Security Patrol Officer- (919)

Employer
Kansas City Public Schools
Location
Kansas City, MO, US
Salary
Competitive

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Security Patrol Officer

Job Title Code: 00919

Salary Grade: G02 $20.00 - 29.29

Department: Safety & Security

Reports To: First Line Patrol Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Date Prepared: September 2009 Revised: August 2018

PURPOSE OF JOB: To protect the students, staff, equipment and facilities of the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Job duties require continued readiness to respond to situations within specified departmental procedures that may be life threatening or injurious; includes exposure to dangerous chemicals or other toxic substances, communicable diseases, fire, gun shots, physical confrontations, etc. Duties are performed as assigned in all weather conditions and on any shift (day or night).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: includes the following.

  • The security officer shall be under the direct supervision of the Assistant Patrol Manager to whose area they are assigned. The security officer shall perform all duties as prescribed by the Assigned Manager, and/or Director. Job duties require continued readiness to respond to situations within specified departmental procedures that may be life threatening or injurious; includes exposure to dangerous chemicals or other toxic substances, communicable diseases, fire, gun shots, physical confrontations, etc.
  • Duties are performed as assigned in all weather conditions and on any shift (day or night). Must be able to work any shift as assigned with the understanding that the Security Department has a 24-hour responsibility to protect the students, staff, equipment and facilities of the Kansas City, Missouri School District.
  • General duties consist of preserving the peace, protecting District property, preventing criminal acts, apprehension of violators, enforcement of District policies, enforcement of the Student Handbook, and adherence to the policies and procedures contained in the Security Department's Operations Manual. Must be able to react to situations utilizing appropriate levels of force as required and within the Security Departments and District Wide level of force options.
  • If assigned to a school environment, the security officer shall act at the direction of the Principal of the school to which assigned for day- to- day activities. However, the security officer will remain under management control of the Safety Security Department Management.
  • If assigned to the Central Office Building, the security officer will be under the direct supervision of the Security Manager on duty.
  • Ability to observe situations analytically, impartially, and objectively to record them clearly and completely; must use sound logic and judgment to react quickly and appropriately in dangerous and emergency situations. Written reports should be clear, concise, and complete with minimal spelling and grammar errors.
  • Shall familiarize themselves with Federal, State, and city ordinances as they apply to the School District.
  • Shall be familiar with all policies and administrative directives that affect the operation of the Security Department.
  • Respond to all radio calls directed to them by use of their assigned radio.
  • Be exemplary in the performance of all duties and assignments.
  • Conduct foot patrols (monitor) both inside and outside of assigned schools.
  • Have the ability to remain professional and objective in all types of situations. Exercise sound judgment while under stress.
  • Attend all in-service training, as may be required by the Security Department Management.
  • Shall accept transfers to different assignments that are in the best interest of the District.
  • Responsible for maintaining and cleaning department issued equipment and assigned vehicles.
  • Shall be responsible for answering calls for service routed from the dispatcher communication center via district issued smart phones.
  • Initiate contact with and maintain a good working relationship with other law enforcement agencies and security organizations during the performance of their job.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate.
    • Successfully pass the Kansas City Public Schools pre-employment drug screen.
    • Successfully pass the Kansas City Public Schools Physical/Agility Test and complete a Medical Questionnaire.
    • Successfully pass the Kansas City Public Schools pre-employment psychological exam.
    • Must have a Certificate of Completion showing that the IS-700.a - National Incident Management System (NIMS).An Introduction training and testing has been completed.
    • Must have a Certificate of Completion showing that the IS-100.SCa-Introduction to the Incident Command System for Schools training and testing has been completed.
    • Successfully pass the entrant Safety & Security Officer exam.
    • Must be able to qualify with the selected handgun issued by the Security Department. Must be able to qualify with the selected handgun as outlined by the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Police Commissioners, Officer of Private Officers Commission.
    • Qualify for and maintain a Private Officers' Commission commensurate with an assignment. Note: Must successfully pass the District drug screen when renewing Private Officers' Commission annually.
    • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
    • Be insurable with the District insurance provider.


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Previous law enforcement and/or security experience.
    • Prior experience in taking into custody, controlling and/or transportation of juveniles.


    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.

    This job requires that the employee be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time. The job requires the employee to speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers, bend, and stoop. Employee must be able to walk & run up and down stairs and engage in physical confrontations in all types of climatic conditions during the day or night. The job requires the employee to be able to lift, drag, push, and pull according to the Agility test. The job requires that the employee be able to hear. Visual ability requires mono and color vision. Vision must be correctable to 20/20.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Length of Work Year: 12 months; Shifts may Vary

    Benefits: Retirement Programs, Health and Dental Insurance are provided.

    Budget Holder ________________________________Title______________________Date_________

    Human Resources_____________________________Title_______________________Date_________

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