Special Officer

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The Office of the Bronx District Attorney is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to relate to the over 1.3 million members of the Bronx County community. Candidates should exhibit a strong interest in criminal law and public service. Under supervision, the Special Officer will provide physical security, safety, and maintenance of order in accordance with agency procedures. Uses computers and operates electronic security and safety monitoring systems and other equipment and devices.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Screens employees and visitors.

Operates, and monitors security equipment; Reports equipment needing maintenance or repair.

Gives routine information to visitors and clients and directs them to the proper individuals and offices.

Patrols designated areas of assigned locations to maintain order, preserve the peace, and safeguard life and property against fire, vandalism, theft, etc.

Make clock rounds as required. Reports observed security and safety hazards and conditions, including, but not limited to, fire safety.

When appropriate, arrests and issues summonses to law violators on premises. Transports, escorts and/or arranges for transport of persons in custody to police precinct and has arrest recorded on police plotter. Prepares and transmits all necessary documents relating to arrest. Testifies in court and other tribunals

Responds to and reports emergency and security incidents and unusual occurrences and submits written reports. Assists in implementing the Emergency Action Plan.

As required, provides assistance to the sick, injured, mentally and physically disabled, and calls for emergency assistance, ambulance and/or medical attention when necessary. If properly certified and authorized by the agency, may administer first-aid. Completes and forwards requisite paperwork.

Records daily actions in memo book. Maintains records/daily logs of persons entering or leaving buildings.

All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

A high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization; and Individuals serving in this title are designated as Peace Officers by the New York State Criminal Procedure Law. All candidates must be qualified to serve as Peace Officers. Incumbents must satisfy the training requirements established by the State of New York for Peace Officers and obtain certification. Once obtained, this certification must be maintained for the duration of employment.

A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience preferred

CPR Certification preferred

Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook

Abilities to resolve conflicts and multitask

Ability to attend, complete and maintain State and agency training requirements
Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization; and
2. Individuals serving in this title are designated as Peace Officers by the New York State Criminal Procedure Law. Therefore, all candidates must be qualified to serve as Peace Officers. Incumbents must satisfy the training requirements established by the State of New York for Peace Officers and obtain certification. Once obtained, this certification must be maintained for the duration of employment.
Additional Information

**Only candidates who are permanent in the Special Officer title OR those who are reachable on the current Special Officer list may apply.**

To be consider your also need to apply on our office website by going to “https://bronxda.applicantstack.com/x/openings” you will be prompt to create an account. On you application you must include a copy of your Notice of Result card or indicate you are already permanent in the title. Failure to do so will result in your disqualification**

Note: Due to the necessary service needs of this position, the selected candidates will be required to work nights, weekends and holidays.
To Apply

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55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Residency Requirement

City Residency is not required for this position

To apply for this job please visit a127-jobs.nyc.gov.