CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Location: Multiple School Sites
Work Year: Traditional 180 work days - PARA/Campus Security
FTE: 1.0 ( 8 hours a day between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. -- overtime may be available on nights and weekends)
Salary Range: $16.32 - $17.18 per hour (commensurate with experience)
Essential Functions and Objectives:
The Campus Safety Officer provides proactive safety/security services to promote a safe and secure environment for District school sites, related property and assets, in accordance with District policies, applicable Federal, state, and local laws. Duties may include conducting screenings, random foot patrol of assigned campus, responding to alarms or critical incidents, writing reports and other duties as assigned. This position requires a flexible schedule that may be from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, to include holidays, weekends, and summers off. The Department of Safety offers wonderful opportunities for advancement and paid training for our positions.
Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:
- Demonstrated work experience in criminal justice (law enforcement, safety/security) is desired.
- Education or training in criminal justice or related field is desired.
- Bilingual in English & Spanish is desired.
- Must pass a complete background check to include criminal and employment reference check.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
Continued employment is contingent on successful completion and passing 160 paid hours of training conducted by the department, including First Aid, CPR and AED certifications and Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) certification.
About the Department of Safety:
We incorporate the DPS Shared Values of Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun in everything we do and constantly look for opportunities to provide learning experiences outside of the classroom.
The Safety team strives to promote safe school communities by emphasizing Safety, Service and Enforcement. The Department provides a wide range of services that include armed patrol response, school based safety officers, dispatch and communications, investigations, emergency preparedness, system specialists and administration.
Our officers are well trained on a variety of topics and we set high expectations for ourselves on being a service oriented department. The Department of Safety works closely with the Denver Police Department to ensure our schools remain safe for students and staff to learn and thrive.
About Denver Public Schools:
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.