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.

If you would like to receive updates regarding job postings, you can sign up for the email notifications by clicking here. If you are currently a member of the association, go to "My Profile" once you log in to the website and click on yes to the question - Do you want to receive job announcement emails.

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

Position Announcements


 

Chief of Police- Wyoming Area Regional Police Department, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

The municipalities of Exeter Borough, Exeter Township, West Pittston Borough, West Wyoming Borough, and Wyoming Borough have established the Wyoming Area Regional Police Department (“WARP”) to maximize police coverage in the municipalities through the efficient utilization of resources and personnel. The regional police department will provide policing services to approximately 18,000 residents.

The first Chief of Police of the Wyoming Area Regional Police Department shall play an integral role in the formation of Luzerne County’s first regional police force, including but not limited to establishing a command structure, the development of a complete and thorough set of personnel policies and standard operating procedures and involvement in negotiating the department’s initial collective bargaining agreement with police officers to be employed by the department.

Once, the department is fully established and staffed, the Chief of Police shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of WARP.

The ideal candidate for Chief of Police shall possess exceptional leadership and management skills to lead the newly formed regional  progressive police department with 15 full-time and six part-time sworn officers. Candidates must have served at least 10 years in a supervisory/command position in a law enforcement agency. Candidates must have documented experience in managing a modern law enforcement agency including, budgeting, planning, and personnel administration.

An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred; however, WARP will also consider candidates whose resumes reflect extensive police training and education above and beyond attendance at annual update classes in lieu of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Southern Police Institute or other recognized and equivalent law enforcement training is also desirable.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in modern operational police practices, planning, budgeting, contractual services, current law enforcement technology, public administration, personnel management, exceptional leadership skills, a commitment to continued law enforcement training and a focus on community policing strategies. The ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, municipal administration, citizens, and civic leaders is required. Within six months of employment start date, the successful candidate will be required to maintain a residence within fifteen miles of the WARP coverage area.

The successful candidate must pass a physical, psychological examination and drug screening. A thorough background examination will be conducted. The candidate must be currently certified under Pennsylvania Act 120 (53 Pa. C.S.A. 2161). This is a non-union full-time exempt position. Minimum salary of $70,000 negotiable based on candidate’s education, experience, training, and qualifications. Excellent benefit package.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, complete resume, and references via email  to:

[email protected], or paper copy to:

Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Consulting Division
3905 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

All resumes must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Envelopes and electronic submissions should be marked "Wyoming Area Regional Police Department - Chief of Police Application."

The Wyoming Area Regional Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 04/26/22 Deadline: 05/26/22


 

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

The Solebury Township Police Department patrols 27 square miles in Central Bucks County. The 18 members of the police department believe in a community policing approach to solving crime. Collaboration with our residents has helped the police department to be successful in solving problems and improving quality of life issues. The Solebury Police Department is a PLEAC Accredited department comprised of Patrol, K-9, Detective Division, Bike Patrol and Commercial Truck Enforcement and has highly trained and dedicated patrol officers who have diverse skills. Our Officers are also assigned to county and regional teams such as SWAT, MIRT, County Narcotics, and the County Accident Reconstruction team. The Solebury Township Police Department offers a very competitive salary and compensation package.

Interested applicants must bring their resume, cover letter, and application to the Solebury Township Police Department between the hours of 7am and 5pm Monday through Thursday.  The application will be posted on the Solebury Township website. https://www.soleburytwp.org/township-administration/pages/job-opportunities

The police department is located at 3092 N. Sugan Rd. New Hope PA 18963. Resume, application, and cover letter must be received by June 9, 2022, at 5pm. Applicants will be notified of the next steps of the process.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have successfully completed a PA Municipal Police Academy (Act 120 Training) or certification in another US State.
  • Have the ability to obtain Act 120 certification within 30 days of notice
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Possess a valid PA Driver’s License
  • Be able to perform all the duties of a police officer

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper submission and receipt of application, resume and cover letter
  • Oral interview with Command Staff provided to a group of applicants
  • Background investigation
  • Medical Evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Psychological Exam
  • Polygraph Exam
Posted: 05/12/22 Deadline: 06/09/22

 

Police Officer - Borough of Green Tree, Allegheny County, PA

The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Green Tree is accepting applications to prepare an eligibility list for a full-time Police Officer position in anticipation of retirements in the Borough of Green Tree Police Department.

The Green Tree Police Department is currently staffed with ten full-time officers serving a borough of 5,000 residents on the south border of Pittsburgh. The agency and officers are well supported by the community, with a 2022 operating budget of $2,144,900. The ideal Green Tree Police candidate is a person with excellent communication skills who can exercise independent judgment in a service-oriented community policing environment.

The starting salary for this position is $78,534 per year with an excellent benefit package.   All uniforms and equipment are provided, including vest and firearm. Other benefits include tuition reimbursement and a $500 annual bonus for physical fitness testing. Officers participate in a defined benefit pension plan, are eligible for retirement at age 50 with 25 years of service, and also have a five year DROP option.  

At the time of application candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have successfully completed Act 120 training, have current MPOETC certification (or be eligible for current MPOETC certification), and have one of the following combinations of education/experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or

2080 hours of experience as police officer (including service as a military police officer), together with either an associate’s degree or sixty or more credit hours toward a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or

Three years of experience as a full-time police officer (including service as a military police officer).

A physical ability test will be conducted on June 28, 2022. Applicants who successfully complete the physical ability test will take a written examination immediately after. An oral examination will be held at a later date for applicants who successfully complete the written examination.

There is no application fee. Applications are available at 10 West Manilla Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 or at http://www.greentreeboro.com/police.php . Completed applications can be submitted via mail or hand delivered by 3:00pm on June 17, 2022 to: Borough of Green Tree Administrative Office, 10 West Manilla Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

Posted: 05/12/22 Deadline: 06/17/22


 

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

The Borough of Laureldale will be accepting applications for Part-Time Police Officers.

Interested applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age at the time of the test.
  • Be a U.S. citizen in good standing.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  • Possess current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification.
  • Possess a valid PA driver’s license at time of employment.
  • Be in good physical condition and be able to meet MPOETC standards for police officers.
  • Be able to perform essential job functions, oral interview, physical and psychological exams.
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation including the provisions of PA Act 57.

