Reserve Township - Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Reserve Township Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
SalaryStarting Salary: $58,162, Top Patrol Officer (2 years) > $77,000
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Pittsburgh, PA

Job Announcement

Reserve Township Police Department, PA Police Jobs


      Police Officer

      Reserve Township

       Starting Salary: $58,162, Top Patrol Officer (2 years) >$77,000


The Civil Service Commission of Reserve Township, Allegheny County is now accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer at the Reserve Township Municipal Building, 33 Lonsdale Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212; (412) 322-1551.



  • Minimum age 21 years,
  • High School Diploma or GED,
  • US Citizen,
  • PA Operators License,
  • Act 120 Certification and/or Certification as a police officer within PA,
  • Must pass physical, psychological, written and oral exam and background check,
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and differentiating shifts,
  • EOE employer.



  1. Running for several hundred yards.
  2. Climbing over obstacles.
  3. Crawling.
  4. Pushing motor vehicles.
  5. Pulling or carrying accident, fire, and crime victims.
  6. Using physical force to apprehend and subdue arrestees.
  7. Withstanding prolonged exposure, as long as eight (8) hours, to extreme weather conditions.
  8. Withstanding prolonged periods of standing or sitting.
  9. Withstanding frequent exposure to stress-producing situations such as encountering persons injured or killed by accidents, crimes, or suicide.
  10. Dealing with domestic disputes.
  11. Dealing with verbal and physical abuse of the officer, including taunts, insults, and threats to the officer, family members, or fellow police officers.
  12. Communicating effectively with individuals suffering from trauma.
  13. Operating a motor vehicle for long periods of time.
  14. Using a firearm effectively; and
  15. Filling out written reports in a clear and concise manner.
  16. Other tasks as assigned, based on departmental needs.


Our Community

Situated as a First-Class Township adjacent to the City of Pittsburgh, Reserve Township is characterized as a residential suburban community with a population of approximately 3,200. Notable for its safety, community focus, and proximity to the City, the area is keenly engaged in supporting Pittsburgh sports teams and enjoys easy access to various cultural activities.

  • EOE employer.

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