Security Patrol

Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Nov 27, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Education, Security
Hours
Full Time

The Security Patrol responds to fire and security alarms in all Loudoun County Public Schools buildings; patrols the interior and exterior of school buildings and grounds; reports vandalism and trespassers; performs regular tests on security alarms; instructs/assists school staff with arming and disarming alarms; performs building fire watch as needed; works with law enforcement as needed; and performs related work as required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Patrol LCPS owned facilities to detect and deter criminal and/or unsafe activities; includes checking exterior and interior.
* Respond to alarms at LCPS facilities; includes setting/resetting security alarms and assisting the fire department in determining cause of false fire alarms.
* Assist school personnel with securing buildings, setting alarms as needed.
* Report criminal and/or unsafe activities to appropriate entity as well as the Safety and Security Department. Criminal/suspicious/unsafe activities that require immediate response will be reported via radio to LCPS Transportation dispatcher.
* Liaison with responding public safety personnel in the event of an alarm or incident.
* Perform “fire watch” in the event of fire alarm malfunction at a school.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Current or prior security and/or law enforcement experience strongly preferred
* Must hold valid driver's license
* High School diploma or GED
* Relates well with public and school staff
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Demonstrates organizational skills
* Must be trustworthy and dependable

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, climb, stoop, kneel, bend and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; reach with hands and arms, and see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
The Security Patrol reports to the Safety & Security Coordinator.

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