Columbia Borough - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Columbia Borough Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Location Columbia, PA

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement


Patrol Officer

Progressive Police Department seeking officer candidates eager to work in the Law Enforcement Profession. The application period will end on 11/24/21 at 5:00 p.m.  Information on oral Interview testing will be forthcoming.  Although academy certification (Act 120) is preferred, all applicants are welcome to apply.


The salary scale is as follows:

  • Uncertified rate- $45,929/ $22.08 per hour
  • Certified rate (completed academy)- $49,603/ $23.84 per hour
  • After 1 year of service-  $66,393/ $31.91 per hour
  • After 5 years of service-  $78,559/ $37.76 per hour
  • After 6 years of service- $81,701/  $39.28 per hour

Plus generous benefits and vacation package


Examples of details to include (if applicable):

  • Citizenship status US Citizen
  • Age requirement Age 21 of older
  • Education level minimum of H.S. Diploma, some College preferred
  • Necessary law enforcement or military experience requirement Candidates with prior Law Enforcement or military experience encouraged to apply
  • Character requirements Clean criminal background
  • Physical requirements Refer to Lancaster County Consortium testing



Minimum passing scores of 70% on the 2021 Lancaster County Police Chiefs Examination


Oral Board-Dates to be determined
Background investigation Extensive investigation to include polygraph
Drug testing Required
Academy training Preferred



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. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. 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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