To be considered for employment you must meet the following standards:
U.S. Citizen. and be a legal residents of Schenectady, Albany, Schoharie, Montgomery or Saratoga County.
Uncorrected vision not worse than 20/200, provided there has been at least six months success wearing soft contact lenses. Without soft contact lenses, uncorrected vision cannot be worse than 20/100. In any case, vision must be correctable to 20/20.
At least 19 years of age on or before the exam to be admitted to the written test. Appoinment as a Police Officer begins when the candidate reaches age 20.
30 College Credits from an accedited college
Possess a valid New York drivers license, or ability to obtain one at time of appointment.
Illegal drug use will be reviewed with respect to recent use, type of drug and frequency of use.
Never been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor. Involvement in past criminal activity will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Good character and reputation