Public Safety Officer

Job Requisition #: JR66317

End Date: 3/1/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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Christiana Care Health System is unique among the country's largest employers. As one of the most trusted and experienced health systems in the nation, we recruit the best and the brightest in order to expand the characteristics and skills of our workforce.

With an impeccable national reputation of excellence, our hospitals are ranked among America's 50 Top Hospitals and among the country's Top 15 Teaching Hospitals and U.S. News just ranked Christiana Care No. 1 in Delaware. Leading the way are more than 13,000 employees who make us the largest private employer in Delaware and the 10th largest employer in the Philadelphia region.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Security Officer at our Christiana Hospital location. The hours the successful candidate will work either straight days or straight overnights including weekends/holidays as per a two week rotating schedule. The selected Officer will be responsible for patrolling our grounds in order to protect and maintain a safe and secure environment for our staff, patients and others that visit. The Officer will also conduct investigations related to incidents that occur on our property and respond to alarms, security incidents and enforce parking regulations.


  • Associates degree or higher - Criminal Justice or related field or equivalent formal Law Enforcement training.

    One year Law Enforcement or Public Safety experience. (Preferred)

    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

  • Current Driver's License
  • Prior Law enforcement experience preferred which will allow applicant to meet State Constable requirements
  • Candidate must maintain certifications in firearms, Taser, CPR accordance with departmental standards.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements of Constable (State of Delaware): In accordance with Title 10, Chapter 27, and Section 2705 of the Delaware Code


  • Works closely with law enforcement agencies of jurisdiction
  • Responsible to patrol campus facilities, providing visible security coverage during hours of operation
  • Responds to calls for service for students, faculty, staff and visitors, as necessary
  • Candidate will be responsible for incident/accident investigations and completing written reports in accordance with department policies
  • Operates DELJIS, Report Executive Records Management System, Access Control Systems and other assigned technology

Christiana Care Offers:

  • Robust benefit package including full medical, dental and vision
  • 403(b) with a company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition assistance for full time employees

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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