If you are interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement and would like to stay in the area, this might be a good time for you to think about joining the Chenango County Sheriff's Office as a correction officer. This opportunity doesn't come around often so this might be your chance to chase your dream.  The position is Correction Officer #67-699.  You must take and pass a Civil Service test to apply for this position.  The date for testing is June 5, 2021. 
Applications and online information for this new position have now been posted on the Chenango County Sheriff Facebook page.
The stated starting salary for this position (part time) is $20.63 per hour.  There are no residency requirements for taking the application test, however there is a residency requirement that if the applicant is hired for the position they must be a resident within Chenango County or one of the five contiguous counties bordering Chenango County (Broome, Delaware, Otsego, Cortland or Madison Counties).
There is no minimum age to compete for this application; but if accepted and offered the position you must be at least 21 years of age.
 
Note that applications for this position will be accepted by the Sheriff Office through April 29, 2021 by 5:00 pm.  The New York State Department of Civil Services notes that there is a non-refundable fee ($15) for submitting the application.  
 
If you are interested in pursuing a career with the Chenango County Sheriff's Office as a Corrections Officer please click here and take a look at the application form and other details.

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