PA Employment Opportunities

The PCPA Employment Opportunities page includes not only law enforcement job postings, but law enforcement related positions available through many of our partner organizations and agencies as well. Please see a listing of vacant positions below and click the link to read more about the description as well as how to apply.

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

Position Announcements

Chief of Police – Borough of Mahanoy City *
Police Officer – Upper Perk Police, Pennsburg Borough
Police Officer – City of Bethlehem
Police Officer Applicants - Royersford Borough Police Department
Police Officer - Newberry Township Police Department
Full Time Police Officer – Pennridge Regional Police Department
Police Officer - Horsham Township
Police Officer - Washington Township Police Department
Part-Time Police Officer – Ashland Borough Police Department
Police Officer – Upper Nazareth Township Police Department 
Chief of Police – Borough of Blairsville

Chief of Police - California Borough

Police  Officer - Township of Robeson

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

Police Officer - Phoenixville Borough Civil Service Commission

Campus Safety Police Officer - Muhlenberg College

Police Officer Consortium Testing - Caln Township & Downingtown
Borough (Deadline Extended)
Police Officer- West Manheim Township Police Department, Hanover
Police Officer - Lehigh University, Bethlehem
Police Officer - West Earl Township Police Department
Police Officer - Civil Service Examination, Borough of Jefferson Hills
Police Officer - Eastern Pike Regional Police Department
Chief of Police – Orwigsburg Borough
Full Time Police Officer - Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department
Police Officer - Whitehall Borough
Full -Time Police Officer - Peters Township Police Department
Police Officer - Civil Service Examination Plains Township
Part-Time Police Officer – Minersville Police Department
Testing for Police Recruit - Cumru Township
Full Time Police Officer - City of Sunbury
Entry Level Police Officer - Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township
Chief of Police - Caernarvon Township
Police Officer - Montgomery Township Police Department
Full Time Police Officer - Mifflinburg

Part-Time Police Officer – West Penn Township Police Department
Police Officer Testing - Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium
Police Officer- Lower Paxton Township Police Department
Police Officers - City of Aliquippa
Police Officer - Exeter Township Police Department

Police Officer - Lower Salford Township Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer - Shippensburg Police Department


 

Chief of Police – Borough of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania*

Description of the position:

The Borough of Mahanoy City is conducting a search to fill the position of Chief of Police. Mahanoy City is located in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, approximately 38 miles southwest of Wilkes-Barre and 13 miles southwest of Hazleton and is accessible by a major highway, Interstate 81.  Mahanoy City has a population of approximately 4,100 residents and includes a total area of .5 square miles.   The Borough Police Department currently employs three full time officers and seven part-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 Borough citizens, preventing crime and enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances within the Borough’s boundaries.  Salary for the position is determined by the collective bargaining agreement.  The Chief of Police position is currently budgeted at $59,192 after one year of service, continuous and substantial increases in compensation and includes a very generous benefits package.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position include:

Knowledge is required of all pertinent federal and state laws and regulations, law enforcement agency planning and management, community policing strategies and initiatives, budget development and implementation, staffing and scheduling, grant preparation, policy development, crime and incident reporting, information technology, and leadership.  The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, Borough administration and all citizens is required.

Qualifications for this position include:

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration or related field from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least ten years of policing experience which includes a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in law enforcement; current Pennsylvania Act 120 certification; and possession of a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Successful completion of advanced training such as the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command or equivalent is a plus.  Command level police experience is a plus.

The successful candidate must complete a comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation prior to appointment. The successful applicant must be a United States Citizen.

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 “Mahanoy City Borough Police Chief Search.”

Cover letter and resume must be received via email or mail-delivery service no later than Friday, April 23, 2021

Send via email to: [email protected]
Or,
Via USPS to:
Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association
Consulting Division
3905 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

The Borough of Mahanoy City 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: 03/25/21 Deadline: 04/23/21


 

Police Officer – Upper Perk Police, Pennsburg Borough, Montgomery County, PA

Pennsburg Borough, Montgomery County, is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of a 32 hour part time police officer.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America. In the case of a naturalized citizen, evidence of naturalization satisfactory to the commission shall be provided by the applicant at the time of application.
  • Must have reached their twenty first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting completed applications.
  • Possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which license shall not be suspended or revoked at the time of filing the application.
  • Be of good moral character and be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer.
  • Not have been convicted of any state or federal offense that is classified as a misdemeanor or a felony.
  • Be able to perform the Essential Job Functions and Personal Characteristics required as adopted by the Civil Service Commission.
  • Have completed a course of study at a police academy certified by the MPOETC and be able to meet the standards of the MPOETC as required by Act 120, or equivalent training from another jurisdiction sufficient to qualify for a waiver of training under the standards of the MPOETC.

 Applications are now available at police headquarters, 88 W 6th Street, Pennsburg, PA 18073 or may be downloaded at www.pennsburg.us/police 

Completed applications must be received at police headquarters by Friday, April 30, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

A select number of applicants will be invited to participate in our interview process on Friday, May 14th, 2021. These applicants will be subject to extensive background investigations, including a polygraph examination, as well as physical and psychological examinations.

Pennsburg Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 04/09/2021 Deadline: 04/30/2021


 

Police Officer – City of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

The City of Bethlehem will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer beginning 8:30 AM., April 8, 2021 through 3:00 PM., May 14, 2021. The Police Civil Service Entrance Examination will be conducted Saturday, June 19, 2021. Starting annual salary: $59,690.94. Competitive benefits package.

