Seeking Part-Time Police Officers

Post date: Aug 1, 2018 12:23:54 PM

Part-time Police Officers – Southwest Greensburg Borough Police Department, Westmoreland County, PA

The Southwest Greensburg Borough Police Department are now accepting applications to fill positions for part-time police officers.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

• Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years of age.

• Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle operator’s license.

• Applicant must be Act 120 certified.

• Must possess a current CPR/First Aid Certification.

• Must pass a physical and psychological exam and drug screening.

• Must pass weapons qualification.

• Must be knowledgeable in modern police practices and methods used in crime investigation and the identification and preservation of physical evidence and knowledgeable in Commonwealth laws, rules, and regulations.

• Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must be able to work a minimum of 16-24 hours per week, primarily nights, weekends and holidays.

• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

• Position will require employee to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper courses of action.

• Six-month probationary period.

Preferred Qualifications:

• At least 1-2 years of prior police experience at a fulltime federal, state or local police department.

• Associates degree or higher education in Criminal Justice or equivalent degree.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by August 15th.

• Employment applications are available at

• Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.

• The selected candidate will also be required to complete a successful oral interview and background investigation as a condition of employment.

*Retired Police Officers are encouraged to apply for this position.

Employment applications may be mailed to:

Southwest Greensburg Borough Police Department, ATTN: Chief Christopher Kent, 564 Stanton Street, Greensburg, PA 15601

or emailed to: Chief Kent, CC: