The Public Safety Officer protects institute staff and property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry, patrols buildings and grounds of Institute work sites periodically, and have working knowledge of all applicable safety codes, rules and regulations, as well as knowledge of safety regulations of Joint Commission and other Life Safety Programs. The Public Safety Officer reports to the assigned shift Lieutenant. The Public Safety Officer has considerable contact inside and outsider department, other departments, patients, vendors or sales representatives.
Applicants must have a Valid New York State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within thirty days of appointment and Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State Peace Officer within one year of appointment. They must also have an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field; or a High School diploma or G.E.D. and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions whose diversity is similar to those at RPCI; and Absence of a felony criminal record. The preferred candidate will have an Associate's Degree (or >60 college credit hours), will have a healthcare/academic background, and will be a current NYS police/peace officer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must reference the Posting # when applying for this position.
Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.