Police Officer Examination Notice - Gettysburg Borough, PA

Posted:
August 8, 2019

Agency:
Gettysburg Borough,PA

Title:
Police Officer Examination Notice

Description:

How would you like to work for “The Most Famous Small Town in The World”! Located in scenic Adams County, PA, the Borough of Gettysburg, one of the most historically significant destinations in the United States attracting millions of visitors a year, is accepting applications for both full and part-time police officers. Full time officers are hired through Civil Service see announcement below. Part-time officers are hired by a complex interview process.


Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, be PA Act 120 certified or eligible for certification, able to pass physical agility (Full time only/civil service requirement), physical and Psychological examinations and able to pass a rigorous background investigation.


Information and applications can be obtained on the borough’s website or by contacting the borough (717)334-1160 or police department (717)334-1168. Forms required to be completed in order to apply for the position of Entry Level Patrol Officer are available at the Gettysburg Borough Administration Building, 59 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA. 17325. The Borough Administration Building is open from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Can (717) 334-1160 if you have any questions.


COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE BOROUGH SECRETARY'S OFFICE DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS BY AUGUST 30, 2019. A PROCESSING FEE OF $65.00 IS DUE WHEN THE APPLICATION PACKET IS RETURNED.


Physical Fitness Test:
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 am, arrive no later than 8:45 am
Location Picola Law Enforcement Complex
Gate 5, Industrial Road. HACC Campus
One HACC Drive, Harrrisburg, PA, 717-780-2408

Written examination:
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: Candidates will be notified by letter
Location: Adams County Department of Emergency Services
230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-334-8603

Oral Examination:
Date: Saturday, October 19,, 2019 
Candidates will be notified by letter
Location: Adams County Department of Emergency Services
230 Greennamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-334-8603


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


Other mandatory components of the test are, a medical examination, and a psychological examination. A complete copy of the Gettysburg hiring policy, as set forth in its Civil Service Rules, is available for inspection during regular business hours at 59 East High Street.


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



Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
August 30, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.