PWPD Recruitment Announcement

We are actively seeking Port Washington residents age 17-34 from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to join our ranks. We invite and encourage men and women with the talent and experience that drive or support every type of business or profession to become a part of our force.

Nassau County Civil Service plans on giving an entrance examination by the end of 2017 (or the beginning of 2018).

Please pre-register at:

SALARY & BENEFITS ( subject to change)

* $50,000 starting salary 
* $128,329 after 9 years.
* Up to 10% shift differential.
* 13 paid holidays annually.
* Up to 14 paid vacation days.
* Generous sick time.
* 5 personal days.
* Health Plan; Dental and Vision benefits.
* 20 year contributory pension plan.
* Tax-deferred savings plan.


A career in law enforcement can be an exciting, rewarding opportunity. It takes dedication and commitment to become a good officer and the Port Washington Police District looks for individuals who are up to this challenge. We are a full-service, professional Agency, with 60 full-time sworn.

The completion of a Civil Service Exam is the very first step for all applicants seeking employment at the Port Washington Police District. Employment interview will not be given, nor will resumes be accepted, until the applicant has completed the Civil Service Exam and test results have been established.

Examination information:

Nassau County Civil Service 

40 Main Street
Second Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 572-1882


The Port Washington Police District periodically has needs for a part-time school crossing guard.

The crossing guard would be responsible for protecting children as they walk to and from school at designated school crossings.

Contact Deputy Chief Robert Del Muro at 516 883-0500 ext. 315 for more information.