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Orange County to host informational session 11/19 for residents interested in pursuing career in corrections

Orange County Department of Human Resources’ Civil Service Unit will hold an information session on Nov. 19 for individuals wishing to pursue a full-time career in corrections

Event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19th at the County’s Emergency Services Center

Goshen, N.Y.  – Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus, Sheriff Carl E. DuBois and Commissioner of Human Resources Steven M. Gross today announced that the Orange County Department of Human Resources’ Civil Service Unit will hold an information session for individuals wishing to pursue a full-time career in corrections at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19th at the County’s Emergency Services Center.

The Emergency Services Center is located at 22 Wells Farm Road in Goshen.

The information session will provide a unique opportunity for individuals who wish to pursue a career in corrections to hear first-hand from Orange County’s Corrections Officers. Moreover, these sessions will provide a detailed overview from the Civil Service standpoint providing information on how to apply for the exam, minimum qualifications for the exam, understanding a Civil Service Eligible List and canvassing, as well as an overview of the merit and fitness system.

For the official job posting, please visit the Department of Human Resources Civil Service web page at http://www.orangecountygov.com.

“Public service through a career in corrections is a great way to earn a living and give back to your community at the same time,” said County Executive Neuhaus. “I encourage members of the public interested in a career in government or law enforcement to attend the information session and learn about the process of becoming a corrections officer.”

“Orange County administers the Civil Service Exam for Corrections Officer approximately once every four years,” added Commissioner of Human Resources Steven M. Gross. “Corrections officers in Orange County earn a competitive salary and have opportunity for future job growth.”

“The Orange County Jail is a highly respected and accredited facility,” DuBois said. “It is one of the top facilities in the state and a great place to work with many training opportunities and room for professional growth.”

 

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