Employment Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employment

All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran or handicap status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor.


If you are interested in a job and believe that you meet the qualifications, you may obtain an employment application by contacting the Lewes Police Department at 302-645-6264. You can also download the Employment Application (PDF) directly. Each job announcement requires a separate application.

Provide a thorough summary of your qualifications with each job application. Describe your training and experience as accurately and completely as possible. The information that you provide will help to establish your eligibility.

Certified and Non-Certified Police Officers 

Application Submission

Resumes are accepted (accompanying the City’s Job Application). If you submit a resume, please ensure that you provide a summary of the qualifications required for the job for which you are applying. Applications can be emaileto the HR Department or be mailed directly to:
City of Lewes
P.O. Box 227
Lewes, DE 19958