Available Positions

Please note: Anyone who previously applied and was rejected for civilian employment with the Division of State Police is eligible to reapply for consideration for any position for which they possess the posted minimum qualifications.

The New York State Police is currently taking applications for the following position(s)

TitleGradeDate postedDeadlineLocation
State Police Security Screening TechnicianSG-83/25/20249/20/2024Troop G, Zone 4, SP Capital Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, Albany County
Communications Specialist 1 (State Police)SG-124/15/202410/10/2024Various Locations 
Forensic ScientistSG-14, SG-18, SG-2006/27/202407/27/2024Southern-Tier Regional Crime Laboratory, Port Crane, NY, Broome County
Forensic Scientist - DNASG-14, SG-18, SG-207/8/20247/29/2024Forensic Investigation Center, Albany, NY, Albany County
State Police Supervision Security Screening TechnicianSG-107/8/202410/6/2024Troop G, Zone 4, SP Capital, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, Albany County
Service and Repair Mechanic (Motor Equipment)SG-127/16/20247/31/2024Troop B Headquarters, Ray Brook, NY, Essex County
Trades GeneralistSG-1207/17/202408/01/2024Troop G Headquarters, Latham, NY, Albany County






Civilian Hiring Unit

The Office of Human Resources Civilian Hiring Unit is responsible for:

  • Executing all the tasks involved in testing and processing, hiring and promotion policies, and administrating guaranteed benefits.
  • Administrating the Tuition Reimbursement Program and the Intern Clearinghouse.
  • Conducting exams for civilian (non-sworn) employees, such as Keyboard Specialist 1, Clerk 1 and Communications Specialist.
  • Administrating the Department of Civil Service's New York State Electronic Personnel (NYSTEP) System in the State Police. The NYSTEP System's goals are to reduce by 75% the average time it takes to complete a personnel transaction and to create a paperless environment.
  • Coordinating the NYSP sponsored regional blood drives in cooperation with the Greater Upstate New York Region of the American Red Cross.

Employment Application

To apply for an available position, complete the Employment Application below.


To request that an Employment Application be mailed to you, send an email to Human Resources - Civilian Staffing and include your name and address.

Send Email

Mail the completed application, along with a cover letter and resume, to:

New York State Police
Human Resources - Civilian Hiring Unit Bldg. 22
1220 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12226.

Required Forms For Onboarding

Welcome to employment with the New York State Police!
Below are instructions and a list of forms that must be completed immediately upon hire. Please complete all mandatory forms below and email completed forms to [email protected] as soon as possible and no later than five (5) business days prior to your first day of employment with the New York State Police. 


 *All forms with an asterisk are mandatory forms that must be submitted no later than five (5) business days prior to your start date. 

Before submitting completed forms, please check to ensure:

  1. The form is complete without missing any pertinent information.
  2. Information is accurate without typos or errors.
  3. The form has been signed as required.
  4. All required forms are attached in one email with the subject line “Onboarding Forms / (Your First and Last Name)/(Start Date)”. For example, the subject should read “Onboarding Forms/John Smith/12/07/2023 if John Smith’s start date is 12/07/2023.
  5. Send the email with attached forms to [email protected] as soon as possible and no later than five (5) business days prior to your start date.

Detailed instructions on how to fill out each of the below forms can be found here
Information about your benefits as a NYSP employee can be found here.

SECTION 1: Personnel Forms for All New Employees

SECTION 2: Payroll Forms

SECTION 3: Health Insurance Forms

SECTION 4: Retirement Forms for Hourly or Less Than Full Time Employees Only

SECTION 5: INFORMATION ONLY - Union Membership Application