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44 Holland Avenue
Current Safety and Security Officer 1.
Due to the peace officer status of incumbents, re-fingerprinting, including payment of all applicable fees, is required even for an existing employee who may already have “search and retain” status with the Division of Criminal Justice Services.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include, but not limited to:
• Conducting initial and annual home inspections of Family Care provider’s (FCP)
• Conducting annual FCP Fire Safety Training classes
• Maintaining several databases of FCP information and inspection data
• Scheduling inspections and training classes
• Must be NYS Codes Certified or be able to obtain Codes certification within your probationary period
• Must maintain your Codes certification throughout your duration in this position
• Being in travel status approximately 30% of the time
• Must be able to manage travel status and travel card requirements
• Must be able to manage Leave & Accrual Tracking System (LATS)
• Must be able to manage Statewide Financial System (SFS)
• Security patrols, on foot or by vehicle, in order to detect evidence of irregularities and deter criminal activity.
• Inspect building 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.
• Enforces state, municipal and institution laws, rules and regulations.
• May operate security cameras, computers, and related electronic security equipment.
• Answers questions and gives directions to visitors.
• 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 and the scenes of fires, accidents, and other incidents.
• Summons medical assistance and applies first aid as the situation indicates.
• May physically intervene in fights and may physically restrain unruly individuals in order to prevent injury to others.
• Interviews victims, witnesses, complainants, and suspects in order to collect information needed to assist in criminal prosecution.
• Conducts quarterly reviews of Agency properties as assigned by supervisor to ensure compliance with NYS Uniform and Life Safety Code, and Agency rules and regulations.
• Daily travel within the Region, and to other Regions within the State may be required.
• May be involved in emergency management through planning, implementing and assessing disaster plans.
• Performs other related duties.
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
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue