East Hempfield Township Police - Certified Police Officer

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DepartmentEast Hempfield Township Police
TypeCertified
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
SalaryStarting $60,561
Deadline11/24/2017 11:59 PM Eastern
Contactmarsht@police.co.lancaster.pa.us
LocationLandsville, PA
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East Hempfield Township Police, PA Police Jobs

EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

POLICE OFFICER 

The East Hempfield Township Police Department is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer. Candidates are requested to submit an application online through PoliceApp.com.  Please attach your resume and cover letter in with the online application. To begin the application process, click the "Apply Now" button in the upper right hand corner. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  

If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact Lt. Tammy Marsh at (717) 898-3103 or via email at marsht@police.co.lancaster.pa.us.

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

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline
  • Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification by December 31, 2017.
  • Must have completed and passed 2017 Lancaster County Consortium testing examination process. 
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the East Hempfield Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the EHTPD Selection and Hiring policy. 

SELECTION PROCEDURE

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

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary as provided within the existing CBA.  (2017 starting pay- $58,797)
  • Health care benefits including medical, dental, prescription and vision. 
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance. 
  • Generous vacation, and holiday leave benefits. 
  • Educational reimbursement. 
  • Department issued uniforms, equipment, and cleaning allowance. 
  • Defined benefit pension plan- superannuation retirement at 25 years and age 50. 
  • Post retirement health benefit.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

 

 

Please direct questions regarding this job to marsht@police.co.lancaster.pa.us


Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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