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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/22/21

Applications Due10/29/21

Vacancy ID93232

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleSecurity Officer

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade08

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $18.24 to $25.65 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 Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge

333 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: Candidate must possess a New York State Security Guard Registration Number or current Security Guard Photo ID issued by the New York State Department of State AND have:

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.

A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NY State is also required.

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.

If appointed provisionally, candidate must take the next Civil Service Security Officer exam and obtain a reachable score on the resulting eligible list in order to retain position.

A location differential of $1.51 per hour is included in base pay listed.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518)471-4321.

All other inquires, including questions on applying, should be directed to Rebecca Dowd at

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

Name Rebecca Dowd


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 and proof of security guard registration to the above fax number, attn. Rebecca Dowd, or to the above email address.

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