FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2021
Police Officer & Spanish Speaking Police Officer Exam Announced
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble is pleased to announce that the Police Officer and Spanish Speaking Police Officer Exams are being offered this spring, and applications are now open.
The Kingston Police Department will hold an information session on Wednesday March 3 at 6:00pm via Zoom, to provide interested applicants information about the exams, requirements, training, and about the Kingston Police Department. Qualified applicants will be notified via email details of the Physical Agility exam taking place on April 10, 2021. The Police Officer entrance exams will be held on May 15, 2021.
The application deadline to sign up for the Police Officer and Spanish Speaking Police Officer exams is March 10, 2021. Applications can be found at: https://kingston-ny.gov/Employment
The Kingston Police Department offers a variety of benefits, including a competitive starting salary ($48,179-53,532), comprehensive medical and dental insurance, longevity pay, vacation, sick leave and holidays, tuition reimbursement and retirement. Uniform and equipment are provided to officers.
Police Officer and Spanish Speaking Police Officer Exam Schedule:
March 3 Informational session (See video presentation below)
April 10 Physical Agility exam (in person with COVID-19 protocols in place)
May 15 Written exam – Approved applicants will receive admission notice via email.
“We are happy to offer the Police Officer exam this spring, which usually happens in the fall,” said Mayor Noble. “We’ve recently had several retirements from the Kingston Police Department, and we’re looking for a strong group of diverse candidates to start the application process and begin filling these available positions. We are proud of the Kingston Police Department, which is one of the most highly-trained and accredited police forces in the State and are looking for motivated individuals to join the team. We encourage anyone with interest to sign up for the informational session and learn more about what KPD can offer.”
To register for the informational session on March 3, click here and to apply for the Police Officer or Spanish Speaking Police Office exams, visit https://kingston-ny.gov/Employment.