Ebensburg Borough is Now Hiring



The Borough of Ebensburg is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer for the purpose of creating an eligibility list.  Deadline for submission of applications is Monday,  August 7, 2023 at 2:00 p.m., prevailing time. Completed applications and any required supporting documentation are to be delivered to the following:

Ebensburg Borough

Attn:  City Manager

300 W. High St.

Ebensburg, PA 15931

All applications must be in a sealed envelope marked:

Ebensburg Borough – Police Officer Application

The following requirements are necessary of each interested applicant, having filed on the official application form prescribed by the Borough.

–  At the date of application, the applicant shall not be less than twenty-one (21) years of age.

–  A diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED).

–  Be a citizen of the United States of America

–  Be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a Police officer for the Ebensburg Borough Department as determined by the physical and psychological testing.

–  Be Act 120 Certified under the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Act (Act 120), (MPOETC) 53 Pa. C.S.A. 2161 et seq. or has successfully completed Act 120 training and passed the final exam at the time of hiring.

–  Be eligible to legally operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The examination process for the position of Police Officer shall consist of the following: Physical Agility test, Written Examination, Oral Examination, Polygraph Test / Background Check, Medical and Psychological Examination.

For those who meet the eligibility criteria the following is the schedule for the physical agility and written examinations.

Physical Agility – Saturday August 19, 2023 at 9:00 a.m., at the University of Pittsburg-Johnstown Campus Track and Field (Must arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. and must have photo I.D.) Directions to the track are as follows:  From Theatre Drive or Elton Road in Richland Township turn onto Schoolhouse Road, turn onto Highfield Avenue, turn left onto Kunk’s Drive and follow to the end where you can go no further.  Turn left over a single lane bridge and the track and facilities will be on the right.

Written Examination – Saturday, August 19, 2023, immediately following the agility test.  Those that pass will be taken to the classroom for the written test.    (Must arrive with valid driver’s license.)

There are not and will not be any alternate dates for taking the physical agility and /or written examination.

Completed applications and supporting documentation must be filed at Ebensburg Borough  by 2:00 p.m., on Monday, August 7, 2023.

Police Officer Application

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.