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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/21

Applications Due11/01/21

Vacancy ID92193

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSafety and Security Officer 2, Hutchings Psychiatric Center, P21878

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $58105 to $70903 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Weekdays and weekends

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 3:30 PM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address Hutchings Psychiatric Center

620 Madison Street

City Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13210

Minimum Qualifications Open to qualified employees of New York State
Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;

OR

Transfer Opportunity:
Candidates must be permanent in the Safety and Security Officer 2 title and be eligible for lateral transfer.

License Requirements: At the time of appointment and as a condition for continued employment, you must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Conditional licenses are not acceptable.

Peace Officer Requirements: Safety and Security Officers have peace officer status as authorized under Criminal Procedure Law Section 2.10 and Sections 7.25 and 13.25 of` Mental Hygiene Law or Section 455 of Public Health Law. As such, they must meet the requirements for appointment to public office defined in Public Officers Law Section 3 (1) and for continued employment as required in Section 30.

Please note that if you fail to maintain your license to operate a motor vehicle and/or fail to maintain status as a Peace Officer, action will be taken to remove you from the position.

You must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. If you receive an appointment, your continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility. Failure to do so may result in the termination of your appointment.

Duties Description As a Safety and Security Officer 2, you would patrol and inspect State buildings, grounds, and equipment to monitor and ensure environmental health, to handle all safety and security issues, instruct employees and individuals about emergency fire and safety practices and procedures, and prevent the endangerment of patients and individuals with disabilities, employees, visitors, and property. You would be a working supervisor responsible for all the activities of a group of Safety and Security Officers 1, on an assigned shift in a facility. You would provide direction and guidance to Safety and Security Officers 1, including: training sessions about proper procedures, scheduling of duty assignments, and directly supervising and instructing in the handling of major incidents.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:

Additional monies are paid for:
• Pre-shift briefings
• Facility Security Pay of $750
• Some employees may be eligible for $626 annual inconvenience pay.

There is mandatory overtime.


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

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 315-426-3605

Email Address hpcpersonnel@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street Hutchings Psychiatric Center

620 Madison Street

City Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13210

 

Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for on your fax or email. Please complete the New York State Civil Service Application and submit it with your other application materials.

http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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