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Community Service Officer: We are accepting applications for a Community Service Officer – see full posting below.
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Community Service Officer

Community Service Officers perform quasi-police duties to include traffic direction, animal control, park patrol, enforcement of local ordinances, parking enforcement, motorist assists and arrest processing.

This is a challenging and rewarding position working with the police department in a civilian capacity and is a great opportunity for college students and others looking to gain experience in the law enforcement field.

Applicants must be 18 years of age, of good moral character, and have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.  Applicants will undergo a thorough background investigation to include criminal history and driving record checks. This part-time position offers a competitive salary, holiday pay, and paid vacation time.

Applications can be obtained at the Derry Township Police Department located at 620 Clearwater Rd. Hershey, PA 17033 or click here to access an online version. Applications must be received at the Police Department by September 152017.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Questions about the position or the process can be directed to Sgt. Robert Demmel (717) 534-2202 or rfdemmel@derrytownship.org.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.