Special Police Sergeant
The Special Police Sergeant patrol and monitor organization buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other illegal activities and possess arrest powers while on duty. The Special Police Sergeant 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 organization. They also plan and implement officer training certifications and programs. The duties of a Special Police Sergeant, 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 Current Pistol Permit or the ability to submit an application for a New York State Pistol Permit within sixty (60) 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 Roswell Park; 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 Roswell Park. They 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 experience as a peace or police officer, experience in security, and hospital or academic public safety experience. They will also have customer service experience.
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.