Correction Captain - Grade 61

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Positions

This title exists in Corrections and Community Supervision and has approximately 101 positions.


*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Correction Officer Trainee
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Correction Officer Trainee 13 $53,223 $65,199
Correction Officer 14 $56,158 $68,716
Correction Sergeant 17 $65,875 $80,263
Correction Lieutenant 20 $77,397 $93,879
Correction Captain 61 $90,931 $114,940

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

Positions of Correction Captain are the second highest level uniformed officer in most correctional facilities of the Department of Correctional Services. Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent for Security Services or a facility Superintendent, the position directs the security staff to ensure the security and safety of all persons and property at a correctional facility. The Correction Captain normally works the day or evening shift, relieves the Deputy Superintendent in his or her absence and may serve as administrative head of the facility at certain times.  In addition, they may serve on various boards and committees.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination to be considered for this position.  

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and have had permanent competitive service as a Correction Lieutenant.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

37-953

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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