Chenango County Sheriff Welcomes New Officer And Has Openings For Correction Officers
Published: April 7th, 2022

Chenango County sheriff welcomes new officer and has openings for correction officers Chenango County Sheriff Ernest R. Cutting Jr. congratulates Deputy Bruce Winter following his graduation last week from the Mohawk Valley Police Academy in Utica. (Photo from

CHENANGO COUNTY – The Chenango County Sheriff's Office welcomed a new police officer last week and is offering an entrance exam for correction officers in June.

Chenango County Sheriff Ernest R. Cutting Jr. congratulated the newest member of the Patrol Division, Deputy Bruce Winter, upon his graduation on Thursday from the Mohawk Valley Police Academy in Utica.

Chenango County is seeking correction officer applications for the civil service exam scheduled for June 25.

Several vacancies will be filled by appointment of candidates passing this examination.

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The 2022 starting rate for full-time positions is $21.15 per hour. The pay rate for part-time positions is less.

To qualify candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED and have no criminal conviction that would bar them from examination. They must also be at least age 21 and possess a valid NYS Driver’s License. For applications and examination announcements contact the Chenango County Personnel Department at (607) 337-1470 or visit

According to Chenango County, employee benefits include: Paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave time; new york state pension; generous health plan; dental coverage; medical & dependent pre-tax contributions; deferred comp 457 retirement plan; student loan forgiveness; paid cancer screening leave; retiree health insurance; training programs; promotion and advancement opportunities.

– Information from the Chenango County Sheriff's Office