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The Borough of Mercersburg Police Department is accepting applications for full-time and part-time police officer positions. Mercersburg is one of the older and more historic boroughs in Pennsylvania and is in Southwest Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Mercersburg covers one square mile, has 8.34 miles of roads, and provides services to approximately 1,600 residents. The Mercersburg Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications are available on-line at (www.mercersburg,org) or can be picked up at Borough Hall. Completed applications and supporting resumes can be submitted to the Mercersburg Police Department, 113 South Main Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236.


  • Act 120 training is required (Police Academy)
  • Graduation from a standard high school or acceptable GED equivalency with transcripts
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License
  • Be of good moral character
  • Physically capable of basic police requirements
  • If served in the military, provide copy of DD214.
  • Must undergo criminal records check (not be convicted of any misdemeanor or felony)
  • Must successfully pass and complete a background investigation (to include but not limited to medical/drug screening, psychological etc.)
  • Must be a citizen of the United States

Full-Time Officers are paid $ 25.00 per hour with benefits.

Part-Time Officers are paid $ 25.00 per hour.

Employment Opportunity

Mercersburg Borough is accepting applications for a Borough Manager. Located in Franklin County, Mercersburg Borough is a rural borough with approximately 1,500 residents with Water, Sewer, and General Purpose Authorities. The Borough has a police department currently consisting of a Police Chief and one part-time Support Staff Employee. The non-uniformed full-time employees currently consist of a Borough Secretary, Billing Clerk, and three Public Works Department Laborers. The Borough functions under the PA Borough Code with a mayor and seven Borough Council positions.

The Borough Manager is a full-time, FLSA-exempt employee who is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Borough office; personnel matters; attending regular night meetings of Borough Council, the Water and Sewer Authorities, and multiple Committees; and preparing and managing the annual budget, among other job duties as described in the job description. The Borough Manager also serves as the Borough’s Zoning Officer, Code Enforcement Officer, and Open Records Officer. A complete copy of the job description is available on the Borough’s website:

A bachelor’s degree (Finance or Public Adm. preferred) and a minimum of 5 years of management experience and experience in all aspects of municipal operations including labor negotiations and grant writing preferred. Ability to become bonded upon hire is required. Send resume w/salary history/expectations, experience, educational background, and three professional references to: Mercersburg Borough Manager Search, C/O Donald Stoner, Council President, 113 South Main Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236. Applications and/or resumes must be received on or before Friday, January 26, 2024, at 12:00 noon. The Borough is an equal opportunity employer.