- Hiring Requirements
Performs general law enforcement duties, and patrols an assigned area for the protection of lives and property and the enforcement of laws and ordinances over which the Police Department has jurisdiction; performs related duties as required. Works shifts are on a 24-hour a-day, seven-day-a-week basis.
Starting salary is $45,183 plus night differential and holiday pay.
High school graduate or must possess a high school equivalency diploma by date of appointment. G.E.D.s are acceptable.
Specific residency requirements are subject to change and will be made known at the posting of the next Nassau County Civil Service Testing for the position of Police Officer.
Successful candidates that are legal residents of the Inc. Village of Hempstead at the time of their application for the exam and who maintain said residence until the appointment, can receive preference in an appointment.
Specific age requirements are subject to change and will be made known at the posting of the next Nassau County Civil Service Testing for the position of Police Officer.
Possession of a valid New York State Driver’s License is required at the time of certification from the eligible list.
Candidates must be United States citizens at the time of appointment.
As of yet, Nassau County Civil Service Commission does not have a testing date scheduled for the position of Police Officer. Further questions may be referred to Nassau County Civil Service at 516-572-1882 or to their website.