RPCI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
A Special Police Officer ensures the safety and protection of Institute patients, visitors, staff and property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal activities and possesses arrest powers while on duty. The duties of a Special Police Officer include but are not limited to maintaining their status as a NYS Peace Officer and meeting annual firearms qualifications.
License and Certification Requirements
1. Valid New York State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of appointment.
2. Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State Peace Officer within one (1) year of appointment.
Education and Experience
1. Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field; or
2. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma. and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions whose diversity is similar to those at RPCI.
Additional Candidate Requirements Prior to Appointment
1. Absence of a felony criminal record; and
2. Absence of a conviction for any Domestic Violence offense; and
3. Absence of a Dishonorable Discharge from the Armed Forces; and
4. Must be at least 21 years of age; and
5. Must be a United States citizen; and
6. Must pass a background and character investigation; and
7. Must pass medical, drug, and physical agility tests; and
8. Must pass a psychological evaluation.
The preferred candidate will have an Associate's degree and 2 years of experience as a Peace or Police 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.