To apply, you must:

-Be a citizen of the U.S. and resident of the U.S. for at least 5 years;

-Be at least 21 years of age on May 14, 2021; and

-Possess an Associate's Degree or a minimum of 60 credits from not more than 2 accredited colleges/universities (this requirement may be waived if you possess Act 120 Certification and 4,000 hours of service as a municipal police officer, or have at least two years active military service and an honorable discharge from such service); and possess a valid driver's license.

Application Packets may be obtained from the HR Bureau at 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA, M-F, 8 AM to 4 PM, or online at www.bethlehem-pa.gov/careers

Please submit the following, postmarked no later than May 14, 2021:

  1. Completed and signed Application Packet;
  2. Copy of high school diploma;
  3. Copy of degree and unofficial transcript and/or copy of Act 120 Certificate;
  4. Copy of birth certificate;
  5. Copy of valid driver's license;
  6. Copy of social security card;
  7. Notarized Civil Service Voucher;
  8. Money order for $50 made payable to "City of Bethlehem"; and
  9. DD-214, Member 4 Form if you are a veteran claiming Veteran's Preference.

Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. $50 registration fee is non-refundable. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail of time and location of examination. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/05/2021 Deadline: 05/14/2021


 

Police Officer Applicants - Royersford Borough Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

Royersford Borough Police Department
300 Main Street
Royersford PA 19468
www.royersfordborough.org
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
  • Act 120 certificate is required
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Physically capable of basic police requirements
  • If served in the military, provide a copy of DD214
  • Must successfully pass and complete a background investigation (to include but not limited to medical/drug screening, psychological, etc.)
  • Shall be a citizen of the United States
  • Participate in a Civil Service hiring process

Royersford Borough is conducting a Civil Service Exam on April 17, 2021, at 9am for the police officer position.  Act 120 is required to participate in this exam process.  All applications must be returned by noon on April 16, 2021.  To request an application with further instructions and details, submit your resume to [email protected].

Posted: 04/01/2021 Deadline: 04/16/2021


 

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

The Newberry Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Interested applicants must return a completed application packet to the Newberry Township Police Department no later than: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Newberry Township Police Department or downloaded from the police departments website.   www.newberrypd.org

Benefits:

• 2021 probationary starting salary of $60,000
• Pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay and uniforms provided.

Requirements:

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

Drug Policy

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

Criteria

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

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

Posted: 03/31/2021 Deadline: 04/19/2021


 

Full Time Police Officer – Pennridge Regional Police Department, Bucks County, PA

The Pennridge Regional Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer. The Pennridge Regional Police Department serves the Pennridge Community of West Rockhill Township and East Rockhill Township.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

1. United States Citizen
2. Minimum 21 years of age
3. High School Graduate
4. MPOETC Act 120 Certified
5. Be medically and physically capable of performing duties of the position
6. Possess a valid PA Operator’s License

The hiring process will include, interview, background check, medical examination, psychological examination, and a polygraph examination.

The Pennridge Regional Police Department offers a starting salary in 2021 of $57,000 along with an excellent benefit package and retirement plan.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Pennridge Regional Police Department; 200 Ridge Road Sellersville, PA 18960

The completed application must be returned by the end of business on May 3, 2021.

Posted: 3/31/2021 Deadline: 5/3/2021


 

Police Officer - Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is seeking highly motivated and qualified applicants for the position of Probationary Police Officer. 

APPLY NOW!

Benefits include (but are not limited to):

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package, Paid Vacations and Holidays, Health Insurance, Advancement and Training Opportunities, Specialized Units to include: K9 Unit, SWAT, Bike Patrol, Motorcycle Patrol, and Criminal Investigations. 

To Apply:

Submit a resume and application in person, by mail, or via e-mail to [email protected] Make all submissions to the attention of Police Applications. Applications are available at the police station, or online at www.horsham.org >> Departments >> Police Department >> Job Opportunities. 

Required Initial Qualifications:

  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Applicants considered for employment must be of good moral character.
  • Applicants must be physically and psychologically able to perform the duties of the position of a Horsham Police Officer, as per the job description.
  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Applicants must possess visual acuity acceptable for performing all functions and responsibilities of a Police Officer.
  • Applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
  • Applicants must have graduated, or currently be attending a basic police academy (Act-120) with a graduation date before the current anticipated hire date.
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen.
  • Applicants may not have any disqualifying criminal offense as defined by MPOETC under Title 37 §203.1.

Applications are due April 30, 2021, by 5:00PM. Details about employment requirements and information about the department and hiring process can be found on the website.

Posted: 03/31/21 Deadline: 04/30/21


 

Police Officer - Washington Township Police Department, Franklin County, PA

Washington Township Police Department located in Franklin County, Pennsylvania will be establishing a Police Officer Eligibility list to fill open positions for patrol officers.  Our department proudly serves and protects 40 square miles of a growing, diverse community with a population of over 14, 000 residents and many businesses.  Washington Township borders Adams County, Pennsylvania and Washington & Frederick County, Maryland. 

Physical agility and written test has been scheduled for Saturday May 8, 2021 at the Washington Township Police Department.

The successful candidate must:

  •  be at least 21 years of age
  • possess a valid driver’s license
  • possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a GED
  • pass physical agility test, pass written test & pass oral board interview
  • pass physical exam, psychological exam, drug screen, vision exam
  • pass thorough background exam & credit check
  • if not currently Act 120 Certified must be able to attend and successfully complete the required educational requirements to become Act 120 certified
  • must have successfully completed Act 120 Certification OR be able to successfully complete police academy training starting in September 2021

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

How to Apply:

Complete Candidate Contact Sheet found at this link:  

http://www.washtwp-franklin.org/employment-opportunities/

Completed Candidate Contact Sheet and a $35.00 nonrefundable testing fee must be received no later than 4:30 pm on Monday May 3, 2021 to reserve your testing position.

Candidate Contact Sheets and non refundable  can be submitted via:

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

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

Washington Township Police Department is EOE

Posted: 03/31/21 Deadline: 05/03/21


 

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

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

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

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 03/26/21 Deadline: none


 

Police Officer – Upper Nazareth Township Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Upper Nazareth Township Police Department located in Northampton County is seeking qualified applicants for full-time police officer position.

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

The Upper Nazareth Township Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, Applications can be picked up at the Upper Nazareth Township Police Department and returned with a Resume and Cover letter to:
Chief William M. Cope
Upper Nazareth Township Police Department
100 Newport Ave
Nazareth, PA 18064.
email: [email protected]

All applications and resumes must be received by 4:00 P.M., April 15, 2021 to be considered.
Starting 2021 salary for patrolman is $54,411.09.

Posted: 03/19/21 Deadline: 04/15/21


 

Chief of Police – Borough of Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

The Borough of Blairsville, with a population of 3700, is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a police department with 8 sworn FT/PT officers.

Candidates must have at least 10 years’ experience in law enforcement and at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory/command position with a law enforcement agency including, budgeting, planning, and personnel administration.

A Bachelor's Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field 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). Final salary dependent upon qualifications.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, a complete resume, references, and salary requirements to:

Borough of Blairsville Chief of Police Search Committee
203 East Market Street
Blairsville PA 15717

A full and complete job description is available upon request at the above address.

All resumes must be received no later than May 7, 2021.

The Borough of Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer"

 Posted: 03/17/21 Deadline: 05/07/21


 

Chief of Police - California Borough, Washington County, PA

California Borough, Washington County, Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications and resumes for the position of Chief of Police until April 15, 2021. Qualifications and application details may be viewed on our website under EMPLOYMENT.

Californiapa15419.com

Posted: 03/17/21 Deadline: 04/15/21


 

Police  Officer - Township of Robeson, Berks County, PA

The Robeson Township Police Department is accepting applications for a Part-Time Police Officer. Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

1. United States Citizen
2. Minimum 21 years of age
3. High School Graduate
4. MPOETC Act 120 Certified by Date of Hire
5. Be medically and physically capable of performing duties of the position.
6. Possess a valid PA Operator’s License.

The hiring process will include interviews, background check, medical and psychological exam.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours required by the Department.

Candidates may obtain an application by logging onto Robesonpolice.org and downloading an application under the Forms Tab. Applications must be returned in person to the Robeson Township Administrative Building, 8 Boonetown Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508, no later than May 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Questions can be sent via email to Sgt. Matthew Smith at: [email protected]

Robeson Township, Berks County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 03/16/21 Deadline: 05/03/21


 

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

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is currently seeking candidates for the position of part-time police officer. The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is a PLEAC Accredited agency, responsible for providing law enforcement and peacekeeping services to New Garden Township, West Grove Borough and Avondale Borough.

Applications will be available during business hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm, beginning Monday through Friday, between the dates of March 22nd and April 2nd, 2021. All requested application material must be returned by Monday, April 5th, 2021 at 12:00 pm.

The written exam is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department at 8934 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350.

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 intentionally dishonest will be deemed disqualified from participating in the process.

IDEAL CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS:

The selection process for police officer is highly competitive. A successful candidate must possess:

  • Good interpersonal 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

To obtain additional information you may contact Southern Chester County Regional Police Department at 610-268-2907, ext. 105 or in person at 8934 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350.

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

Posted: 03/16/21 Deadline: 04/05/21


 

Police Officer - Phoenixville Borough Civil Service Commission, Chester County, PA

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

The application can be downloaded from the Borough of Phoenixville web page at www.phoenixville.org.

Requirements: U.S. citizen, high school diploma or equivalency certificate and must meet all Civil Service requirements. MUST HAVE COMPLETED A COURSE OF TRAINING AS IS REQUIRED BY THE MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICER'S EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM, ACT 120 P.L. 359, ENACTED JUNE 18, 1974 ("ACT 120"). Benefits: Annual starting salary of $88,953.79 (scaled beginning at 80% first year), Retirement Plan, Medical and Hospitalization Insurance, Fringe benefits.

Age Qualification-Must be over the age of 18 years at time of application.

Completed application must be filed with the Civil Service Commission. All applications must be sent via USPS, UPS or FEDEX to Borough Hall, 351 Bridge Street, Second Floor, Phoenixville, PA 19460. They must be received no later than 4:00 P.M., Friday April 30, 2021 for consideration. The physical agility test will be conducted on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. Applicants that pass the physical agility test will take the written exam the same date at 11:00 a.m.

