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.

Position Announcements

Police Officer - Civil Service Commission Borough of Green Tree
Police Chief - Salisbury Township

Patrol Officer  - Department of Public Safety Lock Haven University

Police Officer - Exeter Township Police Department

Examination for the Position of Entry Level Police Officer - South Hills Area Council of Governments

Sergeant - Penn State University Police, Schuylkill Campus

Full-Time Police Officer - Point Township Police Department

Patrol Officer - Borough of Jim Thorpe

Police Officer - Borough of Shillington

Examination Notice for Police Officer - Swarthmore Borough Police

Police Officer - Northern York County Regional Police Department

Police Officer - Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission

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

Manager of Center for Community and Public Safety Contract Training - Penn State Fayette

Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium

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

Chief of Police - City of Sunbury
 (Deadline Extended)
Police Officer - The City of Lebanon, Civil Service Commission

Annville - Palmyra Civil Service Consortium 2019 Police Officer Testing

Police Lieutenant - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Police Officer - Borough of Grove City

Police Officer Examination - City of Scranton

Police Officer Examination - Hazleton Police Department
 (Deadline Extended)
Chief of Police - W
est Earl Township
Police Officer - Elizabethtown Borough Police Department
Police Officer - Sunbury Police Department
Patrol Officer - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Police Chief – Sandy Township

Police Officers (Full and Part-Time) - Borough of Mount Union

Chief of Police - Town of Bloomsburg
 (Deadline Extended)
Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township
 (Updated)
Chief of Police - South Heidelberg Township Police Department

Police Officer - Solebury Township Police Department

Police Patrol Officer - Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department

Police Officer - Tredyffrin Township Police Department

Police Chief - Upper Dublin Township

Police Officer - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium

Manager, Consulting and Member Services Position - Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association


Police Officer - Civil Service Commission Borough of Green Tree, Allegheny County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree will be accepting applications to prepare an eligibility list for the position of Probationary Police Officer.

Application packets can be downloaded at: www.greentreeboro.com.

Physical agility testing is scheduled at the Allegheny County Police Training Academy on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Written test will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. at the Green Tree Municipal Center.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Green Tree Civil Service Commission, c/o Administrative Office, 10 West Manilla Avenue, Green Tree, PA 15220. The last date for acceptance of application shall be July, 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. EOE

W. David Montz, Manager
BOROUGH OF GREEN TREE

Posted06/14/19 Remove07/11/19


Police Chief - Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Chief. The Township is located in a beautiful section of the Bethlehem-Allentown suburbs, and is financially stable. The Chief manages a department of 19 FT/2 PT sworn officers and 6 civilian employees. The Township has a population of 13,500 (40,000 daytime) with 11 square miles and a police budget of approximately $2.3 million. The current Chief has retired after 25 years as Chief; he/she works under the direction of the Township Manager, and plans, organizes, supervises all functions of the Police Department to include patrol, investigations, and administration. The person must be community-focused and have the leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and innovative police agency.

Applicants must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, and have demonstrated, executive potential with at least fifteen years of law enforcement experience, including a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a command position. The candidate must be certified by MPOETC and possess a current Act 120 certification, or be capable of becoming certified. The salary range is $100-110,000 with an excellent benefit package; exact salary will depend on qualifications/experience.

Deadline for applications is noon, July 26, 2019. Applicants should send cover letter and resume, including salary history/expectations all in one attachment to [email protected].

Posted06/13/19 Remove07/27/19


Patrol Officer  - Department of Public Safety Lock Haven University, Clinton County, PA

FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary Annual base salary $41,290.00
Anticipated Start Date 08/03/2019

Job Description Summary:
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 to be determined.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by June 26, 2019.

Essential Duties

  • Ability to work overtime and/or any shift.
  • Patrol campus by foot, vehicle and/or bike.
  • Respond to calls for assistance (criminal and general assistance)
  • Respond to calls for fire, burglary alarms.
  • Respond to emergencies on campus.
  • Patrol campus property and buildings to assure proper security of the same, including, but not limited to, locking and unlocking of facilities; precluding theft, vandalism and loitering; and reporting of general building and grounds security issues.
  • Complete and file reports of crimes and other police matters.
  • Provide assistance to other local law enforcement agencies at the direction of the senior officer in charge.
  • Provide basic security and law enforcement services at university events.
  • Provide transportation and escort services to students and other visitors to campus.
  • File appropriate criminal charges for violations of Commonwealth laws and/or enforce vehicle code violations.
  • Investigate traffic accidents and prepare reports.
  • Direct traffic, enforce parking regulations, make criminal arrests, serve warrants, transport prisoners, take fingerprints, transport funds for university deposits, testify in court, attend arraignments and preliminary hearings and enforce university policies and procedures.
  • Perform routine building checks for safety hazards, mechanical problems and failures and other deficiencies.
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth laws, rules and regulations governing motor vehicle operation and personal conduct for employees or visitors of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Universities.
  • Knowledge of Commonwealth provisions for emergency situations.
  • Skill in the use and care of offensive and defensive weapons.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.
  • Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Employees in this classification are designated as essential employees in accordance with Commonwealth Management Directive 530.17. As such, they are required to work when an office closing is authorized.


Specific Duties

  • Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses, and makes arrests; testifies as a witness in court.
  • Issues traffic tickets, direct traffic upon request.
  • Acts as custodian of personal property and evidence being held for court presentation; maintains records of property, evidence, and automobiles held or impounded.
  • Performs other related police duties as assigned.
  • Investigates Missing Persons cases.
  • JNET certified.
  • Proficient using Cody Desktop and Express.
  • Criminal background checks.
  • Obtain and use search and arrest warrants.
  • Obtain and verify evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses, or by analyzing records.
  • Collaborate with other authorities or activities such as surveillance, transcription and research.
  • Collaborate with other offices and agencies in order to exchange information and coordinate activities.
  • Collect and record physical information about arrested suspects, including fingerprints, height and weight measurements, and photographs.
  • Compare crime scene fingerprints with those from suspects or fingerprint files to identify perpetrators, using computers.
  • Record evidence and documents, using equipment such as cameras and photocopy machines.
  • Search for and collect evidence such as fingerprints, using investigative equipment.
  • Serve subpoenas or other official papers.
  • Knowledge of group behavior.


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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Criminal Justice higher education or equivalent degree.


Physical Demands

  • Work from a seated position for extended periods.
  • Respond with escalating levels of force as situation requires.
  • Must be able to work in and tolerate exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Ability to walk and run on all surfaces.


Posting Detail Information:
Open Date 06/12/2019

Special Instructions to Applicants *Full consideration will be given to applications received by June 26, 2019.
*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.
*Must pass the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission’s psychological, physical, and fitness examination as a condition of employment.

Background Clearances In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement 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

About LHU A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

For more information and to apply use this Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/4817

Posted: 06/13/19 RemoveWhen notified


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

The Township of Exeter, Berks County, Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be downloaded from www.Exetertownship.com/police 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., July 12, 2019 at the Exeter Township Police Department, or submitted online to [email protected].

Salary: $56,925 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.

Physical agility test and written examination will be conducted on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at the Exeter Senior High School, 201 E. 3thth Street, Reading PA 19606. Applicants will be notified regarding time of the physical agility and written examination. Applicants must bring valid operator’s license and completed medical forms with them to the test.

Exeter Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 06/12/19 Remove: 07/14/19


 

Examination for the Position of Entry Level Police Officer
South Hills Area Council of Governments, Allegheny County, PA

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

Castle Shannon Borough
Elizabeth Township
Jefferson Hills Borough
Moon Township
Peters Township
South Fayette Township
Upper St. Clair Township
West Mifflin Borough

until 5:00 PM on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 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 10, 2019 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: 06/10/19 Remove: 07/24/19


Sergeant - Penn State University Police, Schuylkill Campus, PA

Penn State University Police is looking for a Sergeant who will act as the Station Commander at the Schuylkill campus. The Sergeant is responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing state laws and University regulations through investigation, apprehension and prosecution of violators, while projecting a professional demeanor to the public and co-workers. The candidate selected must possess the ability to evaluate and apply tactical knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to dangerous or potentially dangerous incidents/persons. The selected individual will report to the District Commander and will coordinate work and oversee the daily operations of the police force at the campus. Responsibilities will include: performance evaluations, investigations, case management, training, disciplinary process, authorize vacation requests and review employee timecards, interpreting and communicating laws and policies, assuring staff comply with established laws and policies. This individual will represent the department on appropriate committees and assist with the interpretation of laws and criminal procedure. This position may require supervising the parking program, the property inventory and the lost and found program. This individual will perform all the duties of lower level Police Officers when needed. The leader selected will model and encourage a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Act 120 Certification required. U.S. Citizenship; a driver's license or the ability to obtain one; and the successful completion of a psychological evaluation and physical examination is required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required. Due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required in addition to standard background checks. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1481561

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 06/10/19 Remove: 09/11/19


Full-Time Police Officer - Point Township Police Department, Northumberland County, PA

The Point Township Police Department, (Northumberland County), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time police officer. Point Township is located in a hub between major universities and hospitals and offers great employment opportunities for families. The area is situated along the north and west branches of the Susquehanna River and Lake Augusta, well known for summertime boating and recreation. Residents enjoy ample opportunities for camping, biking, hunting and fishing. There are outdoor motorsports, athletic venues, amusement parks and a variety of community festivals. The 25-mile residency requirement, (within 2 years of hire), allows flexibility for living accommodations and schools for children. Affordable housing, a variety of restaurants and shopping, and low crime rates provide for a high quality of life.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based upon experience, (senior patrol pay in 2019 is $29.81/hr)
  • The agency has now opened all Patrol Officer positions to lateral transfers to help veteran officers start with maximum pay potential
  • Fully Paid Insurance – Medical, Eye, Dental, Life & Disability
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with PMRS, (laterals can port your current PMRS account)
  • Other benefits include: all Uniforms and Equipment provided, Annual Longevity bonus, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, KIA/Disability benefit, Retirees Health Benefit and more

Requirements:

  • US citizen of excellent moral character
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • ‘Act 120’ Certification by MPOETC, (or MPOETC accepted equivalent)

Testing Process:

  • Competitive process to include written exam, physical performance test battery, oral board examination, thorough background investigation, medical and psychological screening.

Application Process:

  • Application packets can be picked up at the Point Township Municipal Building at 759 Ridge Road, Northumberland, PA between the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. No Application Fee. Point Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 06/10/19 Remove: When notified


Patrol Officer - Borough of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, PA

The Borough of Jim Thorpe will be accepting applications for the positions of a full-time patrol officer for the Borough of Jim Thorpe Police Department. The individual must be ACT 120 certified to apply for this position. Applications may be obtained at the Borough Office, 101 East Tenth Street, Jim Thorpe, Pa., Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 p.m. or you may contact our office at (570) 325-3025

There will is a $50.00 application fee due with the returned application (non-refundable). Application deadline will be Friday, June 28, 2019 at 3:30. Applications must be returned in person. EOE

Posted: 06/05/19 Remove: 06/29/19


Police Officer - Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer with the Borough of Shillington.  An application may be secured at the Office of the Secretary, Town Hall, 2 East Lancaster Avenue, Shillington, Pennsylvania or on the Borough’s website at www.shillingtonboro.net.  NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE MAILED TO APPLICANTS.  COMPLETED APPLICATIONS, TOGETHER WITH AN APPLICATION FEE OF $45.00, MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON BY THE APPLICANT OR BY CERTIFIED MAIL TO THE SHILLINGTON TOWN HALL, 2 EAST LANCASTER AVENUE, P. O. BOX 247, SHILLINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA  19607, NO LATER THAN 3:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019.

At the time of application, an applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a high school graduate or equivalent and possess a current, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.  Additionally, all applicants must have Act 120 Police Officer Certification or be currently enrolled in the Act 120 Police Officer Certification and have successfully completed the Act 120 Certification prior to a conditional hire being offered.

A written examination will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Immanuel United Church of Christ Church located at 99 S. Waverly Street, Shillington. The written examination will be followed by a physical fitness/agility test beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Governor Mifflin High School stadium.

Other mandatory components of the testing process, which will be scheduled later, are an oral examination, psychological examination, polygraph, background investigation, drug/alcohol screen, and medical examination.

The Borough of Shillington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, BOROUGH OF SHILLINGTON, BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Posted: 06/05/19 Remove: 07/20/19


Examination Notice for Police Officer - Swarthmore Borough Police
Delaware County, PA 

The Swarthmore Borough Police Department, located in Delaware County, PA, is accepting applications for the position of FULL-TIME police officer.

The Swarthmore Borough Police Department is responsible for providing full-time law enforcement services to Swarthmore and Rutledge Boroughs.  A written examination will be held on June 29th, 2019 at 9:00AM, at Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA  19081.  The requirements for the position are set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission, which is available for inspection at the Office of the Borough Manager, Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081, between the hours of 8:30AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Thursday. Among other requirements, the applicant must meet the following:

  • Must be at least 21yrs old.
  • Completed Act 120 instruction
  • Have the equivalent of two Full-Time year of College credits. (including ACT 120 credits)

In addition to the written examination, applicants will be required to complete an oral examination, a background check, a physical agility test, medical examination, and a psychological examination.  

Applications for the examination may be obtained from the Office of the Borough Manager during regular business hours, as noted above, or downloaded from:

http:www.swarthmorepa.org/DocumentCenter/View/696

Fully completed applications must be submitted to and receive by the Borough office on or before 4:30PM on June 20th, 2019.  A non-refundable application fee of $40 must accompany each application.

Mail applications to:
Swarthmore Borough
121 Park Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Att. Police Application*

*Swarthmore Borough is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 06/03/19 Remove: 06/21/19


Police Officer - Northern York County Regional Police Department, York County, PA

The Northern York County Regional Police Department is currently recruiting new police officers. All candidates must have completed Act 120 academy (or graduating by September 1, 2019), or be an out of state police officer that has successfully completed the MPOETC Certification Exam.

If you are interested in being a part of this process please email Deputy Chief David Lash at [email protected]. You should include a resume with your email. All candidates that meet the general requirements listed below will be notified of available dates and times for interviews. There is no fee to participate in this process. Inquiries will be accepted until August 15, 2019.

The Northern York County Regional Police Department provides police services to approximately 70,000 people in eight municipalities (six townships and two boroughs) covering 145 square miles of York County. The Department has an authorized strength of 54 sworn members.

