Police Officer

City Of Beaver Falls   Beaver Falls, PA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on April 26, 2024
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 Qualified persons are invited to apply to the City of Beaver Falls Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full-Time Patrolman in the City of Beaver Falls Police Department.

An application packet can be obtained beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at the City Building, second floor, 715 15th Street, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday, except legal holidays.

Completed applications must be returned by 3:30 PM, Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

No applications will be accepted after Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 3:30PM.

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, be a minimum of 21 years of age,  must have successfully completed Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification, including passing the final exam prior to submitting the application or be currently enrolled and receiving training in a certified ACT 120 Municipal Police Officers Training Academy, required to live within twenty-five (25) air miles of the Beaver Falls City Building upon appointment, possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Driver’s License, and be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer as determined by the physical and psychological testing.  Successful applicants must meet all other Civil Service requirements.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS - FULL TIME PATROLMAN:  Starting salary for 2024 per contract is $49,291.88 (contract 2024 Patrolman top tier base salary is $72,863.15 and 2026 Patrolman top tier base salary is $80,331.63) with an excellent fringe benefit package including three (3) weeks’ vacation and three (3) personal days after one year probation, $800.00 yearly clothing allowance, sick and holiday bonuses, additional compensation for court attendance, education compensation and reimbursements. Applicants hired under this testing period are also eligible for an additional $5000.00 new hire incentive subject to a one-year employment commitment.

TESTING DATE AND TIME:  All civil service testing will be conducted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024.  The physical agility test will begin at 9:00AM on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 and will be conducted at the Geneva College Metheny Fieldhouse, 3200 College Avenue, Beaver Falls.  The written test will begin immediately following the physical agility test, also on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 and will be conducted at the Beaver Falls City Building.  All applicants that successfully pass the physical agility test and written examination will be ranked and then scheduled for an oral interview to be held at the Beaver Falls City Building on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 after the written examination.

An Equal Opportunity Employer