The Ulster County Sheriff's Office is a
progressive, technologically advanced and accredited law enforcement
agency committed to meet the needs of the area's 178,000 residents and
visitors, and to support other law enforcement agencies.
Our agency provides a variety of services to the public
through organized divisions and units which include: Law Enforcement,
Correctional. Civil, and Security. In addition, we provide specialized
support services which include Navigation patrol of the Hudson River,
In-Water Rescue, DARE instruction, School Resource Officer, ATV
support, Narcotics assignment, Domestic Violence Task Force and more.
We employ a proud and diverse workforce of over 225 men and women who
provide solid, proven service to our community.
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
Becoming a member of our team begins with you applying
to take a civil service examination. There are two basic examination
categories for uniformed positions in the Ulster County Sheriff's
- Corrections Officer
- Deputy Sheriff Police Officer (Criminal Division)
The examination includes a written test administered by the Ulster County Personnel Department.
Candidates who pass and score high enough are then subject to a
physical examination and a physical agility test, and a thorough
For a current listing of Civil Service Examination opportunities: