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Why Work at DOP? If you are looking to pursue a meaningful career in criminal justice, social work, program management or community relations, the New York City Department of Probation has a wide range of exciting job opportunities. Every day the staff of New York City Probation helps to build stronger and safer communities by supervising people on probation and fostering opportunities for them to move out of the criminal justice system through meaningful education, employment, health services, family engagement, and community participation.



Probation Officer Job Description

Exam No. 0806 is closed for filing. Check back for the latest exam filing and information on how to become a New York City Probation Officer.



DOP benefits package includes:



Workforce Diversity


DOP seeks to maintain a diverse workforce made up of individuals with a wide range of characteristics and experiences.


Diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, ability, and sexual orientation, are key components in recruiting staff to effectively serve the needs of people on probation and NYC communities.


Visit the NYC Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity page to learn more


The business of the New York City Department of Probation (DOP) is helping to build stronger and safer communities by supervising people on probation and fostering opportunities for them to move out of the criminal justice system through meaningful education, employment, health services, family engagement, and community participation. The Department of Citywide Administration Services (DCAS) has the most up-to-date information on obtaining employment with the City of New York.


DOP is an equal opportunity employer.



55-a Program

Section 55-a of the New York State Civil Service Law allows a qualified person with a certified mental or physical disability to be hired into competitive civil service positions without having to take an exam.

For more information, visit the Department of Citywide Administrative Services website.



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