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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/08/22

Applications Due06/22/22

Vacancy ID98675

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSenior Security Officer - 11276

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $46868 to $57650 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 7 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center Biggs Laboratory, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY AND/OR David Axelrod Institute, New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY AND/OR

Griffin Laboratory, Guilderland, NY

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive status as a Senior Security Officer (G-11) or a Security Services Assistant (G-9). All candidates must have, and continuously maintain, their current Security Guard Photo ID issued by the NYS Department of State in order to accept and maintain employment. A copy of your Security Guard Photo ID must accompany your resume. Candidates must also possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter.

Duties Description The Senior Security Officer will provide direct 24 hour security coverage at three facilities, and indirect support to two leased facilities; these facilities are geographically separated throughout Albany and Guilderland. These facilities contain combinations of sensitive materials and property (biological, chemical, radioactive and infectious agents, and animals), most of which fall under the oversight of Federal and State governmental agencies requiring adherence to specific security regulations. The Sr. Security Officer will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining security systems to control access to building and restricted areas; investigating security incidents; interviewing witnesses; coordinating activities with local police agencies and preparing written reports; assisting in fire drills and evacuations; the direct supervision of security officers; and preparing shift assignments and overtime schedules to maintain facility coverage.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment. This position involves shift work, nights, weekends and holidays. Shifts will be assigned by seniority within title according to Article 24.3 of the NYSCOPBA contract. Exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved in this position and the candidate will be scheduled for yearly TB testing.

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Name Human Resources Management, LK/SrSO/11276

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code LK/SrSO/11276 included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, LK/SrSO/11276, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until Filled.

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