New York State Park Police is accepting applications for those interested in a law enforcement career in the state park system to take the written civil service exam through Aug. 1.
Officers assist park users, make arrests, conduct investigations and provide emergency services at 215 parks and historic sites across the state.
The written civil service exam is Sept. 15. Applications are turned in to the NYS Department of Civil Service. Applicants must be ages 20-35 on Sept. 15; military service may extend eligibility.
The application process includes a medical and drug screening, agility test, psychological screening, background check and six-month residential police basic school.
Text NYSPARK POLICE to 468311 or visit for information.