How To Apply

To apply for a position with the City of Seaford, please fill out the appropriate application for the position you are applying for. There are two different applications. One for any position within the Police Department and the other is for any other City position. Applications must be filled out in full. If submitting a resume, an application is still required. All applications for positions other than the police department should be submitted to City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, DE 19973 or they can be faxed to 302-629-9307.

Police Department applications should be delivered to the Seaford Police Department, 300 Virginia Avenue, Seaford, DE 19973 or faxed to 302-629-0672.

All applications are retained on file for a period of three years. The City of Seaford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Police Officer


Are you looking for a rewarding and exciting career? Do you have what it takes to become a Law Enforcement Officer? Here is your opportunity to join the ranks with the Seaford Police Department.

Become a full time officer with benefits - health and life insurance, pension, vacation, holiday pay and overtime. This is an Entry-level position and shift work is required. Candidates must be able to successfully pass a written exam, fitness agility, psychological screening, polygraph exam, medical exam and drug screen. High school diploma required. All applicants are subject to a criminal history background check. Candidates with State of Delaware certification may seek a waiver on the written exam and are encouraged to apply.

Applications may be obtained at the Seaford Police Department, 300 Virginia Avenue, Seaford, DE 19973 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or obtained on line at

The City of Seaford Police Department accepts applications for both police and civilian positions on a continual basis. Resumes without completed applications will not be accepted. Applications will be kept up until the next available testing process. Applicants will be notified once a testing date has been established.

The City of Seaford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Chief of Police

Applications are being accepted for the Chief of Police. Interested candidates must be able to meet the following:

Article 6 of the Municipal Code is a Residency Requirement. If you are selected and accept this position you must live within a thirty (30) mile radius of City Hall, 414 High Street, Seaford, DE. A temporary waiver under special circumstances may be granted for a maximum of six months.

Certified by the State of Delaware to be a Municipal Police Officer.

Demonstrate past experience in Administration and hold the minimum rank of lieutenant.

Education - Bachelor's Degree preferred. Experience, training, and some college will be given consideration in lieu of degree.

Pay - Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Some benefits offered are health insurance, State of Delaware County and Municipal Police defined pension plan, life insurance, and paid vacation.

Employment is by contractual agreement. All applications should be requested from and returned to the City Manager, City of Seaford, PO Box 1100, Seaford, DE 19973 or by email Telephone number is (302) 629-9173. The City of Seaford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. The selection process will begin after March 4, 2019.

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