Kennett Square Police Department Is Hiring a Full-Time Parking Enforcement Officer

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA — Are you looking for a career in law enforcement but don’t want to be a police officer on patrol? Kennett Square Police Department announced they are currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO). This is a rewarding career path for individuals who are passionate about community service and promoting public safety. 

The primary responsibility of a PEO is enforcing parking regulations and issuing citations within the borough of Kennett Square. This includes monitoring parking meters and time limits, ensuring the clear passage of emergency vehicles, and reporting illegal parking. PEOs are also expected to interact with the public and provide assistance to drivers as needed.

It’s important to note that the PEO position is under the supervision of the Kennett Square Police Department and does require a certain level of physical fitness, as patrol areas can extend over multiple blocks. PEOs also must be knowledgeable about borough parking ordinances and civil procedures.

The position offers a competitive starting salary of $20 per hour, based on 40 hours per week. A comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off and holidays, is also included. Additionally, the department provides training for the position, so you don’t need previous experience to apply.

Applications will be available during normal business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at the Kennett Square Police Department. You may also visit their Crimewatch site or email Chief William T. Holdsworth at to request an application. Make sure to provide all the necessary information and documents to complete the application process.

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For additional information and job requirements, click here. To download a job application, click here.

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