Borough of Wilkinsburg   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Other
Posted on February 12, 2024


Qualified persons are invited to apply to the Borough of Wilkinsburg Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Patrol Officer for the Wilkinsburg Police Department.

General Requirements:

-Candidates, at the time of application must: (1) Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED); (2) Accepting candidates without Act 120 certification for testing; the probationary period will begin after such certification has been obtained, including passing the final exam (3) Be a United States Citizen; (4) Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer; (5) Be at least eighteen (18) years of age; and (6) Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver license. Wilkinsburg Borough residency is not required.

-Successful applicants must also meet all the requirements of the Borough’s Civil Service Rules and Regulations that will include a background investigation, polygraph examination, and if selected, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.

-An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building, police department located at 605 Ross Avenue, Suite 101 Wilkinsburg, PA 15221, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. A completed application, with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee, must be filed before 4:30 PM on Monday, April 1, 2024.

-The physical fitness test and written examination will be conducted at the Allegheny County Police Academy for to be determined at a later date and time. The physical fitness test and the written examination will be conducted at the Allegheny County Police Academy. The written examination will be administered to those who successfully pass the physical fitness test.

John Antinori, Borough Manager

An Equal Opportunity Employer