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Security/Safety Officer

Purpose: Security/safety officers monitor and patrol NYSHA and The Farmers' Museum properties to ensure security and prevent damage to or loss of company and employee property. They also are responsible for the safety of all visitors and staff.

Qualifications include:

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony. Must possess a driver's license and clean driving record.

Must possess a New York State Security Guard registration card or a special armed guard registration card or the ability to obtain the above. Training and certification provided.

Must be able to successfully complete American Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses or equivalent. 

Ability to walk considerable distances in all weather conditions. Third shift requires the ability to patrol outside by walking in dark surroundings using a flashlight. 

Must be able and willing to work weekends and holidays and other shifts as assigned.

Interested parties are encouraged to download the application form and mail it to Human Resources:

New York State Historical Association
PO Box 800
Cooperstown NY 13326

The New York State Historical Association and The Farmers' Museum are private, non-profit institutions with an art museum, living history museum, research library, special exhibitions, publications, and statewide education programs.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The New York State Historical Association and The Farmers' Museum are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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