Employment with the Sheriff's Office

Job Postings and Vacancies

Please visit the Madison County Personnel website for up-to-date information regarding vacancies and the application process by clicking here.

Special Patrol Officers (Schools)

Madison County Sheriff’s Office seeks full-time Special Patrol Officers responsible for maintaining order and providing security in Madison County School districts. Persons employed in this class shall have all the powers of a peace officer, as set forth in section 2.20 of Criminal Procedure Law, when performing the duties of protecting property or persons on such premises. The work is performed under general supervision of the Sheriff. The incumbent does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Retired member of a police or sheriff’s office, or division of state police, or retired former corrections, parole or probation officer. Applicants must be a Madison County resident.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS TO CARRY OR POSSESS FIREARMS: Special Patrol Officers may not carry or possess firearms while on duty unless authorized to do so by the Appointing Authority and a license has been issued pursuant to §400.00 of Penal Law (§2.10.37 of Criminal Procedure Law). Where possession of the license is required, eligibility for and continued possession of the license is required for employment.

Applications can be found on our website.

Please send applications to:
Madison County Personnel Department
P.O. Box 636
Wampsville, NY 13163 EOE