Employment-Part Time

Applicants for part-time officer can complete the application below and return to the police department


Accepting Applications for Part-Time Officers

   The Borough of Gettysburg, located in Adams County, Pa, has just short of 8000 residents.  The Borough is home to Gettysburg College, a national recognized institution of higher education with an approx. student body size of 2700 students.  The United Lutheran Seminary formerly the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg also call the Borough home.

     In the summer of 1863 forces of both the Union and Confederate Armies converged on Gettysburg for, arguably, the most important battle of The United States Civil War.  Today, Gettysburg is now a tourist destination drawing more than two million visitors a year.

     The Police Department is the busiest department dispatched by the county emergency services dispatch center.  The department currently has a full-time sworn compliment of 12 with a number of part-time officers to supplement. 

      Please contact the Police Department at (717)334-1168 Ext. 951 or e-mail at criley@gettysburgpa.gov further information on part-time openings.  Currently, the borough requires applicants to be certified by the Commonwealth of PA as a Municipal Police Officer, certified in another state and eligable for certifcation here or currently enrolled in a PA Police Academy and be eligible for certification by date of hire.


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