Sheriff Announces Upcoming Civil Service Test for Deputy Sheriff

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol is announcing to anyone interested in a career as a Deputy Sheriff with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, that the sign up period for the next civil service entrance exam is open now through July 29th.

Those interested in becoming a Deputy Sheriff have until the end of business on July 29th to apply to take the exam and the exam will be given on September 17th. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age on or before the date of the exam, they must possess a high school diploma or equivalency, and be a resident of Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oswego, or Otsego counties. The starting salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $41,235 and advances to 48,512 after successful completion of your initial required training. Health insurance and NYS Retirement benefits are also included once successfully hired.

Below is the link for the Deputy Sheriff civil service exam and the link to complete the application that is required to be submitted with the application fee in the amount of $25.00.

Please refer to the notice and the application in the links below for further details and instructions.

If anyone has any questions about the application process or about a career with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, please contact the Community Affairs Office at 315-765-2220.