2019 starting salary is $57,505.98. Fully tenured officers (9 years) are making $95,843.29 in 2019. We are a progressive department with excellent opportunities for specialized training and advancement.

General Requirements for the position of Police Officer:

1. Citizen of the United States.
2. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age prior to appointment.
3. No civilian or military criminal history of misdemeanor or felony crimes; summary and/or ordinance arrest and convictions will be examined and may be cause for rejection.
4. Must be in good physical health, with weight in proportion to height.
5. Must obtain or have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License prior to appointment.
6. Must reside within fifteen (15) miles of police jurisdiction within one year of appointment.
7. Must be Act 120 certified or have recently graduated from a MPOETC academy prior to appointment.
8. Must not have tattoos, intentional scarring, branding or other mutilation visible when wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt with an open neck.

For more information on the Northern York County Regional Police Department, visit http://nycrpd.org.

Additional questions can be directed to Deputy Chief David Lash at [email protected]

The Northern York County Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 05/28/19 Remove: 08/16/19


Police Officer - Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission
Monroe County, Pennsylvania

THE POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL POLICE COMMISSION, MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA is currently accepting Online Applications for their 2019/2020 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 $74,460.

For information on how to apply for the Written Test visit our website at www.pmrpd.com. Deadline to submit apply to participate in the Written Test is Friday July 5, 2019. EOE

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

Posted: 05/28/19 Remove: 07/6/19


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

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

Posted: 05/21/19 Remove: when notified


Manager of Center for Community and Public Safety Contract Training
Penn State Fayette, Eberly Campus, Fayette County, PA

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is seeking a Manager of the Center for Community and Public Safety (CCPS) Contract Training. The CCPS manager, under general supervision from the Director of Outreach and Continuing Education, administers all aspects (financial, technical, programmatic and developmental) of contractual obligations within the scope of responsibility and authority granted by The Pennsylvania State University and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). This position will develop and promulgate rules, policies, and requirements pertaining to the development of Act 2 and Act 49 standardized statewide curricula and the delivery of Act 49 curricula in 22 western Pennsylvania counties. This position provides leadership and management to contract training programs offered through the Center for Community and Public Safety. This is accomplished by providing strategic direction and staff supervision for the development, implementation, and evaluation of training programs and initiatives.

The CCPS manager requires knowledge of educational strategy, instructional design, and curriculum development principles, demonstrated leadership skills, and effective communication abilities/strategies. The Manager will be required to track federal and state laws and utilize subject matter experts (SMEs) to determine relevance to the curricula. The ability to establish and mentor a pool of qualified subject matter experts (SMEs) is necessary, as is the ability to supervise both on-campus staff and multiple off-site staff at various locations. The CCPS Manager will attend the quarterly meetings of the Constable Education Training Board and the Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff Education and Training Board, and administrative sessions.

Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Law Enforcement background is preferred, along with a general knowledge of recent educational and training trends having impact on law enforcement within the Commonwealth. Candidate must be willing to travel and work a variety of hours including some weekends and nights. Experience in public administration is a plus along with previous grant writing experience to seek proposals and submit request for proposals (RFPs) to secure funding for related programs as deemed appropriate. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1459278

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 05/21/19 Remove: 08/22/19


Police Officer - Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium - Dauphin County, PA

The Dauphin County Police Testing Consortium and ten 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 8th and Sunday, June 9th, 2019 and the written exam will take place on Saturday June 15th, 2019. 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, 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 12th, 2019 at midnight. No paper applications will be accepted.

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

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

Posted: 05/09/19 Remove: 05/13/19


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

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department, located in Chester County, PA is accepting applications for the position of part-time police officer. The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is responsible for providing full-time 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, May 6, 2019 through May 20, 2019. All requested application material and a non-refundable fee of $40.00 must be returned by May 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm. The written exam is scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the New Garden Township building at 299 Starr Road, Landenberg, PA 19350.

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

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 are intentionally 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 in person at 385 Starr Road, Landenberg, PA 19350.

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

Posted: 05/03/19 Remove: 05/23/19


Chief of Police - City of Sunbury, Northumberland County, PA (Deadline Extended)

City of Sunbury in Northumberland County is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Chief of Police. Deadline for application submission is July 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Salary range beginning at $80,000 with an excellent health and pension benefit package. Specific job description, qualifications and Chief of Police application are available online at www.sunburypa.org or email [email protected] for more information. EOE.

Posted: 05/01/19 Updated: 06/14/19 Remove: 07/16/19


Police Officer - The City of Lebanon, Civil Service Commission, Lebanon County, PA

The City of Lebanon, Civil Service Commission will be testing for the position of
Police Officer
 for the Lebanon City Police Department.
Starting Base Salary - $49,300
Progressive wage increases during the first 5 years of employment
*$5,000.00 Sign-On Hiring Bonus*
*Restrictions Apply
Excellent Benefit Package
Contact Person:
Michelle Remlinger
Civil Service Commission
Lebanon City Police Department
400 South 8th Street, Lebanon, PA
717-272-6611

Applications open April 29, 2019. Applications may be obtained online at: www.lebanonpa.org. All applications and required documents must be returned in person by the applicant or their designee. The deadline for returning the completed application is Friday, June 7, 2019. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No mailed applications will be accepted.

A written examination is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the Lebanon Valley Family YMCA, 201 North 7th Street, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. All applicants who successfully pass the written examination will be given a physical agility test at the Lebanon Valley Family YMCA, 201 North 7th Street, Lebanon, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Upon successful completion of the physical agility test, the top 25 applicants on the written examination will be scheduled for an oral examination on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 and Thursday, July 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 PM.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a polygraph examination, medical examination, psychological examination, drug test screening, an extensive background investigation, and will be required to meet any requirements set by the Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission (M.P.O.E.T.C).

All applicants must be a U.S. citizen. All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age upon return of the application. All applicants must possess a high school diploma or a GED. All applicants must possess a current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification by June 29, 2019. Each applicant shall pay a non-refundable fee of $35.00 upon returning the application to cover the cost of the written test. Check or money order should be made to: City of Lebanon. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/29/19 Remove: 06/08/19


Annville - Palmyra Civil Service Consortium 2019 Police Officer Testing
Lebanon County, PA

The Annville – Palmyra Civil Service Consortium is accepting applications for Police Officer with the Annville Township and Palmyra Borough Police Departments.

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen – Minimum 21 years of age.
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent.
  • Act 120 Certification at time of appointment
  • Medically, physically, psychologically capable of performing the duties of a Palmyra Borough or Annville Township Police Officer as written in the Essential Duties of a Police Officer.
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License
  • Successfully pass written and oral examinations, and, physical agility test. Upon a vacancy, candidates on the eligibility list will need to pass a background investigation, and after employment offer extended – medical and psychological examinations.

