Seasonal Police Officer & Public Safety Aide

The Ocean City Police Department will be holding several test dates for interested candidates applying for seasonal and full time Police Officers, Public Safety Aides, and Communications Operators. Successful candidates will remain on the eligibility list for 18 months.

Testing Dates:

  • January 29 & 30, 2022 POSTPONED
  • February 19 & 20, 2022
  • March 5 & 6, 2022


Wor-Wic Community College, Guerrieri Hall Building (GH) (Click for campus map) 32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801


All Positions begin testing at 8AM….doors will open at 7AM


Automatic Disqualifiers for Positions:

If you need to make hotel reservations, we recommend The Grand Hotel located at 2100 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland. You can make reservations at (410) 289-3684. When making the reservations please inform the representative that you’re testing with the Ocean City Police Department and give them the code “PDTEST”.

Dress Attire:

  • Police Officer Applicants: Workout Attire
  • Public Safety Aides: Business Attire

What do I need to bring?

  • Driver’s License
  • Physician’s Waiver Form Signed by Doctor (Police Applicants Only) (If your physician’s waiver is not signed by a doctor or you fail to bring it with you to testing you will not be eligible to participate in the physical agility portion of the testing)

Public Safety Aide interviews will be completed Saturday morning after successful completion of the written exam.

Police Officer interview times will be assigned on Saturday afternoon after successful completion of the written/ physical testing portions. Police Officer Interviews occur on Sundays at OCPD Headquarters (6501 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842).