The Johnson City Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Police Officer Employment with our department may be obtained in the following ways:
Broome County Personnel Civil Service Examination Announcement Page:
Chief Brent G. Dodge Johnson City Police Department 31 Avenue C Johnson City, NY 13790-2289
Our department has excellent advancement opportunities and a wide variety of training opportunities. Salaries, based on rank and seniority, are comparable to other Law Enforcement agencies in Broome and the surrounding counties. If you are interested in employment with our agency, you may obtain more information by contacting the Broome County Department of Personnel Government Plaza, Hawley St, Binghamton, NY 13901 Phone: 607-778-2185
* The Chief of Police is under a separate contract.
Other Time Off:
Shift Differential Pay:
On-Call Pay: (for Detectives & Breath Test Operators)
Uniform & Equipment Allowance:
Physical Fitness Incentive:
Overtime & Off Duty Work:
*Promotions to Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, and Chief are based upon competitive NYS Civil Service Promotional Exams and an oral interview conducted by a Police Review Board.
Assigned to work the front desk to answer administrative non-emergency phone calls, administrative radio communication with patrol units, assist members of the public who walk-in to the police station, assist police offers and patrol supervisors with administrative duties, utilize departmental computers to access and record data, complaints, and other information, and perform filing, typing, and other clerical duties as needed.
Patrol assigned areas and parking lots on foot and by vehicle to enforce non-moving traffic laws and parking ordinances through the issuance of parking tickets and is responsible for the on-going maintenance of parking meters.
*Hiring of Parking Enforcement Officers is determined by competitive NYS Civil Service exams.
*Hiring of Clerks / Typists is determined by competitive NYS Civil Service exams.
Responsible for the cleaning, routine maintenance and general upkeep of all areas of the Police Station and preventative maintenance and minor repairs to police fleet vehicles.
*Hiring of this position is determined by competitive NYS Civil Service exams.
Crossing Guards are part-time seasonal employees who are employed between Memorial Day and Labor day and are responsible to ensure the safe crossing of children at assigned parks.
*Crossing Guards are hired annually and is a non-civil service position. Apply by contacting Gwen Terpak at (607)798-9561.