Security Officer

Employer
Friendship Public Charter School
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 20, 2022
Closes
Jun 01, 2022
Ref
533210427
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Company : Campus Specifics: Why Southeast?At Southeast Elementary and Middle, every student is nurtured in an individually paced learning environment. Guided by the award-winning Every Child Ready instructional model, pre-K3-4 teachers work through academically centered themes such as Family and Community, Not All That Different, and Space and Astronomy to instill the skills necessary for lifelong learning. No matter the student's academic, social or emotional development, Southeast teachers meet each learner at his or her level to ensure growth and school readiness.Students in grades K-5 follow a challenging and culturally diverse curriculum that develops strong foundations in English and language arts, mathematics, science and social studies while developing character traits such as hard work, critical thinking, and teamwork. One of the few DC campuses with an in-house library, Southeast empowers students to explore classic and contemporary books, art and music as part of their daily school experience.Friendship Southeast Middle nurtures young dreamers who will design and build our future.By providing a rigorous academic curriculum that rewards innovative thinking and integrates STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) experiences into daily instruction, Southeast instills in students the foundations not only for college readiness but for lifetime STEM excellence.Friendship opened Southeast in 2005 on the site of a former charter school. Following a $15 million investment, the new Southeast campus emerged complete with new classrooms, a gymnasium, a student dining hall, an interactive library and a technology-rich SmartLab. Overview: Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC. Friendship serves over 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Our mission is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities. For 25 years, with the support and guidance of our exceptional faculty, our students have risen to the challenge with high graduation rates, college acceptances and unparalleled success academically and socially. Responsibilities: Opens and unlocks the building, grounds, and parking lots, preparing the facility to receive staff and students Secures and locks the building and facility at the end of the day, ensuring that all gates and doors are secure, and that the building alarm system is activated Conduct and observe searches of all personal property entering the building, including briefcases, computer bags, pocketbooks and purses, student's book bags, backpacks, and lunch boxes Staffs various posts in order to provide the appropriate security presence and coverage, ensuring personnel safety, physical security, and asset protection Perform security walk-through of the school, in accordance with the assigned daily schedule, and as directed Prepare a formal Incident Report for submission to the Head of Security, when required, or directed Obtain statements from students, staff, or teachers as appropriate to properly document significant events, which occurred during that day's shift Special Requirements: May be required to work weekends, early evenings, on weekdays and selected holidays. Qualifications: Graduation from high school OR GED a minimum of 2 years of experience in security (school experience is preferable). Police experience or higher education may be substituted.Minimum of 5-8 years of school security officer work experience Must have Security Certificate or LicenseSatisfactory criminal background check, satisfactory drug test results.A valid District of Columbia Security Officers license issued by the Metropolitan Police DepartmentEffective November 1, 2021, all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial school in the District of Columbia, and all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a child care facility regulated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, shall have received a full course of a vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have been granted an exemption from such vaccination pursuant to, and are compliant with the requirements of, Section IV of this Order."FPCS's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual's capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

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