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. This position is exempt from the Civil Service requirements, is not included in the Bargaining Unit, and is considered at-will employment. The hiring process will include oral interview(s), a background/criminal history check, a drug test, medical and psychological exams, and firearms qualification.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours as required by the department. Part time Officer’s compensation is $20.00 - $30.00 per/hour depending on experience and availability.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Laureldale Borough Police Department/Borough Hall located at 3406 Kutztown Road, Laureldale, PA 19605 Monday-Friday 8am-3:30pm. The applications may be emailed to interested applicants upon request by emailing Chief Brian Horner at [email protected].

The Borough of Laureldale Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 05/11/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer- Pequea Township Police Department, Lancaster County. PA

The Pequea Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time and part-time police officer.  Pequea Township is a diverse and growing municipality with a population of approx. 5,500 residents across 14 sq. miles.

Application Process:
Applications for Police Officer for Pequea Township may be obtained under the personnel section at www.pequeatownshippd.org

Applications must be received no later than 4 PM on Friday May 20th, 2022.  Return in-person or by mail to:
Pequea Township Police Department
Attn: Chief Michener
53 Marticville Rd. Lancaster PA 17603

Requirements:
US citizen
Minimum 21 years of age by June 15th, 2022
High School diploma or GED
Valid driver’s license
PA Act 120 Certification by June 15th 2022
Applicant must be able to physically and mentally perform all the job-related tasks of a police officer.
Applicant must be independent, self motivated and community oriented.
Applicant must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

For questions regarding employment with the Pequea Township Police Department, please call 717-945-7546 or email Chief Michener at [email protected] 

Pequea Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 05/05/22 Deadline: 05/20/22


 

Part Time Police Officers - Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware County, PA

The Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware County is currently accepting applications for Part Time Police Officers.

Requirements:

  • Citizenship - An applicant shall be a citizen of the United States of America and shall provide satisfactory evidence of citizenship.
  • Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of application.
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.  Pennsylvania motor vehicles (automobile) operator’s license or its equivalent.
  • Applicant must be a graduate from an accredited high school or have a general equivalency diploma, be able to speak, read and write the English language at the time of hire and possess Act 120 Certification.
  • Applicant must be of good reputation and moral character. The applicant must present separately prepared references from three (3) individuals who are not related to the applicant and who can be contacted within a reasonable time.

Any applicant failing to meet these minimum requirements will be disqualified. This position is exempt from the Civil Service requirements, is not included in the Bargaining Unit, and is considered at-will employment. The hiring process will include oral interview(s), a background/criminal history check, a drug test, medical and psychological exams, and firearms qualification.

Hours of work will include day and night shifts, weekends, holidays and other hours as required by the department. Part time Officer’s compensation is $22.71 per/hour for 2022. Officers will receive a longevity payment increase after two years of service. Officers will receive additional pay for working festive holidays.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Marcus Hook Borough Administrative Office located at 1111 Market Street Marcus Hook, PA, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, they are also available on the Borough’s website at www.marcushookboro.org under “Borough Documents”, or applications may be emailed to interested applicants upon request.

Posted: 05/05/2022


 

Chief of Police - Ross Township, Allegheny County, PA

The Chief of Police is the is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township's full-service Law Enforcement Organization. The Police Department has an authorized workforce of 43 full-time officers including the Chief, 2 Lieutenant's, 8 Sergeant's, 3 Detective's and 29 Police Officers.  The Township serves a  population of 33,567 residents in Allegheny County.  The Chief will be responsible for the operational and administrative functions of the police department under the direction of the Township Public Safety Committee.  

The Chief will be responsible for creating and maintaining effective, productive working relationships and a harmonious atmosphere within the department, appointed and elected officials, township  residents and businesses, neighboring county and state departments/organizations and others that have business or pleasure visits to the Township.

The annual operating budget for the public safety department is $9.7 million for fiscal year 2022.

Position Requirements

  • Must be MPOETC Act 120 Certified upon hire date or able to obtain re certification
  • Valid PA Drivers License
  • Ten (10 years) of progressive management (chief or command preferred) experience in not less than a 25 full time sworn member department or current Ross Township Lieutenant or Sergeant
  • Ability to operate standard office and Police Department equipment; PC Literate
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess excellent comprehension, team building, and management skills
  • Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation, medical and psychological and drug scan examinations
  • Must be of strong moral character, in good physical condition and be able to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Residency to be established within a reasonable commute (one half hour) and within a time frame agreed upon by the Township

Preferred Requirements

  • BA/BS in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.  Graduation from the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute Command Administration Officer Development Course or equivalent

Benefits and Salary

Ross Township offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  The salary range is negotiable depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected individual.  The Township also provides a generous benefits program, including vacation, personal and sick leave, health, dental, life and disability insurance.

Application Process

Closing date for submission of applications is 4pm, Friday May 27, 2022 at 4 pm.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, including current salary, and resume to:

W. R. Smeal, Police Management Consultant
2349 Harvest Ridge Drive
State College, PA 16803
or via email to:
[email protected]

Ross Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation, religion, disability or any other protected class or as defined by law.

Posted: 05/04/22 Deadline: 05/27/22


 

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

CARROLL VALLEY BOROUGH POLICE
NOW HIRING
ACT 120 CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
Apply Here: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa

The Carroll Valley Borough Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for a full-time police officer until May 24th, 2022.  Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral, and physical testing.  Physical agility waiver for recent graduates.

Maybe you have what it takes to be one of us?

Qualifications:

  • Must have Act 120 certification by time of appointment. In the academy now?  You can apply!
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license,
  • be no less than 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Must meet 9-mile jurisdiction residency requirement within 6 months.
  • Must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.
  • Out of state officers: Check requirements HERE: https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/training/Pages/Transfers-for-Out-of-State-Law-Enforcement-Officers.aspx

 Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $51,345 up to $65,000 depending on experience.
  • Comprehensive Blue Cross medical with family coverage for uninsured.
  • Dental and vision coverage.
  • PMRS retirement with post retirement COLAs included.
  • Deferred compensation (457) plan.
  • Schedule is typically 4 – 10-hour days.
  • Take home car program.
  • Great community, home to Liberty Mountain Resort a premier ski and golf resort with 250,000 visitors per year.
  • All new police facilities completed in 2017.
  • Small department where you will be a valued member of the team!

Apply here: www.policeapp.com/carrollvalleypa

Any questions contact Police Secretary Jo Ann Myers at [email protected] or call (717) 642-8269 Ext. 185.  Appointment will be made based on Civil Service testing including written, oral, and physical testing.

Posted: 04/29/22 Deadline: 05/24/22


 

Police Officer – Pocono Township, Monroe County, PA

The Pocono Township Police Department is creating an eligibility list and is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer.

Civil Service Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the application deadline.
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at the time of application deadline or be eligible to pass the ACT 120 certification exam by the end of the hiring process.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States in good standing.
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the Pocono Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the PTPD Selection and Hiring policy.

Candidates can submit an application, resume, and cover letter to the Pocono Township Police Department, through policeapp.com. The deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Applications can only be submitted through policeapp.com. The written test is to be administered on June 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Registration is from 4:00 pm to 5:50 pm.

The testing will be held at St. Luke’s Emergency & Transport Services, 2884 PA-611, Tannersville, PA. If you have any questions or need additional information, please direct questions regarding this posting to Acting Chief Goucher at [email protected] or by phone at (570) 629-7200 ext. 234.

Posted: 04/29/22 Deadline: 06/19/22


 

Police Officer  - West Brandywine Township Police Department, Chester County, PA

The West Brandywine Township Police Department is seeking to fill the position of Full-Time Police Officer. Applications, along with current resumes, shall be returned by an applicant or by their designee at the Police Department, during normal business hours. A PDF police officer application will also be made available via the Township’s website. Applications and current resumes can be submitted in person or thru mail service (no email submissions). The Township assumes no responsibility for missed filing deadlines due to a delay in the mail. Applications for police officer shall only be received during the open application period. West Brandywine Township is an equal opportunity employer. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee, made payable to West Brandywine Township, upon completed application and resume turn-in after April 30th, 2022.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Be a United States Citizen at the time of application.
  2. Be at least 21 years of age at the time of their appointment.
  3. Possess a valid vehicle driver’s license at the time of application.
  4. Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. at the time of application.
  5. Have completed the PA Act 120 Municipal Police Academy Program and have successfully passed the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (PAMPOETC) Police Officer exam requirements.
  6. Must submit to, complete, and successfully pass all the hiring requirements established by the PAMPOETC.
  7. If not certified by PAMPOETC, must be able to obtain a certification number.
  8. If certified by PAMPOETC, must be able to obtain approval to transfer their certification number with this department.

The Application Period shall open May 1st  2022 and will close June 15th 2022. The address is 198 Lafayette Road West Brandywine PA 19320.

Posted: 04/29/22 Deadline: 06/15/22


 

Full and Part-Time Police Officers - Borough of Renovo, Clinton County, PA

The Borough of Renovo is seeking applications/resumes for the position of full-time and part-time police officers. Pay rate is $22 an hour to start.

Renovo Borough, located in Clinton County, is a small rural town of approximately 1228 residents nestled between the mountains of central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. The borough has plenty of outdoor recreational activities to enjoy and is in close proximity to several Pennsylvania State Parks. The borough has a low-income tax base. The Renovo Police Department also contracts to provide services to the neighboring community of Chapman Township. The Renovo Police Department currently has one part-time police officer.

There is also a Live and Work Clinton County Relocation Program that will pay some of the relocation costs for employees relocating to Clinton County. Read the requirements here:
Live & Work Clinton County Relocation Program | Clinton County, PA (clintoncountypa.gov)

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Must hold PA Act 120 Certification
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Have a valid PA driver's license
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per PSP MPOETC regulations
- Must pass a complete background investigation

Applications can be found at Renovoborough.org under forms.

Renovo-Police-Application.pdf (renovoborough.org)

Please send completed application to Renovo Borough, Attn: Police Applications, 128 Fifth Street,
Renovo, PA 17764 or email to [email protected].

Posted: 04/27/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer – City of Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

The City of Bethlehem Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer beginning 8:30 AM, April 25, 2022 through 3:00 PM., June 3, 2022. Starting annual salary: $61,481.67. Competitive benefits package.

Applicants must:

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

-        Be at least 21 years of age on June 3, 2022; and

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

To apply, complete an online application (https://www.bethlehem-pa.gov/Police/Applications​) and submit the following documentation by 3:00 PM, June 3, 2022:

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

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail after the application deadline and required to undergo a written examination on July 9, 2022.  Applicants who pass the written examination will be required to undergo a physical fitness examination on July 30, 2022.

Any questions regarding the application process may be directed to the City of Bethlehem Human Resources Bureau at 610-865-7015.  Printable application packets are available upon request by emailing [email protected].

Posted: 04/22/22 Deadline: 06/03/22


 

Police Officer – Spring Garden Township, York County, PA

The Spring Garden Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Eligible applicants must be Act 120 certified by July 1, 2022.  Lateral officers are welcome and encouraged to apply.  (Click HERE for Information regarding Transfers for Out of State Law Enforcement Officers/Act 120 Waivers)

The APPLICATION and GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS, as well as additional information, are available at www.sgtpd.org.  Completed applications, along with a signed POLICE OFFICER POSITION DESCRIPTION, can be hand delivered or mailed to the Spring Garden Township Police Department, 340 Tri Hill Road, Suite B, York, PA 17403.  Applications must be received no later than 4:00p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022The written and oral examinations will be administered on Saturday June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2022, starting at 9:00a.m.

General Information:

SPRING GARDEN TOWNSHIP is a First Class Township located in York County in south central Pennsylvania and has a population of approximately 12,000 residents.

The Spring Garden Township Police Department currently has a compliment of twenty full-time sworn officers, one full-time and one part-time parking enforcement officer, a full-time mental health co-responder, and three full-time civilian support personnel. 

Our agency is an accredited member of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Accreditation program and prides itself on our professionalism and service to the community.  The department is progressive and focused on using 21st Century Policing concepts and the latest technologies, equipment, and training.

Requirements:

  • Act 120 Certified by July 1, 2022
  • Valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License at time of appointment
  • Medically, physically, psychologically capable of performing the essential function and responsibilities of a Spring Garden Township Police Officer as written in the POLICE OFFICER POSITION DESCRIPTION.
  • Successfully pass a WRITTEN EXAMINATION and oral examination, as well as a PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST, if the date of Act 120 certification exceeds five years.  Candidates on the eligibility list will need to pass a background investigation and if an employment offer is extended, medical, psychological, and polygraph examinations prior to appointment.  A drug screen will also be required.

Selection:

  • This is a Civil Service Position
  • Veteran points and candidate selection applied pursuant to the Veterans’ Preference Act

Salary and Benefits:

  • 2022 starting pay is $70,809 while lateral Officers with up to five years’ experience or more may start at up to $100,599. The top Patrol Officer salary for 2022 is $110,529.
  • Per the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, officers will receive a yearly raise of 2.5% per year through 2026
  • Overtime and Compensatory Time Eligible
  • Excellent Health care benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Health Savings Account
  • Generous Vacation, Personal, and Sick Leave benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan - Superannuation Retirement at 25 years and age 50
  • All equipment, uniforms and training provided at no cost to the officer
  • 12 hour work schedule
  • Opportunity for advancement and specialization
  • Spring Garden Township Police Officers participate in numerous specialty services and programs to better serve our community.  These are both unique to the department or part of a County-wide collaborative effort and include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Accreditation and Professional Standards Development
    • Bike Patrol
    • Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
    • Crash Reconstruction
    • Crime Scene Processing / Departmental Forensics Team
    • Crisis Intervention Team
    • Critical Incident Stress Management Team
    • Drug Task Force
    • Information Technology Enhancement
    • Motor Patrol
    • Office for an Officer School Program
    • Quick Response/Negotiator Response Team
    • Rape Aggression Defense
    • Selective Traffic Enforcement and Traffic & Engineering Studies
    • U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force

THE SPRING GARDEN TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUIAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Visit www.sgtpd.org or click HERE for more information on how to JOIN OUR TEAM.

Questions concerning the examination process or requests for a reasonable accommodation in the examination process should be directed to Sergeant Adam Zimmerman, at [email protected] or 717-843-0851.

Posted: 04/20/22 Deadline: 05/31/22


 

Police Officer – Abington Township Police Department, Montgomery County, PA

The Abington Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the entry level police officer exam. The fee to participate is $60.00. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 12PM.

Civil Service Requirements are as follows:

  • Must be 21 years of age at the date of filing the application
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s license on or before the deadline for submitting applications
  • United States Citizen
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of a police officer

The written exam will take place on Friday evening, July 15th, 2022 and two sessions on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Abington Junior High School (2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001). Applicants will be able to schedule their written exam date on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The top 180 highest scoring candidates (including ties) will be invited to participate in the Physical Agility Test. The test will take place on Saturday, August 6th, 2022 beginning at 7AM at Abington Senior High Schools Schwarzman Stadium (900 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001).

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at https://www.abingtonpd.org/step-1-examination-announcement/.

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

Posted: 04/20/22 Deadline: 07/01/22


 

Police Officer - Freemansburg Police Department, Northampton County, PA

The Freemansburg Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time patrol officer.
Requirements:
• Pennsylvania Act 120 certified
• At least twenty-one (21) years of age
• Possess a current and valid driver’s license
• Possess a High school diploma or GED
• Applicants must meet all MPOETC required background, physical and psychological standards.

Applications may be obtained Monday through Friday between 9am and 3pm at the Freemansburg Police Department located at 600 Monroe Street, Freemansburg, PA 18017. The starting part-time salary is $19.30/hr. Top Rate part-time salary is $25.16/hr.

Freemansburg Police Department
600 Monroe Street
Freemansburg, PA 18017
610-866-2221

Posted: 04/12/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer (full and part-time) (New applicants only) – The East Earl Township Police Department, Lancaster County, PA

Police Officer (full and part-time) (New applicants only) – The East Earl Township Police Department (Lancaster County) is accepting applications for the position of full and part-time police officers. Starting salary for full-time officers in 2022 is $64,122, and the part-time rate is $25.84 per hour.

Applicants must meet the requirements of Act 120 for certification as a municipal police officer prior to appointment. The police department has a policy against visible tattoos, visible body piercings, and visible body art. Applications are available at the East Earl Township Police Station 128 Toddy Drive East Earl, PA 17519

Posted: 04/11/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Penbrook Borough, Dauphin County, PA Deadline extended

The Penbrook Borough Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer from any Act 120 certified persons.  The department is an accredited agency with 8 full-time and 2 part-time officers.

Application Process:

Applications for the position may be obtained from either the borough office or downloaded from https://www.penbrook.org/policeapplication. The applications must be dropped off in person during the office hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.  A non-refundable testing fee of $35.00 must accompany the application.  The borough does not accept credit cards.  Applications must be received no later than 4:30pm on Friday, May 6th.  The borough office is located at 150 South 28th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103.  Checks are to be made payable to Penbrook Borough.

Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 21 years of age or older by June 6, 2022
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • ACT 120 certification

A physical agility test followed by a written exam will be held TBA.

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

Posted: 04/07/22 Deadline: 05/06/22


 

Police Officer - Township of Lower Heidelberg, Berks County, PA

Applications are being accepted for the position of full time Police Officer with the Township of Lower Heidelberg.

An application package may be secured at the Police Department, 720 Brownsville Road, Sinking Spring, PA or printed from here: https://www.lowerheidelbergtownship.org/job-opening-full-time-police-officer/

A $25.00 non-refundable application fee will be charged at the time of submitting the application.

All applications must be delivered and received in proper form no later than 4:00 P.M. on Friday, April 29, 2022, at the Police Department.

All applicants must submit an application to be considered.

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, have graduated from an accredited high school or have an equivalent education acceptable to the Board of Supervisors, possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and must be ACT 120 certified at the time of appointment.  In addition to being able to successfully pass a structured oral interview, any appointment to the position of Police Officer shall be conditional upon the candidate successfully completing a background examination, psychological and medical examination, and be able to perform the essential elements of the job.

All questions concerning this position should be directed to Chief Stouch at [email protected]

Lower Heidelberg Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 04/05/22 Deadline: 04/29/22


 

Part Time Police Officer - Borough of Alburtis, Lehigh County, PA

The Borough of Alburtis is seeking applications/resumes for the position of Part Time Police Officer.
The pay rate is $22/hr.

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Must hold PA Act 120 Certification
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Have a valid PA driver's license
- Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per PSP MPOETC regulations
- Must pass a complete background investigation

Interested candidates are invited to email a resume including three professional references to [email protected]

The Borough of Alburtis is an equal opportunity employer.

BOROUGH OF ALBURTIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
260 FRANKLIN STREET, P.O. BOX 435
ALBURTIS, PENNSYLVANIA 18011-0435

Posted: 03/28/22 Deadline:


 

Part Time Police Officers - Wilson Borough Police Department, Northampton County, PA

Looking for dayshift Monday-Friday?

Wilson Borough is seeking Part Time Police Officers:
All applicants must be a United States Citizen and have reached their 21st birthday before submitting the application. They must also possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a Police Officer, possess a PA Operator’s License prior to appointment, have successfully completed ACT 120 (Municipal Police Officers Training) and be eligible for immediate certification as a Police Officer by time of appointment. Applicants will be required to take and pass a physical & psychological examination and a background investigation to include a polygraph examination.

Part time applications can be obtained online at www.wilsonborough.org. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Wilson Borough Police Department Monday through Friday 830am-4pm. You can also email Chief Meehan with any questions: [email protected]

Benefits include: Overtime after 12 consecutive hours, holiday overtime, paid days off

Borough of Wilson Police Department, 2035 Butler St., Easton, PA 18042
610 258-8746

Posted: 03/28/22 Deadline:


 

Full Time Police Officer Testing - Caln Township, Chester County, PA

The Caln Township Police Department & Civil Service Commission, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer to fill multiple vacancies. Starting salary is $69,895.00, in addition to a comprehensive benefits package.   

Application packets may be obtained at the Caln Township Police Department, 253 Municipal Drive, Thorndale, PA 19372, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., or by download at www.calntownship.org.  A $35.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed to each candidate.

Completed applications, along with the $35.00 non-refundable application fee, must be returned to the Caln Township Police Department no later than 12:00 midnight on Monday, May 9, 2022.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  Incomplete application packets will be returned to the candidates for resubmission by the deadline date.  Candidates who falsify, intentionally omit, or misrepresent any information during the completion of the formal application process, or any other documents/processes associated with the selection process will be rejected.

Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen at least 21 years of age; possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma; successfully completed Act 120 training on or before July 1, 2022; possess a valid PA driver’s license by date of appointment; and reside within 25 miles of the police department no later than three (3) months after completing a twelve (12) month probationary period.

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

Candidates must appear for physical agility testing and written exam on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown West High School, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335.  Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility test is first.  CDC guidelines, at the time of testing, regarding COVID-19 protocols will be strictly adhered to.  Candidates must present a valid photo identification on the date of the test and have completed the Waiver of Liability. 

Please contact the Caln Township Police Department, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at 610-383-1821 with any questions.

Caln Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 03/24/22 Deadline: 05/15/22


 

Police Officer- West Caln Township, Chester County, PA

The West Caln Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for one (1) Full Time Police Officer and several Part Time Police Officers.

Applications for employment with the Police Department can be downloaded from the website http://westcaln.org/employment.html.

Interested applicants must:

  • Be 21 years of age at the time of the test.
  • Be a U.S. citizen in good standing.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a GED.
  • Possess current Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification or equivalent MPOETC-         acceptable training from another State prior to an offer of employment.
  • Possess a valid PA driver’s license at time of employment.
  • Be in good physical condition and be able to meet MPOETC standards for police officers.
  • Be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process           consisting of a written exam, oral interview, physical and psychological exams.
  • Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation including the provisions of PA Act 57.
Posted: 03/22/22 Deadline:

 

Police Patrol Officer – Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA

37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031
Phone:  484-661-5911 / Fax: 610-841-4922
www.uppermac.org / facebook.com/UMTPD

The Upper Macungie Township Police Department (UMTPD) is accepting cover letters and current resumes from interested and qualified candidates for our eligibility list for the position of full time police patrol officer.

The UMTPD is seeking motivated Police Officers who possess a strong drive for self-initiated police work while operating within a team based environment. We are only seeking proactive team players with a high desire to achieve and thrive professionally and on an individual and team basis.

GENERAL INFORMATION - The agency currently has a sworn staff of 31 officers and serves a population of approximately 26,000 citizens in a coverage area of 26 square miles. The agency is an accredited member of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Accreditation program and prides itself on our community service.  We strive to offer the highest quality of police services to our community.  Annual probationary salary is $73,195.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be Act 120 certified and currently serve as a full time police officer.
  • If you do not meet the above requirement, please apply via the Lehigh County Police Test Consortium.
  • Applicants considered for employment must be of good moral character.
  • Applicants must be physically and psychologically able to perform the duties of the position of a UMTPD Police Officer.
  • Officers, at the time of their appointment, must be a resident of Pennsylvania and possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
  • All applicants must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency diploma.
  • Applicants must be a United States citizen.
  • Applicants may not have any misdemeanor or felony convictions.
  • Selected applicants must participate in an oral interview, a physical agility test, polygraph, background screening, psychological, physical and drug screen prior to appointment.  

TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER: Applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to the Chief of Police for consideration for employment. Correspondence may be submitted via email to Office Manager Keri Diehl at [email protected] or correspondence may be either mailed / delivered in person in an envelope marked:

Applicant Resume
Upper Macungie Township Police Department
Attn: Keri Diehl, Office Manager
37 Grim Road
Breinigsville, PA 18031
All resumes and cover letters must be submitted no later than April 29, 2022 at 1200 hours (noon).

Posted: 03/19/22 Deadline: 04/29/22


 

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

The Lower Merion Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer beginning Monday, March 21, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.  There is a $30.00 fee per application.  The deadline for applications is Monday, May 16, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

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

The written test will be conducted on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lower Merion High School Cafeteria (315 E. Montgomery Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003).  The physical fitness test will be conducted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Harriton High School running track (600 N Ithan Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010).

2022 Salary:

  • $71,675 Hired without Act 120 Training (While attending police academy)
  • $80,350 Hired with Act 120 Training (Upon successful police academy graduation)
  • $114,180 Current 2022 salary for Senior Police Officer (5 year officer)

Vacation:

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

Benefits:

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

Civil Service Requirements:

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

OR

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

  • Must pass any and all written and/or oral examinations
  • Must pass physical agility test
  • Must pass physical and psychological examinations
  • Must be of good moral character and pass extensive background investigation
  • Must have a valid operator’s license; No in-state residency requirement
Posted: 03/18/22 Deadline: 05/21/22

 

Director Of Public Safety and University Police - Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana County, PA

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) seeks a visionary, empathetic, experienced leader with a proven commitment to public safety and academic excellence to serve as its next Director of Public Safety and University Police. The ideal candidate will be someone who is resolute and forceful in emergency situations but manages with a gentle hand on day-to-day operations. The candidate will be an excellent communicator and approachable by individuals from all levels, from students to administration. He/she will be a collaborator, a partner, and a relationship builder who builds respect through word and deed. This is an opportunity to build a state-of-the-art safety and police program that will be the envy of others, and a model to pull from.

