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Orange County Corrections Officer Examination
October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Orange County Corrections Officer examination to be held in December
Applications to take exam are due on Oct. 18th; $50 application fee waived for Orange County residents
Goshen, N.Y. – Orange County residents can sign up for free to take the test to become an Orange County Corrections Officer with the Sheriff’s Office in December. Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the Legislature waived the $50 application fee for County residents this year.
Applications to take the exam are due on Tuesday, October 18th.
Base pay for the position starts at $45,371 with overtime pay and additional stipends on top of the salary. The typical first-year Orange County Corrections Officer earns over $50,000 plus health insurance for themselves and their family and a pension plan. After working five years under the current contract, a Correction Officer’s salary without overtime will have risen to $88,746.
“Working as an Orange County Correction’s Officer creates the opportunity to earn a good living while being an important part of public safety in Orange County,” Neuhaus said. “I encourage anyone interested in a career in public safety and public service who are healthy and fit to consider taking this exam.”
The official applications can be downloaded through the link below and are due back on or by October 18, 2022.