Job Description / Essential Elements:
DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under direct supervision of Director of Operations, Police and Safety and on site principal/designee, participates in site patrols, criminal investigations as assigned, district parking program, and public relations and safety duties as assigned. This job exercises responsibility for the conduct, welfare, health and safety of students on district property and requires a high degree of positive contact with students and staff.
SUPERVISOR: Director/Operations, Police and Safety/On site: Principal/designee
• Assists in maintaining the safety and order of students while enforcing school rules and regulations. Anticipates and intervenes to prevent situations that may cause accidents or endanger student and/or staff welfare or safety.
• Patrols district properties, foot and/or vehicle, as assigned.
• May participate in all normal patrol activities including the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws; issuing traffic/ parking citations; making arrests, administering First Aid, and transporting prisoners.
• Assists Stockton Police Department or Sheriff's Department in follow-up investigations including the routine gathering of evidence, questioning of witnesses and apprehension of suspects.
• Responds to and assists at scenes of crimes, crowd control, accidents, and other emergency situations when required.
• May be responsible for security responses on a 24-hour rotating basis, including weekends and holidays, as assigned.
• Responsible for appropriate care of vehicle, radio and other equipment assigned.
• Escorts students to class or to proper administrative office as needed.
• Become acquainted with students and staff by participating in student activities
• Serves as a liaison contact for providing information and directions to questions and requests originating within the community and district.
• Maintains discipline and insures that District/Department rules, regulations, and policies are followed.
• Carries out related duties as assigned. (Example: Pick up reports from Stockton Police Department/Sheriff's Office; respond to court hearings, etc.)
• Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the duties required.
UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT
• Security personnel will wear neat, clean uniforms as prescribed and provided by the District. Since personal grooming reflects on the District itself, acceptable grooming standards are essential.
• Security personnel will be responsible proper care of assigned equipment.
• Knowledge of security methods and procedures including, but not limited to, patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques.
• Knowledge of criminal law with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation and presentation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; interpret and apply laws and regulations; prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written reports; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work and with the general public.
• Willingness to become acquainted with students, participate in student activities, and act as a role model.
• Ability to establish rapport and interact with students particularly between the ages of 5 to 18 years.
• Ability to communicate with staff at all sites and coordinate security needs with needs of site administrators.
• Willingness to participate in security responses on a 24-hours basis, including weekends and holidays, as assigned.
• Ability to present written reports legibly.
• Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade, preferable supplemented with college courses in police science.
• Must possess or obtain a basic Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Certificate within one year from date of employment.
• Completion of Juvenile Law and Procedures course from San Joaquin Delta College or equivalent institution within one year from date of employment.
• Experience in related security field desirable but not mandatory.
• Must be willing to work rotating shifts.
• Must have good knowledge of spoken and written English language.
• Must possess a valid California Driver's License.
• Must be willing to obtain certificates for Mace, Baton, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and First Aid at District expense within 90 days of employment.