Special Police Sergeant
Special Police Sergeants patrol and monitor organization buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other illegal activities and possess arrest powers while on duty; provides a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees; provides public relation activities; sets up, maintains and troubleshoots access control and video systems for the organization; plans and implements officer training certifications and programs. As well, Sergeants supervise contracted and per diem staff, Public Safety dispatchers, and transportation staff assigned to Public Safety. The duties of a Special Police Sergeant, include, but are not limited to, the qualification and the potential use of firearms.
Required Education and Experience
License and Certification Requirement
1. Valid New York State driver's license or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of appointment; and
2. Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State Peace Officer within one (1) year of appointment; and
3. Current Pistol Permit or the ability to submit an application for a New York State Pistol Permit within sixty (60) days of appointment; and
4. Certification or the ability to obtain certification as a New York State, Department of Criminal Justice Services, General Topics Instructor- Police/Peace within two (2) years of appointment.
Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field; or
2. Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or a related field and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions similar to those at Roswell Park; or
3. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of four (4) years of full-time experience in a law enforcement or security organization, exposed to functions similar to those at Roswell Park.
Additional Candidate Requirements Prior to Appointment in Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's Public Safety Department
1. Must be at least 21 years of age; and
2. Must be a United States citizen; and
3. Must pass drug test(s) and the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA); and
4. Must pass a psychological evaluation.
1. Incumbents must maintain certification as a New York State Peace Officer as a condition of continued employment.
2. Incumbents must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary firearms permit(s) in accordance with organization policies and legal statutes as a condition of continued employment.
3. Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.
Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to HR-Benefits@RoswellPark.org or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .