Job Category
Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Security Coordinator - Operations
Date Revised
02/01/2021
Department
Security
Primary Purpose
Ensure a high degree of safety and security for students, staff, families, community, and district property by monitoring and patrolling campus grounds and buildings.
Education Certification

Required:

High school diploma or GED

Preferred:

Security experience in a school district or education environment

Military Veteran with Honorable Discharge

Law Enforcement and/or Security experience

Special Knowledge/Skills

Valid Texas Class C driver license and prove insurability to operate district vehicles

Aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks

Ability to work under pressure in emergencies

Ability to communicate via short-wave radio with security officers, administrative staff and local law enforcement

Basic knowledge of security processes and procedures

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system

Ability to work within a diverse culture

Ability to serve as a role model for all district employees by exhibiting behavior that is ethical, courteous and responsible

Experience

Required:

Three (3) years of experience in security

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Monitor all properties, alarms and telephone systems on a continual basis.
  • Work closely with staff, students, families, community members and local law enforcement to provide assistance as needed.
  • Provide asset protection by patrolling school property, including physical property checks as needed and monitoring premises for the presence of non-district persons.
  • Manage security needs to include emergency management matters.
  • Provide metal detection and site-based security for athletic and other district events.
  • Provide emergency management training for students and staff; assist with campus drills and exercises as requested by campus staff.
  • Use the department software to log all activities.
  • Maintain and clean district vehicle for each shift.
  • Maintain professional standards of conduct in dealing with students, staff and community guests.
  • Practice high standards of safety at all times.
  • Assist with any security issues as directed by the director of security.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •   None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; telephone; cellular phone; copier/fax machine; calculator; school vehicle; radio communication equipment; and safety equipment
Posture
Ability to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time; ability to climb a ladder; and ability to kneel or crawl
Motion
Prolonged sitting and walking; twisting; reaching; pushing/pulling; and overhead reaching
Lifting
Lifting up to 50 pounds (ladder weight), on a regular basis; and light carrying under 20 pounds (tool bag), on a regular basis
Environment
Exposure to temperature extremes (hot or cold); exposure to humidity extremes; exposure to noise; exposure to low or intense illumination; exposure to vibration; exposure to biological hazards; exposure to chemical hazards; exposure to electrical hazards; work outside; prolonged exposure to sunlight, work on slippery or uneven surfaces; work alone; and work prolonged or irregular hours
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions, climbing stairs; driving school vehicles; and ability to exercise reasoning and problem-solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)