Police Captain

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No.: P-70335 Name: Police Captain
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 08/26/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 10/22/22 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is an important supervisory law enforcement position in the Police Department of a town or village involving responsibility for the command of a geographic patrol section and its twenty‑four hour a day police activities or for the supervision and administration of a specialized operational or support services section or division.  Work is performed in accordance with New York State Law, local ordinances, and the administrative policies and procedures of the Department.  General supervision is received from the Chief of Police.  Direct supervision is exercised over sworn police personnel and civilian personnel.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at the Towns of Irondequoit and Webster and

must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Police Lieutenant or thirty-six (36) months holding the position of Police Sergeant immediately preceding the date of the written test.


A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying.


Any person, otherwise meeting the requirements for an examination, who was laid off from an agency for which the examination is being held, and whose name is presently on a preferred list is eligible to compete in the examination. When completing the application, such person should be sure to indicate his/her present employment and/or the title and location of his/her last permanent employment in the municipality.

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