Employment

The Borough of Orwigsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Borough of Orwigsburg will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer to establish a 2019 eligibility list. The Orwigsburg Police Department provides civil protection and service to a small community of 3200 residents in Schuylkill County. Total calls for service in 2017 totaled 2615.

Entry Level Salary Starts at $51,818.00

Base Salary After 2 Years, $64,700.00

Plus, a generous benefits package including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time, Vacation, Paid Fully Funded Pension Program, and more.

Qualifications include, US Citizenship, Residency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a High School Diploma or GED, Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification at time of hire, a minimum of 21 years of age, and a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License. Applicants must complete a Written Test, Physical Fitness Test, and Oral Exam. Successful applicants will receive a Complete Background Investigation and Drug Test.

The Borough of Orwigsburg is a Veterans Preference and Equal Opportunity Employer. Application may be obtained at orwigsburg.net or at Orwigsburg Borough Hall, 209 North Warren Street, Orwigsburg, PA 17961, 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday to Friday.

Applications will be received until 5:00PM Friday, September 7, 2018. There is a $50.00 administrative fee payable to the Borough of Orwigsburg at time of application submittal.

Police Job Application


17 July 2018
Borough of Orwigsburg
Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 07Sep18
Job Description
SUMMARY: 

Must be a US Citizen, Pennsylvania Resident, have a High School Diploma or GED and Act 120 Certification, be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

The Borough of Orwigsburg Police Department provides civil protection and service to a small community of 3200 residents in Schuylkill County. Total calls for service in 2017 totaled 2615.

Under specified supervision, performs a variety of public safety functions to serve and protect the Orwigsburg Community and to provide for the enforcement of federal, state and municipal law.

The Borough of Orwigsburg will conduct ongoing screenings of application based on date application is received. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Borough of Orwigsburg is a Veterans Preference and Equal Opportunity Employer. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by this position.

Provides a variety of law enforcement services including patrolling streets and other public places on an assigned shift. Performs activities associated with investigations and crime prevention; writes detailed police reports; collects physical evidence. Assists with filing cases; testifies in court. Provides information, assistance or directions to the public; emphasizes community policing through public meetings and speaking directly with citizens; performs a variety of public relations and public education duties. Intervenes in disputes, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, issues citations, identifies witnesses, conducts preliminary investigations, and re-establishes law and order at the scene. Interviews and/or counsels involved parties such as witnesses, suspects, students, and parents. Prepares documentation of activities performed and information gathered. Follows up on cases. Protects and preserves crime scenes. Responds to calls for assistance, including assaults, fights, domestic disturbances, thefts, traffic accidents and traffic control, and other criminal or civil complaints; transports prisoners to detention facilities as necessary. Interacts with other jurisdictions, law enforcement agencies and courts of law. Researches and completes special projects, such as policy and municipal ordinance development. Works a varying schedule and/or shift. May photograph and/or sketch crime scenes and accidents. May serve in the public schools as a School Resource Officer. May serve as a member of the County Drug Enforcement Taskforce, Borough Traffic Safety Enforcement Unit, Accident Investigator or Bicycle Officer and/or Crisis Negotiation Team. May also serve as a Field Training Officer, Acting Field Supervisor, and Police Training Instructor. May be required to work overtime. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
 Age-21

 Education-High School/GED

 Experience-None Required

 Additional Requirements:

Licensing/Certification:
Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License with a safe driving record. Pennsylvania Act 120 certificate required at the time of hire.

Salary Information
Entry Level Salary: $51,818.00 Annual
Base Salary: $64,700.00 After 2 Years
Contact Information
Robert A. Williams
robert@orwigsburg.net
Borough of Orwigsburg
209 North Warren Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961
570.366.3103