Employment
Recruitment is the first step in the hiring process. The primary method of recruitment for the position of police officer within the Eastchester Police Department is through the Westchester County Department of Human Resources continuous recruitment-testing program.

Westchester County holds the civil service examination for Police Officer and Police Officer (Spanish Speaking) to fill vacancies for positions in the Westchester County Department of Public Safety Services and the police departments of the Cities of Peekskill and Rye and the towns and villages in Westchester County every four years.

The next examination for Police Officer has not been determined at this time.
Recruitment materials should be available at the time announcements and applications will be available at westchestergov.com/hr.

Other Basic requirements for a police officer:

 

At Time of Examination

At Time of Appointment

US Citizenship

No

Yes

High School Diploma

Yes

Yes

Current NYS Drivers License

No

Yes

Minimum Age

None

20

Maximum Age

35

None

NYS Legal Residency

Yes

Yes


Candidates considered for appointment to the Eastchester Police Department must be of good moral character and must satisfy the physical fitness, medical and any other requirements prescribed by the New York State Bureau for Municipal Police (B.M.P.) pursuant to Section 840 of the New York State Executive Law.