The Borough of Sandy Lake is seeking experienced applicants for the position of part-time  police officer. This is a non-civil service full time position.

Qualifications and requirements: Candidates, at the time of application must:

Possess a high school diploma or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED);

  • Must be Municipal Police Officer’s Education Training Commission (MPOETC) certified;
  • Current Act 120 certification;
  • Be a United States Citizen;
  • Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer;
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license;

Successful applicants must meet the requirements of the Borough of Sandy Lake’s hiring policy which includes a comprehensive background screening, substance abuse screening and post offer physical required.

Residency Requirement: Discussion at time of interview.

Benefits: paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance, retirement fund

Applications: Four (4) copies of the following information must be mailed or delivered in person; no electronic submission will be accepted, by June 23, 2017.    No applications will be received after this deadline.

  1. Resume and cover letter (resume to include salary requirement, address & phone number of employers, name of direct supervisor, reason for leaving and salary history)
  2. Personal References:  provide three (3) references (not relatives, fellow employees or instructors) who are responsible adults of reputable standing within their community.  DO NOT LIST LAW ENFORCEMENT REFERENCES.
  3. Law Enforcement References:  provide three (3) law enforcement officers that you know personally and have personal knowledge of you.
  4. Copy of MPOETC certification
  5. Copy of high school diploma or GED
  6. Copy of certificate reflecting highest level of education
  7. Copy of valid driver’s license
  8. Copy of DD-214, if applicable
  9. Copy of State Police, FBI and Child Abuse clearances

Applications submitted without all of the attached documents will not be considered.

Attention: Personnel Committee

Borough of Sandy Lake

P.O. Box 87

Sandy Lake, PA 16145

The Borough of Sandy Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.