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Security Officer, Peace Officer

Description:

An individual, employed in the gaming industry, who is responsible for the safety and security of all customers and employees and their assets. May be required to dispatch other officers. Reports directly to the security supervisor.

Certification Requirements:

An occupational license is required. Applicants must have good character and respect for the integrity of all participants. Every application is reviewed, updated and carefully processed by the Licensing unit before a license is issued.

Recertification Requirements:

Fingerprinting is required of each applicant. Where it is found that his/her participation in racing would be inconsistent with the public interest or the best interest of racing generally, a thorough investigation is conducted before unfavorable action is taken in the form of a denial, suspension or revocation of his/her license.

Age Requirements:

None

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

None

Fees:

None

Licenses Issued:

  • In 2013, there were 687 Peace Officer licenses issued.
  • In 2013, there were 526 Security Officer licenses issued.

Licensing Authority:

New York State Gaming Commission
PO Box 7500
Schenectady, New York 12301-7500
Phone: (518) 388-3300

Standard Occupational Classification:

33-9032.00 - Security Guards
To learn more about this occupation go to the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Disclaimer:

Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 7/8/14.

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