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Non-Competitive: seven years of experience managing security services within a facility operating in a regulatory environment, such as a public health laboratory, energy facility, or military base setting. One year of the experience must have included supervision of security operation staff.
Experience managing security and emergency service programs within a highly regulated environment. Experience supervising uniformed security officers staffed to provide around the clock coverage. Federal or State certification related to either or both Incident Command or Emergency Management. Experience and certification in conducting the Security Guard Training Program (SGTP) is necessary for meeting the licensing requirements for security staff. Strong leadership skills are essential.
The Laboratory Security Specialist will be responsible for implementing comprehensive security and emergency service plans for Wadsworth Center facilities. Duties include recommending improvements and modifications to protocols, instructions, policies, and procedures including but not limited to developing, reviewing, tracking, testing, resolving, and revising security plans and operations to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations, and conformance with current security practices. The incumbent will establish emergency protocols for critical incidents or other crises; initiate internal controls and periodic testing of such measures; and train security units in their responsibilities in crisis situations. The Laboratory Security Specialist will coordinate with external first response agencies, as required, in resolving security and emergency matters regarding customers, employees and property, and will be responsible for development and implementation of in-house training for all security staff, as well as arranging for specialized security training by vendors to ensure that staff continue to meet Security Guard registration requirements. This position will also include a full range of supervisory responsibilities, including oversight of security officers, preparing performance programs and evaluations, and scheduling.
Permanent, full-time appointment. Candidates must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter. This position requires a satisfactory background check. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved in these positions, candidates who accept appointment may be required to wear personal protective equipment, undergo pre-employment and periodic health evaluations, and receive specific immunizations.
“Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
NYS Deferred Compensation
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
And many more.. “
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