School Safety Officer

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

Position:Deputy Sheriff – School Safety Officer
Division:Support Services
Salary:$40,000
Deadline:Until Filled

Job Description:

The primary duty of a School Safety Officer is to provide law enforcement services to their assigned school.  The employee will investigate allegations of criminal incidents per Sheriff’s Office policy and procedure.  The employee is required to provide for the safety and wellbeing of students and staff while on school grounds.  The employee is required to serve as a resource instructor providing programs in crime prevention that encourage students to become responsible citizens. The employee is required to assist the school principal in addressing school safety and security issues, and to assist in the orderly flow of traffic into, out of and on school grounds as needed.  The employee may be assigned to participate in community events within Osceola County.  The employee will not be reassigned to any other position within the agency.  See job description in Human Resources.

Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Must have valid Florida Law Enforcement Certification.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of sworn full-time law enforcement experience.
  • SSO is a 10 month position who is required to work a 190 day schedule in accordance with the teacher work day schedule, as required by the Osceola County School District. Will not be required to work during school holidays, school breaks, and during the school summer break except for required job related training prior to the start of a new school year.
  • No marijuana usage in the past three years. No usage of other controlled substances in the past ten years.
  • Successfully pass a physical abilities test (PAT), swim test, CVSA, physical exam, drug screen, and psychological evaluation.
  • Must have the ability to work outdoors.
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible work schedule for campus activities, student organizations or athletic events or due to community events.
  • Must be available for off-duty phone calls from agency supervisors and school staff concerning incidents and school safety threats at the SSO’s assigned school.

 

SKILLS:

  • Must have good public speaking abilities.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.
  • Must be proficient in or have the ability to learn Spillman, Word and use of CJNET and Internet.
  • Must have good written communication and inter-personal skills.

 

RECRUITING
THE OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
2601 E. IRLO BRONSON MEMORIAL HWY
KISSIMMEE, FL 34744
407-344-5240 or sorecruiting@osceola.org

OSCEOLA COUNTY SUPPORTS THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY MAY REQUEST REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS THROUGHOUT THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS BY CALLING 407-344-5240. REQUESTS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS MUST BE MADE FIVE(5) DAYS IN ADVANCE.

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