Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1

Exams Included on This Announcement:
EXAM TITLES –
Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1,
Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Spanish Language),
Environmental Conservation Police Officer Trainee 1 (Chinese Language),

Duties:  Police Officers with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation are responsible for enforcing State and Federal environmental conservation law felonies, misdemeanors, and violations. 

Starting Salary :  $54,243 per year.

Deadline to apply:  October 05, 2016

Applications can be  ELECTRONICALLY filed.

Requirements to be appointed:

(1) U.S. Citizenship required

(2) Must have a background investigation

(3) Must have a valid State Driver’s License

(4) You must be at least 20 years of age at time of appointment and not older than 35 years as of the date when the applicant takes the written examination.

(5)New York State residency at the time of appointment, but not required for taking the test.

(6) Additional requirements required to be hired.

Minimum Qualifications

On or before November 19, 2016, you must have:

Either 1. a bachelor’s or higher-level degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in any combination of courses indicated below as qualifying coursework;

Or 2. an associate’s degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in any combination of courses indicated below as qualifying coursework; AND one of the following:

a. one year of experience in the areas of environmental engineering or environmental technology; freshwater or marine sciences, wildlife sciences, or forestry; OR

b. one year of experience as a police officer with Municipal Police Training Course certification (or equivalent course approved by the NYS Municipal Police Training Council), or as a certified federal law enforcement officer. A certified Peace Officer Training course does not meet this requirement; OR

c. two years of active United States military service with an honorable discharge.

Qualifying Coursework: chemistry, criminal justice, environmental science, environmental studies, natural science, natural resource conservation, or physical science.

Substitution up to six semester credit hours in computer science may be applied towards meeting the 18 semester credit hour requirement.

Work Location:

Vacancies exist throughout the state. 

Test Guide

A Guide to the Written Test for the Entry-Level Police Officer Series :

http://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/statetestguides.cfm.