Job Opening: County Bureau of Park Police
Department: County Bureau of Park Police
Opening Date: August 12, 2020
Starting Pay: $15.19 per hour
Scheduled Hours: 40 hours per week
County Bureau of Park Police 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.
Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Police, Captain and Shift Lieutenant, Sergeants and Corporals 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
Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.
Please email resume and/or application to County of Delaware Personnel Department at DelcoJobs@co.delaware.pa.us.