion of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy or capable of completion of said academy within one year of appointment.
  • Successful completion of the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission Certification Exam.
  • Acquire and maintain first aid and CPR Certifications.
  • Three years police experience
  • Supervisory experience, as well as experience working in a college setting, preferred
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical agility assessment as part of the application process. The assessment includes:
    Timed sit ups=a minimum of 21 in one minute
    300 meter run=completed in 87 seconds or under
    Timed pushups=a minimum of 10 in one minute
    1.5 mile run/jog=completed in 15:50 or less

Starting salary of $70,000.00 with a 7% annual longevity increase for 5 years thereafter.

See our Public Safety Website for additional information regarding police jobs.
http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/publicsafety/employmentinfo/PoliceJobs.html

Posted: 03/13/18 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium
Cumberland County, PA

The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium and seventeen agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 or Sunday, May 20, 2018. The written test will occur immediately following each of the physical agility flights. Applicants will only attend one of the dates. After submitting an application, applicants will be notified of their scheduled test time. Candidates should anticipate being at the testing site a minimum of four (4) hours. Participating agencies include:

Camp Hill Borough PD,  East Pennsboro Township PD,  Hampden Township PD,  Mechanicsburg Borough PD,  Mt. Holly Borough PD,  Newville Borough PD,  Shippensburg Borough PD,  Silver Spring Township PD,  West Shore Regional PD,  Carlisle Borough PD,  Fairview Township PD,  Lower Allen Township PD,  Middlesex Township PD,  New Cumberland Borough PD,  North Middleton Township PD,  Shiremanstown Borough PD,  Upper Allen Township PD

Preliminary applications and all accompanying documents for the position of police officer may be obtained at our  website: www.cumberlandcountypolicetest.com/

Applications, along with a $50.00 non-refundable fee must be submitted online through the website. Only on-line applications are being accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than the close of business on: FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018

All seventeen departments offer an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefit packages. The duties of an officer are listed on the website. Department specific requirements are listed on each agency’s website. All departments are Equal Opportunity Employers and encourage females and minorities to apply.

Posted: 03/07/18 Remove: 05/05/18


Police Officer - Middletown Township Police Department, Bucks County, PA

Middletown Township Police Department announces the examination for POLICE OFFICER to be held on:
May 5, 2017 at Neshaminy High School.

Applications can be picked up at the Middletown Township Police Department, located at 5 Municipal Way Langhorne, PA 19047 or downloaded from the township website: http://www.middletownbucks.org/APPLICATION%20FOR%20EMPLOYMENT.pdf

Applications will be accepted from February 28, 2018 until April 30, 2018.

In order to be considered for the position of POLICE OFFICER, applicants must:

  • Have their high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Be Act 120 certified or currently enrolled in a state certified police academy
  • Be 21 years of age by closing date of the application
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America


A non-refundable $25.00 fee is required along with your completed testing application.

It is the Township policy that there shall be no discrimination against applicants for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, veteran's status, marital status, or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability for which the Township can make reasonable accommodations.

Posted: 03/06/18 Remove: 05/01/18


Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium, PA

The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and eleven area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer.  The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th, 2018 and the written exam will take place on Saturday June 16th, 2018. The agencies participating at this time include: Derry Twp. PD, Harrisburg Bureau PD, Harrisburg Internal Airport PD, Highspire Borough PD, Hummelstown Borough PD, Lower Swatara Twp. PD, Middletown Borough PD, Penbrook Borough PD, Steelton Borough PD, Susquehanna Twp. PD and Swatara Twp. PD.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at www.dauphinpolicetesting.org as well as pay the non-refundable $70.00 fee no later than May 13th, 2018 at midnight.  No paper applications will be accepted.

All eleven police departments offer an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefits packages. All participating departments encourage qualified candidates to apply.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS. WOMEN AND MINORITY APPLICANTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

Posted: 02/13/18 Remove: 05/14/18