Employment Opportunity: The Townsend Delaware Police Department is currently accepting applications from active State of Delaware COPT certified officers.

Date Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2022

TOWNSEND POLICE DEPARTMENT 

141 Main Street, PO Box 223,  

Townsend, DE 19734  

Office 302-378-8082 / Fax 302-378-7099  

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

The Townsend Delaware Police Department is currently accepting applications from active State of Delaware COPT certified officers. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a newly established police department and serve as the second in command while working in partnership with the Chief of Police to expand the agency from the ground up.  

Townsend is a growing town with expanding development’s, potential business growth and outdoor recreation areas. The ideal candidate must have at a minimum the following; 

  • 10 years of proven proactive law enforcement leadership experience, with an emphasis in police operations, logistics, information systems 
  • Investigative experience 
  • Federal & State Grant writing experience 
  • Valid Delaware Drivers License 
  • Current DUI Detection & NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test 
  • Employee mentoring and evaluation experience  

This is not a desk position, the person selected will be required to work various shifts, holidays and perform patrol duties.   

Comprehensive Benefits Offered: State of Delaware health, dental, & vision, Group Life insurance, Accidental death & dismemberment benefits, Voluntary long-term & short-term disability plans, Delaware Municipal Police Pension and paid leave. 

Please find the Townsend General Employment Application by Clicking Here

Cover letter, resume, and application may be sent electronically to atantillo@townsend.delaware.gov or by mail to:

        Town of Townsend

        Attn:  Town Manager

        141 Main Street, P.O. Box 223

        Townsend, DE   19734

***Resumes will be accepted only in conjunction with an application for employment. 

Contact Chief Robert Longo (Robert.Longo@cj.state.de.us) for further information or questions.