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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/06/23

Applications Due12/30/23

Vacancy ID143331

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleSenior Security Officer

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $40927 to $57476 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

"Other" Explanation Shift work is required, including weekends and holidays

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

303 South Broadway

City Tarrytown


Zip Code10591

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one or more years of qualifying permanent competitive or 55b/55c service as a Senior Security Officer and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the NYS Civil Service Law.

Current Security Guard registration card issued by the New York State Department of State.

Candidates must meet established physical and medical requirements for appointment to the position. Appointees to this position may be required to undergo periodic medical examinations to reassess their ability to perform the essential duties of the position.

A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

Provisional Appointment:

Current New York State employee with one year or more years of qualifying permanent or 55b/55c service as a Security Officer.

Candidates interested in provisional appointment will be required to take the New York State Department of Civil Service exam for this position. Please visit for additional information on state examinations.?

Non-Competitive Promotion (NCP):?

If there are no more than three qualified candidates in the promotional field for this position, the appointing authority will request approval from the NYS Department of Civil Service to fill this position via a noncompetitive promotion (NCP) examination, pursuant to Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. In order to be eligible for the NCP, candidates must meet the following qualifications:? Current New York State Thruway Authority employee with one year or more of qualifying permanent service as a Security Officer.

Note: Continued employment as a Senior Security Officer is dependent upon maintaining a current Security Guard Photo ID issued by the New York State Department of State. Failure to maintain this ID will result in removal from employment.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Coordinator of Safety and Security Services for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge (GMMCB), supervises the daily activities of GMMCB Security Officers; operates and monitors security camera Physical Security Information Management System, as required; trains and evaluates Security Officers; performs foot patrols to observe performance of Security Officers on duty; responds to elevated concerns identified by Security Officers, directs additional security resources to manage event, and reports on such to upper management; prepares reports on daily activities; maintains knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing security operations applicable to GMMCB; and may perform all the duties of the Security Officer as needed.

Additional Comments Selected candidate may be required to undergo a background investigation prior to appointment. There is an annual location pay differential of $3,026 included in quoted salary.

This is a NYS Thruway Authority Unit 2 CSEA position and includes:

Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Coverage.
Dental and Vision Coverage.
13 Paid Holidays, 4 of which are floating holidays, which are credited in July each year for use from July 1st through June 30th.??
Vacation, Sick and Personal Accruals.
Sick Leave is credited at the rate of one-half day each biweekly pay period up to a total of 165 days.
Sick Leave Incentive Plan – Employees who have not accumulated 165 sick days and have not used sick leave during the periods of January 1st to June 30th or July 1st to December 31st each year, may receive two days of pay for each six-month period.? Employees who have a sick leave balance of 165 sick leave days, and continuously maintain that balance for each six-month period, may receive four days of pay for each six-month period.?
Employees with 20+ years of Authority/State service may receive up to an additional five days of vacation leave accruals annually.
Vacation Exchange Program - Between November 15th. and December 31st of each year, employees who have previously earned and accrued vacation credits may elect to receive cash payments in lieu of the use of up to five days of such accrued vacation credits.? Employees who maintain a 35-day vacation accrual balance in the pay period prior to submitting the election form may exchange an additional five days for a total exchange of 10 days of accrued vacation credits.
Membership in the New York State and Local Retirement System, as well as optional enrollment in the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan.
Tuition Assistance Program, which reimburses 90% of tuition costs for approved courses up to 21 credit hours per year.
New York's 529 College Savings Program, which provides New York families with a tax-advantaged way to save for college.
Longevity Pay - Employees with five years of satisfactory service at or above the maximum salary of their grade will be eligible to have salary advanced to the First Longevity, 10 years of satisfactory service will advance to the Second Longevity, and 15 years of satisfactory service will advance to the Third Longevity.? Longevity pay has a positive impact on retirement.?
Employees are paid bi-weekly, with no lag time.
Some positions will be eligible for downstate and/or geographical pay depending on location and title.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color,?national origin, sexual orientation, military status, familial status, citizen or immigration status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The Thruway Authority is committed to a workplace free from discrimination based on the referenced characteristics and other federal and state protected characteristics.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518) 471-4321.

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

Name Lisa LaGrotta

Telephone (845)-918-2563

Fax (845)-918-9525

Email Address


Street NYS Thruway Authority Administrative Headquarters

4 Executive Boulevard

City Suffern

State NY

Zip Code 10905


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this vacancy, please submit a resume and any other documents for proof of eligibility to the contact information in this announcement. Please include the Vacancy ID and title of the position you are applying for in your email.

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