Friendship Public Charter School

  • Security Officer

    Vacancy for School Year
    2017-18
    Class
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-DC-Washington
  • Overview

    Friendship Public Charter Schools is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Friendship serves over 4,000 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. 80% of students come from low-income households. 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of Friendship Public Charter School 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.

    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 License
    • Satisfactory criminal background check, satisfactory drug test results.
    • A valid District of Columbia Security Officers license issued by the Metropolitan Police Department


    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.

     

     NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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