Seasonal Police Officer
Bethany Beach Police Department - Bethany Beach, Delaware
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $12.00 hourly
As a seasonal police officer, you will enforce all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances for the State of Delaware and the Town of Bethany Beach. You will conduct patrol on specific areas on foot and utilizing bicycles. During patrols you will check doors and windows of residences and businesses. Investigate any suspicious conditions and complaints and make arrests in felony, misdemeanor, and city violation cases that you encounter. Possibly perform plainclothes assignments to detect illegal activities if the administration deems necessary. Prosecute cases before the Alderman’s Court of the Town of Bethany Beach, Justice of the Peace Courts, Family Court, Court of Common Pleas, and Superior Court. Direct traffic when necessary and perform all duties as directed by the Chief of Police or your direct supervisor.
- Age: : 18
- Education: : high school graduate
You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be free from any criminal arrest or felony traffic arrest. Prior to being hired you must satisfactorily complete a written test, oral interview, voice stress analysis test (poly-graph), psychological examination, Doctor’s physical with drug screening, and a physical fitness test, passing weight and height standards. All testing is designed to hire the best applicant possible and is exactly what any full-time officer must complete before being hired. All testing is set up and supervised by the Bethany Beach Police Dept. Once you have completed all necessary testing you are eligible for selection for the seasonal officer position. These are very competitive positions and limited positions are available. Once hires have been made the testing process will end. Those who apply early and complete testing will be evaluated for hire first.