Under the direction of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Public Safety and University Police plans, organizes, directs, and administers all police and public safety functions, and related compliance obligations. He/she is responsible for the administration, operation, strategic planning and financial oversight of a comprehensive full-service police department and policing program in a residential rural university setting, comprised of police supervisors, police officers, dispatchers, and other employees.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate for the promotion of excellence; a leader with a track record of effective administrative experiences; and a strategic thinker who can demonstrate collaboration and administrative accomplishment.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education, experience, and training in criminal justice, social science, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must establish residency in the Commonwealth of PA no more than thirty-five (35) miles from the IUP Main Campus within three months of his/her appointment into the position.
  • Ability to and willingness to uphold IUP’s core values of integrity, civility, and responsibility.
  • Knowledge of organizational development and management.
  • Understanding of progressive law enforcement technology and computerization.

Specialized Training, Program, Licenses or Certificates:

  • Current certification as a law enforcement officer by his/her respective state with no more than one year break in sworn service at the time of appointment is preferable.
  • Training and understanding of executive law enforcement, Clery Act, Title IX, VAWA, and Anti-Hazing laws regarding surveillance, reporting requirements in a regulatory environment, First Amendment and free speech on a college campus, investigative techniques, working with victims of sexual abuse and working with students displaying mental and emotional health crisis condition.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

Experience Required:

  • 7 years of demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience in law enforcement.
  • Demonstrated experience with emergency preparedness, managing large events and facilitating positive organization change.
  • Demonstrated record of leadership, strategic thinking, and collaboration, as well as superior oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to community policing with an understanding of student development and the needs of a complex, diverse campus community.
  • Previous experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and evaluating a police department.
  • Experience with best practices in higher education law enforcement policies, practices and techniques for safety and security.

Desired:

  • 3 years of supervisory experience in higher education setting is strongly preferred.
  • Higher education experience and experience in a union environment is highly desirable.

About IUP:

Founded in 1875, IUP is a vibrant, comprehensive, research-based, teaching-focused, student-centered learning community. IUP combines the academic opportunities of a large university with the highly personalized and intimate learning-centered environment of a small college. Over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in IUP’s accredited and nationally recognized programs.

IUP makes significant contributions to the economic and cultural strength of the region, the commonwealth, and the nation through education, scholarship, and service. The university is consistently recognized for excellence by national publications, as well.

Located in the heart of Indiana, Pennsylvania, IUP's consists of a main campus, two affiliate campuses, the nationally recognized IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, and more.

To Express Interest:
The Search Committee invites letters of interest and nominations to be submitted directly to the search firm, Anthem Executive. Correspondence should include a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest describing relevant experience and interest in the position, and should be submitted to:

[email protected]

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Director is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials to the address above ASAP to ensure optimal consideration. Expressing interest is the first step in receiving consideration and does not make one an applicant for the position.

IUP is committed to providing equal access and opportunity to employees, applicants for employment, and service providers without regard to age, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam War Era Veteran.

Posted: 03/17/22 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Chester County Hospital, PA

Chester County Hospital is hiring Police Officers for a newly formed Police Department. Hiring 4 full time positions and 2 part time positions for the Public Safety Department.

General Summary Statement

Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, staff and all Chester County Hospital owned, leased, and adjacent properties. Enforces Chester County Hospital rules and regulations to both employees and the public. Establish a uniformed police presence by patrolling Chester County Hospital buildings, grounds and associated areas to deter criminal activity, investigate criminal events, document activities, and take appropriate police action when necessary. Monitors security, fire, and environmental alarms. Responds to and resolves problems, disputes and unusual circumstances as necessary. Provides customer service to patients, families, visitors and staff to maintain a safe and secure environment. Serves as a first responder to any violent act occurring at a Chester County Hospital location. Must be available to work all shifts and must be able to rotate between shifts in accordance with organizational needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing a safe environment for patients, employees, and visitors. 
  • Interacts with local police or other law enforcement agencies relative to criminal offenses and complaints, and when subpoenaed testifies in court litigation proceedings.
  • Ability to handle evidence control pertaining to Chester County Hospital initiated criminal investigations.
  • Tasked with the ability to issue PA state citations for criminal and traffic offenses, using specific law enforcement applications such as the PA Justice Network, and performing other law enforcement duties as necessary.
  • Responds to acts of extreme violence at Chester County Hospital owned or controlled properties that have the potential to require the deployment of deadly force as dictated by Chester County Hospital policy.
  • May be required to support various types of investigations that have hospital-wide implication.
  • Appropriately escalates problems and concerns to Management's attention.
  • Will be responsible for the transportation of those subjected to criminal arrest and subsequent prosecution.
  • May be required to serve legal documents such as arrest warrants, subpoena, Protection From Abuse, etc.
  • Supports the Department of Public Safety in the education of patients, visitors, and employees regarding safety and emergency response.
  • Responds quickly and calmly to emergency codes and security situations.  Restores calm as needed. 
  • Provide security and safety to behavioral health staff and patients.
  • Provide outstanding service excellence skills demonstrating our ICARE values and Culture of Belonging. 
  • Intervenes with physically aggressive individuals and resolves issues with good conflict resolution skills.
  • Screen all hospital staff and visitors for appropriate identification and establish access level. 
  • Identifies, investigates, and files the appropriate reports for unusual or suspicious activity. 
  • Investigates incidents of unusual circumstances reported by Chester County Hospital staff, visitors, physicians and patients.
  • Coordinates after hour visitor procedures. 
  • Patrol the parking areas to ensure compliance with established parking policies and, when necessary, issue parking citations for non-compliance.
  • Assist with the production of hospital identification badges.
  • Assist with the movement of decedents in the morgue.
  • Serve as a liaison between hospital and police, funeral directors, coroner agents, and/or other community members.
  • Survey the property to see if hazardous situations are evident (employee, visitor, and safety).
  • Maintain confidential information.
  • Must be able to perform as a Security Officer when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by Command Staff.

Education Training and Experience
High School diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, preferred.
At least 3 years of Municipal, State, Federal, or Campus/Hospital Law Enforcement experience, preferred.
Ability to pass any required pre-employment Physical Fitness, Psychological, Background, Polygraph, and Medical/Drug Testing examinations.

