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.