University Police Officer 1

Oswego, NY
SUNY Oswego

Salary: $59,298/year.

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  • Works under the general supervision of a University Police Officer 2.
  • Must be able to work alone and exercise independent judgment in performing duties.
  • Has substantial contact with the public and other law enforcement personnel.
  • May direct Campus Public Safety Officers, Security Services Assistants or student workers.
  • Patrols an assigned area on foot, on a bicycle or motor scooter, in a car or by other means to deter criminal activity by means of presence and witness and to detect fires and other dangerous situations.
  • Responds to calls for assistance from fellow officers or from any member of the campus community to insure that persons and property are adequately protected; and may respond to situations involving but not restricted to burglaries, robberies, thefts, criminal trespass, assaults, criminal mischief, medical emergencies, accidents, vehicle and traffic violations, fires and unusual situations.
  • Regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic. May enforce vehicle and traffic laws in order to prevent dangerous situations from arising.
  • Prepares a variety of shift summary reports, logs and records covering activities of a criminal or unusual nature and other security related activities.
  • May deliver a variety of in-service training and/or community educational programs.


  • Reachable score on the New York State Civil Service University Police Officer 1 list (This is not an exam given by SUNY and candidates have already received their results from the last exam given) OR
  • Permanent appointment with 1 year of service as a University Police Officer 1, or to a title eligible for transfer to University Police Officer 1. OR
  • For reinstatement consideration, must have prior state service at a SUNY in the University Police Officer 1 title.
  • May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.
  • A completed application is required to be considered for the position.
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements.
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded.