Oaks Announces Correction Officer Recruitment Effort

August 20, 2010

Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R,C-Macedon) today announced that the New York State Department of Civil Service is beginning their effort to recruit New York State Correction Officers. The department will be offering the civil service exam for this position on October 16, 2010, the filing deadline for this examination is September 13, 2010.

“For residents of my district and New Yorkers seeking a rewarding career, I hope they will consider taking the exam and joining the ranks as one of the most professional and dedicated employees in our state,” said Oaks.

The starting salary for a correction officer trainee is $36,420, after six months the salary will increase to $38,310, and after one year and completion of the training program, the salary increases to $43,867. To apply for the examination, you may download the application from the Department of Civil Service’s website at www.cs.state.ny.us/exams.

“For additional information on the duties of a correction officer or more information including salary, benefits, examination announcements, applications and maps of correctional facilities, please visit www.docs.state.ny.us or contact my office by calling (315) 946-5166 or e-mailing me at oaksr@assembly.state.ny.us,” concluded Oaks.