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The Town of Dewey Beach is seeking applicants for Open Water Lifeguards and EMTs for the summer season.  Season runs from May 16 through September 16 with opening day being Memorial Day weekend.  Qualified applicants must be available during that time.

Successful applicants must compete in the tryouts at the Dewey Beach Lifesaving Station on March 22, March 29 or April 5, 2020.  Tryouts begin at 11:30 a.m. SHARP.  Those chosen to work for Dewey Beach much have CPR and First Aid certifications prior to starting work.    

Applications can be found above by clicking "Dewey Beach Patrol Employment Application".

All applications must be emailed to sheena@townofdeweybeach.com prior to trying out for a position.

The Town of Dewey Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer - 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


Posted 11/21/2019: FINANCE DIRECTOR (Part-Time)

The Town of Dewey Beach, Delaware is currently seeking qualified applicants (or private firms) to perform the duties of the Part-Time Finance Director.  The primary responsibility of this position will be to oversee all finance-related activities within the Town, including but not limited to purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, property control, financial reporting, audit support and the development and implementation of finance policies and procedures. This position is recognized as a seasoned and fully proficient financial administrator, analyst, and accountant. The successful candidate will be a self-directed motivated professional able to execute the financial responsibilities of the Town in accordance with sound cash management and financial principles in addition to Town, State, Federal laws, internal auditing, GAAP, and GASB principles. This position has responsibility for ensuring the highest degree of accuracy and quality in financial documents.  Responsible for providing cash flow projections, debt management and reporting while managing the research, analysis, and data gathering for financial policy issues.  Oversees the preparation of policies summarizing findings and recommendations.  Responsible for cash transfers between bank accounts and establishing electronic payments.  Supervises the accounts payable and payroll personnel.  A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a comparable field, and ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, including five (5) years of governmental accounting and supervisory responsibilities, are required.  CPA strongly preferred.  Graduate degree preferred.  GFOA credentialing desirable.  A successful background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening will be required.

Interested applicants or Accounting firms are to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:  Town of Dewey Beach, Attn:  Town Manager, 105 Rodney Avenue, Dewey Beach, DE 19971.  EOE/AA

Compensation:  Negotiable based upon qualifications

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled



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