University Police Officer I – SG 14

SUNY Maritime College

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Location: Throggs Neck, NY Category: Service, Construction, Maintenance & Skilled Trades Posted On: Thu Jan 31 2019 Job Description:
The University Police Officer I works under the general supervision of a University Police Officer 2. He or She must be able to work alone and exercise independent judgment in performing duties.

Patrols an assigned area on foot, on a bicycle or motor scooter, in a car or by other means to deter criminal activity by means of presence and witness and to detect fires and other dangerous situations
Responds to calls for assistance from fellow officers or from any member of the campus community to insure that persons and property are adequately protected; and may respond to situations involving but not restricted to burglaries, robberies, thefts, criminal trespass, assaults, criminal mischief, medical emergencies, accidents, vehicle and traffic violations, fires and unusual situations
Reports to the scene of the crime, accident or other disturbance in order to halt crimes in progress, arrest violators, maintain order and arrange for the appropriate care of injured persons
May apply resuscitators, administer first aid and summon ambulances
Conducts initial investigations of incidents in order to preserve and gather evidence; interviews witnesses, complainants and suspects and confers with fellow officers to ascertain nature and severity of situation; reports results of investigations to supervisor as directed and may testify in court
Regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic. May enforce vehicle and traffic laws in order to prevent dangerous situations from arising
Directs traffic at intersections, crosswalks and other critical points during peak traffic periods; stops persons violating the vehicle and traffic law; issues warnings, tickets and summonses; patrols parking lots and campus roadways; tickets cars parked in violation of campus rules
Controls the movement and activity of crowds at concerts, sports events and other gatherings; staffs entrance ways to prevent gate crashing and over-crowding of facilities; breaks up fights and other altercations, operates screening devices such as a magnetometer or x-ray machine to inspect individuals and carry in items for prohibited items
On assignment as Desk Officer
Receives and interprets incoming communications, including, but not limited to radio and telephone calls, and e-mail messages from officers and other members of the campus community
Dispatches officers to the scenes of incidents and irregularities
Issues parking permits and collects fees and fines
Utilizes electronic devices such as a personal computer, video recorder or camera to record and view information
Prepares a variety of shift summary reports, logs and records covering activities of a criminal or unusual nature and other security related activities
May deliver a variety of in-service training and/or community educational programs
Obtain proper certification and maintain re-certification in a variety of training areas, such as defensive tactics, use of force and firearms instruction
Serve as a Field Training Officer or as an instructor at a Basic Police School, Police Academy or other location as directed
Provide training and education to University Police personnel, other law enforcement officers, government personnel and the public, and engage in crime prevention activities such as, but not limited to Crime Prevention Surveys or Operation ID

Job Requirements:
Open Competitive
Completion of 60 semester credit hours of college study
Candidates must meet established physical and medical requirements for appointment to the position
Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted New York State motor vehicle operator’s license
Must be legally eligible to carry a firearm and complete all requirements for certification as a police officer in New York State
Successful candidates will be qualified for appointment from the eligible list.
Must have taken and passed the Civil Service exam.
Permanent employees in the competitive class may be eligible to transfer to a different title, agency or geographic location under section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law which states the following:

“Section 70.1 allows transfer without further examination from one title to another when a sufficient degree of similarity exists between the minimum qualifications, tests and/or duties of the specific titles involved. The appropriateness of transfer is decided on a title-by-title basis at the request of personnel offices of state agencies. This section of the law also allows employees to transfer to another agency in the same title.”

Additional Information:
Special Notes: This is a full time classified appointment. FLSA non-exempt position, that is, eligible for overtime monies. The hiring rate for the position is $50,610 annually, with an outstanding benefits package. For additional information please see the PBANYS Benefits Summary.

Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Job Type: State Classified
Internal/External Posting: 01/31/2019 – 02/10/2019
Line #: 00043

SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

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

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