SEEKING LATERAL POLICE OFFICER APPLICATIONS

The Johnson City Police Department is looking for a qualified, unique lateral police officer to bring their experience to work in our community.

Transfer applicants must be a NYS resident and must be a full-time police officer (as recognized by the New York State Civil Service System) for a period of at least one year. 

The JCPD is made up of a strength of 38 full-time police officers with promotional and career advancement opportunities:

  • Patrol Division 
  • Detective Division
  • Special Investigation Unit Task Force
  • Metro SWAT
  • Community Action Team (Street Crimes Unit)
  • K-9 Unit
  • Bike Patrol. 

Benefits and Salaries detailed below:



How to apply

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Salaries as of June 1, 2018

  

  • Patrol Officer – Grade 3: $50,553 (upon completion of one year of service)
  • Patrol Officer – Grade 2: $54,233 (upon completion of two years of service)
  • Patrol Officer – Grade 1: $70,224 (upon completion of three years of service) 
  • Sergeant: $76,478
  • Lieutenant: $81,846
  • Captain: $87,325 

Salaries effective June 1, 2019

  • Patrol Officer – Grade 3: $52,070 (upon completion of one year of service)
  • Patrol Officer – Grade 2: $55,860 (upon completion of two years of service)
  • Patrol Officer – Grade 1: $72,331 (upon completion of three years of service) 
  • Sergeant: $78,772
  • Lieutenant: $83,931
  • Captain: $89,945 

Current Benefits

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health & Dental Insurance   
  • 12 Sick Days per year 
  • 13 paid Holidays per year   
  • 3 "Emergency" Personal Days   
  • 3 Personal Days 
  • Vacation Days:
    • after 1 year, 10 days
    • after 5 years, 15 days
    • after 10 years, 20 days
    • after 15 years, 25 days
    • after 20 years, 1/2 day added per year until 30 years of service
  • Shift Differentials:
    • 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM:  $1.35/Hr         
    • 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM:  $1.15/Hr
  • $1,000 Annual Uniform/Clothing Allowance
  • $400 Annual Physical Fitness Incentive
  • Compensatory Time (at time and a half) in lieu of Overtime if desired
  • Holiday Pay on designated holidays  

Longevity Pay

  • 5 years of service: $350/year
  • 9 years of service: $750/year
  • 13 years of service: $1,050/year
  • 17 years of service: $1,550/year

Educational Incentives

  • Two year college degree in Criminal Justice or Related Social Sciences (emphasis on CJ) $500 per year 
  • Four year college degree in Criminal Justice or Related Social Sciences (emphasis on CJ) $750 per year   
  • Paid tuition and textbooks for officers enrolled in Criminal Justice or Related Social Sciences (emphasis on CJ) college programs; must successfully pass the course(s) with at least a C average.  

Retirement

  • Retire under NYS Police and Fire Retirement System after 20 years at half pay. 
  • Medical insurance after retirement with 10% contribution of the base premium

How to Apply?

Send your Resume to:

BDODGE@JCPOLICE.COM


or by mail:


Chief Brent Dodge

Johnson City Police Department

31 Avenue C

Johnson City, NY 13790