Job Opportunities in Derry Township

Here you will find a listing of current job openings with the Township of Derry. Each posting will contain a detailed description, list of requirements, and where you can apply:

Derry Township Employment Application

Part-Time Dispatcher

The Township of Derry Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Dispatcher in the Police Department Communications Center.


Applicants for this position must be well organized with strong verbal skills and have the ability to perform multiple tasks under stressful situations.  Applicants should possess good penmanship, computer knowledge/skills, have the aptitude to make quick decisions and be able to think independently as well as follow orders.

Duties include receiving emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, communicating with police units via radio systems, data entry into and interacting with Computer Aided Dispatch software, working with local, state, and national computer systems, viewing security system monitors, and aiding people entering the police department seeking assistance.

Current or prior public safety training, education or experience is preferred but not required.

Successful candidates for this position must be available to work various scheduled shifts throughout the day and night, including weekends and holidays. Most shifts will be 4, 8 or 12 hours.  There are no guaranteed minimum number of hours in any given time period.  This position offers a competitive salary, holiday pay and paid vacation time.

Contact Information

Applications are available at the Township of Derry Police Department, 620 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA or  Application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Seasonal Laborer

The Township of Derry Department of Public Works has immediate openings for Seasonal Laborers.


Work will consist of grounds and parks maintenance, and leaf collection.  Starting wage is $13.00 per hour.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a current valid PA Driver’s License.

Contact Information

Applications are available at or the Township of Derry Public Works Facility, 650 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA.  Fore more information, call 717-533-2057, option 4.


Part-Time Lifeguard

The Township of Derry Department of Parks & Recreation is accepting applications for year-round Part-Time Lifeguards with a starting pay rate of $12.75 per hour.


Qualified candidates must be 16 years of age and have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid Certification with 1-2 years of lifeguarding experience.  Monday through Friday early morning and evening shifts are available.  FBI Fingerprint Clearance, PA State Police Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Certification and PA Mandated Reporter Training Certificate are required for employment.  An Interview, skills test and background investigation will be conducted.

Contact Information

Applications are available at the Hershey Recreation Center, 605 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA or