Deputy Sheriff |
Correction Officer |
Deputy Sheriff $42,307 - $64,1544
Graduation from high-school or possession of an equivalency diploma
A. Completion of sixty (60) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered
College or University;
Completion of thirty (30) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or
1. One (1) year of active military service with an honorable discharge;
2. The equivalent of one (1) year of full time work experience in a criminal justice field,
for example police officer, correction officer, police dispatcher, investigator or licensed security guard;
C. C. Four (4) years of satisfactory, full-time work experience or itís pro-rated part-time
equivalent in any field of employment;
D. Completion of sixty (60) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered
College or University;
Special Requirement: United States citizenship and possession of a valid New York State
1. Successful completion of police-related training programs, such as police training offered by a BOCES or
the Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) course, may count towards meeting the credit requirements above, if
the candidate obtains college credits for the courses through a regionally-accredited or New York State
recognized college or university.
2. Candidates may qualify for part-time appointments with two (2) years of full-time permanent competitive
class status as a Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff in New York State, or as a member of the New York State Police
or New York City Police.
There are various laws, rules and regulations governing appointments to the title of Police Officer in areas
such as, but not limited to: age, height, weight, physical fitness, and training. To be appointed, candidates
must meet all established requirements applicable to specific positions at the time of appointment.
Officer - $40,934 - $62,525Graduation from high school or possession of a high
school equivalency diploma.
Special Requirement: Candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of
appointment. United States citizenship and possession of a NYS driver's license at time of appointment.
Notes: Candidates being considered for appointment must meet physical / medical standards. In
accordance with state laws, a Correction Officer is a peace officer and must be qualified to hold such position.
Permanent appointments to this class are subject to satisfactorily completing training standards prescribed by
the NY State Commission of Correction. Candidates must also pass medical, physical agility and drug testing
examinations and will be fingerprinted and process for a complete background investigation.
Additional Benefits Offered:
- Major Medical & Dental
- 25 Year Retirement
Officer - written exam is not required - $36,650 - $49,816
One year of full-time paid experience in law or security enforcement or its part-time equivalent.
Special Requirement: Possession of a valid New York State driver's license in agencies where
the operation of a motor vehicle is required.
Per Chapter 336 of the Laws of 1992, individuals in public and private sector employment whose principal
responsibility is to perform security guard duties must be registered with the New York State Department of State
and complete a pre-assignment training.