The Downingtown Police Department, Chester County, PA, is presently accepting
applications and hiring for the position of full-time police officer. Multiple vacancies are
anticipated on being filled. Starting base salary is approximately $62,000, plus an
excellent benefit package.
Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age, must have completed Act
120 Training (certificate must be presented at time of application), completed 30 college
credits from an accredited University or college and must pass physical agility, written
exam, background investigation, psychological testing and medical exam. No candidate
with a record of criminal conviction will be accepted. High School diploma or
equivalency certificate is required, along with valid PA operator’s license.
Applicants must appear for Civil Service physical agility and written exam on
Saturday, September 09, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., at the Downingtown STEM Academy, 335
Manor Ave, Downingtown, PA, 19335. Dress in work-out clothes, as the physical agility
exam is first.
Application packets may be obtained at and returned to the Downingtown Police
Department, 10 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, PA, 19335, between 8:00 a.m. and
12:00 mid-night weekdays, or download from our website at www.downingtown.org A
$35.00 non-refundable fee will be assessed to each candidate, and the check should be
made payable to the Borough of Downingtown at the time the application is submitted.
Applications must be returned no later than 12:00 mid-night on Friday,
September 01, 2017 to the Downingtown Police Department. Late submissions will not