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Seasonal Public Safety Officer

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Public Safety Officers are utilized as civilian support staff within the Patrol and Support Services Divisions. Generally, Public Safety Officers are deployed in the areas of Arrest and Detention, Parking Enforcement, or support to Patrol Operations.

Public Safety Officers 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 Officers assigned to Patrol Operations handle traffic control, assist with transportation of arrestees, public safety needs at special events, and the enforcement of civil violations. They will also address Town parking regulations to include issuing citations for prohibited parking as well as vehicle tows from public streets.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Medical Requirements

Good physical and mental condition
Vision correctable to 20/20 with the ability to recognize basic colors

Pay Rate

$17.91 per hour (includes during Academy)
$250 signing bonus paid after completing the training
$250 retention bonus for those officers who work  20 hours during any fall special events.

Candidates must successfully complete a written examination, structured interview, background investigation, medical examination. Public Safety Officer positions are available for both full-time and seasonal employment.