†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SENIOR BAY CONSTABLE††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5052

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Under general supervision, an employee in this class trains, supervises and directs Bay Constables in patrolling local waterways, and enforcing waterways ordinances within a town or village.The incumbent is responsible for the repair and maintenance of town boats within an assigned area. Work is reviewed through inspections, conferences and written reports by an administrative official.Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

††††††††††† Assigns patrolling areas to Bay Constables;

††††††††††† Instructs Bay Constables in boat handling, navigation, and equipment installation and maintenance;

††††††††††† Instructs Bay Constables in local, county, state and federal conservation laws and ordinances;

††††††††††† Attends various conservation and marine activities meetings;

††††††††††† May operate a patrol boat or other vehicle as part of the conservation enforcement responsibilities.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of the geography of local waterways and water systems; thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of power boats, marine and harbor equipment; thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing hunting, fishing, clamming and boating in local waters; skill in the operation of a power boat; ability to train, supervise and review the work of Bay Constables in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to under≠stand, interpret and implement conservation and boating laws within a locality; ability to keep records and prepare written reports; physical condition commen≠surate with the demands of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

††††††††††† OPEN COMPETITIVE

††††††††††† Either:

††††††††††† a) Graduation from a New York State or Regionally accredited college or university with an Associateís Degree in Criminal Justice, Marine Conservation, Marine Transportation, Marine Maintenance or a related field, and two (2) years of experience in marine conservation, marine transportation, marine maintenance, commercial fishing and/or clamming, as a member of the United States Navy, as a merchant able body seaman, or as a peace or police officer as defined in sections1.20 and 2.10 of New York State Criminal Procedure Law; or,

††††††††††† b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and four (4) years of experience as defined above; or,

††††††††††† c) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of a) and b).

 

NOTE:Possession of a current United States Coast Guard Masterís license, for which at least 360 days of service were needed to qualify for examination, will substitute for two years of the above experience.

 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††† 1. There will be a qualifying psychological evaluation for open-competitive candidates.

††††††††††† 2. Candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of appointment.

††††††††††† 3. In jurisdictions where positions are designated as peace officers, the incumbent will be required, after appointment, to obtain a Peace Officer Training Certificate recognized by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council.Those positions authorized by law under Section 2.10 of CPL to carry a firearm must also complete the Initial Firearms and Deadly Physical Force Course within 6 months of their appointment.

 

††††††††††† PROMOTIONAL

††††††††††† One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a Bay Constable.

 

R10/05/09

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Competitive