Accepting Applications for Part-Time Police Officers

                                                                                                Hiring Announcement - Part Time Police Officer

                                                                                                       Community - Honor - Service – Integrity

The Kennett Square Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Police Officer.  Applications will be available during normal business hours of Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Police Department or may be requested electronically by emailing Chief William T. Holdsworth at

Minimum Job Requirements & Qualifications necessary to apply:

  • Must  be at least 21 years of age and a US Citizen
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license 
  • Must be currently Act 120 certified
  • Must be able to pass Police Department weapons qualifications
  • Must possess current CPR/First Aid certifications
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation with no criminal history     
  • Must possess the physical and mental capabilities needed to perform the duties of a police officer
  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language as well possess excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Must be available to work any combination of daytime and nighttime hours as well as weekdays, weekends and holidays

The Borough of Kennett Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer.