Now Hiring Part-Time Police Officer

Now Hiring

The Village of Canisteo is immediately seeking Part-Time Police Officers. Part-time officers work up to 19.5 hours a week. Rate of pay is determined based on previous training and experience. The work involves responsibility for the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and protection of lives and property within the Village. These duties consist primarily of routine patrol tasks, assisting in investigation of criminal offenses and the apprehension of criminals.  There is considerable independent responsibility for exercise of sound judgment in emergencies. 


Good social and general intelligence;
Good powers of observation;
Working knowledge of first-aid methods;
Ability to be courteous yet firm with the public;
Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions;
Ability to safely operate motor vehicles;
Skill in the use of firearms;
Sound judgment;
Excellent moral character;
Neatness of appearance; and
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.


(1)   Candidate must meet all current requirements of Section 58 of the Civil Service Law, including age, passing of a physical fitness test, the standards of which are promulgated by the Municipal Police Training Council, and a comprehensive medical examination.*

(2)   Possession of a currently valid New York State Class D driver license is required at time of appointment and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

(3)   Police Training Course as required by Section 209q of the New York State General Municipal Law must be completed before the end of the probationary period.*

* These requirements will be waived for persons having previously received permanent appointment as a Police Officer or State Trooper in New York State after competitive testing.

Please submit resume's to or mail to: Village of Canisteo Attn: Sgt. James Giglio, 8 Green St., Canisteo, NY 14823