Under direction, the purpose of the position is to provide for the security and environmental safekeeping of an assigned location of the school district. Employees in this classification are responsible for ensuring all persons entering and/or exiting assigned location are authorized on the premises, and perform interview and investigation activities in response to incidents, accidents, or unauthorized activities. Position addresses security violations in accordance with prescribed district policies and procedures, and is responsible for reporting illegal activities to appropriate administration or enforcement entities. Essential functions as outlined herein are performed according to assigned district location. Performs related work as directed.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Responds to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
Responds to emergencies and critical incidents such as fire alarms or medical emergencies for the purpose of confining, resolving or preventing injurious or otherwise hazardous situations.
Conducts security checks of facility and grounds perimeter for the purpose of identifying and resolving any suspected or real security breaches or violations.
Performs investigative activities in response to complaints, incidents, accidents or other reported concern, i.e., auto accidents, illness or injury, missing students.
Conducts safety and security related routine tasks, i.e., inspecting operating condition of security equipment, conducting fire drills, testing and inspecting fire equipment.
Provides escort or transport to various persons, i.e., personnel leaving after hours, truant students, sick or injured persons, visitors.
Maintains security and environmental safekeeping of the assigned district location; monitors weather station and scanning radios.
Inspects incoming and outgoing packages; inspects designated areas for suspicious devices prior to meetings; monitors board meetings.
Inspects facility areas for potential hazards, i.e., equipment left running, gas leaks.
Provides security for entrances and gateways by checking visitor and parent identification and authorization information; provides direction and information as requested.
Assists persons with vehicle problems, such as having locked keys inside their cars or dead batteries.
Records various information in security and monitoring activities, i.e., daily activities, incident and sick call reports, maintenance requests, sign in logs.
Operates assigned transportation vehicle, and provides routine washing and maintenance according to prescribed policies.
Provides training, guidance and instruction to other district security personnel.
Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
Responsible for timely and accurate information they maintain as part of their job responsibilities.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
Performs related duties as directed.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by minimum three (3) years previous security, military or enforcement experience, with demonstrated investigative and interpersonal communication skills for addressing potentially hazardous circumstances; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Requires satisfaction of first aid and CPR training; requires ability to obtain and maintain a valid state driver’s license; requires State of Florida Class “D” certification; requires satisfaction of district background verification.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data and/or information using established criteria. Includes exercise of discretion in determining actual or probable consequences, and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate standard radio communication equipment, standard office equipment, and assigned motorized security vehicle.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and advisory data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership. Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
Physical Ability: Some tasks may involve the ability to exert extremely heavy physical effort in very heavy work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials in excess of 100 pounds, such as when transporting sick or injured persons.
Sensory Requirements: Most tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.
Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed with some risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, traffic hazards, and violence.
The Orange County School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.