The New York City Police Department is seeking to hire service-oriented individuals for the position of Traffic Enforcement Agent. These positions offer an opportunity to serve your community, increase public safety, and enjoy a generous benefits package for you and your family.
Traffic Enforcement Agents are responsible to keep both pedestrian and vehicular traffic safe and moving throughout the City of New York. Entry-level Traffic Enforcement Agents patrol an assigned area in order to enforce laws, rules and regulations relating to movement, parking, stopping and standing of vehicles. These duties include issuing summonses, testifying in court and administrative hearings, preparing reports, reporting on traffic conditions and other related tasks.
There are various levels of assignment that Traffic Enforcement Agents can attain through promotion. Promotions via both merit and civil-service examination offer increased job variety, greater responsibility, and higher salary. The Department also offers Traffic Enforcement Agents the opportunity to take the Promotion to Police Officer Exam to join our uniformed ranks.
Becoming a Traffic Enforcement Agent provides not only an opportunity to serve the community, but also offers a competitive salary, benefits, and retirement plan. You may potentially earn over $38,000 after one year of service, not including overtime. While overtime is not guaranteed, many Traffic Enforcement Agents earn significantly more income by working additional hours and tours of duty. Full health benefits for you and your family are offered immediately upon hiring, at a very low cost to the participant.
The first step to joining the NYPD as a Traffic Enforcement Agent is to take our exam. For more information about this or any other career opportunities within the NYPD, please visit our website by clicking HERE, or download the NYPD Traffic Enforcement Agent flyer by clicking HERE.