Licensure/Certification
Valid Driver’s License
Meets the requirements of PA Act 501 (Private Police Act)
IAHSS Advanced Certification within one year of employment.
PA Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training Certification) or ability to obtain within first 30 days.
PA Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy) or equivalent, preferred.
Practical and Tactical Handcuffing (PATH) Certification within first 90 days.
Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training (OCAT) Certification within first 90 days.
Personal Protection Baton Tactics Training (PPBT) Certification within first 90 days.
Personal Protection Control & Defense (PPCD) Certification within first 6 months.
TASER Certification within first 6 months.
CPR/First Aid Training within first 90 days.
Verbal Judo Training within first 6 months of hire.

Work Environment and Hazards
Healthcare setting.  Risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens, communicable diseases, and bodily harm from hostile and/or disoriented patients/visitors.

Work Contact Group
All departments, medical staff, patients, families, and visitors.

Special Physical Demands
See ADA Form
Reports To:
Manager of Public Safety/Police Captain                    N/A

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required The Chester County Hospital reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Link to the postings is: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_pennmedicine/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=139778&localeCode=en-us

Inquiries can be directed to: [email protected]

Posted: 03/09/22 Deadline:


 

Patrol Officers (3 Positions) - Lock Haven University, Clinton County, PA

Department - Public Safety, Full-time, Permanent

Benefits
Lock Haven University Benefits are offered through PASSHE (Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education). To be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-time hours.
For more benefits information, please visit: http://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Pages/Summary-of-Benefits.aspx

FLSA - Non-Exempt
Salary - Annual base salary $41,290.00
Anticipated Start Date: 04/09/2022

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.

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 person 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
One or more years of police experience.
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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • 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 provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.

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).

Click here to apply: https://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/5798

Posted: 03/08/22 Deadline:


 

Patrol Officer – Town of Bloomsburg, Columbia County, PA

The Town of Bloomsburg is currently seeking full-time Patrol Officers. Bloomsburg is a small, historic town and is the County seat for Columbia County, PA with an approximate population of 12,711 and encompasses 4.7 square miles. The position of Patrol Officer encompasses a broad range of duties incumbent with municipal policing to include uniformed patrol, traffic enforcement, crash investigations, criminal investigations and community engagement.  Its location along Route 11 and less than 5 minutes from two exits of Interstate 80 positions Bloomsburg as a hub of activity for residents and visitors alike. The County seat, Bloomsburg, is a "college town" and strives to provide a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environment for all. Located in the heart of the Susquehanna River Valley, Bloomsburg boasts a rich economic history and has a diverse economy thanks to Autoneum, Bloomsburg University (estimated enrollment of 8,000 students), Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital and Kawneer. Bloomsburg has a landmark Town Park with many acres of recreational activities, a municipal airport and is home to the Bloomsburg Fair.  The Town’s police department includes 3 full time union sergeants and 14 full time union police officers and one non-bargaining Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) located at the police station along with a parking department consisting of four full time non-bargaining employees located at Town Hall. 

The ideal candidate would be an individual able to integrate into an active, progressive department. He or she will embrace the philosophy of community-oriented policing; and possess strong communications and relationship building skills. The Department offers a robust field training program to ensure the selected candidate is given the wherewithal to flourish and enhance his/her professional development.

Bloomsburg Police Officers shall demonstrate the highest standards of ethical behavior and be viewed as respected members of the community. They are expected to maintain up-to-date knowledge of state laws; town ordinances; department policies and procedures; trends in policing and best practices.

The successful candidate(s) must be comfortable operating as part of a diverse community and will be expected to leverage every opportunity to build trust and confidence in the department. They must present a professional posture; and remain composed when subject to the intense stress sometimes incumbent with law enforcement duties.

The salary range is set by the current labor agreement at $53,343 for a probationary patrol officer I to $69,682 for a patrol officer III (after 3 years’ experience); combined with a generous benefits package.

Notable job responsibilities include:

  • Perform uniformed patrol duties to create omnipresence and a sense of security in the community.
  • Engage in proactive, data driven traffic enforcement to reduce crashes and enhance highway safety.
  • Investigate criminal incidents using appropriate investigative and forensic techniques.
  • Maintain awareness of trends in criminal activity through data-driven and intelligence-led policing.
  • Enforce ordinances of the Town of Bloomsburg.
  • Develop and maintain positive community relations between the police department and the general public, elected officials and other law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • The successful candidate must be Act 120 certified by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (“MPOETC”) at the time of hire.
  • The successful candidate must possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma. 
  • The successful candidate must be a United States citizen.
  • The successful candidate must be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer.
  • The successful candidate must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at the time of appointment to the position.        
  • All applicants must have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday before their first day working. 
  • Applicants must live in the Town of Bloomsburg, live in Columbia County or move within a neighboring county of the Town of Bloomsburg, Columbia County within six (6) months of completing their probationary period.

Deadline to apply is April 29, 2022 by 4 p.m.  Applications are available at the Town of Bloomsburg Police Department, 119 East 7th Street, Bloomsburg, PA between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Applications may be obtained in person or can be accessed online under the employment tab listed on the Town of Bloomsburg website.  The Civil Service Commission is not responsible for delays or loss of mail.  The written exam is scheduled for May 21st at 10 a.m. at the Bloomsburg Police Department.

The Town of Bloomsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 03/04/2022 Deadline: 04/29/22


 

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 / “Popular Services,” / “Career Opportunities”

Posted: 03/03/2022 Deadline: 


 

Police Officer - City of Hazleton, Luzerne County, PA

THE CITY OF HAZLETON IS RECRUITING APPLICANTS TO ESTABLISH A NON-COMPETITIVE POLICE OFFICER ELIGIBILITY LIST. UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CURRENT POLICE OFFICERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO TAKE A WRITTEN EXAM OR PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST

POLICE OFFICER

  • Applicants MUST possess current and active ACT 120 Certification in Pennsylvania or be certified as a Police
  • Officer in another state whose certification is recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 20 years old when filing an application and at least 21 years old when appointed to the position of Police Officer
  • Possess a high school or a graduate equivalency diploma
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
  • The applicant must hold current certification as a police officer by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Program pursuant to 53 P.S. § 740, as amended, or must be certified by another state whose certification is recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or have successfully completed Act 120 qualification training and be able to obtain Pennsylvania municipal police officer certification.

