The Dunkirk Police Department utilizes the Human Resource Department of Chautauqua County to maintain the current Civil Service lists for employment.
The minimum qualifications for employment are:
Police Officer: Graduation from a senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either:
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two (2) year college with an Associate’s Degree;
B. Successful completion of at least 60 semester credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University;
C. Three (3) years of full-time paid experience as a police officer engaged in municipal law enforcement with an approved Municipal law enforcement agency;
D. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of A, B and C above.
911 Emergency Dispatcher: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
To obtain an Exam announcement and Application for Examination forms please contact:
Chautauqua County Department of Human Resource, Gerace Office Building, Mayville, NY 14757
On the Internet at: Chautauqua County Human Resources Dept.