Phoenixville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 03/10/21 Deadline: 04/30/21


 

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

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

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications & Work Conditions:

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

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

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

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

Posted: 03/10/21 Deadline: Until Filled


 

 

Police Officer Consortium Testing - Caln Township & Downingtown Borough Police Departments, Chester County, PA (Deadline Extended)

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

Application packets, for both departments, may be obtained at the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, PA 19372, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.calntownship.org, and the Downingtown Borough Police Department, 10 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight, or by download at www.downingtown.org.  A $40.00 (total) non-refundable application fee will be assessed to each candidate, regardless if applying to one or both departments.  Please submit a check payable to the Borough of Downingtown, even if only submitting an application for Caln Township.

All completed applications, along with the $40.00 non-refundable fee, must be returned to the Downingtown Borough Police Department no later than 12:00 midnight on Friday, March 26, 2021.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date.  Candidates who falsify, intentionally omit, or misrepresent any information during the completion of the formal application process, or any other documents/processes associated with the selection process will be rejected.

Caln Township:  Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; successfully completed Act 120 training – certificate to be submitted with application packet; possess a valid PA driver’s license by date of appointment; reside within 25 miles of the police department no later than three (3) months after completing a twelve (12) month probationary period.

Downingtown Borough: Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; completed 30 college credits from an accredited university or college; successfully completed Act 120 training – certificate to be submitted with application packet;  possess a valid PA driver’s license by date of appointment.

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

Candidates must appear for Civil Service physical agility testing and written exam on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335.  Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility test is first.  CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to.  Candidates must present a valid photo identification on the date of the test and have completed the Waiver of Liability.

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

Civil Service Commissions, Caln Township & Downingtown Borough

Posted: 03/09/21 Deadline: 03/26/21


 

Police Officer- West Manheim Township Police Department, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania

The West Manheim Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. West Manheim Township is in the southwest corner of York County. The Department provides coverage to approximately 9,000 residents covering 19.9 square miles. The Department currently has a compliment of 10 full-time members.

Application Process:
Applications for Police Officer may be obtained from the Police Department weekdays between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM at 2412 Baltimore Pike Hanover, Pennsylvania. You may email Louis Sordon at [email protected] to be sent an application packet by email. There is no fee to participate in this process. Upon review of all qualified applicants, a select number of applicants will be notified of a specific date and time to participate in an oral interview process.

Applications must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Monday, April 05, 2021.
Applications must be returned in-person or by mail to:
West Manheim Township Police Department
ATTN: Louis Sordon
2412 Baltimore Pike
Hanover, PA. 17331

Applicants must be capable of the possessing the requisite skills, knowledge, and abilities for the position. They must possess current PA Act 120 certification or able to obtain a waiver of PA Act 120 certification if employed as a police officer in another state.

Starting salary-
• $58,177.00 after one year of service
• $81,725.00 after seven years of service

For questions regarding employment with the West Manheim Township Police Department, please call (717) 632-7059 or email Louis Sordon at [email protected].
West Manheim Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications for employment are listed under the Qualifications for Employment Attachment within the application packet.

Posted: 03/09/21 Deadline: 04/05/21


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Grade: 9-40, Position Number: S79560

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

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

Will nearly continuously need to talk or hear

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

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

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

This position works with minors

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted: 03/09/21 Deadline: Until Filled


 

Police Officer - West Earl Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The West Earl Township Police Department located in Lancaster County is seeking qualified applicants for full-time police officer positions.

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

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

To apply, send a Resume and Cover letter to:
Chief Eric S. Higgins
West Earl Township Police Department
157 W. Metzler Road PO Box 787
Brownstown, PA 17508.
email: [email protected]

All resumes must be received by 4:00 P.M., March 22, 2021 to be considered.
Starting 2021 salary for patrolman is $59,279.

Posted: 03/08/21 Deadline: 03/22/21


 

Police Officer - Civil Service Examination, Borough of Jefferson Hills
Allegheny County, PA

Applications to take the test for the position of full-time, entry-level police officer are being accepted on behalf of the Borough of Jefferson Hills, Civil Service Commission. Applications will be accepted until 3 PM on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Jefferson Hills Police Department, 925 Old Clairton Road, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025, 412-655-2222.

Jefferson Hills is a growing suburban community, located 13 miles south of the City of Pittsburgh, city center. It is an economically diverse community with excellent schools and has been recognized as a great place to raise a family. The police department consists of 20 full-time police officers, with opportunities for officers to participate in specialized programs and assignments. Salary range: $55,611 (1st year) - $96,714 (5th year - at 2021 rate) with an attractive benefit package.

Information concerning minimum eligibility requirements is contained in the application package. Applications, instructions, and complete job description are available at www.jeffersonhillsboro.org or at the Jefferson Hills Police Department office. Completed applications are to be returned with a non-refundable fee of $35.00 only to the police department office. The applicant fee will be waived for applicants currently enrolled in a police academy with proof of continued enrollment and submitted with application. A physical agility test is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, April 10, 2021, with a written test to immediately follow that same day for those who pass the physical agility test.

Borough of Jefferson Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Borough of Jefferson Hills, Civil Service Commission

Posted: 03/05/21 Deadline: 03/26/21


 

Police Officer - Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, Pike County, PA

The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, 102 LaBarr Lane, Matamoras, PA 18336, is currently creating an eligibility list and is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a full-time police officer position. The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, March 15, 2021 at 4:00p.m. Applications may only be submitted
through www.policeapp.com.

