Communications & Security Specialist

University Police Communications & Security Specialist is a non-sworn position within the University Police Department. The CSS is a Communications Specialist typically assigned to the Communication Section of the University Police Departments.

Communications & Security Specialists provide communications services within the University Police Departments at the campuses of the State University of New York. Their primary responsibility is to function as a desk officer, dispatcher, and 911 operator. In this capacity they may be required to operate radio receiver and broadcast equipment, telephone equipment, the New York Statewide Police Information Network (NYSPIN) terminal equipment or other similar terminal equipment, personal computers, closed circuit television systems, and electronic security systems.