20th Precinct – Civilian/Cadet
The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation. Under supervision, with some latitude for independent action, initiative, or decision, these positions will perform responsible and difficult clerical, typing, word processing, and data entry tasks, or perform administrative work of moderate difficulty involving the handling of confidential and other information and material; refer members of the public who ask for assistance to the appropriate City agency; utilize manual and automated office systems; review and verify written information; receive, send, separate, and distribute mail; obtain from and transmit information to the public or Department personnel; and perform related work.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and (a) One year of full-time satisfactory experience performing clerical, word processing or data entry duties; or (b) One year of full-time satisfactory experience in public contact work requiring the obtaining and recording of information from persons; or (c) Completion of 30 semester credits from an accredited college; or (d) Two years of active military duty; or 2. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to 1(a), 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d) above. However, all candidates must possess a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent. Skills Requirement (title spec) Ability to type a minimum of 35 words per minute.
Preference will be given to candidates with Roll Call or 124 Room Experience.
This lateral opportunity is open to current Police Administrative Aides only. Applicants’ time and leave records, disciplinary records, and performance evaluations will be reviewed and taken into consideration. If selected, a Commanding Officer’s recommendation is needed prior to the transfer.
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Work Location 1:
120 W 82Nd St., N.Y.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.