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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/20/18

Applications Due12/19/18

Vacancy ID61695

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSafety and Security Officer 2 - Broome

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $50298 to $61368 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Evening shift with Friday/Tuesday off in week 1, Saturday/Sunday off in week 2.

Hours Per Week 40


From 4 PM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Broome

Street Address Division of Administration - Property Supports and Emergency Services

249 Glenwood Road

City Binghamton


Zip Code13905

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be:
• Reachable on the current Civil Service Safety & Security Officer 2 List; or.
• Eligible for transfer; or
• Currently in title.
• Candidates must possess or obtain a valid class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license, be at least 18 years of age, and be physically able, as determined by the Employee Health Service Section of the Department of Civil Service, to perform the activities and tasks of this class.

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:
• 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.
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.
• OPWDD participates in Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs. For more information go to:

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

Name Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office

Telephone 607-770-0241

Fax 607-770-0528

Email Address


Street 249 Glenwood Rd

City Binghamton

State NY

Zip Code 13905


Notes on ApplyingSubmit Response to Posting form, cover letter, and résumé by December 19, 2018 to:

Broome DDSOO Human Resources Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
Fax: 607-770-0528
Please reference EOA # 181219A in all correspondence.

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