Experienced Police Officer wanted

POLICE OFFICER

MANOR TOWNSHIP

LANCASTER COUNTY, PA.

WE ARE SEARCHING FOR

the best and brightest Officers to serve with a professional and progressive law enforcement agency.

Are you looking for an excellent place to work? A place that offers a diversity of calls and surroundings, that challenges you to think for yourself and a department that provides job satisfaction.  Do you want to work at a department where the Officers actually enjoy coming to work?  If so then the Manor Township Police Department (MTPD) is the place for you.  We require an upbeat attitude, a desire to perform the difficult tasks of a police officer, including patrol, accident investigations, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations and arrests along with the motivation to do an exceptional job.

The MTPD is seeking candidates who wish to enjoy a work environment dedicated to community service and law enforcement within a values guided police agency.  We are seeking motivated Police Officers who possess a strong drive for self-initiated police work while operating within a team based environment.  We are only seeking proactive team players with a high desire to achieve and thrive professionally and on an individual basis.

The Manor Township Police Department is accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for the position of police officer. Candidates can submit an application, resume, and cover letter to the MTPD, through www.policeapp.comThe deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Applications can only be submitted through www.policeapp.com.

If you have any questions or need additional information you may contact Lt. Gary Gardner or Chief Todd Graeff at (717) 299-5231 or via email at Garnderg@police.co.lancaster.pa.us or Graefft@police.co.lancaster.pa.us.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Manor Township Police Department was formed in May 1969 and has grown to a current staff of 19 police officers and 3 civilian support employees. The agency provides 24/7 service to the residents, businesses, and visitors of Manor Township.  The department is responsible for a jurisdiction covering 46 square miles with 143 miles of roadway and containing a population in excess of 20,500. The community consists of a rich mixture of residential, commercial, manufacturing, and agricultural areas. For more information go to www.manortwp.org.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.

Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process including but not limited to oral interviews, physical and psychological examination, polygraph examination, and comprehensive background investigation.

Must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalency.

Must have a valid PA operator's license at the time of application deadline.

Must possess current ACT 120 MPOETC certification at time of application deadline.

                                                Must have full time municipal or State Police experience within Pennsylvania during the five year period prior to the application deadline.

Must be a citizen of the United States.

Must meet or exceed all requirements and conditions for certification under MPOETC Act 120, the Manor Township Police Department Police Officer Job Description, and the MTPD Selection and Hiring policy.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Proper submission and receipt of application, resume, and cover letter
  • Oral Interviews with Command Staff and/or Township Administration
  • Polygraph examination 
  • Background investigation 
  • Medical evaluation 
  • Drug screen
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Final selection will be made from any one of the top three candidates
  • Veteran preference applied to candidates within the top three final positions

THE MTPD OFFERS FIRST CLASS SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary as provided within the existing CBA.  The 2017 starting salary is- $44,583 while Officers with up to four years’ experience may start at up to $60,932. The 2017 top Officer salary is $78,486.
  • Health care benefits including medical, dental, prescription and vision. 
  • Life insurance, sick leave and extended illness time. 
  • Generous vacation and holiday leave benefits. 
  • Educational reimbursement. 
  • Department issued uniforms, equipment, and cleaning allowance. 
  • Defined benefit pension plan- superannuation retirement at 25 years and age 50. 
  • Post-retirement health benefit is a $3,000 a year investible HRA.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE MANOR TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.