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Correction Officer (Lateral Transfer Recruitment)

Ontario County (Department of Human Resources)
Canandaigua, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Ontario County Office of Sheriff is currently seeking lateral transfer applicants to fill vacant Correction Officer positions. You must be a current Correction Officer to be eligible for a transfer. If you're interested in being a Correction Officer but you're not currently working as a Correction Officer, please visit our website to apply for the Correction Officer Civil Service Exam.

Candidates must hold permanent, competitive status as a Correction Officer (or similar title) within the NYS Civil Service system.

Pay is commensurate with experience after approval. Starting pay for lateral transfer Correction Officers with experience:

Less than 1 year:


3 years to less than 4 years:


5 or more years:


1 year to less than 3 years:


4 years to less than 5 years:


Top Base Pay:

2022: $71,552.00

2023: $73,340.80

2024: $75,171.20

  • Also receive a $3,500 new employee payment after your first 6 months, PLUS an additional $7000 (paid out in two separate lump sums) for those employed with OCSO prior to July 2nd, 2022 (pro-rated amount after this date).

  • Receive an additional $5,000 bonus in 2023 and a $4,000 bonus in 2024.

  • Pay increase of 2.5% in 2023 and another 2.5% in 2024.

  • Additional monetary stipends include shift differential, Holiday pay, education stipends, and longevity pay.

Healthcare Benefits:

Healthcare remains free of cost for the remainder of 2022. Beginning in 2023 employees will have a choice between a high-deductible plan or 3% contributions (5% in 2024). HRA and HSA contributions made by the County. Optional Dental Plan.

OCSO Correction Officers DO NOT need to be Ontario County Residents, but must reside within a contiguous county upon appointment.

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Ontario County (Department of Human Resources)


Canandaigua, NY
14424 USA



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