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
- Performs all typical police duties and responsibilities such as random patrol, making arrests, writing reports, cataloging evidence and assisting the public.
- Issues student vehicle parking permits endeavoring to maintain safe parking and traffic patterns on the properties.
- 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.
- Conduct investigations when appropriate and at their conclusion file appropriate cases with the state or local court.
- During those times when school is not in session, officers may be assigned to other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.
- 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.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Police Academy training is required and must meet the state requirements for certification.
- Must be physically able to conduct all required police functions, responsibilities and duties.
- Must be a citizen of the United States.
- Must be able to overcome physical resistance, restrain individuals when required without injury and demonstrate competent self-defense skills.
- Must possess valid motor vehicle operator’s license and be able to provide own transportation to schoolwork sites.
- Must be able to work with students in a mature and acceptable manner showing compassion and patience.
- 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