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2019 - 2020: Security Officer (Various Locations) - To Create an Eligibility Pool

Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020

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Job Title

Job Title:  2019 - 2020: Security Officer (Various Locations) – To Create an Eligibility Pool

Posting Date: June 29, 2019

Closing Date: Until Filled

Salary Details: $12.36 Hourly

In accordance with the Agreement between the Teamsters, Local 214 and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced:

Job Type: Non-Instructional

Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, as well as illness and days.

Reports to: Administrator

Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Uploaded copy of unofficial (or official) transcripts required for position (as applicable)
  • Copy of certifications required for position (as applicable) 



Must possess and provide evidence of a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.  Evidence of college credits in Criminal Justice from an accredited college or university is preferred.  Copy of High School Diploma/GED Certificate or college transcript(s) must accompany letter of interest.


Successful candidates will demonstrate possession of the following:


  1. Must successfully pass the required medical examination, drug screening and fingerprint screening;
  2. Must be 21 years of age and have access to an operating automobile; and able to work all three (3) shifts (day, afternoon or night), seven days per week;





Must successfully complete the Detroit Public Schools Community District Office of Public Safety training program.


Duties/Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Protect pupils, staff and school property by patrolling buildings while classes and activities are being conducted and when buildings are closed;
  • Maintain order at school grounds and buildings while classes and activities are being conducted; prevent and control incidents of violence directed against school facilities, pupils or staff;
  • Make immediate on-site investigations of crimes or offenses and assist police in collecting evidence; witness and testify in court as may be required;
  • Patrol interior and exterior of building site;
  • Pursue perpetrators who commit infractions in and around schools
  • Must write detailed reports, maintain a daily log, prepare court documents and provide court testimony;
  • Exercise reasonable force to effect to detain undesirable persons;
  • Apply self-defense skills when appropriate;
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.





If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, presently employed with the district, you do not have to submit a fee related to obtaining the Detroit Public Schools Community District security clearance.


If you are hired to fill a vacant position, you will be required to submit a Detroit Public Schools Community District security clearance.

At point of offer to hire, please be advised that you will be responsible for a non-refundable payment of $64.50 via Visa or Master Card. No personal checks or cash is accepted. DO NOT SUBMIT PAYMENT WITH APPLICATION.

Method of Application:

Applicants MUST apply through the online application system. ONLY applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position. All applicants are to attach a copy of their transcripts, most recent resume and cover letter. A copy of your valid teacher certification must be attached if certification is required for the position you are applying.

Applicants will receive an automated confirmation once they have successfully applied for a position.

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's employer(s) prior to hire.

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested. All documentation must be submitted along with the letter of interest. Documentation will not be accepted subsequent to the closing date of the announcement. Incomplete information will not be considered. Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Division of Human Resources and Talent via email at or office at (313) 873-6897. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities.  Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377.

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