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New York State Court Officer-Captain, State of New York Unified Court System, Suffolk County, NY

Distinguishing Features of Work:

Under the general direction of the New York State Court Officer-Major I or II, New York State Security Coordinator or other security supervisory personnel, New York State Court Officer-Captains are responsible for supervising security operations at a court facility having a minimum of fifteen subordinate security staff. NYS Court Officer- Captains supervise the activities of Lieutenants, Sergeants, and other subordinate security personnel. New York State Court Officer-Captains are responsible for assisting in the local implementation of statewide security policies and for recommending security policies to meet the local circumstances of the court or facility to which the position is assigned. NYS Court Officer-Captains are peace officers, required to wear uniforms and may be authorized to carry firearms and also perform administrative and other related duties. 


Duties include but are not limited to: supervising security personnel and implementing policies; determining proper security staffing; handling emergency situations; evaluating security operations; reviewing incident reports; training and evaluating security personnel. 

General Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title, and every position does not necessarily require these duties. Although a position is available and situated at a specific location, the appointee may be subject to reassignment to any position in the same title in this promotion unit dependent upon the needs of the Unified Court System. All applications received from this announcement may be used to fill any vacancies in this title that may occur in this court or agency within the next six (6) months. Position(s) available at the present time: _1_. 

Additional Information:

Position Locations: Suffolk County, Central Islip/Riverhead

Base Salary: $770545 + $4,200 Location Pay

Classification: Non-Competitive

Applications must be postmarked and received by April 17, 2019

The New York State Unified Court System is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. 

Application Procedures:

NYS Unified Court System employees meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at and a resume to: