City of New York Department of Correction

Job Opportunities

Looking for a career with advancement opportunities?
Join New York's Boldest —

  • Salary increasing to $76,488 after 5 1/2 years of service
  • $1,677 per year holiday pay increasing to $3,411 after
    5 1/2 years
  • Uniform allowance of $1100 per year
  • 13 paid vacation days, increasing to 27 days after 5 years
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid health insurance
  • Longevity pay ranges from $4,365 to $7,365 after 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service


    The walk-in examination for Correction Officer at the Brooklyn and Manhattan Computerized Testing Centers will be held from January 2, 2014 through March 31, 2014 on the following days:

     Monday- 1:30 PM

     Tuesday- 9:30 AM

     WEDNESDAY- 5:00PM

     FRIDAY- 1:30 PM

    The Test sites are:

    Manhattan-2 Lafayette street-17th floor

    New York, NY 10007

    Brooklyn-210 Joralemon Street-4th Floor

    Brooklyn, NY 11201


     Notice of Exam


 Civilian Job Opportunities

Additional Information on NYC Job Exams and Training

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) offers a range of services to persons seeking employment with the City of New York and to current employees seeking additional training.

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Training Opportunities for City Employees

Online Job Exam Applications

You may also apply online for exams for various city jobs and promotional opportunities, including upcoming Correction Officer exams. The City of New York Online Application System Website (OASys), a service offered by DCAS, allows you to sign up for an exam and pay the application fee online.

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