The Wayne County Human Resource Office, 26 Church St., Lyons, is accepting applications for the deputy sheriff civil service exam with the Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol until July 30. The exam is on Sept. 14.
Applicants must be residents of Wayne County, possess a high school diploma or equivalency diploma issued by a state education authority, and have a valid New York driver’s license at the time of appointment and maintain this license throughout their employment.
Candidates must meet physical and medical standards at the time they are considered for appointment. In accordance with state laws, a deputy sheriff is a police officer and must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for the position.
Permanent appointments to deputy sheriff are subject to satisfactorily completing training standards prescribed by the Municipal Police Training Council.
“The position of deputy sheriff with my office is an extremely professional position, with very difficult tasks, duties and functions,” Sheriff Barry Virts said. “This is an accomplished profession for people who are self-motivated and interact well with people. I encourage female and minority applicants to participate in this process to diversify our deputy sheriff staff for the current and future needs of our county. I am looking for the best qualified applicants to become part of our dedicated and professional deputy sheriff staff.”
The 2020 hourly rate of pay for a trainee is $21.98, and the three-year job rate is $28.84 with other compensation pay and benefits.