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Police Officer, Shawnee Mission School District Police Department

12/18/2021 5:44 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

This full-time district police officer, primarily assigned to the middle school level, is a state certified and district commissioned police officer who performs both general and specific police duties for the district.

$43,138-$68,361 annually, depending on previous experience and qualifications.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs all typical police duties and responsibilities such as random patrol, making arrests, writing reports, cataloging evidence and assisting the public.
  2. Issues student vehicle parking permits endeavoring to maintain safe parking and traffic patterns on the properties.
  3. Performs specific responsibilities typical of a school resource officer position to include working with and assisting the student body but specifically students at risk to both succeed and also to avoid the criminal justice system.
  4. Conduct investigations when appropriate and at their conclusion file appropriate cases with the state or local court.
  5. During those times when school is not in session, officers may be assigned to other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.
  6. Work closely with the school principal and his or her administrative staff as part of a localized school task force to achieve all goals for the welfare of the students.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Police Academy training is required and must meet the state requirements for certification.
  2. Must be physically able to conduct all required police functions, responsibilities and duties.
  3. Must be a citizen of the United States.
  4. Must be able to overcome physical resistance, restrain individuals when required without injury and demonstrate competent self-defense skills.
  5. Must possess valid motor vehicle operator’s license and be able to provide own transportation to schoolwork sites.
  6. Must be able to work with students in a mature and acceptable manner showing compassion and patience.
  7. Must have demonstrated good judgment.

Apply online at www.smsd.org. For additional questions, please contact Chief Mark T. Schmidt at 913-993-6452.

Closing date: 01-31-2022

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