Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/18/23
Applications Due: 09/28/23
Vacancy ID: 139566

Position Information

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleSecurity Officer, WCB Item #214

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $42609 to $52233 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7 AM

To 7 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Kings

Street Address Office of Financial Services, Office of Security

One Pierrepoint Plaza, 5th floor, 300 Cadman Plaza West.

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11201

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on appropriate Civil Service eligible list.


Transfer Qualifications:

Candidates must have permanently served at least one year in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Transfer eligible titles include but may not be limited to: Security Services Assistant 1.


Minimum Qualifications:

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have either:

1. possession of a current Security Guard registration card issued by the New York State Department of State (DOS), AND six months of subsequent experience as a Security Guard;

2. six months of experience as a police officer or peace officer and possession of a current DOS Security Guard registration card;


3. six months of active service in the United States military performing security duties at a base or vessel, an honorable discharge, and possession of a current DOS Security Guard registration card.

Candidates must meet established physical and medical requirements for appointment to the position.

Duties Description Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
• Opening and closing of the building
• Protecting occupants of buildings or offices from outside annoyances and interference by unauthorized persons
• Monitoring and maintaining security systems
• Conducting scheduled rounds to control access to buildings and restricted areas
• Preventing trespassing, loitering, theft and property damage
• Appearing as a witness against person(s) arrested
• Providing assistance to clients by directing them to appropriate locations
• Observing all parts of an assigned office
• Interviewing witnesses to incidents and taking written statements and preparing reports involving incidents or accidents
• Appointees may be required to cover special security hearings and work various shifts and unscheduled overtime when necessary
• Some travel required- 10%

Additional Comments

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Recruitment Unit


Fax 518-486-6364

Email Address


Street Human Resources Office

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume which lists your actual Civil Service title and salary grade level to (email applications are preferred). It is important that you reference WCB Item#214 in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. (Please do not reference the Vacancy ID No.)
If you are an active candidate on the Security Officer Civil Service eligible list, please note this in your cover letter.