City of Altoona
Applications are now being accepted for the position of
Altoona Police Department
Applications for Police Officer for the City of Altoona may be obtained from the Human Resources Department at City Hall, 1301 12th Street, Suite 301, Altoona, PA, weekdays between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Applicants or their designees must file completed, Notarized applications with accompanying documentation No Later than Noon On Thursday, August 30, 2018. Return In Person Or By Mail to:
Human Resources Department
Altoona City Hall
1301 - 12th Street, Suite 301
Altoona, PA 16601-3491
A $25.00 processing fee (check or money order) must be paid at the time the application is filed. Applications that are incomplete for any reason will not be accepted, and will be returned to the applicant. Falsification, concealment or misrepresentation of material fact on the application form may result in disqualification. All previous applicants will be required to reapply and repeat the entire application process in order to be considered for employment.
Must pass a physical agility test scheduled for Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 8:00 A.M., in Altoona.
Must pass a written Civil Service Test to be administered on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 8:30 A.M., in Altoona.
Must have successfully completed a Pennsylvania Act 120 basic training program, or successfully complete a Pennsylvania Act 120 basic training program prior to the end of 2018.
Must be 21 years of age on or before the date of employment.
Must be a United States citizen.
Must have graduated from an accredited high school or have a Graduate Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) acceptable to the Commission.
Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Must be of high moral character and free of felony or misdemeanor convictions. Must be physically and mentally fit for the full duties of a Police Officer.
Must submit to a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA).
Must agree to psychological and physical examinations if offered employment.
Starting salary: $43,073.43
The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Altoona, PA (US - 16601)