School Security Officer - Floater (5 positions)

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 3/20/2024

Job Title

School Security Officer - Floater (5 positions)


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Multiple Locations

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Skyline Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

This posting is for the 2024/2025 school year. The School Security Officer - Floater is a 200-day, 8 hours per day position. Starting annual salary: $31,936.78 (Note: The salary is based on FY 2023/2024 rates. The rates for FY 24-25 have not yet been approved. The salary will be prorated based on employment start date). This individual will ensure the safety, security and welfare of all students, faculty, staff and visitors.

This vacancy is for (5) School Security Officer - Floater positions. Posting is open until filled. Must be able to travel to all schools.

Essential Duties

  • Patrols campus, inside and outside, to maintain order and discipline and prevent crime.
  • Patrol hallways, stairwells, restrooms, and parking areas throughout the school day; check windows, doors, and entrances to secure buildings.
  • Maintain a visual presence at the main entrance during student and visitor arrival.
  • Deter admittance of unauthorized persons to the premises; take appropriate action to assist/escort unauthorized persons from school premises.
  • Monitor vehicles entering school property and investigate.
  • Communicate daily with the School Resource Officer (SRO).
  • Assist the SRO as requested during emergencies.
  • Works school-sponsored events, as assigned, to maintain order and discipline and prevent crime.
  • Investigates student violations of School Board policies.
  • Operate and monitor electronic devices including both audio and visual alarms, and other surveillance devices. This includes security camera system monitoring and playback functions.
  • Detains students violating the law until a law enforcement officer arrives.
  • Escorts disruptive students to the office.
  • Prevents unauthorized persons from entering and leaving school grounds.
  • Assists in the sale of parking permits.
  • Reports criminal activity to the appropriate school official or authority.
  • Deters disruptive pupil behavior.
  • Reports truants to the main office.
  • Attends work daily and is engaged and on task.
  • Adheres to the school security officer dress code.
  • Submits a written report of daily activities.
  • Submits written incident reports.
  • Attends training as required.
  • Models appropriate behavior for students to emulate.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Ability to work well with people
  • A strong desire to work with school-aged youth, professional educators, law enforcement personnel, school staff, and parents
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to travel around the county
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • One (1) year of relevant security or school/public contact service experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Information

This individual will ensure the safety, security and welfare of all students, faculty, staff and visitors.

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, all applicants must complete the online application. If possible, please upload resume, transcripts (if applicable). If unable to upload documents, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver to:

Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P. O. Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, VA 23223

Fax: (804) 652-3763

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime

Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home

Salary31,936.78 Annual

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