University Police Officer 1

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University Police Officer 1-1802924

Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Must have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list. Transfers are encouraged to apply. Transfer Candidates must have been appointed from a Civil Service List and have served permanently in an appropriate title(s) for one year. Sixty semester credit hours at a regionally accredited college or university which is recognized by New York State Education Department having followed acceptable practices. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”). Required to successfully complete a physical/medical examination, psychological evaluation, agility performance test, background check and a police basic training course at the Training Academy as well as a Field Training Program to be retained in this position. Must be able to perform mandatory overtime. These positions can be in either the Stony Brook or Southampton campuses.

Brief Description of Duties: The University Police Officer will be responsible for preventing crime. Duties to include the following:

  • Responds to calls for assistance to ensure that persons and property are adequately protected.
  • May respond to situations involving, but not limited to burglaries, robberies, thefts, criminal trespass, assault, criminal mischief, medical emergencies, sick and injured persons.
  • Regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic and may enforce vehicle and traffic laws.
  • Walks or drives through area of patrol in order to deter criminal activity, increase police visibility and detect fires and other dangerous situations. On all assignments, prepares a variety of summary reports, logs and records covering activities of criminal nature or unusual nature as well as other security related activities.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate by rank and departmental mission.
  • Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, days and hours vary. Night and weekend work required. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.

    Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

    Stony Brook University will be 100% tobacco-free starting January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at

    ***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.

    About Stony Brook: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff.

    SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632-6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632-6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at

    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 [email protected]
    Official Job Title: University Police Officer 1
    Job Field: University Police
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: University Police-Stony Brook University
    Schedule: Full-time Variable VariousUniversity Police-Stony Brook University
    Posting Start Date: Oct 12, 2018
    Posting End Date: Oct 26, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: As per Civil Service Guidelines
    Salary Grade: SG14





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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/13/2018
    Application Due: 10/27/2018
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