The written test will be administered on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Registration will be from 2:45p.m. to 3:20
p.m. Testing to begin at 3:30p.m. The location will be the Delaware Valley High School, 256 Routes 6&209, Milford, Pa 18337.

Minimum Requirements:
• Must be a United States Citizen
• Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
• Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license .
• Applicants at the time of appointment, must reside in Pennsylvania
• Must possess a high school diploma or GED equi valency.
• Must be ACT 120 certified or are currently enrolled in the ACT 120 pro gram.
• Must be able to acquire MPOETC certification.

Selection Procedure:
1. Proper submission of application
2. Written Exam
3. Physical Agility Fitness Test
4. Oral Interviews
5. Polygraph Examination
6. Background Investigation
7. Medical Evaluation
8. Psychological Evaluation
9. Drug Screening

Salary and Benefits
• 2021 starting salary is $42,000
• Health care benefits including medical, dental, vision and prescription
• Life Insurance
• Generous vacation, personal, and holiday leave
• Sick Leave
• Bereavement Leave
• Defined benefit pension plan, vested after 12 years, retirement a,t 25 years and age 55.
• Paid Court Overtime
• Paid Training
• Department issued uniform and equipment

About the Department
The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department was formed in January 2008 and covers the Township of Westfall and the Borough of Matamoras. The department has a current staff of 13 police officers and 1 civilian employee. The agency provides 24/7 coverage to the residents, businesses, and visitors of our service area. The agency covers 32 square miles with a population of approximately 6,000 residents. The community is diverse in nature with a mixture of residential and commercial areas.

If you need additional information regarding this position you may contact Chief Chad Stewart at [email protected] or call 570-491-4040

The Eastern Pike Regional Police department is an equal opportunity employer. The Eastern Pike Regional 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: 03/05/21 Deadline: 03/15/21


 

Chief of Police – Orwigsburg Borough, Schuylkill County, PA

Orwigsburg Borough, Schuylkill County, approximate population of 3,100, is seeking a fulltime Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead the police department. The police department includes six full-time police officers. The police department’s annual operating budget is approximately $756,000.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge and proficiency in department budgeting, staffing and scheduling, as well as a demonstrated understanding of the best practices necessary to lead a modern police department into the 21st Century. The Chief must have excellent communication skills and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the community and to represent the Borough in relations with other municipal and state agencies and community members. The Chief is a working chief meaning that he or she will be expected to engage in patrol activities as necessary. Salary negotiable; commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Notable job responsibilities include:

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

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Act 120 certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (“MPOETC”).
  • Minimum twelve (12) years progressive experience as a full-time law enforcement officer in a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency.
  • A college level education in police administration or related field or, in lieu of formal college education, experience in a police department leadership position is preferred.

Orwigsburg Borough reserves the right to consider a combination of relevant experience and education in assessing a candidate’s eligibility. The Borough prefers that the successful candidate reside within the borough; however, the borough will require the residency no greater than twenty (20) miles from the Orwigsburg Police Department.

Candidates should send a letter of interest with a complete resume including references by April 7, 2021 to Barry J. Berger, Mayor, via email at: [email protected] or by regular mail to: Borough of Orwigsburg, Attn: Barry Berger, 209 North Warren Street, Orwigsburg, PA 17961. The successful candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete required background checks, physical, psychological, and drug screening exams. A full job description will be available upon request.

Posted: 03/04/21 Deadline: 04/07/21


 

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

Lower Pottsgrove Township will be accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer beginning at 7:00 AM on March 2, 2021

Qualifications
Min. 21 yrs of age; High School diploma or GED; Must possess valid PA Drivers License prior to appointment; be a US citizen; able to successfully complete written, oral, medical, psychological, physical agility & polygraph exams & thorough background investigation. Must have completed and passed MPOETC Act 120 police certification to apply or be enrolled in such training course at time of application (must have completed and passed course prior to eligibility for appointment).

Starting salary range: $61,755 to $77,194 (as stipulated by current LPPD Police Officer Contract) Includes full benefits
P/U applications at Police Dept:
2199 Buchert Rd, Pottstown, PA. 19464
(610) 326-1508
(Lower level between 0700-1700 hrs M-F)
$45 admin fee required with application
Deadline for submitting applications & required fee is March 22, 2021 at 1700 hrs in Police Dept.

MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON

The written test for Full Time Police Officer will be held on April 14, 2021.
Testing time is promptly at 1800 hrs
Place: Ringing Hill Fire Company
815 White Pine Lane, Pottstown, PA 19464

EOE Lower Pottsgrove Twp
Civil Service Commission

Posted: 03/02/21 Deadline: 03/22/21


 

Police Officer - Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County, PA

The Whitehall Borough Civil Service Commission will conduct an examination for position of Patrolman.
The written examination will be held at Harrison Middle School, 129 Windvale Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, at 9:00 A.M., on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Applicants shall be citizens of the United States, at least 21 years of age, and graduated from an accredited high school or have equivalent education acceptable to the Commission. A minimum of sixty (60) college credits is preferred but not required.

Applicants shall be medically fit for the performance of the duties of a police officer, of good moral character, and licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

To apply, pick up an application at the Whitehall Borough Police Department, 100 Borough Park Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236. Applications are also available online at: www.whitehallboro.org.

