A competitive written examination will be given to establish a list of eligible candidates for the position of Police Officer for the City of Sharon, Pennsylvania.


Applicants must meet the following qualifications;


  1. Must be a citizen of the United States
  2. Must be 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  3. Must be of excellent reputation and moral character
  4. Must not be a former Police Officer removed for cause
  5. Must not have any type of criminal record
  6. Must successfully pass all mental and physical examinations, psychological evaluations, background investigations, and other testing as required by the City of Sharon
  7. Applicants must possess Pennsylvania ACT 120 Certification or be currently enrolled in PA Act 120 Police Academy or have out of state equivalent certification
  8. Applicants must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License or out of state equivalent
  9. Lateral transfers offered for current fulltime Police Officers


The Sharon Police Department offers a competitive wage, health benefit package, up to 9 weeks of paid time off, Law Enforcement career advancements, state of the art equipment and a policy that allows beards and visible tattoos.


Qualified applicants may apply through Mercer County Career Link, 217 West State Street Sharon, PA 16146 (724)347-9257 or by going to  Applications can also be found at the Sharon Police Department, 155 W. Connelly Blvd Sharon, Pa 16146 or at the City’s website  Questions concerning the application process can be addressed by calling the Sharon Police Department at 724-983-3210.


Successful applicants will be notified of the date and time of the written examination.  A $35.00 non-refundable processing fee and positive proof of identification will be required prior to being admitted into the testing site.


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