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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/17

Applications Due01/02/18

Vacancy ID45814

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSecurity Officer

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $34638 to $42792 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 11 PM

To 7 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Any or all Wadsworth Center locations

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bidder must have current permanent, permanent-contingent or provisional status as a Security Officer (G8), with the New York State Department of Health

Duties Description Monitor electronic security systems for unauthorized entrance into the building(s) or presence on the property; conduct scheduled rounds; verify identification of employees and visitors; inspect the buildings’ fire and safety equipment; during fire drill, instruct and direct people to routes of egress; prepare incident reports; operate cameras and other equipment for the creation of photo identification cards and assist visitors as required.

Additional Comments Specified Hours:
A Tour (11:00 PM – 7:00 AM) with mandatory shift relief for:
B Tour (7:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Specified Locations:
This position can and will be assigned to any or all Wadsworth Center locations, which include the David Axelrod Institute, New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY, AND Griffin Laboratory, Route 155, Guilderland, NY AND Biggs Laboratory, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY

Full-time. This position involves shift work, nights, weekends and holidays at all Wadsworth Center locations. Days assigned by management according to coverage and programmatic needs. Overtime is required. Exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved in this position. Annual TB testing is required. Shift bid will be assigned by seniority within title according to Article 24.3 of NYSCOPBA contract. Security Officers are expected to report 15 minutes prior to the start of shift for pre-shift briefing. Awardee of this shift bid will be permanently assigned to the A Tour. However, s/he will be required to provide shift relief for the B Tour whenever, and for as long as, need exists to provide adequate security coverage as determined by management.

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Name Human Resources Management Group - PM/SO/A(B)BID

Telephone (518) 486-1812

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217 Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingIf you are a current NYS DOH Security Officer (G8) employee: Submit a dated, bid request for this bid opportunity to Human Resources Management Group, PM/SO/A(B)BID, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by email to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with a subject line PM/SO/A(B)BID no later than close of business January 2, 2017.

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