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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/02/18

Applications Due02/02/18

Vacancy ID46397

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSafety and Security Officer 2, Central New York Psychiatric Center – Marcy, P18014

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitSSU - Security Services Unit (NYSCOPBA)

Salary RangeFrom $50298 to $61368 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address Central New York Psychiatric Center – Marcy

PO Box 300

City Marcy


Zip Code13403

Minimum Qualifications Open to qualified employees of New York State

Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;


Transfer Opportunity:
Candidates must be permanent in the Safety and Security Officer 2 title and be eligible for lateral transfer.

License Requirements: At the time of appointment and as a condition for continued employment, you must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Conditional licenses are not acceptable.

Peace Officer Requirements: Safety and Security Officers have peace officer status as authorized under Criminal Procedure Law Section 2.10 and Sections 7.25 and 13.25 of` Mental Hygiene Law or Section 455 of Public Health Law. As such, they must meet the requirements for appointment to public office defined in Public Officers Law Section 3 (1) and for continued employment as required in Section 30.

Please note that if you fail to maintain your license to operate a motor vehicle and/or fail to maintain status as a Peace Officer, action will be taken to remove you from the position.

You must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. If you receive an appointment, your continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility. Failure to do so may result in the termination of your appointment.

Duties Description As a Safety and Security Officer 2, you would patrol and inspect State buildings, grounds, and equipment to monitor and ensure environmental health, to handle all safety and security issues, instruct employees and individuals about emergency fire and safety practices and procedures, and prevent the endangerment of patients and individuals with disabilities, employees, visitors, and property. You would be a working supervisor responsible for all the activities of a group of Safety and Security Officers 1, on an assigned shift in a facility. You would provide direction and guidance to Safety and Security Officers 1, including: training sessions about proper procedures, scheduling of duty assignments, and directly supervising and instructing in the handling of major incidents.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:

Additional monies are paid for:
• Pre-shift briefings
• Facility Security Pay of $750
• Some employees may be eligible for $626 annual
inconvenience pay

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

Name Human Resources


Fax (315)765-3369

Email Address


Street Central New York Psychiatric Center

PO Box 300

City Marcy

State NY

Zip Code 13403


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, or the Human Resources email address noted above.

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