Requirements: You must be at least eighteen (18) years age and free of any criminal arrest or felony traffic arrest. Have a high school diploma or GED. Prior to being hired candidates must complete and pass a written examination and interview.

Job Description:
An incumbent in this class will perform non-emergency based public safety radio dispatching and clerical duties for The Bethany Beach Police Department, Bethany Beach Patrol, Bethany Beach Division of Parking Enforcement, Bethany Beach Code Enforcement Division and Bethany Beach Public Transit.

General duties will include but are not limited to receiving non-emergency radio calls, routine telephone calls, or citizen complaints at the public window. will dispatch all officers or employees of the above divisions to complaints via the radio and record important information. will take payment of all parking tickets and arrange court dates for those wishing to appeal tickets. Candidates must be able to multi-task and keep communications open. Dispatchers are responsible for tracking all officers on duty and handling any needs or information from those officers. You must have some computer skills for obtaining traffic and criminal history for officers on the street. You may have to perform other duties deemed necessary by the Chief of Police or your direct supervisor.

Each seasonal dispatcher hired will be expected to work from Memorial Day until they have to return to college in the Fall or until the season is determined to be completed by the Chief of Police. All dispatchers will work forty (40) hours a week through rotating shift schedule. Overtime will be paid to those who work more than forty (40) hours a week at a time and a half rate. All uniforms are provided to the seasonal dispatcher by the department at no cost to the employee.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: From $17.00 per hour


  • Professional development assistance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: One location