Columbia County Sheriff's Office
David P. Bartlett, SHERIFF                     John W. Davi, UNDERSHERIFF
Being a Deputy Sheriff, Correction Officer or other member of the Sheriff's Office can be a fulfilling job
opportunity for a motivated woman or man,(under the age of thirty five - Deputy Sheriff), who resides in
our County.  The Sheriff's Office is a unique agency.  
It is one agency that provides FIVE public
safety functions: Law Enforcement, Corrections, Security Services, Emergency Management
and Civil Enforcement.

Sworn personnel must be a resident of Columbia County to work for the Sheriff.  The Sheriff's Office is an
equal opportunity civil service agency which is regulated by the Columbia County and State Civil Service
Commissions.  Members of the Sheriff's Office are enrolled in the NYS Retirement System.

Candidates for full time positions must first qualify by taking written and physical agility civil service
examinations.  All candidates must be of good moral character and not have been convicted of a crime.  
They will undergo an extensive background investigation and must successfully complete Polygraph and
Psychological examinations.

2012 Starting salary for Deputy Sheriff        - $44,533
2012 Starting salary for Correction Officer - $35,286

If you are interested in applying for a Per Diem Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse position call
(518)828-3324 x 1510.

If you are interested in applying for a
Per Diem Food Service position call (518)828-3324 x 1505.

Applications for employment for all positions may be obtained at the lobby of the Public Safety Facility.  
Information about testing can be obtained from Columbia County Civil Service which is located at 401
State Street in the City of Hudson, 518-828-6622.   

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