Employment

Are you interested in becoming a Police Officer for the Village of Endicott?

All police officer transfers and new hires must have a high-school diploma or G.E.D equivalent.

Police Officer Transfers

You must be a sworn, full-time Police Officer or Sheriff’s Deputy in New York State who was appointed off a NYS Civil Service Exam for Police Officer or equivalent as recognized by NYS Civil Service. A comparability study must be performed by the Broome County Dept. of Personnel prior to a transfer being approved.

To be considered for transfer to the Endicott Police Department, send a letter of interest and resume to: Patrick Garey, Chief of Police, 1101 Park Street, Endicott, NY 13760

New Hires

You must pass an entry-level NYS Civil Service Exam for Police Officer. Exams are scheduled by the Broome County Office of Personnel on an “as needed” basis. Applicants who pass the test are placed on an Eligible List, ranked by their test score. Applicants must be placed in the top-three test scores of available and eligible candidates to be offered conditional employment. Applicants must possess high moral character and pass extensive background checks, psychological testing, medical evaluation (including drug screening) and physical fitness testing to receive an offer of employment.

After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully graduate from a NYS Certified Police Basic Recruit School.

Age

Candidates must be at least 19 years of age on or before the date of the written examination. Eligibility for appointment begins when the candidate reaches age 20. Candidates who reach their 35th birthday on or before the date of written examination are not qualified except as follows:* Candidates may have a period of military duty or terminal leave up to six years, as defined in Section 243(10-a) of the Military Law, deducted from their age for purposes of determining whether they meet the age requirement.

The minimum physical fitness requirements at the initial Physical Agility Test are as follows:

AGE/SEX SIT-UP TEST FULL BODY PUSH UP TEST 1.5 MILE RUN TEST
MALE
20-29 38 29 12:29
30-39 35 24 12:58
40-49 29 18 13:50
FEMALE
20-29 32 15 14:50
30-39 25 11 15:43
40-49 20 9 16:31