South Burlington High School

South Burlington School District

South Burlington, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2969097
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 2, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 13, 2018

Job Description

South Burlington School District
Position Description

Job Title: School Security Officer
Location: District Assigned Location
Job Group: Non-Union Support Staff
Reports To: Director of Operations and Fiscal Management/Building Administrator

Summary: Assists in maintaining district safety and security protocols in non-classroom areas of the assigned location. Monitors building entrances, hallways, parking lots, and other district facilities as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides security of buildings and grounds during the school day and as needed outside the school day and at special events.
a. Assists with controlling access to the buildings by monitoring staff, student, and visitor activity. Checks identification when appropriate.
b. Deters loitering by unauthorized persons and escorts individuals off District grounds as appropriate.
c. Informs school administrators of student behavior problems.
d. Directs traffic and parking on campus; checks vehicles for proper parking authorization and arranges for towing as necessary.
e. May direct temporary security officers during special events when requested by Administration.
f. Maintaining liaison and working collaboratively, when needed, with: SRO, police, fire, and other emergency responders. Calls for services as appropriate.
2. Actively participates in the District’s Crisis Management Program.
a. Responds to security and emergency calls and assists with safety and medical emergencies.
b. Reports any security incidents, unusual activity, and/or hazardous conditions to appropriate officials.
3. Preparing and maintaining reports, files, documents, and required paperwork on safety and security activities.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.
General/Supervisory Responsibilities: The ability to work in a collaborative team environment is essential to the employee's successful job performance
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are typical of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High school graduate with two or more years work related experience preferred. Additional training in an apprenticeship program, Certified Protection Officer Program, or an Associate’s Degree in law enforcement, or related experience.
Licenses and/or Certificates: Current Vermont Security Guard License, Valid Vermont Driver’s License;

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to develop and write routine correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to individuals or before groups from the greater school community.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
Reasoning Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Demonstrated ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations is necessary.
Other Skills and Abilities: Personal computer and spreadsheet experience. Effective organization skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks are required. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing is essential. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements and School Board policies as they relates to the job responsibilities is essential. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional customer service. Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are typical of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations, as defined by the district, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, see, and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent must demonstrate manual dexterity to operate a computer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. The employee may occasionally be asked to travel to other work locations.
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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work performed is in an office setting. The position demands meeting deadlines with severe time constraints.
Terms of Employment: Extended School Year; As specified in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Pay Level:
Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated at least annually.
Date Approved:

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009 is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual(s) currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.

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I have received, reviewed and fully understand the job description. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory execution of the essential functions described therein, under any and all conditions as described.
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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Safety/Security
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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    South Burlington School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Completion of the School Campus Security Officer Training will be required of all new officers. August 13-15 in Pittsburgh PA
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

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    Contact Information

    • Diane Kinnon
    • 550 Dorset Street
    • South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    • Phone: 802-652-7255
    • Fax: 802-652-7257
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