Campus Safety Officer
Campus Safety Officer
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Salary: $24.56 - $28.15
07/21/2019 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.
Additional Information: Campus Security Officer assists school administration in maintaining a positive
school environment and responds to incidents pertaining to safety of students
Monday - Friday schedule.
High School diploma or equivalent Two years experience working with school-
Preferred: Previous security officer/law enforcement work experience.
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JOB TITLE: CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER
GROUP: TEAMSTERS I LEVEL: Campus Safety Officer
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180 HOLIDAYS: 10
SUMMARY: The position of Campus Safety Officer assists school administration in maintaining a positive school environment and responds to incidents pertaining to the safety of students and staff. The position patrols and supervises high school parking lots and building areas where students congregate before, during, and after school; registers vehicles; serves as a liaison with the Highline School District Security Department and the local authorities; works with staff and student leaders to develop and implement campus policies and procedures; and performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Safety and Security or designee.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: * Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. * Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. * Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. * A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Responsible for specific assigned school campus and the adjacent areas. * Monitors parking lots and building areas where students congregate before school, during the school day, and after school. * Facilitates the registration of vehicles and enforcement of parking violations; however, impoundment of vehicles from district property will be the exclusive responsibility of the District Security Department and/or local police agencies. * Serves as a liaison with the Highline School District Security Department and the local authorities. * Works with staff and student leaders to develop and implement campus policies and procedures. * Patrols school property for safety of staff and students and the physical security of the buildings and property.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER * Assists in establishing a positive rapport with students, parents, staff and community agencies; promotes communication with students to ensure a safe campus environment; and encourages prescribed standards of conduct and behavior and positive student attitudes. * Document criminal activity as well as school/district policy violations. Completes security incident statements according to security procedures. Assists both school district security and local law enforcement agencies with investigations when requested. * Meets and interacts with students and non-students on and adjacent to high school property, gathers information and, if necessary, issues No-Trespass Warnings where appropriate. * Campus Safety Officers may only carry pepper spray, radio, and handcuffs in performance of duties. * Assist with supervision at school events. * Performs search of student and/or school property shall be done when there is reasonable suspicion. * Responds to incidents involving alcohol, drugs, fights, and threatening situations and intervenes in conflicts between students and may physically detain individuals in circumstances where such detention is allowed by state law. * Attends job related training and meetings with administrative approval. * Provide testimony in court or hearings on school related cases. * Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent Two years’ experience working with school-age students
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Previous security officer/law enforcement work experience
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Valid WA State Driver’s License Complete training in first aid and CPR and ongoing district directed training Must have approved training in chemical spray and restraint techniques prior to their use Pass a post hire, Pre-Employment Physical Assessment
KNOWLEDGE OF: Security safety practices and procedures Conflict resolution skills Communication styles Cultural Diversity Student Behaviors School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with other people Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Highline Public Schools 00SCSO Campus Safety Officer Page 2 of 4
JOB DESCRIPTION: CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations. Demonstrate strong conflict resolution skills Be punctual and committed to task and strong work ethics Relate effectively with students, staff members and the public Work independently with minimal supervision Remain calm under pressure Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Security and Safety or designee
EVALUATION: This position will be evaluated by the Principal or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilities. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this job, the employee is required to frequently walk and stand for prolonged periods and occasionally sit. The employees must be able to squat, kneel, and crawl 50 feet as needed. The employee must be able to grip/grasp/hold in defensive moves. The position requires fine finger dexterity. The employee may be required in some positions to have sufficient dexterity, mobility, physical ability and stamina, to restrain individuals in accordance with established guidelines, and sufficient mobility to respond to student’s needs. The employee is required to lift/carry a maximum of 15 pounds constantly, up to 20 pounds frequently, and up to 70 pounds occasionally. The employee is required to push and/or pull a maximum force of 112 pounds
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires visual concentration on detail and physical dexterity. The person holding this position is required to work outdoors in inclement weather. This position could experience frequent to occasional confrontational situations with intruders on school grounds which requires constant awareness of an attention to personal safety. The employee must have the ability to make effective decisions and solve problems using sound judgment in crisis situations; requires individual initiative and teamwork; may occasionally deal with distraught or difficult individuals and "at risk" youth. This position requires excellent listening skills; visual concentration and manual dexterity to operate radio, phone and complete required paperwork. The employee may be required to attend extracurricular activities; travel between sites; and work effectively and communicate with groups and individuals of all ages in a multi-cultural community. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Updated by Human Resources to change reporting relationship, 2017-11-20 Updated Superintendent’s statement, 2014.10.13 Transferred to newest format and changed job title per negotiated title change, 2014.03.24 Updated by Human Resources, 12/2010 Created by the Human Resources Department, 6/02 Highline Public Schools 00SCSO Campus Safety Officer Page 3 of 4
JOB DESCRIPTION: CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121, email@example.com; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100, firstname.lastname@example.org; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, email@example.com Highline Public Schools 00SCSO Campus Safety Officer Page 4 of 4