Supvr Security Services - Grade 20

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 3 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Security Officer
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Security Officer 08 $40,782 $50,406
Senr Security Officer 11 $47,805 $58,803
Chief Security Officer 14 $56,734 $69,292
Regional Security Supvr 17 $66,454 $80,830
Supvr Security Services 20 $72,160 $89,332

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Supervisor Security Services, you would manage and direct the safety and security operations for an agency in all State-owned and leased properties and serves as management liaison regarding security issues to agency health and safety committees.

Provides technical expertise, direction and support to agency managers, supervisors, security staff and regional partners on all matters relating to physical security, security
risk identification, analysis and integration.

Develops, reviews, tracks, tests, resolves, and revises security plans, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations, and conformance with current security practices.

Develops an emergency response system to connect agency staff to security services unit supervisory staff when emergent security issues occur, and security staff is not on-site to provide direct assistance.

Reviews and evaluates all unusual incident reports for disruptive conduct, personal injury or theft, and makes adjustments to security plans and policies, as necessary.

Coordinates with external law enforcement agencies and fire and emergency services personnel, as required, in resolving safety and security matters regarding department customers, employees and property.

Oversees the planning, development, implementation, operation and maintenance of the agency’s various security systems to include electronic security systems, alarms, cameras and photo ID card access system.

Develops and implements in-house training for all security staff, as well as arranges for specialized security training by vendors to ensure that staff continues to meet Security Guard registration requirements.

Communicates revisions to agency security plans, policies, and procedures; and ensures all security personnel understand and effectively implement agency security plans, policies and procedures.

Administers contracts with private security companies to obtain contract guards to supplement State security staff and ensures that the contract guards are properly supervised and trained.

Prepares various reports to document security procedures and policies, and responses to incidents.

Performs the full range of supervisory responsibilities such as interviewing and selecting State and contract staff, assigning work, and preparing probationary reports and performance reviews.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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