$45,177 annually. Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Special Police Sergeant patrol and monitor Institute buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other illegal activities and possess arrest powers while on duty, provides a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees, provides public relation activities, and sets up, maintains and troubleshoots access control and video systems for the Institute. The Special Police Sergeant also plans and implements officer training certifications and programs. They must maintain status as a NYS Peace Officer and meet annual firearms qualifications
Applicants must have a Valid New York State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within thirty days of appointment, Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State Peace Officer within one year of appointment, Current Pistol Permit or the ability to submit an application for a New York State Pistol Permit within sixty days of appointment, and Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State, Department of Criminal Justice Services, General Topics Instructor- Police/Peace within two years of appointment. They must also have a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field; or an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field 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; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of four 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, must be a United States citizen, 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 and three years experience as a Peace or Police Officer, certification as a NYS Peace or Police Officer, will be an MPTC certified instructor or possess a NYS Teaching Certificate with the ability to train law enforcement (or similar training experience). They will also possess extensive computer skills in Access Control and Video Systems.
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.