All applications must be received by 4:00 P.M., March 26, 2021 to be considered for this examination.
Starting 2021 salary for probationary patrolman is $75,496.81.

Richard M. Danko,
Chairman
Civil Service Commission
Whitehall Borough

Posted: 03/02/21 Deadline: 03/26/21


 

Full -Time Police Officer - Peters Township Police Department, Washington County, PA

Peters Township is seeking applicants for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. Applicants must have a valid Act 120 certification upon appointment. The 2021 wage rate is $34.02/hr for new hires.

All applications must be received via e-mail to [email protected] by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 2, 2021. A written examination will be administered to all qualified applicants on Saturday, April 10, 2021 between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM.

Applications, as well as the job description and hiring process, may be obtained by visiting our website www.peterstownship.com. Peters Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Paul F. Lauer
Township Manager

Posted: 03/01/21 Deadline: 04/02/21


 

Police Officer - Civil Service Examination Plains Township, Luzerne County, PA

Plains Township will be conducting a Civil Service Examination to prepare a Civil Service List of Eligible Applicants. These applicants will be considered by the Plains Township Board of Commissioners for the positions of Police Officer.
Applications are available at the Plains Township Municipal Building located at 126 North Main Street, Plains. The business office is open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. every weekday with the exception of Wednesday when it is open from 8:00A.M to 6:30 P.M. Please note that the office is closed on holidays. In order to be eligible for the examination, completed applications must be received by the Civil Service Commission no later than 4:00 P.M. on April 15, 2021. All sections of the applications must be completed and notarized wherever a signature is required in order to be accepted by the Civil Service Commission and for the applicant to be permitted to participate in the examination process. The Business Office is the exclusive point of submission. The Civil Service Commission assumes no responsibility for late submissions.

Applicants for the Police Officer position shall be at least 18 years old and possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a state recognized equivalent. In addition, every applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties prescribed, and prior to employment possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants who are not Act 120 certified can apply and take the physical, written, and oral examinations, but they must possess the Act 120 certification prior to the date of appointment. All documentation must accompany the application.

Every applicant must successfully pass a Physical Agility Test which will be administered on May 1, 2021 in order to be eligible to participate in the Written Examination. The written examination will be administered on May 15, 2021. The Oral Examination will be given on June 5 and 12, 2021 for police candidates. Information concerning the Written Examination will be provided after the results of the Agility Test are received. At the time of hiring from the Eligibility List, an applicant must pass a physical agility test, a psychological examination, and submit to testing for drugs and alcohol.

PLAINS TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER BY ORDER OF THE PLAINS TOWNSHIP CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Posted: 03/01/21 Deadline: 04/15/21


 

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

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

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 02/26/21 Deadline: None




Testing for Police Recruit - Cumru Township, Berks County, PA

First year- 40 hours vacation time, 30 hours of personal time, 120 hours of non-accruable sick time, and 120 hours of accrued sick time. Salary- $66,241.78Two to five years- 90 hours of vacation, 30 hours of personal time, 120 hours of non-accruable sick time, and 120 hours of accrued sick time. In the fifth year you will advance to Patrolman 1st Class- Patrolman 1st salary in 2021- $98,135.97
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Starting salary $66,242.78
Cumru Township Police Department
1775 Welsh Rd., Mohnton PA 19540
610.777.9595
www.cumrutownship.org
Get your application at our website and return it by 03-19-2021 by 4pm!

Posted02/25/21 Deadline: 03/19/21


 

Full Time Police Officer - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, PA

City of Sunbury is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. Deadline for submission is March 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM. Applicant must have valid PA driver’s license and Act 120 Certification. Excellent health and pension benefit package offered. Starting Salary dependent on experience $45,760-$53,000. Job qualifications and application are available at www.sunburypa.org or email [email protected] (EOE).

Posted02/17/21 Deadline: 03/19/21


 

Entry Level Police Officer - Civil Service Commission of Hatfield Township Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Announces an examination for Entry Level Police Officer No Registration Fee Required

Starting Salary as of 2021:

  • Act 120 certified - $61,902.00
  • Recruit without Act 120 - $55,902.00
  • Class “A” salary as of 2021 - $113,804

Employee Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Insurance - life policy, health & accident, dental, and prescriptions
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Uniform and equipment provided by the township
  • Minimum Requirements:

United States citizen

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Physically fit

Examinations:

  • Written test
  • Physical agility test
  • Oral interview
  • Polygraph and background investigation
  • Physical and medical examination
  • Psychological examination

Application packets are available for pick up starting Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. These applications will be available Monday through Friday, 0800-1630. Application packets are also available at any time on the township website at www.hatfield.org. If you pick up in person, be aware that COVID protocols are in place at the station. Applications from the website must be downloaded, signed and returned.

The written test will be given on Saturday March 20, 2021 at 0900 hours at the North Penn High School Computer Lab. Check in for the written test will begin at 0800 hours. The address is 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 (enter the school through the main entrance). Depending on the number of applicants, we reserve the right to assign a second test sitting. COVID protocols will be in place, MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

All applicants must present photo identification on the date of testing. No food or drink, cell phones, backpacks, hats, weapons, or purses are permitted in the testing area. Only personal hygiene items are permitted.

