Scozzafava joins the NYS Department of Correctional Services to recruit new COs
Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 7:03 pm

Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava is joining with the New York State Department of Correctional Services in an effort to recruit new corrections officers. A Civil Service exam will be held on Oct. 16, and applicants must file by Sept. 13.

Salaries start at $36,420 per year. After six months, the salary increases to $38,310, and after successful completion of the one-year correction officer traineeship, the salary increases to $43,867 per year.

Examination announcements and application forms are available and can be downloaded at Additional information about the position of correction officer is also available at

“This is a great chance for many to start a career in the North Country,” said Scozzafava.

For more information, contact Daniel Martuscello, Director of Human Resources, at (518) 457-9887.