Employment with the Sheriff's Office

The Madison County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking qualified Corrections Officer and Deputy Sheriff Candidates who are interested in an exciting and rewarding career. Candidates must be intelligent, motivated and possess a high energy drive to succeed in this highly competitive environment.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office offers many benefits including a competitive salary, a retirement plan, generous vacation benefits, health insurance, holiday pay and career growth opportunities.

Many positions within the Madison County Office of the Sheriff are based on the successful passing of a Madison County Civil Service Exam and their requirements.

Exam Notice

Madison County will not be holding the Deputy Sheriff / Police exam this year (2017). It will be given in 2018, as well as the Corrections Officer exam. Other counties may offer exams that we do not in a given year.

All applicants must fill out an application, which can be obtained at Madison County Department of Personnel.

Examination announcements are posted on this page.

Job Postings

If you would like more information concerning positions that are available, read our job postings.

Registered Professional Nurse

Registered Professional Nurses sought for per diem positions that will provide skilled nursing services to inmates at the Madison County Public Safety Building for weekend and evening shifts. NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Professional Nurse is required. Hire Rate: $23.84 per hour (experience considered) and shift differential as appropriate.  

Applications can be found on our website.

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