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Substitute Campus Security Officer

Company: Government jobs
Location: Pasco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Tacoma Public Schools

Hourly Rate: $26.60hr

Benefits: NONE

Examples Of Duties

This position, on a temporary basis, patrols assigned school premises to protect property, staff and students and assists the principal in maintaining a positive school environment.

1. Patrols building and parking lot premises; assists in monitoring hallways, grounds and other assigned school and adjacent areas; submits security schedule to building administrators.

2. Responds to emergencies and other security concerns; reports and detains unauthorized persons in accordance with established District/school procedures.

3. Assists and advises staff and students in proper safety procedures, including classroom presentations (e.g., methods to prevent locker and classroom theft).

4. Assists in maintaining a positive liaison with students, parents, District staff and youth serving agencies; promotes prescribed standards of conduct and behavior; meets periodically with community residents and businesses to discuss school-related safety concerns and possible solutions.

5. Gathers data on misdemeanors and prepares related documentation; refers cases to appropriate authorities as directed.

6. Attends building staff meetings and various school-related events; discusses problems and makes recommendations; participates in student conferences as directed.


1. Attends authorized training sessions sponsored by the District's Security Office or other law enforcement agencies.

2. Performs related duties as assigned.


Required to deal with distraught and violent people; may be required to work extended hours beyond the regularly scheduled school day; may be required to work outdoors in inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience
High school graduation or equivalent, Associate's degree or two years of college in criminal justice, police administration, or related field, preferred; one to three years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement or closely related security work with public agencies, youth, and/or impaired adults; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work.

Allowable Substitution
Alternative combinations of education and experience may be evaluated by the Human Resources Department for comparability. Human Resources may consider other satisfactory experiences of current employees as a substitution for minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of security and fire alarm systems.
Knowledge of relevant social service agencies.
Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and English usage.
Knowledge of juvenile codes and WACs relating to public schools is desirable.
Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information.
Ability to work with disruptive students.
Ability to make appropriate referrals to school support services staff.
Ability to respond calmly in dangerous or potential crisis situations.
Ability to appropriately restrain individuals.
Ability to operate communication equipment.
Ability to learn and complete training programs.
Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable and regular attendance.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.

Licenses/Special Requirements
Valid Washington State driver's license with access to personal transportation.
Must be eligible for bonding.
Valid CPR and first aid card or required to obtain within first 30 days of employment.
Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance.

Job Locator Number: D42-01

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description giving consideration to bargaining comment. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.
Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan,, 253-571-1252;
Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin,, 253-571-1318;
Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan,, 253-571-1191;
504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen,, 253-571-1096;
504 Coordinator: Secondary, Megan Nelson,, 253-571-1003.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357., (253) 571-1250

01 S-SEC1: Do you have an Associate's Degree or 2 years of college in Criminal Justice or Police Administration or a related field? If yes, please state which field and/or degree.

  • Yes
  • No

    02 ALL1: Do you certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington that the following answers are true and correct? An inquiry may be made to the Washington State Patrol, a Federal, or other Law enforcement agency to verify your responses to the following inquiries. A copy of any response received pursuant to such inquiry will be made available to you upon request.
    • Yes
    • No

      03 ALL2: Do you certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington that your responses to the disclosure questions that you answered as part of your Candidate profile are true and correct as of the date of the application to this job requisition?
      • Yes
      • No

        04 ALL3: Do you certify that you meet each of the minimum qualifications for this specific position as outlined in the job description?
        • Yes
        • No

          05 ALL4: Do you certify that you are able and/or willing to perform each of the essential job functions of this position as outlined in the job description?
          • Yes
          • No

            06 S-SEC2: Do you have experience in ANY of the following: Law Enforcement Academy training or Private Security work or Military or Homeland Security or Park Ranger? If yes, please state your years of experience and the field of experience.

            07 ALL5: Are you currently employed by Tacoma Public Schools?

            08 Do you hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Education, Juvenile Justice Law Enforcement, Law, Public Administration, Social Science and/or Emergency Management or other applicable fields? Master's degree, preferred

            09 Do you have three years of increasingly successful experience in safety program management, crisis intervention or security management, school administration or other applicable fields?

            10 Are you bilingual (oral, written and reading communication)? If so, please include details in your resume

            * Required Question

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