NYS Education Department Building

Senior Security Officer, SG-11 (NYSCOPBA)
(Open to current NYS employees only)

SALARY: $40,587*

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Facilities and Business Services is seeking applicants for a Senior Security Officer position.  Under the direction of the Chief Security Officer, major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate the activities of Security Officers;
  • Evaluate the performance of Security Officers and take any necessary corrective actions;
  • Advise Security Officers and local office managers on resolution of security-related problems;
  • Review log books of Security Officers on a weekly basis;
  • Assign staff replacements to provide necessary coverage during vacations and other absences; and
  • Perform other duties at other Albany locations as needed.


 Title & Grade

Number of Positions



Senior Security Officer


**6:45am – 3:00pm,
monthly rotating days off (Thursday and Friday, then Saturday and Sunday)


9:45am – 6:00pm,
monthly rotating days off (Thursday and Friday, then Saturday and Sunday)

Cultural Education Center

5:45am – 2pm,
Monday – Friday
(Including holidays)


10:45am – 7:00pm,
Monday – Friday
(Including holidays)

Education Building/Education Building Annex

Reassignment to a different shift and/or location: The Senior Security Officer with the most seniority who is interested in switching to a different shift or location is eligible for reassignment.

Eligible List Appointment:  Candidates who are reachable on the Senior Security Officer eligible list may be considered for appointment.   

§70.1 Transfer: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Security Services Assistant 2. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  This will be a permanent appointment.  Promotions and transfers may change appointee’s negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.  Continued employment as a Senior Security Officer is dependent upon maintaining a current Security Guard Photo ID issued by the New York State Department of State.  Failure to maintain this ID will result in removal from employment. 

NOTE:  If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter.  You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $49,893 based on annual performance advances.
**Position will likely be filled on this shift in the building listed.  If current staff bid to change shifts, their current shift assignment will be backfilled.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by April 16, 2017 to omsjobs@nysed.gov.  (Email submissions preferred.)  You must include the Box number (PIMS-254/27370) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box PIMS-254/27370
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: omsjobs@nysed.gov

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Last Updated: March 17, 2017