South Park Township   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Other
Posted on January 19, 2023





Qualified persons are invited to apply to South Park Township to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full-Time Police Officer with the South Park Township Police Department.


General Requirements:


Candidates, at the time of application must: (1) Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED); (2) Must be Act 120 Certified or must have successfully completed PA Act 120 training and passed the final exam; (3) Be a United States Citizen; (4) Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer; (5) Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age; and (6) Possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Successful applicants to establish their primary residency within a radius of ten (10) air miles of the Township Building, within six (6) months after successfully completing the probationary period. The starting salary for the position is $64,272 and is accompanied by a generous benefit package.


Candidates must have no visible tattoos/or ear plugs. This will include, but not limited to, any areas of the lower portion of the upper arms, elbows, the entire forearms, hands, neck and facial areas. No visible body piercings are permitted.


In addition, successful applicants must also meet all the requirements of the Township’s Hiring Policy that includes a background investigation and polygraph test, and if selected, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.


An application package including the application form and physical agility requirements (waiver form) may be obtained at the South Park Township Building, located at 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA 15129. A completed application with a $60.00, non-refundable application fee, must be filed before 4:00 PM on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Township Building address, as noted above.


The physical agility test will be conducted at the Allegheny County Police Academy, located at 700 West Ridge Drive (North Park)-Allison Park, PA 15101 on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Candidates are to arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. The written exam will be conducted at the Broughton Volunteer Fire Department, 1030 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, at 1:00 p.m. on the same date. Photo ID is required for both tests. Candidates to arrive no later than 12:45 p.m.


An Equal Opportunity Employer