NYS Civil Service has announced November 17, 2012 as the exam date for Park Patrol Officer Trainee. The deadline to register for the exam is October 1, 2012; registration is done only through the NYS Civil Service. Please visit New York State Civil Service and select the link for State Examinations to see the exam posting, which will include minimum qualifications and online exam registration information.
The New York State Park Police provide essential police services consistent with the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's mission-to provide safe and enjoyable recreational opportunities for New York State residents and visitors. State Park Police patrol in marked police cars, four-wheel drive vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, bicycles, boats, personal water crafts, and in one region, horses, as well as on foot. Learn more about this career on their website.