$38,429 annually. Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Special Police Officer (SPO) ensures the safety and protection of Institute patients, visitors, staff and property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal activities. The Special Police Officer possesses arrest powers while on duty. The duties of a Special Police Officer, include, but are not limited to, the qualification and the potential use of firearms.
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; and a Current Pistol Permit or the ability to submit an application for a New York State Pistol Permit within sixty days 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 High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of two years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions similar to those at RPCI. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; and Must be a United States citizen; and Must pass drug test(s) and the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA); and Must pass a psychological evaluation. The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent to 120 college credit hours) and one year of experience as a Peace or Police Officer or will have an Associate's Degree (or equivalent to 60 college credit hours) and two years of experience as Police or 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.
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Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.