Mid-State Correctional Recruitment in Herkimer – September 11, 2019

Representatives from Mid-State Correctional Facility in Marcy are at Herkimer Working Solutions, 320 N. Prospect Street on Wednesday, September 11 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm recruiting Correction Officer Trainees. Hiring rate is $43,937. The application process has changed. There is no test. Applicants now need to complete an online questionnaire. Application Deadline is September 20th.To find out the more about the application process, pick up an application packet and learn about the opportunities available with the NY State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision be sure to stop by!

Job Title: Corrections Officer Trainee

Company Name: NY State Dept. of Corrections and Community Supervision

Job Order #: NY1312877

Correction Officer Trainee and Correction Officer Trainee (Spanish Language).

Application Deadline is September 20, 2019

Candidates must be 21 years of age on or before the date of their appointment.

Correction officer positions are located throughout New York State in various facilities of the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

All appointees will be employed as Trainees.


THERE WILL BE NO WRITTEN TEST. You will be required to complete a training and experience questionnaire online. The online questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. The questionnaire will collect information about your training and experience. It will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position. Your answers to the questionnaire will be the only basis for evaluating your training and experience. Approved applicants will receive, via e-mail, information about the process of completing the online questionnaire and when it will be available. It is very important that you provide an up to date e-mail address on your application as you will receive important communication via email.

Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Rank on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime Veterans’ and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits to your final passing score.

Important: The Department of Civil Service and other state agencies may communicate with you through email correspondence. This may include the notification of your examination results and canvassing you for interest in appointment. It will be important for you to keep your email address, phone number and mailing address current by logging into https://www.cs.ny.gov/home/myaccount.

Note: The non-refundable application processing fee must be paid on line via a MasterCard or Visa credit card. If you qualify for a waiver of the application processing fee or you are a member of CSEA (Negotiating Unit 02, 03, 04, or 47) you may also apply on line.

You will need a personal NY.gov ID to apply for these examinations. If you do not have a personal NY.gov account, please create an account at https://my.ny.gov/