Out of state Officers must complete the certification challenge examination prior to employment. For more information and to schedule this appointment please visit: https://mpoetc.psp.pa.gov/training/Pages/Transfers-for-Out-of-State-Law-Enforcement-Officers.aspx

SALARY:
$49,881.91 per year with excellent benefits and vacation
2nd Year:$55,048
3rd Year: $60,479
4th Year: $66,187
5th Year: $70,080 Contractual raise TBD
6th Year: $73,973 Contractual raise TBD
7th Year: $77,967 Contractual raise TBD

HOW TO APPLY:
On our website at www.hazletoncity.org or in-person at: City Hall 40 North Church Street, Hazleton, Pa 18201

Applications must be received at the Administration Office in City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton, PA 18201.

The Civil Service Board Rules regarding hiring procedures which includes a listing of Automatic Eligibility Disqualifications can be found on the following page.

Posted: 03/02/2022 Deadline:


 

Full Time Police Officers - Mohnton Borough, Berks County, PA

The Borough of Mohnton is seeking applications/resumes for the position of Full­ Time Police Officers.

This is a Civil Service Position.  Full-time applicants will be subject to the applicable regulations established by the Mohnton Borough Civil Service Commission.  As part of the Civil Service process, candidates will be subject to a minimum of a written exam, oral exam, physical agility testing, physical exam and psychological testing.

ALL applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

-        Be a United States Citizen

-        Must hold PA Act 120 Certification

-        Be at least 21 years of age

-        Have a valid PA driver's license

-        Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

-        Be physically and mentally fit to perform all duties, as per PSP MPOETC regulations

-        Must submit to a complete background investigation

Interested candidates are invited to obtain an application from the Mohnton Borough Offices at 21 N. O’Neil Street, Mohnton, PA, 19540, phone 610-775-0660, or from the Borough’s website:

https://www.co.berks.pa.us/Muni/Mohnton/Pages/Home.aspx

The application deadline is May 2, 2022 at 4:00 pm.  There is a non-refundable $45.00 application fee, payable in cash or money order.

Completed applications must be hand delivered or mailed to the Mohnton Borough Municipal Offices and include the $45.00 application fee.

The Borough of Mohnton will not accept application packets hand delivered or post marked after the application deadline or which do not include payment of the application fee.  On-line applications will not be accepted. 

The Borough of Mohnton is an equal opportunity employer

Posted: 02/28/2022 Deadline: 05/02/2022


 

Part-Time MCSAP Officer - Slate Belt Regional Police Department, Northampton County, PA

Slate Belt Regional Police Department is searching for a currently certified Pennsylvania MCSAP Officer. Hours and pay rate to be determined based upon experience level and availability. Contact SBRPD for details. Phone: 610.759.8517 Email: [email protected]

Posted: 02/11/2022 Deadline:


 

Full-Time Police Officer - Hollidaysburg Borough, Blair County, PA

Qualified persons are invited to apply to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full-Time Police Officer for the Hollidaysburg Police Department.

General Requirements - Candidates, at the time of application, must:

  • Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED
  • Be act 120 certified under the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Act (Act 120), or shall have successfully completed act 120 training and successfully passed the final exam, thus being eligible for act 120 certification once hired by the Borough
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Meet all the requirements of the Borough’s Civil Service Rules and Regulations that will include a background investigation
  • If selected, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.
  • Successful applicants will be required to establish a principal residence within fifteen (15) miles of the Borough of Hollidaysburg within twelve (12) months after successfully completing a twelve (12) month probationary period.

Applicants will be notified of the date and time for written and physical agility testing.

An application packet and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Hollidaysburg Municipal Building Administration Office on the second floor, located at 401 Blair Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. Application Forms are also available in pdf at www.hollidaysburgpa.org under the employment opportunities tab. A completed application with a $40.00 nonrefundable application fee must be filed at the Hollidaysburg Municipal Building. Hollidaysburg Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: 02/10/2022 Deadline:


 

Police Officer - Birdsboro Police Department, Berks County, PA

The Birdsboro Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer / Police Officer Trainee. The Birdsboro Police Department consists of seven full-time officers including the Chief of Police. The police department provides professional police services to the community through the use of the latest equipment, technology, training, adherence to professional standards, accountability, transparency and understanding. The department strives to exceed expectations of the community and providing the highest quality of police services to our citizens. The police department’s salary and benefits package are extremely competitive and, in many cases, exceeds those of larger police departments in Pennsylvania.

We offer a competitive starting salary, $69,771 annually for a probationary police officer. In 2022, the salary for a patrolman 1st class is $87,214.

Work Schedule: Three Ten hour shifts daily. Shift are determined by seniority.
Vacations: First year, 40 hours, five years, 120 hours, 10 years 160 hours, 15 years 200 hours.
Compensation time – Officers can choose to accrue comp time in lieu of payment for overtime worked
Personal leave: Up to 60 hours per year.
Sick leave: 120 hours per year.
Bereavement leave
Holidays: 11 paid holidays
Clothing Allowance plus dry cleaning for uniforms
Health care: Capital Blue Cross, vision and dental plan
Life Insurance: $50,000 life insurance policy
Short Term disability insurance
One-million-dollar professional liability insurance policy
Longevity Bonus - $100 per year of service annually, after five years (5th year bonus - $500)
Retirement – Retire at age 50 after serving 25 years of service
Cost of living increase in pension
Pension- Calculated at 50 % of annual salary plus overtime.
DROP – Deferred Retirement Option Plan – five-year plan
Benefits into retirement – Medical insurance coverage for employee and spouse

Applications can be picked up at Birdsboro Borough Hall, 200 East Main Street, Birdsboro, Pa 19508 or on-line at www.birdsboropa.org. If you have any questions please e-mail Chief Trupp at: [email protected].

The Borough of Birdsboro is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 02/09/2022 Deadline:


 

Full -Time Police Officer - Forks Township, Easton, Northampton County, PA

The Forks Township Board of Supervisors is currently accepting applications for non-competitive Full-Time Police Officer Position.

Eligible Applicants Must Meet the Following Requirements:
■ High School Diploma or Equivalent
■ Current Act 120 Certification or Equivalent (as per MPOETC guidelines)
■ Valid PA Driver's License
■ Ability to successfully complete a thorough background investigation
■ Be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties as a Police Officer according to MPOETC standards.

A complete job description is included in the application packet.

Application packets can be obtained at the Forks Township Municipal Building, 1604 Sullivan Trail, Easton, PA 18040. Completed applications can be returned in person or via U.S Mail to the Forks Township Police Department.

Forks Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: 02/03/22 Deadline: