May 11, 2020

Public Safety Officer (PSO)

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  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Beaumont Independent School District
Job Description

JOB TITLE:

Public Safety Officer (PSO)

CLASSIFICATION:

Nonexempt

REPORTS TO:

Police Lieutenant

PAY GRADE:

POL

PayGrd

/ 187 Days (Part Time)

LOCATION:

Police Department

DATE REVISED:

4/19/2017

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Assist with ensuring the safety and security of students, staff, and the community, as well as protection of District property through the proactive patrol of campuses and facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
  • Possession of valid Texas Driver's License with a good driving record
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors, peers, school officials, teachers, students, parents, and the general public
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner
  • Ability to understand and interact professionally with students, faculty, and the general public regarding safety and security of District facilities
  • Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to determine the proper course of action
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in carrying out safety and security duties
  • Ability to remain calm in physically and mentally stressful situations
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise written reports
  • Ability to understand and carryout oral and written directions from supervisors and District administrators
  • Neatness of appearance and physical conditioning commensurate with the demands of the position
Experience:
  • Security experience preferred
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Safety and Security
Proactively patrols on foot, all common areas within the campus and on campus grounds to include parking lots to monitor activities and maintain order, safety, and security.Promptly responds to disturbances, disruptions, and distractions to restore order, safety, and securityMaintains order and assists campus staff to ensure compliance with campus rulesInspects corridor/hall passes to ensure that appropriate permission to be in common areas has been obtained by students during normal classroom/instructional periodsDetains and questions individuals whose actions are suspiciousAssists campus staff and administrators with escorts of disruptive or uncooperative studentsIdentifies and assists visitors by giving directions and needed explanations as appropriateResponds to calls for service that arise from dispatch, self-initiated activity, or the request for assistance from students, staff, or visitorsMonitors the department and campus issued portable radios and keeps dispatch informed of activity and location; remains available via landline or cellular phone during working hoursProvides security, access control, and crowd/traffic control at campus drop off and dismissal, athletic events, extra-curricular events, and other events as neededConfers with sworn campus police officers on means and methods of increasing safety and securityPromptly summons BISD Police, or other appropriate emergency service responders as neededNotifies students, faculty, staff, and visitors of parking violationsMaintains a positive and professional working relationship with students, staff, administrators, fellow public safety officers, sworn campus police officers, and supervisorsPerform any other duties assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Protracted or irregular hours of work
Physical Demands
  • Constantly sees, hears, speaks
  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs steps or stairs, kneels, crouches, squats, twists body
  • Infrequently crawls, climbs, runs, fights and wrestles, lifts light to heavy objects
  • Repetitive hand motions
Environmental Demands
  • Normal office environment
  • Exposure to outside environment to include heat, cold, and inclement weather

The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Safety/Security
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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