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Chief of Police - Borough of Swissvale

The Borough of Swissvale, PA (pop. 8900) is seeking a highly visible, full time Police Chief to lead a department of fifteen full time and eight part time officers. The department has an operating budget of $2.2 million. The Chief will be responsible for the daily operation of the Department, budget preparation and law enforcement activities. This position requires experience with, and knowledge of, municipal and community policing. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and is able to be a team player as part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens of the community. A minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in law enforcement with seven (7) years in a progressively responsible supervisory/administrative capacity is required. A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or a closely related field is preferred but not required. The selected candidate must possess PA Act 120 certification. The Borough offers a competitive benefit package and salary range based on qualifications and experience. A detailed job description is available upon request. Resumes accepted no later than 4:00 pm, November 24, 2017.

Please direct a cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements and at least three professional references to: Clyde Wilhelm, Borough Manager, Borough of Swissvale, 7560 Roslyn Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Part-Time Police Officers

The Swissvale Police Department is currently accepting applications for part-time Police Officers. Please stop in the Borough Office or click HERE to download an application.

Must have Pa Act120, valid Pa D/L, having an MPT number is somewhat preferred but NOT required.

7560 Roslyn Street
Corner of S. Braddock Ave. & Roslyn St.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15218

Download Employment Application Here