Hiring Announcement

The application period for Executive Administrative Assistant/ Fiscal Coordinator position has CLOSED and we are no longer accepting applications.

Anyone interested in applying should review the full job description/ requirements here.


For questions please call or email Chief Jennifer Lyon at 570-421-6800 Ext:1001 or jlyon@sarpd.com.  


Applications should be submitted via email to the Chief, no later than 5 PM on Friday, April 24th, 2020.  Email applications shall contain the following:

  • Subject line of: Executive Administrative Assistant Application

  • Letter of Interest

  • Detailed resume


**Initial interviews for chosen applicants will be conducted via a video conferencing application. Final 3 applications will be interviewed in person (social distancing/safety precautions may still apply and interview will be conducted accordingly).



The Executive Administrative Assistant is a highly responsible confidential civilian administrative/ supervisory position involving the responsibility and oversight for financial matters for the SARPD, which duties included but are not limited to; Human Resource manager, Payroll Manager, civilian secretarial staff supervisor, Right to Know (RTK) contact and assistant to the Chief of Police.


Primary financial work involves direct responsibilities in the areas of fund accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash management, financial and performance reporting, and purchasing. Related work includes but is not limited to assisting in budget preparation, managing general office operations, and insurance and employee benefits administration. The Executive Administrative Assistant must become proficient in review, analysis and implementation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the SARPD and the SARPD Union.


The Executive Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Chief of Police and works in a cooperative manner with the Police Commission of the SARPD.  Work is performed with considerable latitude for use of independent initiative and judgement subject to the direction of the Chief of Police. 


The Executive Administrative Assistant must possess excellent computer and software skills.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, public administration or a related field.

  •  Extensive (5+ years) professional-level experience in budget preparation, statistical analysis, accounting, auditing, or a closely related financial/fiscal activity.

  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation (including fingerprints) and credit check is required. Employee must be bondable at a regular rate and must be able to obtain security clearance to National Crime Information Center (NCIC).

  • Advanced expertise in QuickBooks and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.

Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred. Current PA Notary appointment preferred.

Salary and Benefits


  • $60,000- $70,000.00 depending on qualifications. Exempt salaried position.

  • Health, dental and vision for employee and family

  • Vacation Leave

  • Sick Leave

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Personal Time

  • Paid holidays

  • Retirement plan (Roth and 457)

  • Life Insurance Coverage


SARPD History

Stroud Area Regional Police Department was formed on May 1, 2000, bringing together experienced police officers from the Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, and Stroud Township police departments. Today, SARPD has a $8.9 million operating budget, 49 full-time officers, 8 civilian employees and serves a total population of 34,620 in one of the fastest growing areas of the Commonwealth.

Contact Information:

Chief Jennifer Lyon

Stroud Area Regional Police Department

100 Day Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Phone: 570-421-6800 ext: 1001

Email: jlyon@sarpd.com


Special Note

Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic- deadline to submit applications may be extended based on current operations at the SARPD.