Police Officers

(Cadets and Experienced)

Berlin Police Department

The Berlin Police Department is accepting applications for full-time police officers. There will be a physical agility test for cadets at the Berlin Police Department, with the written test to immediately follow upon successful completion of the physical agility.

Cadets: Starting salary for cadets is $21.70/hour ($45,136) while in the academy and through successful completion of field training. Salary then goes to $25.13/hour ($52,270)

Experienced/Laterals:

Less than two (2) years of experience $25.13/hour ($52,270)

Over two (2) years of experience $28.70/hour ($59,696)

Over 10 years of experience $31.01/hour ($64,500)

***Additional pay awarded to individuals with specialty fields, see below***

Applicants must:

  • Be 21 Years Old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have a High-School Diploma or approved GED
  • Pass extensive background checks to include: Psychological exam, Physical exam, Drug test, Criminal history, Credit check, and Driving Record.

The following is a list of current benefits also provided by the Town of Berlin:

  • Town-paid life insurance
  • Membership with Maryland State Retirement Law Enforcement Officers Pension System
  • Fifteen paid holidays a year (additional holiday pay if worked)
  • Inclement weather pay
  • Shift differential pay for evening and midnight shifts
  • Specialty unit pay (examples: K9, Collision Reconstruction, Criminal Investigation Division, Polygraph Operator, Bi-lingual, etc…)
  • Sick leave (one day a month, no carryover limit)
  • Personal days (two annually)
  • Vacation days (6 days year one, 12 days years two through five, etc.)
  • Educational benefits (required paid in full by town/non-required 100% reimbursed with contract)
  • Overtime and compensatory leave
  • Take home car if approved by Chief of Police

For questions or applications please contact the Berlin Police Department at 410-641-1333 or stop in at 129 Decatur Street, Berlin, MD 21811. Applications can also be found online at www.berlinmdpd.org and click on Employment.

**Applications will not be accepted through the Town’s website, the applications found on this page are different than a police officer application, which can only be obtained through the Police Department here.** Applications for this position are accepted year-round and will be kept for one year. During that year if a vacancy becomes available the Police Department will be in contact with you. DO NOT use the application on this webpage, the Police Department has a separate application that can be found here. 

 

 

 

Categories:

Town Calendar

Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

Calendar of Events

M Mon

T Tue

W Wed

T Thu

F Fri

S Sat

S Sun

0 events,

1 event,

1 event,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

1 event,

0 events,

2 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

1 event,

0 events,

2 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

2 events,

-

Closed Session of the Mayor and Council

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

0 events,

1 event,

0 events,