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For Immediate Release:

June 5, 2012-   The  Erie County Sheriff’s Office is announcing acceptance of certified lateral transfer candidates to fill an upcoming basic  jail management class, this fall (2012).    Those interested in applying for a  lateral transfer correctional position at the Erie County Holding Center and Erie County Correctional Facility should send a cover letter and full resume to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office- 10 Delaware Avenue- Buffalo, New York -14202.

 Interested applicants should meet the following requirements before applying:

  Must be currently employed as a full time correctional officer/deputy in New York State &

  1. Have been previously hired off certified and competitive civil service list &
  2. Graduated from a New York State certified probationary program &
  3. Be in good standing with current employer  

 Those meeting  the aforementioned requirements will be expected to pass a thorough background investigation and pre-employment polygraph examination before any consideration will be given.

 Starting pay base is:  $37,889; top pay for deputy is $53,879.00.  These numbers do not reflect shift differential; holiday pay ; or seniority step pay.