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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/10/18

Applications Due07/20/18

Vacancy ID55018

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleSecurity Officer

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $17.27 to $24.26 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"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 303 South Broadway

City Tarrytown


Zip Code10591

Minimum Qualifications Appointment may be provisional or via transfer.

Transfer qualifications: One year of permanent, competitive service as a Security Officer.

Provisional Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a NYS Security Guard Registration Number or current Security Guard Photo ID issued by the NYS Department of State and either:
1. six months of post-Security Guard Registration experience as a Security Guard; Or,

2. six months of experience as a police officer or peace officer; Or,

3. six months of active service and an Honorable Discharge from the United States military where you performed security duties on a United States military base or vessel. Security duties on a United States military base or vessel include working as military police or as security personnel performing foot and motorized patrol, control of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, flight line security, and crime prevention/physical security.

Duties Description The Security Officer, under the general direction of the Senior Security Officer, provides security services at the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge; monitors and processes pedestrian and vehicle traffic at bridge access gates; verifies credentials of all bridge visitors, vendors, delivery personnel, and contractors; patrols perimeter fence lines, bridge parking areas, facilities, etc. and reports suspicious activity to the Tarrytown Operation Center (TOC); assists in the evacuation of all bridge facilities in event of natural disaster or terrorism event; operates handheld radio or other such communication devices; prepares reports on daily activities as required; and monitor security cameras at the TOC and in guard booth.

Additional Comments Selected candidates must undergo a background investigation and pass medical and agility exams prior to appointment. A location differential of $1.51 per hour is included in base pay listed.
If appointed provisionally, candidate must take the next Civil Service exam for Security Officer and obtain a reachable score on the resulting eligible list in order to retain position.

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

Name Teri Jarvis


Fax (518) 471-5076

Email Address


Street NYS Thruway Authority Administrative Headquarters

200 Southern Boulevard, PO Box 189

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201


Notes on ApplyingPlease send resume in pdf format to the above fax number, attn. Teri Jarvis, or email address.

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