10-20-22- The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff Community Service Officer
Location: Onondaga County Justice Center, South State St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Salary: $37,717-41,124.
Hours of work: Variable, as it requires working shift, weekends and holidays
Official job description, including minimum qualifications, can be found on the Personnel page at www.ongov.net.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume.
Name and address/email where applications/resumes should be directed:
Michelle Williams
Administrative Assistant
407 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a qualified candidate to join their team as a Deputy Sheriff Community Service Officer. This is a sworn security support position that facilitates the operation of the Onondaga County Justice Center. The employee will support Custody staff members in carrying out the operations of a maximum security holding facility. Although the position works within a secured setting, it is not required to perform as a Deputy Sheriff (Custody) in the maintaining of security of the facility. It will function in several support areas such as Justice Center, Civic Center and County Office Building lobby control, Booking and Records, Property Control and related support services. Successful candidates will be subject to a polygraph examination, a comprehensive background investigation and fingerprinting. The cost of
fingerprinting is $88.75, which the candidate will be responsible for.
Minimum Qualifications
Open Competitive: One (1) year of full-time work experience, or its part-time equivalent, which must have included face-to-face contact with customers or the public. PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT Successful candidate will be appointed provisionally and must take the corresponding Civil Service exam, scheduled for a later date, and place high enough on the list to qualify for permanent appointment.
Accepting applications until the position is filled.
Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


10-12-22-The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is current seeking candidates to fill openings for the position of Deputy Sheriff Custody at the Onondaga County Justice Center. This is a provisionally appointed position. Pursuant to the Civil Service Rules for provisional appointments, you would be required to take the next exam for this title, pass and be reachable for permanent appointment.

Hours of work are variable as it requires working shift, weekends and holidays.

Salary Overview:

<1yr 1yr 2yr 4yr 7yr
$51,898 $61,792 $63,789 $65,859 $79,977

Annual Leave Overview

1 yr – 4 yr 5 yr – 9 yr 10 yr – 14 yr 15 yr 16+yr
11 days 16 days 17 days 21 days 22 days

Health insurance eligibility will begin 90 days following date of hire.

Interested candidates will be subject to a polygraph examination, background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination with drug screening and fingerprinting with a cost of $88.75

For further information, to set up a tour of the facility or to submit your interest, please email our Human Resources Section at SH-HumanResources@ongov.net   Application Deadline is 10-19-22


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The purpose of this 10-week fitness program is to assist you in successfully completing the Physical Training Portion of the Onondaga County CNY Regional Law Enforcement Academy. The Academy has very high standards utilizing solid discipline requirements with an emphasis on physical conditioning. The Academy is a highly rigorous program which prepares the recruit for entry into the Field Training Program.

Do not overestimate your abilities or underestimate the Academy program. This combination is a recipe for your premature resignation from the Academy due to failing to adequately prepare.

This web based program is focused on the functional fitness aspect of this program. Specifically, improving physical performance through training and nutrition. It provides photographs and descriptions of exercises used at the Academy, and will help prepare candidates for the physical aspects they will encounter. Upon arriving at the Academy, recruits are expected to have completed this 10-week program.

This web based program is a work in progress. While we have features in mind for future updates, we’d also like your feedback and suggestions. Please use the feedback feature to submit your comments and suggestions.

Fitness Disclaimer

This fitness and nutritional information is designed for educational purposes only and is for healthy individuals, 18 years and older.

You should not rely on this information as a substitute or replacement for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation. By using this information, you acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to consult with your physician regarding both your medical fitness to engage in this exercise program and any medical or physical conditions which might arise during the course of your exercise program. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you agree to consult with a physician or other health-care professional. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately and arrange to be seen and evaluate by a physician.

This fitness and nutritional information is to be used solely at your own risk. All exercise poses possible risk of injury or death, depending upon your underlying medical condition. The County of Onondaga and the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office will not be responsible or liable for any injury sustained as a result of using any fitness and nutritional program presented and/or discussed in this Application.


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