University Police Officer 1

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University Police Officer 1

Job no: 494730

Position type: University Police
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
School/Unit: University Police
Department/Office: University Police
Categories: Campus Police & Security Services

Contingent/Permanent / Full-Time
Rotating Shifts/Days
Line # 00404
Salary: $50,610

To be an eligible candidate for this position you must meet all of the Minimum Qualifications listed below.

Position Summary

Enforces all New York State and local laws and the Student Code of Conduct on the grounds of the State University of New York. Performs the full range of professional police duties. Assists other Local, State and Federal police officers with investigations and may collect evidence, question witnesses or testify in court in connection with alleged criminal actions.

Essential Duties
  • Actively involved in campus communities and activities including educating community members on such topics as personal safety, risk awareness, crime prevention, alcohol awareness, sexual assault prevention and other community safety issues.
  • 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.
  • Utilizes electronic devices such as personal computer, video recorder or camera to record and view information.
  • Prepares a variety of shift summary reports, logs and records covering activities of criminal or unusual nature and other security related activities.
  • Delivers a variety of in-service training and/or community educational programs.
  • Obtains proper certification and maintain re-certification in a variety of training areas, such as defensive tactics, use of force and firearms instructions.
  • Serves as a Field Training Officer or as an instructor as a Basic Police School, Police Academy or other location as directed.
  • Provides 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have permanent appointment in an University Police Officer 1 classified position (or be eligible for transfer) or be reachable for appointment on the current NY State Civil Service eligible list for University Police Officer 1, Full Time - Brockport location. NY State Preferred List candidates have preference.

Promotion: One year of service as a Campus Public Safety Officer and completion of 60 semester credit hours of college study.

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 and must be legally eligible to carry a firearm and complete all requirements for certification as a police officer in New York State.

How to apply:

Please respond to the canvass, submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references, one being a current supervisor, at by October 17, 2020.

New York State Executive Order 161

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 via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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