SCCRPD is Hiring

 The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is currently seeking candidates for the position of part-time police officer.  The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is responsible for providing law enforcement and peacekeeping services to New Garden Township, West Grove Borough and Avondale Borough. 

Applications will be available during business hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm, beginning Wednesday, August 10th through Wednesday, August 31st, 2022.  All requested application material must be returned by Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 at 3:00 pm.  The written exam is scheduled for September 12th, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department at 8934 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350.

IDEAL CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS:

The selection process for police officer is highly competitive.  A successful candidate must possess:

  • Good interpersonal skills and intelligence
  • Good powers of observation and memory
  • Good judgment
  • Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent moral character
  • Excellent cardiovascular and physical condition

MINIMUM STANDARDS:

Each candidate must meet the following minimum standards to be eligible for consideration:

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Board of Education.
  • Must have successfully graduated from a police academy and able to obtain their PA Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Academy certification (Act 120 certification) or currently certified as a police officer in another State and qualified to obtain MPOETC Act 120 certification by the date of probationary appointment.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with no revocations or suspensions within the last 3-years.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation with no criminal history that precludes the candidate from obtaining a MPOETC certification.
  • Possess the physical and mental skills necessary to perform the duties of a police officer.

Candidates not meeting the minimum standards or intentionally dishonest will be deemed disqualified from participating in the process. 

To obtain additional information you may contact Southern Chester County Regional Police Department at 610-268-2907, ext. 105 or in person at 8934 Gap Newport Pike, Landenberg, PA 19350.

The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.