Apply to this opportunity here: www.phila.gov/jobs

All applications will be accepted from 03/06/23-03/17/23

As an employer, the City of Philadelphia values inclusion, integrity, innovation, empowerment, and hard work above all else. We offer a vibrant work environment, comprehensive health care and benefits, and the experience you need to grow and excel. If you’re interested in working with a passionate team of people who care about the future of Philadelphia, start here.

What we offer

  • Impact - The work you do here matters to millions. 
  • Growth - Philadelphia is growing, why not grow with it? 
  • Diversity & Inclusion - Find a career in a place where everyone belongs.
  • Benefits - We care about your well-being.

General Job Description: This is certified level protection work for sworn officers in both Civil and Criminal enforcement within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Employees in this class are responsible for transporting prisoners from State, County, City and courthouse institutions, to courts providing protection for courthouse, judicial staff, and public safety for all judicial facilities, and maintaining custody of prisoners during legal proceedings.

The Requirements are as follows:

 EDUCATION: Education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth school grade.


Option 1: A copy of the Deputy Sheriff’s Training ACT II-114 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date of ACT II-114 training within the last three-years

Option 2: A copy of the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) Act 120 certification or documentation indicating the completion and date Act 120 training within the last three-years

Option 3: A copy of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Law Enforcement Officer Certification or documentation indicating completion and date of Pennsylvania State Police Law Enforcement Training within the last three-years.


Send certifications or transcripts for review to: hrhelpdesk@phila.gov


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