School Sentry I

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No.: OC-66656 Name: School Sentry I
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/12/23 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/04/23 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a security position responsible for maintaining order and providing protection to students, faculty and support service personnel within the school and on school property.  In the City School District, the School Sentry program is part of a broader student security program.  Employees of this class are assigned to various elementary and secondary schools, during regular school hours and those scheduled for extracurricular activities.  The work is performed under direct supervision of the school principal or other administrator.  General supervision may be exercised over School Sentries II or other staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma; plus EITHER:


  1. One (1) year paid full‑time or its part‑time/volunteer equivalent* experience as a security guard or in work involving the supervision, counseling or instruction of youth; OR,


  1. Satisfactory completion of a minimum of thirty (30) college-level semester credit hours; OR,


  1. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits in (A) and (B) above sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.


Special Requirements:

Current registration as a Security Guard with the New York State Department of State.  Must have registration at the time of civil service examination.


If you are appointed, you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.


Depending on assignment, possession of a Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License at time of appointment may be required.

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