For applicants who pass the written test, the physical agility portion of the process will be conducted at 1200 hours and will be held on school property. Please come prepared with proper clothing. There will be time between the written test and the physical agility testing for eligible applicants to change. Applicants who do not pass the written test will be disqualified from further testing in the application process and not be allowed to proceed with the physical agility testing.

Applicants should check the department website the morning of the testing to ensure there have been no updates to the testing process due to severe weather or other unforeseen events.

All applications for examination must be completed and returned to the Hatfield Township Police Department, 2000 School Road, Hatfield, PA 19440 no later than 1200 hours on March 17, 2021. It is up to you to make sure your application arrives on time. No exceptions.

Hatfield Township Police Department is an approved agency participating in the Veteran’s Administration On-The-Job Training Program, which allows eligible veterans to utilize their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits.

Hatfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted02/16/21 Deadline: 03/17/21




 

Chief of Police - Caernarvon Township, Berks County, PA

Caernarvon Township, Berks County, approximate population of 4,000, is seeking a fulltime Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead the Township’s police department. The Township is suburban/rural and includes the town of Morgantown. The Township’s police department presently includes six full-time police officers and three part-time police officers. The police department’s annual operating budget is approximately $1.4 million.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge and proficiency in department budgeting, staffing and scheduling, as well as a demonstrated understanding of the best practices necessary to lead a modern police department into the 21st Century. The Chief must have excellent communication skills and is expected to maintain a visible presence within the community and to represent the Township in relations with other municipal and state agencies and community members. The Chief is a working chief meaning that he or she will be expected to engage in patrol activities as necessary. Salary negotiable; commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Notable job responsibilities include:

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

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Act 120 certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (“MPOETC”) or be able to obtain certification within sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Minimum seven (7) years progressive experience as a law enforcement officer in a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency.
  • Minimum two (2) years college level education in police administration or related field or, in lieu of formal college education, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a police department leadership position. 

The Township prefers that the successful candidate reside within the township; however, the township will require the residency no greater than twenty (20) miles and thirty (30) minutes from the Caernarvon Township Police Department.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with a complete resume by March 12, 2021 to the Caernarvon Township Administrator, Joan Bair, via email at [email protected] or via regular mail to P.O. Box 294, Morgantown, PA 19543-0294. The successful candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete required background checks.

Download the full Job Description herePolice Chief Caernarvon Twp.pdf 

Caernarvon Township, Berks County, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted02/12/21 Deadline: 03/12/21


 

Police Officer - Montgomery Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Montgomery Township Police Department has announced the opening of the 2021 Hiring Period. The Police Department is accepting applications to fill expected vacancies. Base salary for Recruit - $64,570; base salary for First Class Police Officer (4 Years with the department) - $115,621.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age 21, good physical condition, proportional height and weight, high school graduate (or equivalent).
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process consisting of physical and psychological examination.
  • Police Academy - Applicants must have graduated a State Certified Police Academy and passed the Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission Certification Test prior to August 1, 2021.
  • Benefits include: pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, and uniforms. 

Applications must be completed and turned into: Montgomery Township Police Department, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936-0068 by Midnight April 22, 2021.

Police Written Examination: May 1, 2021 at 08:00 a.m. (See application for further information).

Police Physical Fitness Test: May 1, 2021 at 01:00p.m. (See application for further information).

Montgomery Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and a downloadable application visit our website at: www.montgomerytwp.org or visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MontPolice/

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Montgomery Township Police Department is a PLEAC Accredited Police Department since 2004. Montgomery Township is located approximately 15 miles northwest of the City of Philadelphia, PA. This suburban department has an authorized strength of 36 sworn officers and 9 civilian Communications and Administrative Staff. The Department provides police service to a “highly” commercialized township of 10.6 square miles and a resident population of 24,000+. In addition to the traditional Patrol Division, the Department consists of an Administrative Division (which maintains our own 24/7 Communications Center and support services), Detective Division, Accreditation Unit, Canine Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, Community Policing Unit, Highway Safety Unit, and a regional Special Weapons and Tactics Team.

Posted02/10/21 Deadline: 04/22/21


 

Full Time Police Officer - Mifflinburg, Union County, PA

Applications for employment as a full time police officer with the Borough of Mifflinburg are now being accepted by the Borough of Mifflinburg. A $50.00 application fee is required to apply for the position of police officer, for the Borough of Mifflinburg. These forms are available from the Mifflinburg Municipal Building, 120 North Third Street, Mifflinburg, PA 17844 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Qualified applicants must possess the following; US citizenship, minimum 18 years of age, high school diploma or equivalency certificate, full certification under Act 120 or be eligible to obtain a waiver of training within 120 days of appointment, and a valid driver’s license. Full time police officers must live within 30 road miles of the Borough of Mifflinburg within 6 months of completion of their probationary period.

Completed applications must be returned to the Civil Service Commission via the Borough Office, during normal business hours, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by 12:00 PM on March 15, 2021.

Qualified applicants will be notified at a later date with the date and time of mandatory testing which includes the following components: physical agility testing, written examination, oral examination, a background check, a medical examination (at the expense of the applicant), and a psychological examination.

Posted02/09/21 Deadline: 03/15/21




 

Part-Time Police Officer – West Penn Township Police Department, Schuylkill County, PA

The West Penn Township Police Department, 5 Municipal RD, New Ringgold, PA 17960, is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for a 32 hour position for a part-time police officer. The qualified person will have a set schedule with rotating weekends off, over-time paid for working holidays. The applicants will start at $20.00 hr. while on training, after training $21.00 hr. interested persons MUST be ACT 120 certified, meet the eligibility requirements established by the West Penn Township Police Department and be able to pass a rigorous background investigation.  Applications can be requested through Chief Brian Johnson at [email protected]

There is no deadline to apply.

Posted: 01/29/21 Deadline:


 

Police Officer Testing - Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium, PA

Several Cumberland County (PA) police departments have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. Preliminary applications and all accompanying documents for the position of police officer may be obtained at our website: http://cumberlandcountypolicetest.com

All participating agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers

Applications will be accepted January 28 - March 12,2021

Testing dates are Saturday, March 27 or Sunday, March 28, 2021

Posted: 01/29/21 Deadline: 03/12/21




 

Police Officer- Lower Paxton Township Police Department, Harrisburg Pennsylvania

The Lower Paxton Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer.  Lower Paxton Township is a vibrant, large, diverse and growing municipality in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.  Our 58 sworn member Department offers opportunities for specialization and promotion.

Application Process:
Applications for Police Officer for Lower Paxton Township may be obtained from the Police Department weekdays between 8 AM and 4 PM or by downloading the "2021 Hiring Packet” from www.lowerpaxtonpd.org “employment” section.

Applications must be received no later than 4 PM on Monday  April 05, 2021.  Return in-person or by mail to:
Lower Paxton Township Police Department
Attn: Records 425 Prince Street Harrisburg, PA 17109

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

Requirements:

  • US citizen
  • Minimum 21 years of age by April 05, 2021
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license

All applicants must possess ACT 120 certification as a sworn police officer from Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) or its equivalent as a sworn police officer from another institution charged with certifying police officers at the time of a conditional offer of employment.

Starting salary- 
•   $55,529.19 after FTO period
•   $64,969.15 after 1 year
•   $93,509.03 after 5 years of service with LPPD
Physical agility test and written examination will be held on Sunday, April 25th, 2021.

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

Lower Paxton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted01/21/21 Deadline: 04/05/21


 

Police Officers - City of Aliquippa, Beaver County, PA

Qualified persons are invited to apply to the City of Aliquippa Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Police Officer in the City of Aliquippa Police Department. An application form may be obtained beginning Monday, December 28, 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, please email your request for a police application to: [email protected] and [email protected] . We can either email or mail an application to you. Completed applications must be returned by mail postmarked by March 15, 2021, with a $35.00 non-refundable application fee payable to the City of Aliquippa, 581 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa, PA. 15001, Attention: Mr. Samuel L. Gill.

REQUIREMENTS: At the time of application applicants are required to be Act 120 Certified or have successfully completed Act 120 Training with the State Exam successfully completed by date of conditional hire, have a high school diploma or GED, be a minimum of 18 years of age, hold a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, be a U.S. Citizen and be physically and mentally fit to perform duties of a police officer. Successful applicants must meet all other Civil Service requirements.

Women and Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply. EOE

Posted01/21/21 Deadline: 03/15/21


 

Police Officer - Exeter Township Police Department, Berks County, Pennsylvania

The Township of Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be downloaded from www.Exeterpolice.com or obtained at the Exeter Township Police Department Office, 4975 Demoss Rd., Reading PA, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be returned to the office on or before 2:30 p.m., March 12, 2021 at the Exeter Township Police Department, or submitted online to [email protected].

Salary: $60,685 yr. and up based upon experience.

General Requirements are: Citizen of the United States, 21 years of age or older at the time of hiring, Possess High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate, Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, and must be able to pass the following: written test, physical agility test, oral interview, background check, drug screen, psychological examination, polygraph or voice stress analysis examination and physical examination. Applicants must possess hearing and vision standards in compliance with the criteria established by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission.

Written examination will be conducted on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Exeter Senior High School, 201 E. 37th Street, Reading PA 19606. Applicants will be notified regarding time of the written examination. Applicants must bring valid operator’s license with them to the test.

A Physical agility test will be conducted on Sunday, April 11 2021. Applicants invited to the physical agility test will be notified regarding the location and time of the test.

Exeter Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted:01/21/21 Deadline: 03/12/21

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Police Officer - Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, PA

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

Required qualifications:

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

Preferred qualifications would include the following:

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

Applications are now available at police headquarters, 379 Main Street, Harleysville PA, or may be downloaded at www.lowersalfordtownship.org along with an informational brochure or here at 2021 Employment Application.doc. Completed applications must be received at police headquarters by Friday, April 9, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

A select number of applicants will be invited to participate in our interview process on Friday, April 23, 2021. These applicants will be subject to extensive background investigations, including a polygraph examination, as well as physical and psychological examinations.

Lower Salford Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted01/07/21 Deadline: 04/09/21


 

Part-Time Police Officer - Shippensburg Police Department, Cumberland County, PA

The Shippensburg Police Department is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of part-time police officer. Interested persons MUST be ACT 120 certified, meet the eligibility requirements established by the Shippensburg Borough, be able to pass a rigorous background investigation, and possess or be able to obtain certification through MPOETC. Uniforms, firearm and most duty equipment will be provided.

Applications can be requested through Mrs. Connie Murphy at [email protected]
There is no deadline to apply.

Posted01/04/21 Deadline: none