Police Patrol Officer, Radnor PA

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Radnor Police Department - Wayne, Pennsylvania

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$61,794.00 annual
Top Pay:
$82,392.00 annual

Job Description

The Radnor Township Police Department is currently accepting applications from talented and respectful candidates for Police Patrol Officer positions to serve one of the premier Main Line communities. Qualified candidates will undergo a competitive examination to be conducted by the Radnor Township Civil Service Commission to establish an eligibility list from which candidates may be certified for possible probationary appointment as Police Officers. The 2014 starting salary for a newly appointed Police Patrol Officer with Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification is approximately $61,794.40 per year with a competitive benefits package. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, have reached their 21st birthday on or before the deadline for filing the application for examination, possess at the time of filing the application a diploma from an accredited high school or the recipient of a high school equivalency certification, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment and must have completed Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 120 training and thereby be eligible for certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission. The official application package may be obtained on-line at www.radnor.com or in person at the Radnor Township Municipal Building (Police Department), 301 Iven Ave., Wayne, PA, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. All applications must be returned in person accompanied with a check or money order for $35.00 payable to Radnor Township by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 along with copies of their driver’s license, documentation certifying your high school diploma or equivalent, documentation certifying completion of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training or Pennsylvania State Police Academy training, proof of citizenship (i.e. Birth Certificate, Passport) and Honorable Discharge or DD-214 if veterans points are being sought. Please see the Legal Notice, incorporated in the application package, for complete list of qualifications and requirements. The examination procedure for applicants meeting the above listed preliminary qualifications will consist of a written examination, scheduled for March 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., and an oral examination which will be graded on a one hundred (100) point scale with the written examination representing fifty percent (50%) of the final score and the oral examination representing fifty percent (50%) of the final score. The written examination will be graded on a one-hundred (100) point scale. Only the forty (40) highest scoring applicants, including ties, receiving a grade of seventy-five (75%) or higher will continue in the application process and participate in the oral examination. The oral examination will be graded on a one-hundred (100) point scale with a score of seventy-five (75%) or higher necessary for passing. All Applicants for the position of Police Patrol Officer will undergo a physical fitness test and must meet the relevant age and gender standard in connection with the physical agility test. For additional information regarding the application process please contact Corporal Kevin Gallagher, kgallagher@radnor.org. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information

An applicant must be:
  • a citizen of the United States
  • have reached their twenty-first (21st) birthday on or before the deadline for filing the application for examination
  • shall possess at the time of filing the application a diploma from an accredited high school or the recipient of a high school equivalency certification
  • completed Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training and thereby be eligible for certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission
  • physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a Police Patrol Officer
All applicants shall submit with their completed applications the following documents:
  • a photocopy of your driver’s license
  • a photocopy of documentation certifying your high school diploma or equivalent
  • a photocopy of documentation certifying completion of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission Act 120 training or in the case of Pennsylvania State Troopers documentation of completion of their Pennsylvania State Police Academy training
  • proof of citizenship (i.e. Birth Certificate, Passport)
  • and if Veterans Preference is being sought, a photocopy of your Honorable Discharge or DD-214 from the United States Armed Forces.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School or equivalency certification
  • Experience: : None
Completed a Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission ACT 120 training, Police Academy.

Contact Informaton

Kevin Gallagher

Radnor Police Department
301 Iven Ave.
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
phone: 610-688-5606

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