Campus Peace Officer- Provisional

SUNY Broome Community College   Binghamton, NY   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on March 29, 2024
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Campus Peace Officer- Provisional

Office for Public Safety


SUNY Broome Community College has an immediate opening for a full-time Campus Peace Officer for the Office of Public Safety department providing security as well as environmental safety functions at Broome Community College. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Maintain order on campus at all times.
  • Act as the lead response to medical emergencies/sick calls providing First Aid/CPR.
  • Performs environmental, fire, safety and health inspections.
  • Provides safety and health training and guidance to employees and students.
  • Develops and coordinates wellness activities for employees and students.
  • Responds to mental health emergencies.
  • Performs environmental, safety, security, fire prevention and law enforcement.
  • Patrols buildings, grounds and parking areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, and to prevent trespassing, theft, or damage.
  • Enforces the laws of the State of New York.
  • Checks all doors, windows, and entrances to building to be sure that they are secure.
  • Makes operational checks of heating and cooling equipment.
  • Controls and directs traffic on campus or campus related roads, grounds and parking areas.
  • Investigates motor vehicle accidents that occur on campus.
  • Issues parking violation tickets.
  • Enforces the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff (provides directions and information, assists motorists with lock-outs and other vehicular problems, etc.).
  • Contacts snow removal contractor/grounds crew when necessary.
  • Files reports and maintains an appropriate system of records.
  • May be required to carry a firearm.


Minimum Qualifications:  


  1. A)Associates degree plus one year of experience as a Police Officer, security officer in a public or private security force, a private investigator or one year active military service*; OR
  2. B)Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and three years of experience as indicated in A) above; OR
  3. C)An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A) and B) above.

NOTE: Education beyond an Associate’s degree in the field of Criminal Justice, Police Science or related field may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.


*Military duty is defined as the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and the National Guard when in service for the United States. Such service must have been on a full-time active duty basis other than for training purposes. Proof of an honorable discharge (DD-214), must be provided before the candidate’s name can be certified for appointment.



Special Requirements:  


1)    Must possess the appropriate level motor vehicle operator's license and be eligible for a pistol permit at time of appointment.

2)    Certification of the following must be completed within one year of appointment:

-       American Red Cross Standard First Aid (or equivalent) AND

-       American Red Cross CPR (or equivalent) AND

-       Automated External Defibrillator

3)    Possess a certificate of completion for the Basic Course for Police Officers or Campus Public Safety Officer Course from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Municipal Police Training Council or, within one year of appointment enroll in the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Municipal Police Training Council Basic Course for Police Officers or Campus Public Safety Officer Course and meet all requirements by the end date of that course.


Background Investigation and Additional Screenings:


Each candidate may be subject to a thorough background investigation. Applicants will be required to authorize access to educational, financial, employment history, mental health records or other records. Conviction of a felony will bar appointment. Conviction of a misdemeanor or other offense are subject to evaluation and may bar appointment. At the discretion of the employing law enforcement agency, candidates may be subject to additional screenings as a term and condition of employment, including but not limited to, fingerprinting and psychological testing. Drug testing is included in the required medical examination. Applicants will be required to submit the necessary fees for the fingerprint processing.


Additional Information: 


All appointments will be Provisional pending satisfactory completion of the competitive Civil Service testing requirement.


The hourly rate for this position starts at $24.64 an hour. This rate increases to $27.40 an hour after completion of training.


SUNY Broome Community College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusion of the campus community and curriculum. The institution is committed to promoting an environment of equity, inclusion, and respect for others. SUNY Broome Community College is committed to the diversity of its community. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


To Apply:


For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, April 12, 2024. SUNY Broome will continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the name, address and phone number of three (3) references to: