EASTERN BERKS REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT - POLICE OFFICER
The Eastern Berks Regional Police Department is recruiting for the position of full-time probationary police officer. The Department serves Colebrookdale Township and the Boroughs of Boyertown and Bechtelsville in Berks County, PA, and embraces a community focused, problem-solving approach to policing. We are continually working to build and maintain our reputation as an effective, professional organization, and to earn the trust and respect of the community. We are seeking to recruit highly motivated, disciplined candidates who are eager to be challenged, and to engage with the department and the community. Prospective applicants should be looking to grow professionally and personally as an individual, while also functioning as a member of a team to help achieve organizational goals and objectives.
Eligible candidates must:
Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment,
Be high school graduates or equivalent,
Be Act 120 certified prior to appointment,
Have a valid PA Driver’s License, and record that demonstrates history of safe driving,
Be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation,
Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer according to MPOETC standards
Additionally, ideal candidates will:
Have good oral and written communication skills,
Have good interpersonal skills,
Have sound judgement and decision-making skills,
Be able to accept and apply constructive criticism,
Be adaptable and innovative,
Be highly disciplined and self-controlled,
Be a team player, but also capable of working and thinking independently
Be highly committed to organization mission, objectives, and core values
Starting salary for 2023 is $64,952, and a top rate (1st class) officer with two full years of service with the Department in 2025 will be at $102,233. Competitive benefits package includes but is not limited to fully paid family medical, dental and vision coverage, defined benefit pension plan with five-year DROP program, 457 Deferred Comp. plan with up to 3% employer match, paid vacation, personal and sick time, and holiday pay.
Interested persons should submit a current resume by 4:30 PM Friday September 15, 2023. Resumes should be submitted to Mrs. Daniann Rohrpasser, Office Administrator, at 16 W. Philadelphia Avenue Boyertown, PA 19512, Phone: 610-369-3050, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates who are selected for further consideration based on qualifications and relevant experience will be contacted, and will be required to complete an application packet at a later time.