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Police Officer Recruit

Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Police Department

This is training level work in general duty police activities involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws, and the investigation of crimes. An employee in this class receives formal training at the Police Academy and on-the-job experience preparatory to assuming full patrol duties. Work is performed under the supervision of a police supervisor and requires regular exposure to uncontrolled and/or unpredictable conditions. The work requires frequent exercise of moderate physical effort.

Salary $52,873 per year

Close Date 05/31/2019

Qualifications:

Minimum Training, Education & Experience
The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Candidates must meet requirements within 30 days after the last date for filing applications: June 30, 2019.

1. EDUCATION – Education equivalent to the completion of high school.

AND

2. AGE REQUIREMENT – Must be Twenty-two (22) years of age at the time of appointment to the class.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE BILINGUAL SPECIALTY- For candidates claiming bilingual fluency only:
Sufficient training and/or experience to be able to understand and speak fluently and clearly in English and the designated non-English language.

Both Bilingual and Non-Bilingual Candidates eligible to apply!

Physical & Medical Requirements
Ability to meet the physical and medical standards approved for this class.

Required Licenses & Certifications
Must obtain and maintain a Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Certification from the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission during tenure of employment as a Police Officer Recruit.

Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by any state at the time of appointment to the Police Officer Recruit class.

Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania within 60 days of establishing Pennsylvania residency and/or prior to the expiration of the residency waiver and during tenure of employment as a Police Officer Recruit.