5005 52nd Avenue - Edmonston, MD 20781  *  Phone (301) 699-8806  *  Fax (301) 699-8203  *

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The Town of Edmonston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package
including enrollment in the Maryland State Retirement System.  Applications for positions of Town Clerk,
Police Clerk, Code Enforcement Officer and within the Department of Public Works are posted when
positions are available.  

The Edmonston Police Department does accept resumes for the
position of Police Officer on a continual  basis.  Resumes may be
submitted online using the Resume Submission Portal .  You may
also mail or submit Your  resume In person at the Edmonston Police
Headquarters building located at 5005 52nd Avenue; Hyattsville,
Maryland 20781.   

Starting salary is $44,427.12 with an excellent benefit package including enrollment in Maryland State
Retirement Defined Pension Plan, and a take-home vehicle.  

A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.  The results of that
background investigation could disqualify the candidate from consideration for this position.  A complete
medical physical examination, drug test, psychological exam, and a polygraph examination will  be required
after an employment offer is made.  The result of these examinations may disqualify the candidate. All
applicants must be a documented U.S. citizen.

The Town of Edmonston is a full service community oriented police department.  The department provides
police services to citizens and visitors of the Town.  Currently the department provides a 24/7 coverage on
a rotating schedule which requires work on weekends, holidays, and during inclement weather.

A successful candidate must at a minimum be able to perform the following essential functions:

   1.  Drive an automobile
   2.  Have eyesight correctable to 20/20
   3.  Be able to walk and stand on one's feet for periods of up to three (3) hours
   4.  Be able to hear human conversations at normal speaking voice volumes
   5.  Be able to lift 1/2 half of one's own body weight

The successful candidate shall have the best combination of a satisfactory background, solid work history,
   1.  Minimum of 21 years of age
   2.  High school graduate or GED
   3.  Valid Maryland operator's license
   4.  Good driving record
   5.  History of dependability as an employee
   6.  Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission certified is preferred
   7.  Ability to successfully complete any and all police training requirements.

* Comparative Compliance is a course that is given to police officers that have been previously certified in
other states, and provides the additional training needed to meet the minimum requirements of a Maryland
certified police officer.  Not all states or Federal Police Officer training qualifies for certification in
Maryland through comparative compliance.  
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