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KANSAS CITY MISSOURI PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Job Description

Site-Based Security Officer

PURPOSE OF JOB: 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.
  • Preserves the peace, protects district property, prevents criminal acts, apprehends violators, enforces district policies, enforces the Student Handbook, and adheres 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 for special events, the security officer will be under the direct supervision of the ranking Security Department Management on duty.
  • Ability to observe situations analytically, impartially, and objectively to record them clearly and completely; just use sound logic and independent 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.
  • Is familiar with Federal, State, and city ordinances as they apply to the School District.
  • Is familiar with all policies and administrative directives that affect the operation of the Security Department.
  • Respond to all radio calls directed to them by the use of their assigned radio.
  • Be exemplary in the performance of all duties and assignments.
  • Conducts foot patrols (monitor) both inside and outside of assigned schools.
  • Have the ability to remain professional and objective in all types of situations. Exercises sound judgment while under stress.
  • Attends all in-service training, as may be required by the Security Department Management.
  • Accepts transfers to different assignments that are in the best interest of the District.
  • Responsible for maintaining and cleaning department-issued equipment and assigned vehicles.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written orders.
  • Duties are performed as assigned in all weather conditions and on any shift (day or night).
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
  • Successfully pass the entrant Safety & Security Officer 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 Kansas City Public Schools pre-employment drug screen.
  • Successfully pass the Kansas City Public Schools pre-employment physical (medical) exam.
  • Successfully pass the Kansas City Public Schools pre-employment psychological exam.
  • 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 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 do some lifting up to 50lbs. 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

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



Dispatcher

PURPOSE OF JOB: The Dispatcher will be responsible for the routine function Associated with the Security Department Communications Unit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.
  1. Answer the telephone; evaluates and process calls, provide; take and relay messages, and/or other calls.
  2. Operate radio frequencies to communicate with Security Officers and other District Staff.
  3. Track location of Security Officers and Alarm Specialist Technicians.
  4. Respond to routine request for information or assistance from Security Officers, the public or other individuals.
  5. Maintain information for Security Officers, Alarm Specialist Technicians and other District Staff; make notification for Security Officers, Alarm Technician Specialist and other District Staff.
  6. Prepares and/or generate routine reports, logs, directories, forms and other documents via a computer and/or typewriter. Complete Security Weekly Report and Security Monthly Security Report.
  7. Agree to adhere to training level prescribed by Management.
  8. Must be able to work any shift as assigned, with the understanding that Dispatcher has a 24 hour responsibility to maintaining a functioning Dispatcher.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Exempt – Non-Exempt -X

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate, two years experience in radio communications, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office equipment which includes a computer, printer, typewriter, facsimile machine, copy machine, calculator, telephone, switchboard, radio transmitting equipment, etc.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous dispatching experience in a school setting.

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.

The job requires the employee to be able to sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, and reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds; visual ability requires mono and color vision.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Length of work year: 12 months

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



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