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CADET TESTING AnnouNcements

Applications submitted January 3, 2018 to Present - selection cycle 6012

 
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) is currently accepting applications for State Police Cadet.
The entry-level law enforcement examination for the position of Cadet is periodically administered by the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission (SCSC) at its computer-based testing centers.  The next written examination is tentatively scheduled for Fall 2018.  Tentative test dates are subject to change. 
At the end of the application period, qualified applicants for the position of PSP Cadet will be notified via email, with instructions on how to register with SCSC to take the entry-level law enforcement examination.  Others who attempt to register with SCSC, who have not been pre-qualified by PSP, will be denied.
 
Since qualified candidates will receive instructions by email, it is important that contact information is current.  To update contact information, candidates may log back into the application using their email address and password.
 
Questions related to the written examination should be referred to the Public Safety Human Resource Delivery Center, Uniformed Talent Management Division, by email at ra-entrylevelexam@pa.gov.
 
Applications submitted January 3, 2017 to January 2, 2018 – selection cycle 6011
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) entry-level law enforcement written examination for the position of Cadet will be administered by the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission (SCSC) at its computer-based testing centers between January 29 and February 10, 2018.
Qualified applicants for the position of PSP Cadet were notified via email on January 12, 2018, with instructions on how to register with SCSC to take the entry-level law enforcement examination. Others who attempt to register with SCSC who have not been pre-qualified by PSP will be denied.
 
Since certain Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission Test Centers were closed on February 7 and/or 8, 2018, testing opportunities were interrupted.  Therefore, additional opportunities to take the Pennsylvania State Police Cadet written examination have been added.  Applicants must take the written examination to be eligible to continue in the Cadet selection process.
The date of Monday, February 12, 2018, has been added at the following statewide locations: Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven and Scranton. Testing times are 8:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 1:45 p.m.
The date of Friday, February 16, 2018, has been added at the Philadelphia location. Testing times are 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
No dates have been added for the Harrisburg and Pittsburgh locations; however, there are a number of unfilled appointments at these locations on the originally published dates.
Since qualified candidates receive communications by email, it is important that contact information is current.  To update contact information, candidates may log back into the application using their email address and password. Candidates should also contact the PSP Bureau of Human Resources with updated information at ra-entrylevelexam@pa.gov.
 
Questions related to the written examination should be referred to the Public Safety Human Resource Delivery Center, Uniformed Talent Management Division, by email at ra-entrylevelexam@pa.gov.  All questions after the rankings are released should be sent via email to ra-pspcadetprocess@pa.gov to the Cadet Processing section.
Applications submitted July 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 – selection cycle 6010
Candidates from the 6010 selection cycle who received a conditional offer of employment and were invited to Physical Readiness Processing will continue processing until appointed to a Cadet class or disqualified.
 
The 6009 eligibility list has now been superseded by the 6010 eligibility list.  Candidates from the 6009 selection cycle who have not received a conditional offer of employment will not be processed.  To be considered for future eligibility lists, applicants are required to submit a new application.
 
The PSP will contact candidates for further processing, in rank order, according to the needs of the Department.
 
 
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