COLLEGE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER II 7085
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class supervises College Public Safety Officers I in maintaining public safety and preventing trespassing and property damage at a Suffolk County Community College campus on an assigned shift. Work includes patrolling the campus on foot, bicycle, or by car, performing initial investigations of law violations, responding to fire safety emergencies, and assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work of subordinate personnel. In the absence of supervision, the incumbent may be required to perform a specialized public safety function involving the operation of the Department, such as serving as a field-training officer, training employees in various public safety areas such as patrol, dispatch, and database management. General supervision is received from a College Public Safety Officer III and/or administrative supervisor, with considerable latitude allowed for the exercise of independent judgement, and is reviewed through periodic reports and by observation of the effectiveness of security operations. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Plans, schedules, assigns and supervises the work of College Public Safety Officers I;
Maintains daily and monthly logs of attendance, activities, overtime, desk log, personal log, and vehicle check list and mileage;
Supervises and participates in responding to all incidents, accidents and building evacuations;
Makes daily oral presentation on all incidents and accidents to the College Public Safety Officer III;
Supervises and participates in crowd control at all college functions;
Supervises and directs crowd control in all crisis situations;
Checks all College Public Safety Officer I reports for accuracy;
Evaluates performance and effectiveness of College Public Safety Officers I;
Activates the college emergency notification system when necessary.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of what constitutes legally and socially acceptable conduct on public grounds and in public buildings; good knowledge of campus buildings and grounds, and of those areas in which criminal activity is most likely to occur; good knowledge of the techniques of routine traffic and crowd control; ability to supervise others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to interact with students, staff and the general public courteously and effectively; ability to render assistance in cases of accident or illness on campus; ability to recognize and investigate suspicious activities and evidence of loss or damage to property; ability to identify dynamics within a crowd as well as the purpose and objectives of a crowd; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and two (2) years of experience in the protection of lives and/or property.
One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a College Public Safety Officer I.
1) Possession of a valid New York State driver's license at the time of appointment; appointees must maintain a valid license throughout their employment in this title.
2) Upon appointment, candidates must apply for, and maintain registration as a guard with the New York State Department of State, Division of Licensing Services.
NOTE: The following requirements are for open-competitive appointments only:
3) Candidates must successfully pass a qualifying psychological evaluation authorized by the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service.
4) Candidate must successfully pass a qualifying medical evaluation authorized by the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service.