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Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
Provisional Appointment: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Note: If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.
Transfer Qualifications: Anyone currently in title as a Safety and Security Officer 2 or anyone eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service Safety & Security Officer 2 List.
For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Safety and Security Officer 1.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for providing direction and guidance to Safety & Security Officer 1’s and Safety & Security Officer Trainees, including training in proper procedures, scheduling of duty assignments and directly supervising and instructing in the handling of major incidents. In addition, this position is a working supervisor responsible for all the activities of the Safety and Security position such as:
• Security patrols on foot or by vehicle in order to detect evidence of irregularities and deter criminal activity.
• Operate emergency vehicles.
• Inspect buildings to insure that all areas are appropriately locked, secured and free of hazardous conditions.
• Maintain communication by radio, P.A., or telephone for routine and emergency needs.
• Questions suspicious persons
• May direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
• May operate security cameras, computers, and related electronic security equipment.
• Enforces state, municipal and institution laws, rules and regulations.
• Search for and eliminate contraband.
• May occasionally arrest suspects and violators in order to protect persons and property.
• May testify in court.
• May need to conduct searches to locate missing individuals.
• Responds to, investigates and prepares detailed written reports at the scenes of fires, accidents, and other incidents.
• Summons medical assistance and applies first aid as the situation indicates.
• Conducts quarterly reviews of community sites as well as campus locations.
• Instruct employees and individuals about emergency fire and safety practices and procedures.
Additional Comments Please note:
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice
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