The Delaware State Police employs over 200 civilian (non-merit system) employees who support the uniformed troopers by performing clerical functions, telecommunications, fingerprint identification, criminal history verification, victim services, automotive maintenance, administrative positions such as human resources, information support services and fiscal management as a well as positions in our crime lab.

As of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Delaware State Police will not be accepting paper applications for any civilian, cadet, intern or recruit trooper positions.  Please go to after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017, to create your new user account and select the appropriate application to be filled out. An official application will need to be completed via the online application website.

Please contact Ms. Patricia Bartolo at 302-672-5473 for any questions regarding any civilian employment applications.

Telecommunications Specialists (PSAP & HQ COMM)

Telecommunications Specialists in our Communications Section work in the Public Safety Answering Points (911 centers and HQ Communications). They perform duties of answering emergency calls, relaying information to uniformed officers via computers, two-way radios, telephones, and ensuring accurate communications with other agency emergency responders.... Full Description

Salary: $37,458 +$2,000 shift differential

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BENEFITS (Full Time Employees):
12 paid holidays
15 paid sick days per year (accumulative)
15 paid vacation days per year (increases after 3 years of service)
Thirty year retirement with a full pension (early options available)
Health insurance programs
Medical and dental coverage available
Tuition assistance and reimbursement available for college and professional development
Employees Federal Credit Union
Blood Bank of Delaware membership
In-service training to include a host of free computer-related training courses

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The Delaware State Police is an equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.