The City of Oneonta is looking for a cop!

If you have what it takes, now is the time for you to take the Civil Service exam to become the newest Oneonta police officer.  If you are a man or woman who wishes to take on this occupation, you should know that the current deadline for taking the mandatory Civil Service exam to become a police officer has now been extended.

The city announced this on Friday:

The City of Oneonta has extended its filing deadline for the September 18th Civil Service Exam for Police Officer. The last day to apply is now Friday, August 27th.

The City is committed to building a diverse police department representative of the people it serves and, as such, we are seeking a diverse pool of applicants to take the exam. This is the first step in the process to becoming a Police Officer with the City of Oneonta. Candidates who are successful on the written examination and satisfy other pre-employment requirements (including a physical agility test and thorough background screening process) will be considered to fill immediate vacancies within the department. OPD is focused on working with the community to reduce crime and to help maintain Oneonta as a safe place to live, work and visit.

The City of Oneonta is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and encourages those with similar values to apply. More information can be found on the City’s personnel website here: or by calling (607) 432-0670.

This is a great opportunity to become an officer in our city's police department and become a team member of our proud force.  Good luck!

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