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Job Opening: Patrolman
Department: Park Police
Posting Date: March 29, 2024
Salary: $52,145.60 Annually


The County and Courthouse Park Police Patrol Officer is the entry level rank for the department. The Patrol Officer is assigned a shift and patrol duties in the Courthouse Complex, Fair Acres Complex, all County parks, roads, properties, offices or wherever needed throughout the County.

Essential Duties

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police, Captain and Shift Lieutenant, the Patrol Officer:

Handles incoming emergency calls including, criminal, accidents, medical and maintenance issues with the buildings, parks, roads and complexes.

Assists at the Police Radio Dispatch Desk with phone calls and dispatching calls

Monitors security and fire alarm systems

Makes arrests, enforces County ordinances and PA State Crimes & Vehicle Codes

Assigned to metal detectors and x-ray machines for building security

Provides traffic control

Maintains appearance and equipment

Locks and secures all buildings doors and open areas

Responsible for patrolling 8 hours on the shift as well as working overtime when needed

Detailed to special events such a concerts, shows and sporting events at county parks and properties

When needed, senior officers provide field training for new officers on the shift

Patrols County Parks and fills in other shifts

Other duties as assigned


High school graduate or equivalent

Age 21 or older

Valid PA driver’s license

Ability to pass security check

Act 120 (Municipal Police Training) completion required

Successful completion of six-month probationary period to include qualifying with use of firearm

Delaware County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, membership in an employee organization, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, or hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. EEO/AA


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