NYS Court Officer Trainee

Duties:  NYS Court Officer Trainees are responsible for maintaining order and providing security in Courthouses, buildings, grounds and other areas. NYS Court officer Trainees are Peace Officers, and are authorized to make arrests, execute bench warrants and may be authorized to carry firearms.  This is only a partial example of the duties performed  by NYS Court Officer trainees.

Starting salary:  $39,771 plus $3,697 location pay for
appointees in New York City, Suffolk, Rockland, Nassau and Westchester.
Appointees in Orange, Dutchess and Putnam Counties will receive $1,848 in annual location pay.

Deadline to apply: August 14, 2014.
Applications must be ELECTRONICALLY filed.

Requirements: candidates must, by the date of appointment have
(1) High School diploma or its educational equivalent.
(2) 18 years old or older.
(3) U.S Citizen.
(4) New York State Resident.
(5) Valid New York State Drivers license.

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To apply: Click here
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Sample questions:
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Preparing for the test: Click here

Note: There is a $30 non-refundable filing fee.  However, there are some instances in which the fee is waived. Please read announcement for more information.