PUBLIC SAFETY AIDE
Public Safety Aides are utilized as civilian support staff within the Patrol and Support Services Divisions. Generally, Public Safety Aides are deployed in the areas of Arrest and Detention, Parking Enforcement, or support to Patrol Operations.
Public Safety Aides assigned to Arrest and Detention are responsible for processing and custody of detainees, safety and security of the Public Safety facility, interaction with the general public and the courts.
Public Safety Aides assigned to Parking Enforcement duties address Town parking regulations to include issuing citations for prohibited parking and meter violations as well as vehicle tows from public streets.
Public Safety Aides assigned to Patrol Operations handle traffic control, assist with transportation of arrestees, public safety needs at special events, and the enforcement of civil violations.
High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Maryland Board of Education or able to produce such by June 1 of the year of employment
17 ½ years of age at the time of employment
Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
United States Citizen
Good physical and mental condition
Vision correctable to 20/20 with the ability to recognize basic colors
$17.39 per hour (includes during Academy)
$250 signing bonus paid after completing the training
$250 retention bonus for those Public Safety Aides who remain until October 1st, 2023
Candidates must successfully complete a written examination, structured interview, background investigation, medical examination. Public Safety Aide positions are available for both full-time and seasonal employment.