Ebensburg Borough is Now Hiring

Ebensburg Borough, PA with a population of approximately 3,380 residents and covering 1.7 square miles is seeking a Chief of Police with exceptional leadership and management skills to lead a progressive department with four part-time and four full-time sworn officers.

Candidates must have the utmost integrity and honesty with the ability to make policy recommendations, oversee departmental planning, administration of all activities, grants, and a $700,000 budget.  The candidate must be able to plan, organize and supervise all functions of the Police Department to include patrol and investigations.  The Chief must be community-focused and have excellent verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills to maintain and advance the department’s standing as a progressive, professional, and community-based police department.   The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, municipal administration and staff, citizens, and civic leaders.

In addition, the candidate must have seven (7) years of progressively responsible police experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training.  The candidate must be a United States citizen, physically and mentally fit to perform the essential functions of the job description, Act 120 certified, able to be certified by the Municipal Public Officer’s Education and Training Commission and possess a valid motor vehicle’s operator’s license.    The candidate must reside within 15 air miles of the Borough within one year of date of hire.

The salary range is $70,000-$80,000.  Final salary dependent upon qualifications.

Deadline:  June 20, 2023

Ebensburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply clearly mark “Police Chief Application” and send cover letter, resume and three professional references to kcook@ebensburgpa.com or Manager’s Office, 300 West High St, Ebensburg, PA 19531.

2020 Census

The 2020 Census is fast approaching. Your participation in the census, and a full and accurate count, is very important to your local community. First, the census is the basis for equal political representation under the Constitution. Second, State and Federal dollars are allotted based on the number of people counted in the census.

BE COUNTED! It’s easy. It’s safe, It’s important. For the first time ever, the Census Bureau will accept responses on-line, but you can still respond by phone or mail.

For more information, visit: www.2020census.gov/en.

Census Jobs

The Census Bureau will be hiring thousands of workers to complete the 2020 Census. Job seekers can apply now. The first jobs will be in August 2019 conducting address canvassing.  www.2020census.gov/jobs -or- 1-855-JOB-2020.

Ebensburg Based Day Trips

Ebensburg Based Scenic Rides


Scenic Day Trips Visiting Attractions in Cambria and Neighboring Counties

The rides described below offer a chance to witness the beauty of south-central Pennsylvania, experience the excitement and challenges of her twisty roads, and visit the most popular attractions in the region.

Each of the day trips begins and ends in Historic Ebensburg. All of the scenic rides can be enjoyed by car or motorcycle. Riders are encouraged to stay at any of the hotels or bed & breakfasts listed in this brochure.

Ebensburg hosts many events throughout the year. In conjunction with Thunder in the Valley, Ebensburg hosts its annual Wheels & Wings event on the streets of Downtown Ebensburg on the third Thursday of June. We urge you to stay in the Ebensburg area during Thunder in the Valley, and enjoy any of the scenic rides suggested here. They are all great motorcycle trips!

Ebensburg Homecoming Weekend is the last weekend in July. Spend Friday on a day trip, return to Ebensburg for a free concert on downtown streets on Friday evening, take another day trip on Saturday, and return to Ebensburg for a free concert, party and fireworks at Lake Rowena.

Pick any Friday in August for a free evening concert in the park. The week-long Cambria County Fair always opens on Labor Day.

PotatoFest, the region’s largest craft and music festival, is the last

Saturday in September. Let Ebensburg be your host for any of the many events held during the year in Cambria County, all listed on our website.

Feel free to contact any of Ebensburg Borough’s staff for assistance or for ideas. We want you to enjoy your time in Ebensburg.