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:

Please check back for upcoming dates


If you need to make hotel reservations, we recommend The Grand Hotel located at 2100 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland. You can make reservations by calling 1-800-447-6779 or (410)-289-6191. When making the reservations please ask the representative for the “OCPD Group Rate”. (Discount and code does not apply for the October 22-23 testing dates.)


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:


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).