July 23, 2018

Job Posting: School Resource Officer

School Resource Officer

  • Salary $40,000-$45,000 based on experience and credentials

  • Work a school system schedule with school holidays and summers off.

  • Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) required; Advanced Certifications (Instructor, Drug Identification, etc.) a plus.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, evenings and staggered shifts, holidays and weekends and/or in emergency and the ability to investigate suspicious circumstances, persons, vehicles, etc.

  • Serve as a visible and active law enforcement officer on campus dealing with law-related areas such as drugs, traffic, trespassing, fighting, and thefts. Enforce campus rules and regulations.

  • Conduct routine patrols of assigned facilities to include buildings, parking lots and district owned, leased, or rented property; Operate district equipment to include alarm systems, surveillance equipment, and patrol units when necessary.

  • Take law enforcement action to protect against unwanted intruders. Identify and prevent (through counseling and referral) delinquent behavior, including substance abuse. Make arrests only when necessary to protect students, staff and school property.

  • Work collaboratively with public safety agencies to serve as a liaison between school and community to deter criminal and delinquent behavior.

  • Coordinate security for crowd and vehicle control at extracurricular activities and special events. Monitor and instruct students, visitors, and district personnel on proper and lawful campus or facility behavior. Help to define and maintain a respectful code of conduct.

  • Conduct security building assessments for schools; guard, check and secure doors, rooms, buildings and equipment.

Please apply online at www.heard.k12.ga.us under “Employment Opportunities.”

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