Lateral Transfer

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Must mees the Schenectady Police Department and Schenectady County Civil Service requirements.


2) Must be currently employed with an agency, in the title of Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff, and off of the required probationary period.


3) Must have NYS DCJS Basic Course certificate for Police Officer or certified by NYSDCJS, as a Police Officer.


4) Must have been appointed from a Civil Service list; must provide a copy of the roster card, current examination announcement, and current job         description; from Civil Service Agency's Personnel Department that has implemented the examination, which you a currently hired from.


5) Must have a valid New York State Driver's License.


Additional Requirements:


1) At time of appointment or within (3) months thereof, the applicant must meet the residency requirements of the Schenectady Police Department       which states officers will live within 20 miles of the City of Schenectady.


2) Successful completion of interview with the Civilian Hiring Panel.


3) Successful completion of a full background investigation, polygraph, psychological examination, and basic medical examination.