Public Safety Officer II (Part-Time)



This will be a PROVISIONAL civil service appointment. The candidate will be required to take the civil service exam when it is scheduled in the future. A permanent appointment will be dependent upon the candidate’s exam score.

This Part-Time, variable hour position on the Fulton and/or Auburn Campus of Cayuga Community College involves responsibility for providing security functions at the Community College. Position open to transfer and reinstatement candidates and those currently on Public Safety Officer II civil service list. 


  • Patrols the campus grounds on foot or in a vehicle to maintain order, protect persons and property, control traffic, provide first aide, and to prevent trespassing, theft or damage;
  • Enforces all federal, state, and local laws, including college rules and regulations on campus;
  • Directs and routes traffic on campus and provides vehicle, traffic and parking enforcement;
  • Issues warning notices and tickets to vehicles and drivers in violation of campus traffic and parking regulations;
  • Checks parking lots for unauthorized and unregistered vehicles;
  • Checks perimeters of buildings for property damage and unauthorized persons on premises;
  • Checks entrances and exits to buildings to ensure that doors are closed and locked, where and when appropriate;
  • Notes safety discrepancies such as broken equipment, exterior lights out, etc. and completes proper forms to initiate repair of area;
  • Becomes familiar with students and faculty by using the Community Policing concept;
  • Provides escorts to students, faculty, and staff upon request;
  • Answers questions and gives directions or other assistance to visitors and students when necessary;
  • Makes sure emergency phones and other equipment are operational;
  • Enforces Community College regulations in accordance with the express power of enforcement granted by the Community College Board of Trustees and within the confines of NYS Criminal Procedure Law, Section 2.20;
  • Evaluates incidents of theft, vandalism or student/faculty harassment to determine if established safeguards were in place and/or if procedural changes need to be made to ensure optimal campus security;
  • Investigates unusual conditions, disturbances or complaints to attempt to determine the cause and notifies appropriate officials when warranted;
  • Responds to campus emergencies and renders assistance and/or calls for appropriate assistance;
  • Provides security at athletic events or other programs on campus;
  • Coordinates efforts with College staff running courses during evening hours to ensure the safety and security of students and faculty, and to ensure the securing of buildings after classroom use;
  • May be designated to learn campus security alarm codes to be able to arm and disarm system;
  • May provide assistance to persons, with proper hold harmless documentation signed by vehicle owner, that request vehicle jump-starts or that request the officer to unlock vehicle with keys locked in;
  • Submits daily logs and, on occasion, detailed narrative reports that are entered into the computer database;
  • Performs other duties related to security as assigned by the Director of Public Safety or other designated Supervisor.


  • Graduation from high school or possession of a High School Equivalency Certificate.
  • Possession of current valid NYS Driver's License at time of appointment. From date of employment, must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver's License.
  • A Public Safety Officer designated as a peace officer must have satisfactorily completed or complete, within one year of the date of such designation, a course of law enforcement training prescribed by the municipal police training council in consultation with the state university board of trustees as set forth in criminal procedure law and education law.
  • A Public Safety Officer (Peace Officer) designated to carry a firearm as part of on duty employment when authorized by the President of the Community College must complete and maintain any mandated training as prescribed in NYS penal, criminal procedure law, and/or education law.




  • $23.93 per hour.
  • Part Time- up to 17 hours per week.
  • Opportunities exist on days, evenings, and weekends. May be required to work some special events and athletic contests.
  • Position is eligible for tuition credits based on hours worked.



All applications must be submitted electronically. Submit your letter of application and resume, together with the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references using our online form.

Applicants will be qualified by the Cayuga County Civil Service office.

Cayuga Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities; protected veterans and others who would enrich a diverse and inclusive work environment.