Applications are due June 10, 2019 and must be submitted online by clicking:
https://www.policeapp.com/Police-Associations/Annville-Palmyra-Civil-Service-Consortium/

By Order of
Annville Township and Borough of Palmyra
Civil Service Commissions

Posted: 04/29/19 Remove: 06/11/19


Police Lieutenant - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College ,Erie, PA 

Penn State University Police has implemented an exciting centralization process across the commonwealth. The Lieutenant will act as Station Commander at the Behrend campus and report to a District Commander, who oversees surrounding campuses in the district. The Lieutenant-Station Commander is responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing state laws and University regulations through investigation, apprehension and prosecution of violators, while projecting a professional demeanor to the public and co-workers. The candidate selected must possess the ability to evaluate and apply tactical knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to dangerous or potentially dangerous incidents/persons. The selected individual will work and oversee the daily operations of the police force which include: supervision of both sworn and non-sworn employees, performance evaluations, investigations, training, disciplinary process, authorizing vacation requests, reviewing employee time cards, interpreting and communicating laws and policies, assuring staff comply with established laws and policies. This individual will represent the department on appropriate committees and assist with the interpretation of laws and criminal procedure. This position may require managing the property inventory and the lost and found program. This individual will perform all the duties of Police Officer when needed. The leader selected will model and encourage a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Act 120 Certification required or the ability to obtain such certification upon employment. U.S. Citizenship; a Pennsylvania driver's license or the ability to obtain one; and the successful completion of a psychological evaluation and physical examination is required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required. Due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required in addition to standard background checks. Penn State and University Police are committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/1439776

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Posted: 04/22/19 Remove: When notified


Police Officer - Borough of Grove City, Mercer County, PA

Notice of Examination
Test Date – May 14, 2019

A civil service examination will be held to begin the process of establishing a list of eligible candidates for the position of patrol officer in the Borough of Grove City.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

1) They must be a citizen of the United States
2) They must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age before the deadline for submitting applications.
3) They must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
4) They must possess a valid motor vehicle license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
5) They must have successfully completed the training and education prescribed by the Municipal Police Education and Training Act (Act 120) prior to the deadline for applications.
6) They will be required to produce positive proof of identification (ie: a valid picture driver license) when submitting application with the required thirty-five dollar ($35.00) non-refundable processing fee, payable by check or money order to the Borough of Grove City.
7) Applicants must score 70% or higher on the written examination to be considered for further processing.

Applications may be secured from the Grove City Borough Office 123 W Main St, Grove City PA 16127 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday The application and application requirements also can be found on the Grove City Borough website: GroveCityOnline.com.
Applications and all required documents (including copies of Act 120 certificate and grades must be returned to the Borough office along with the $35.00 processing fee on or before close of business on Monday May 6, 2019

TEST WILL BE GIVEN AT THE GROVE CITY BOROUGH OFFICE 
123 W MAIN ST, GROVE CITY PA 16127
PROMPTLY AT 9:00 A.M. TUESDAY MAY 14, 2019
Anyone arriving after 9:00 a.m. will not be tested. Must have valid photo ID the date of testing, prior to start of the test.

Grove City Borough Civil Service Commission
Borough of Grove City is an equal opportunity employer.
A PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST WILL BE ADMINISTERED AT 1:30 PM ON THE SAME DATE FOR ALL CANDIDATES PASSING THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION. CANDIDATES SHOULD DRESS APPROPRIATELY OR BRING A CHANGE OF CLOTHES.
Physical Agility Testing will include Bench Press, Sit-ups, 1.5 Mile Run (timed), 300 meter run (timed). This is a cumulative test. Each event is pass/fail; thus if one event is failed the entire test is failed.
Grove City Borough Civil Service Commission
Borough of Grove City is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted: 04/15/19 Remove: 05/07/19

Police Officer Examination - City of Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

The Municipal Civil Service Commission for the City of Scranton (the “Commission”) will be administering an entry level examination for the position of Police Patrolman. The examination will take place on JUNE 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM. at the DeNaples Center, 4thfloor Conference Room University of Scranton, 900 Mulberry St, Scranton, PA 18510.

The City of Scranton is located in Northeast Pennsylvania and has a population of approximately 76,000 residents. The Scranton Police Department currently has 147 sworn, full-time officers and 20 non-sworn civilian personnel. The current salary of first year Police Officer is $40,871.58 which increases to over $71,000 in the fifth year under the current contract. Officers are also entitled to an employee benefits package, plus scheduled longevity increases.

Entry level applicants/candidates MUST have successfully completed Pennsylvania’s ACT 120 Municipal Police officer’s Training program. ACT 120 certifications must be current/valid at the time of a conditional offer of employment with the City of Scranton.

Test applications for the position of entry level Police Officer are available during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday) at the Human Resources Department, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 340 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503.

Interested applicants may obtain an application for the position immediately with sign-ups beginning on MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019. Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department by FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019 with a non-refundable fee in the amount of one hundred ($100.00) dollars per application. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable to: “Treasurer of the City of Scranton.” Successful candidates of the written portion of the test will be individually responsible for costs related to the Physical Agility, Doctor’s Physical and Psychological portions of the testing process. Any applicant whose residency is beyond Lackawanna County can submit a request for an application to the Human Resources Department, Third Floor, Municipal Building, 340 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503 which must include a self-addressed return stamped envelope.

The written examination will be competitive with a minimum passing score of 70%. Only the top 50 scores on the written examination, with a score of 70% or higher, will be eligible to proceed to the next step in the overall selection process—the Oral Examination. Any tying scores on the written examination will be broken based on the date and time of filing the application with the Human Resources Department; the earlier date and time will declare the higher position. Those who are using the US Postal System; the dated postal stamp on submitted applications will determine tie breakers.

Those applicants who receive a passing score on the Oral Examination will then be required to undergo Physical Agility Testing, Psychology testing, Lie Detector (CVSA), Background Investigation, Medical Examination and Drug Screening. Each applicant must successfully attain a passing score on EACH element of the examination to be considered for employment subject to such other weighing, preferences and criteria required by the Civil Service Commission’s Rules and Classifications and by law. Successfully hired officers MUST establish residency within Scranton City limits within 6 (six) months of hire date.

Each applicant must review, attached to the employment application, the Scranton Police Department policy on Tattoo and Grooming and meet those requirements upon a conditional offer of employment.

Study Guides for the written portion of the testing are available through: Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association, 3905 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1536 or by phone (717) 236-1059.

1. OVERALL SCORING:

Element Passing Score Weighting
Written Examination 70% 75%
Oral Examination 70% 25%
Background Investigation Pass/Fail  
Medical Examination Pass/Fail  
Physical Agility Testing Pass/Fail  
Psychological Examination Pass/Fail  
Polygraph/CVSA Testing Pass/Fail  

 

2. PHYSICAL AGILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants who receive passing scores for their Oral Examination will receive written notification, which is a letter of invitation, advising them that they have been scheduled for one day of processing. In order to pass the Physical Agility Testing, applicants must be able to perform the following:
1. Vertical Jump: 15.5 inches
2. Sit-Ups: 30 repetitions (no time limitation)
3. 300 Meter Run: 66 seconds or less
4. Push-Ups 25 repetitions (no time limitation)
5. 1.5 mile run 15 minutes, 54 seconds or less

3. MANDATORY ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
In order to be an eligible candidate for appointment to the position of Police Patrolman, an applicant must have the following qualifications:

  • Act 120 Certification in Pennsylvania, evidenced by providing written verification to the Human Resources Department at the time of the conditional offer of employment. Failure to provide written verification of Act 120 Certification at the time of conditional offer of employment will disqualify the candidate for appointment as police officer.
  • U.S. Citizenship, evidence by a copy of a Birth Certificate or Naturalization Papers, with a copy attached the candidate’s application;
  • High school diploma or GED completion, with a copy of diploma or GED attached to candidate’s application;
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing, with a copy attached to candidate’s application;
  • At least 20 years of age on the date of the written examination;
  • Be of excellent moral character; and
  • Pay all fees associated with the Medical, Psychological and Strength & Agility Testing. The $100.00 application fee covers the written and oral examinations only.
  • Pass an extensive background check

In addition, a candidate must attain a residence in the City of Scranton within six (6) months from the date of his or her appointment to the Police Department, proven by deed, rent receipt, lease and/or utility bills.

4. GROOMING POLICY
All new hires must follow the grooming standards for the Scranton Police Department. The grooming standards are set forth in Scranton Police Department Policy 14-001, which covers hair, facial hair, tattoos, fingernails and other grooming standards. Most notably, all new hires are prohibited from any visible tattoos or body art on the face and/or neck or below the wrist on the hands/fingers. Any offensive tattoos or body markings are also prohibited.

5. VETERANS’ PREFERENCE
Qualified veterans who receive a passing score on both the written and oral examination will receive an additional ten (10) points added to their total score in recognition of their military service. A photocopy of service discharge, DD Form 214, or other military document(s) showing date of entry, successful completion of basic training, character of service, and completion of military service commitment must be provided to the Human Resource Department at the time of application.

6. LEGACY PREFERENCE
Persons, male or female, who was the child of a Scranton Firefighter or Police Officer who was killed or died in the line of duty shall be given an additional credit of an additional ten (10) points and preference in appointment provided for by law.

Any applicant claiming the Legacy Preference must furnish documentary proof of their right to such preference before the preference will be granted. The following kinds of evidence will be accepted as documentation of Right to Preference:
A. Documentary proof of relationship to the deceased parent,
B. Death Certificate of the parent,
C. Such other proof as may be acceptable to the Civil Service Commission.
Legacy Preference, properly claimed, may be granted at any time between the date the eligible list is established and the date the eligible list expires.

7. DURATION OF LIST
The list of the successful candidates for appointment may be maintained for a period of two (2) years from the date that said list is certified by the Commission, unless extended by the Commission for good cause shown. The list will be certified by the Commission after the compilation of all eligibility criteria described above and in accordance with the Commission’s Rules and Classifications. The Commission reserves the right to de-certify the list after the expiration of six (6) months.

8. PLACEMENT ON COMMISSION’S LIST
Placement on a list certified by the Commission does not guarantee an appointment as a Patrol Officer. Appointment is at the discretion of the appointing authority within the rule of three (3).

9. REASON FOR TESTING
This Police Patrol Officer Examination is being offered at the request of the appointing authority to permit the filing of vacancies as they occur.

10. FALSE INFORMATION OR ISSUANCE OF BAD CHECKS
Providing false information on an application, cheating or any other attempt to defraud the Commission’s examination process is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification, decertification and/or criminal prosecution as determined by the Commission and by law. Submission of bad checks will disqualify an applicant from sitting for the written examination.

11. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT NOTICE
Any applicant seeking accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act in any examination must submit a written request with supporting documentation from a treating physician or other qualified professional by to the Commission at the below address:

Civil Service Commission
Municipal Building
340 North Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503.

THE CITY OF SCRANTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted: 04/11/19 Remove: 05/11/19


Police Officer Examination - Hazleton Police Department, Luzerne County, PA (Extended)

The Hazleton Police Department is inviting qualified individuals to apply to the Hazleton Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Police Officer.

The application forms and details on this career opportunity can be obtained online at:

www.hazletoncity.org
or
Hazleton Administrative Office
City Hall, 2nd Floor
40 N. Church Street
Hazleton, PA 18201

All completed applications must be filed on or before: 4:00 P.M. Friday, July 26, 2019 

The application forms can either be obtained online at www.hazletoncity.org or picked up in person from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, at the above address.

The Written Examination will be given on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

NOTE:
Must be Pennsylvania M.P.O.E.T.C. - ACT 120, academy certified at time of appointment or for out of state, certified police officers, must be able to receive a waiver of training from the M.P.O.E.T.C. prior to appointment after receiving an ACT 120 waiver of training.

Updated 06/07/19 Remove: 07/27/19


Chief of Police - West Earl Township, Lancaster County, PA

West Earl Township is seeking applications for the position of Chief of Police. West Earl Township is located in northeastern Lancaster County and encompasses an area of 17.94 square miles and has a population of 7,868 residents. The Township has an excellent school district and the residents enjoy an enviable quality of life. The successful candidate will have a proven record of integrity, strong leadership, and the management, community outreach, and interpersonal skills to drive the Police Department forward along the path of progressive police service delivery. The Police Department currently has 6 full-time officers (including the Chief) and 2 part-time officers.

Candidates will have served at least 10 years in a supervisory position, including five years in a command level position in a law enforcement agency. A Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. In addition, applicants must be graduates of an advanced training course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. The successful candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 or be able to receive certification within 60 days of appointment.

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, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required. Salary for the position will be based on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate must pass a physical and psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The successful candidate must reside within 25 miles of the Township Municipal Building within 6 months of appointment.

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 “West Earl Township Police Chief Search.” Resume and cover letter must be received by April 23, 2019.

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

Posted: 03/26/19 Remove: 04/24/19


Police Officer - Elizabethtown Borough Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

The Elizabethtown Borough Police Department is seeking applications for the position of FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER to join our team as we move into the future. Applications can be picked up in person at the Elizabethtown Police Station, 600 South Hanover Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022 between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday, or they can be downloaded directly from the EPD’s website at: https://www.etownonline.com/police-department. Completed applications must be received at the EPD on or before 4:00 pm, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. We anticipate an aggressive hiring schedule that will allow the next team members to join us as soon as practical. At this time, the Physical Agility exam is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, May 18th, with the written exam scheduled for the afternoon of the same day.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: An acceptable applicant must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Have reached their 21stbirthday prior to the application deadline;
  • Have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a GED;
  • Have completed police academy training in accordance with the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission – Act 120 – or be currently enrolled in the police academy with a graduation date prior to the date of appointment;
  • Be physically and mentally capable of performing all of the necessary job-related tasks that are part of the role of Police Officer.

ABOUT US:
The Elizabethtown Police Department is a dynamic, progressive agency that has been serving the Elizabethtown community since 1911. Elizabethtown Borough has a population of approximately 11,500 residents and includes the Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown Area High and Middle School Campus and two elementary schools. The department currently employs 17 full time police officers and 2 administrative civilian personnel. Officers include the chief of police, lieutenant, corporals, detectives, school resource officer and patrol officers. We are a COMMUNITY-FOCUSED police department, with officers trained in bicycle patrol, forensics, DUI enforcement and traffic safety. Our officers participate in a number of community-based youth programs and we interact with our neighborhood partners on a daily basis. EPD is moving quickly into the future of 21stCentury Policing, using innovative digital resources and policing strategies in our effort to always better serve our community.

Department officers are assigned to various county task forces and teams to include Lancaster County Drug Task Force, Lancaster County Major Crimes Unit, Lancaster County Forensics Team, and a Regional Crash Investigative Team. The police station also serves as a regional booking center for the fingerprinting and photographing of criminal suspects. This regional facility is utilized by three other police departments. The department is dispatched through the Lancaster County-Wide Communications.

BENEFITS:
Officers with the EPD currently work an attractive 12-hour schedule that affords them an excellent balance of responsibility at work and time off with their families. Benefits also include: pension, vision, dental, prescription, and medical coverage, life insurance, paid vacation, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, and department-issued uniforms and equipment. We also offer a competitive salary range as provided within the existing CBA, with the starting salary currently set between $52,689 and $66,469, depending upon experience, and our officers reach top pay after completing five years of service. EPD officers currently enjoy a very generous residency requirement that must be met within the first year of employment.

OUR MISSION:
The Elizabethtown Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police services by empowering our members and the community to work in partnership with the goal of improving the quality of life within Elizabethtown Borough, while at the same time maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.

TO APPLY:
To become a part of the Elizabethtown Police Department, please send your completed and notarized application packet to:

Officer Hiring Candidate
Elizabethtown Police Department
600 South Hanover Street
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Attn: Chief of Police

Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $25.00 application fee made payable to Elizabethtown Borough Police Department (check or money order).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT:
The Elizabethtown Police Department is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at the EPD are based on organizational needs, job requirements/descriptions/essential functions, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The EPD will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Posted: 03/29/19 Remove: 05/02/19


Police Officer - Sunbury Police Department, Northumberland County, PA

Applicant must be a US Citizen, possess a minimum of high school diploma or GED, have Act 120 Certification, possess a valid PA driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age or older. Must pass physical agility, written, and oral board testing, polygraph, psychological evaluation and background investigations. 2019 salary $42,515-$65,533 with full benefits and pension package. Deadline for application submission is April 30, 2019 at 4:00 PM.

Applications may be obtained by contacting Sunbury Admin Office at 570-286-7820 or [email protected] or online at www.sunburypa.org and returned via email or mail to Sunbury Administration Office, 225 Market Street, Sunbury PA 17801. A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF $25 IS REQUIRED WITH SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. EOE

Posted: 03/27/19 Remove: 05/01/19


Patrol Officer - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Columbia County, PA

JOB NUMBER: S7480-18-387
LOCATION: 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg
SALARY: $41,290.00 Annually
DEPARTMENT: University Police
OPENING DATE: 03/26/19
CLOSING DATE: 04/09/19 11:59 PM

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Bloomsburg University Patrol Officers are responsible for providing a safe and secure living and learning environment for the Bloomsburg University Community. Officers are on duty 365 days a year and provide immediate responses to all types of emergencies on campus. Patrol officers provide services in areas of patrol, investigations, parking enforcement, residence hall protection, building security, crime prevention and special event security. This position involves a great deal of interaction with students performing community – oriented policing with a strong emphasis on student success and retention.

This is an essential personnel position.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Directs and controls traffic and parking on University grounds enforcing vehicle laws by issuing warnings, parking tickets and citations for violations of University and Commonwealth traffic regulations.
  • Provides safety and Law Enforcement for extra-curricular, social and recreational events and activities at this University.
  • Transports by state-owned vehicles, persons to hospitals and University funds or valuables to proper locations.
  • Responds to calls, including fire, bomb threat or any other University emergency.
  • Investigates suspected crimes, reports findings and arrests where Rules of Criminal Procedure require, following University arrest policy guidelines.
  • Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reporting same and pursuing appropriate course of action on University grounds.
  • Cooperates and works with local, state and other police authorities, as needed.
  • Testifies in court or legal proceedings, as necessary.
  • Displays and removes temporary signage on campus.
  • Prepares and maintains reports of daily activities.
  • Utilizes radio communications equipment, accomplishes routine administrative duties and performs other related work as required.
  • Participates in education and training courses, as requested.
  • Practices safety measures to prevent accidents and injuries, and to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Operates state vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • May advise student or community activity groups.

The General Summary and Principal Duties and Responsibilities sections summarized above provide a representative listing only and should not be regarded as a complete statement of tasks performed by incumbents of this position. It should be recognized, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job related duties in addition to those outlined above.

Decision Making:
Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others.
Ability to make independent decisions and make recommendations.
Individual is not closely supervised.
Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine the proper courses of action.

Supervisory Responsibility:
May be required to occasionally serve as Officer in Charge.
May supervise student employees.

QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:
Minimum Experience & Training:
1. Formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through Act 120 training; OR any equivalent experience or training.
2. Receipt of the Basic Police Commission with arrest powers, gr anted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
3. Ability to successfully complete the University Firearms Qualification Requirements at required intervals.
4. Must satisfactorily complete Act 180 updates annually.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator's license. Ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility, and health as may be required.

Applicant must possess these skills, knowledge, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Knowledge of Commonwealth laws, rules and regulations governing motor vehicle operation and personal conduct for employees or visitors at Commonwealth facilities.
  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions appropriate to responsibilities assigned as a law enforcement officer. Knowledge of and skill in practicing emergency first-aid and CPR techniques.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action. Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to operate state vehicles and possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license required.
  • Some knowledge of group behavior. Skill in the use and care of offensive and defensive weapons. Commitment to fair and equitable policing best practices.

Applicants will be rated on the following criteria:
1) Knowledge and experience in community oriented policing.
2) Investigative experience.
3) Specialized police experience/training such as crowd control, sexual assault investigation, crime prevention, and instructor development.
4) Experience and training to the needs of others/diverse cultures.
5) Experience in report writing and other professional documentation.
6) Experience with public interaction.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Location: Department of University Police
Supervisor: Assigned shift supervisor
Appointment: Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week). Shift assignment may vary.

Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.

Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and polygraph examination.

Prior to final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a psychological examination, pulmonary function test, and respiratory clearance, as well as submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.

Please do NOT submit copies of background clearances as part of the application process.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania conducts background checks on finalists ONLY in a confidential manner. Unsolicited background clearances attached to the application will be promptly removed/deleted by the Office of Human Resources and Labor Relations.

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

Application Procedure:
Application materials must be submitted b y 11:59 PM on April 09, 2019. A complete application includes an application addressing qualifications and experience for the position. Submit application materials via the Online Recruitment System by the last day to apply. Applications may be entered online by pressing "Apply" at the top of this job vacancy. All job opportunities are located at https://www.bloomu.edu/jobs.

Please report all employment since the age of eighteen (18) years. Failure to do so may result in applicant disqualification. Mailed or Faxed resumes and/or applications will not be considered. A job application kiosk is available at the Office of Human Resources & Labor Relations for individuals
requiring assistance. The office is open from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM and is located in Waller Administration Building, Room 134 at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

For information on the University's crime statistics, which is available in a publication called "Annual Security Report", please contact Bloomsburg University Police at 570-389-2211 or by accessing the following website: http://bloomu.edu/documents/police/securityreport.pdf.
Contact: Human Resources, (570) 389-4933.

Submit Bloomsburg University Employment Application and required materials via the Online Recruitment System by the last day to apply. Mailed or Faxed resumes and/or applications will not be considered. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Warren Student Services Center, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: (570) 389-4529; Email: [email protected].

Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

A copy of Bloomsburg University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (http://bloomu.edu/documents/police/securityreport.pdf) is available to all current and prospective employees. This Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Bloomsburg University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information concerning campus security, and information regarding sexual assault, dating  violence, stalking, and reporting instructions as well as emergency and evacuation procedures, and other matters. In addition, the Report contains statistics on fires in on campus housing facilities as well as, procedures, programs and practices with respect to fire safety. The Report is available on line by clicking the above link or by going to: https://bloomu.edu/ and clicking on the Campus Safety link. The University Police Department or Human Resource Department will provide a paper copy of the Report to any current or prospective employee upon request.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
www.bloomu.edu
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.bloomu.edu/jobs
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-4933
[email protected]
Position #S7480-18-387

Posted: 03/26/19 Remove: 04/10/19


Police Chief – Sandy Township, Clearfield County PA

Sandy Township, Clearfield County PA, (population 10,500) seeks a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a progressive, PLEAC- accredited department of 11 full-time sworn officers. Candidates must have: at least 10 years of law enforcement experience with 5 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency; experience with accreditation management, documented experience in managing a modern agency police with best practices for budgeting, planning, and personnel administration: a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field or equivalent educational experience; an ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders; and exceptional leadership skills. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Police Supervisory In-Service Training, Police Executive Development, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training is preferred.

The successful candidate must pass physical and psychological examinations, a drug screen, and a thorough background examination. Candidates must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120. Excellent benefit package and salary range $80,000 – 90,000; exact salary dependent on experience/qualifications.

Resumes will be accepted until 4:00 PM on April 18, 2019. Interested candidates should submit letter of interest, resume, salary history, and requirements along with 3 professional references to: Shawn Arbaugh, PO Box 267 DuBois, PA 15801 or [email protected].net Job description available by request.

Sandy Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Posted: 03/19/19 Remove: 04/19/19


Police Officers (Full and Part-Time) - Borough of Mount Union, Huntingdon County, PA

The Borough of Mount Union is building a civil service eligibility list and accepting applications for Full and Part-Time Police Officers. Requirements include: United States citizenship, valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, at least 21 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, meets the qualification requirements of Title 37 § 203 Subchapter B, an eligibility letter with a passing qualification from a PA Municipal Police Academy or Act 120 certification. Applicant must be available and able to work all shifts and all days.

Applications may be obtained at the Municipal Building, 9 W. Market ST, Mount Union, PA between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Qualified individuals must submit cover letter, completed Borough employment application, background investigation waiver, resume, transcript(s), three professional/personal references, copy of driver’s license, and proof of any specialized education, training, certificates, and qualifications (copy of MPOETC card for active officers, or a passing transcript from a PA Municipal Police Academy.) Applications must be delivered in person or mailed to:

Mount Union Borough
ATTN: Civil Service
9 W. Market Street
Mount Union, PA 17066

Applicants must pass a complete background investigation, a written civil service examination and an oral interview series prior to hiring. Veteran’s preference scoring of up to 10 additional points is possible on the written examination. Competitive hourly wage and excellent benefits package is offered (current starting rate is $35,000.00 per year with family benefits.) Information on the Borough of Mount Union and the Police Department may be obtained by visiting the Borough Office and on our websites: www.mountunionpa.net and www.facebook.com/mountunionpd.

Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019. The Civil Service Written Test will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Borough Office, 9 W. Market Street. A check or money order for $35 must accompany the application to cover the cost of the Civil Service Testing.

Mount Union Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 03/19/19 Remove: 04/13/19


Chief of Police - Town of Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania
(Deadline Extended)

This is an administrative and supervisory position directing and coordinating the Municipal Program of Public Safety for the Town of Bloomsburg in Columbia County (population 14,855 and home to Bloomsburg University, with over 10,000 students and staff). The Chief of Police is responsible to lead, direct, and coordinate all units within the department including 3 Sergeants, and 14 Full time Officers. General direction is received from the Mayor, to whom the Chief reports directly, and the Municipal governing body through policy direction and conference.

Candidates will have served at least 5 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a pertinent major course of study is desired. In addition, it is preferred that applicants have experience in managing a modern law enforcement agency and that they are graduates from an advanced training course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

The successful candidate will be a professional who possesses a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in police department operations and practices. This also includes planning, budgeting, labor relations, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel administration and management and knowledge of the law. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens and civic leaders is required.

The successful candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.SA. § 2161), or be eligible to receive certification within 120 days of employment. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. A comprehensive medical examination, psychological examination and extensive background investigation will be required prior to appointment.

Residency within fifteen (15) miles of the police department is required within one year of appointment. Interested applicants should forward application, a cover letter and resume that includes positions held, education, experience, history of police responsibility and accomplishments.

Resume and cover letter should be marked "Town of Bloomsburg Police Chief Search"

Send via email to:
[email protected]
or via USPS to:

Town of Bloomsburg, Human Resources Department, 301 E. Second Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815

First review of resumes will be Monday, April 29, 2019. (Deadline Extended)

The Town of Bloomsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 03/06/19 Remove: 04/30/19


Police Officer Examination - Lehigh Township, Northampton County, PA (updated)

The Lehigh Township Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer.  Applications may be obtained at the Lehigh Township Police Department Office, 1043 Municipal Road, Walnutport, PA, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Completed applications must be filed IN PERSON on or before 4:30 p.m, June 21, 2019, at the Lehigh Township Police Department.  All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of $35.00 upon submission of a completed application. 

To be eligible for participation in any examination, an applicant must have reached his or her twenty-first (21st) birthday before the deadline for submitting a completed application.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma, and be Act 120 certified, or able to obtain Act 120 certification prior to appointment. 

The applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer, and must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license prior to appointment.  In the event of being hired, the Township maintains a residency requirement of living within Northampton County or an adjacent County within one (1) year of hire. 

The dates for the administering of the tests are as follows:  Written examination, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 8:30am, followed by the physical fitness examination.

            Oral examinations will be conducted the week of July 8, 2019 and scheduled by appointment for those passing both the written & physical fitness exam.

Lehigh Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the Township’s policy to grant equal employment opportunity and promotion to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap or disability (ADA).

Posted: 06/11/19 Remove: 06/22/19


Chief of Police - South Heidelberg Township Police Department, Berks County, PA (Deadline Extended)

South Heidelberg Township Police Department, an 8-member police department in Berks County, Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for the position of Chief of Police. Applicants must possess communication, team-building, and management skills with abilities in police administration. Salary is negotiable, dependent upon qualifications and includes a competitive benefit package.

General Job Requirements:

• Bachelor Degree in Police Science or a related police field

• Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Staff & Command, or Command Administrative Officers’ Development Course at Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville)

• Ten (10) years of progressive police supervisory/managerial responsibility, preferably with a township department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

• Regional police experience within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is desired

• Current certification from the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC Act 120) or within 90 days

• Must be able to perform essential job functions

• Must successfully complete background examinations as well as post-offer/pre-employment physical and psychological examinations

• Must be of strong moral character

• Must possess a current, valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License

Successful candidate must reside within 15 miles of South Heidelberg Township Police Department within one (1) year of employment.

Applications may be obtained at the South Heidelberg Township Municipal Building at
555A Mountain Home Road, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 or by calling 610-678-9411.

Closing date for applicants is 4:30 pm, Friday, April 26, 2019. Applications must be returned by mail or in person to the office of South Heidelberg Township, in care of Manager Sean A. McKee at 555A Mountain Home Road, Sinking Spring, PA 19608. Resumes may be attached.

South Heidelberg Township Police Department 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.

Salary is expected to be in the $90,000 - $100,000 range.

The Township Supervisors reserve the right to modify this announcement.

Posted: 02/28/19 Remove: 04/27/19


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

Police Officer - The Solebury Township Police Department is currently hiring for a Full Time Police Officer. The department patrols 27 square miles in Central Bucks County. The 20 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. Please review the attachment below for more details on how to apply and job requirements. The police department is located at 3092 Sugan Rd. Solebury PA 18963. Resume, application and cover letter must be received by March 29, 2019 at 4pm.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SoleburyPD.pdf

Posted: 02/28/19 Remove: 03/29/19


Police Patrol Officer - Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department, PA

The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department (NLCRPD) is accepting cover letters and current resumes from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police patrol officer. Agency planning requires that the NLCRPD seek qualified candidates to meet staffing needs. Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to the NLCRPD. This is an ongoing process, with applications retained for a one-year period. If you have applied within the last six months there is no need to re-apply.

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, including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Have completed a certified Pennsylvania MPOETC Act 120 training program or be
  • Currently enrolled in a certified Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 training program or
  • Be currently employed as a full-time police officer of another state and met the certification standards of that state and be able to pass the certification examination administered by MPOETC.
  • College degree in any discipline is preferred, or an acceptable combination of experience and education
  • Benefits include: pension, eye, dental, prescription, and medical coverage, life insurance, paid vacation, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, and uniforms.
  • Competitive salary range as provided within the existing CBA

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department is a dynamic and progressive agency formed in 2012 serving the communities of Clay Township, Penn Township, and Warwick Township. The agency currently has a sworn staff of 28 officers and serves a population of approximately 38,000 citizens in a coverage area of 72 square miles. Please see what our team has to offer at www.nlcrpd.org or at Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department on Facebook. The agency is a member of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Accreditation programming and is actively engaged in the accreditation process.

The NLCPRD is seeking candidates who wish to enjoy a work environment dedicated to embracing change, use of leading-edge technology, problem solving and a high degree of community service. We are seeking an individual who wishes to excel in their career path and enjoy all the challenges of law enforcement services while operating within a team-based environment.

We are only seeking team players with a high level of desire to achieve and thrive professionally and on an individual basis.

If you are this individual, please send your resume marked:

Officer Hiring Candidate
NLCRPD
860 Durlach Road
Stevens, PA 17578-9761
Attn: Ms. R. Zimmerman
Administrative Assistant

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department (NLCRPD) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at the NLCRPD are based on organizational needs, job requirements/descriptions/essential functions, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The NLCRPD will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Posted: 02/15/19 Remove: when notified


Police Officer - Tredyffrin Township Police Department, Chester County, PA

PHYSICAL AGILITY ASSESSMENT AND WRITTEN TEST FOR POLICE OFFICER

TEST DATE: SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019 8:00 am
Conestoga High School
200 Irish Road
Berwyn, PA 19312

Print the Application Form, Physician Statement Form, and Informed Consent Form. Answer all questions on the application forms completely and honestly. Falsification or deliberate omission of any of the requested information may cause disqualification. A filing fee of $40.00 must accompany the application. Checks should be made out to "Tredyffrin Township." No cash will be accepted. Applications may be mailed to: Superintendent of Police / Tredyffrin Township Police Department / 1100 DuPortail Road / Berwyn, PA 19312-1079.

LAST DAY FOR FILING APPLICATION: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4:00PM

Click here for additional information
If you have any questions, please contact the Executive Secretary at 610-408-3641 or via email at
[email protected]

The following are the minimum requirements for the position of Police Officer in Tredyffrin Township:

AGE: Must be 21 years of age and applicant must not exceed 70 years of age on the date of the written test.

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: Must be in proportion.

VISION: Applicants shall have visual acuity of at least 20/70, uncorrected in the stronger eye, correctable to at least 20/20; and at least 20/200, uncorrected in the weaker eye, correctable to at least 20/40. In addition, the applicant shall have normal depth and color perception and be free of any other significant visual abnormality.

PHYSICAL: Applicant must pass a rigid physical examination and physical performance assessment consistent with job tasks.

EDUCATION: Current MPOETC certification through Act 120 AND 60 college semester credits from an accredited college or university.

BACKGROUND: Applicant must not have a criminal conviction record and must have an excellent reputation. An extensive background investigation will be conducted on all applicants considered for employment.

Posted: 02/12/19 Remove: 04/24/19


Police Chief - Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County PA

Updated

Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County PA, (population 26,000) seeks a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a progressive, PLEAC- accredited department of 40 full-time sworn officers. Candidates must have: at least 10 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency; documented experience in managing a modern police agency with best practices for budgeting, planning, and personnel administration; a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field; an ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders; and exceptional leadership skills. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School, Southern Police Institute, or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training is preferred.

The successful candidate must pass physical and psychological examinations, a drug screen, and a thorough background examination. Candidates must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120, or be eligible to receive certification within 60 days of employment. Salary range $140-155,000; exact salary dependent on experience/qualifications.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and salary history/expectation in one attachment by noon on March 15, 2019 to: [email protected].

The Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 02/11/19 Remove: 03/16/19


Police Officer - Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium, PA

8 Departments 1 Test
Lehigh County Chiefs of Police Consortium Test

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and eight area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The written exam will take place on Saturday April 6th, 2019 and the physical agility test will take place on Saturday, April 20th, 2019. The agencies participating at this time include: Catasauqua Borough Police, Coplay Borough Police, Coopersburg Borough Police, Emmaus Borough Police, South Whitehall Township Police, Upper Macungie Township Police, Upper Saucon Township Police, and Whitehall Township Police.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at http://www.lehighcountypolicetest.com as well as pay the non-refundable $75.00 fee no later than Friday March 22, 2019 at 5 pm

  • No paper applications will be accepted.
  • Open application begins February 9, 2019 at 0800AM

All eight 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: 02/11/19 Remove: 03/23/19


 

Manager, Consulting and Member Services, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association

The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA) employs a full-time staff of dedicated professionals, focused on developing and sustaining world-class services and capabilities for Pennsylvania’s law enforcement agencies. The PCPA is seeking a skilled individual to serve as Manager of Consulting and Member Services. This position is located in the PCPA Headquarters building in Harrisburg and reports to the Association Executive Director.

The Consulting and Member Services Manager is responsible for oversight and direction of five principle program services. These services have been identified and developed for the purpose of providing high quality administrative support to police departments to promote a standard of consistency and professionalism across Pennsylvania.    Program services range from coordinating physical performance testing, promotion and initial-hire testing to conducting Chief Executive Officer searches with client police departments and municipalities, respectively.  Also included in the position responsibilities is the management and oversight of organizational studies and other consulting services provided by the Association.
 
The position includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education, as well as generous benefits.
 
In addition to submission of a professional resume, applicants shall submit a cover letter in which they:
  • Describe their experience with testing and consulting responsibilities. 
  • Describe their experience with preparing proposals in response to Requests for Proposals.
  • Describe their experience with managing basic tasks relating to contracting, invoicing, and tracking payments.
  • Indicate their salary requirements.

Knowledge skills and abilities required for the position:

  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office products
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of law enforcement operations and best practices.
 
Applications must be received by February 22, 2019
Send via email to: [email protected]
 
Via USPS to:
Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association
Attn: Executive Director
3905 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
 
Posted: 1/25/2019