Seasonal School Resources Officer

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Come Work in Sunny South Florida! You will work the standard Broward County Public School Year Schedule. All Summer and Holidays Off!

$4,500 retention bonus
$1500 payable the last pay period in December and $3,000 payable in June*

Under direction of a Police Sergeant, the School Resource Law Enforcement Officer will be tasked with the general safety and security of their assigned school.

The School Resource Law Enforcement Officer will be partnered with a full-time School Resource Officer from a neighboring school to assist in the execution of their duties. The School Resource Officer holds the same level of authority and responsibility imparted upon full-time Law Enforcement Officers. The School Resource Law Enforcement Officer’s authority is not limited to the confines of their assigned school. As such, they are expected to take action when circumstances dictate or when called upon to do so by a Commanding Officer of the Department.

Typical Qualifications
To be considered for hire, candidate must have previous full-time certified law enforcement experience. Should candidate selected for hire not currently hold Florida State Law Enforcement certification, certification must be successfully attained within first year of employment to remain employed. Candidate will be reimbursed for fees/costs associated with required comparative compliance course and state certification.

Additional Requirements:
Must have separated or retired from all prior law enforcement agencies in good standing.
Must have successfully completed the modified or full agility course at the Broward College Institute of Public Safety within the preceding 6-months of their application date.
Must have successfully completed the swim test at the Broward College Institute of Public Safety (does not expire).

Supplemental Information
SALARY: $31.09 per hour plus $4,500 retention bonus: $1500 payable the last pay period in December and $3,000 payable in June* and awarded for full school year, In addition, 16 comp hours are awarded which are non-accruing and not payable at separation.
All equipment necessary in the execution of the S.R. Law Enforcement Officer’s duties will be provided by the Department.
A take-home vehicle will be provided for a nominal monthly fee to off-set fuel cost. The vehicle is only to be used during the school-year, exclusively for traveling to and from work and for any other official business.
There are NO BENEFITS assigned to the position of S.R. Law Enforcement Officer (i.e. health insurance, paid time off, holiday pay, etc.).
The position of S.R. Officer is not typically eligible for overtime pay. In the event of a significant state of emergency or other similar circumstance, overtime may be issued at the direction of the Chief of Police or his designee.
Any necessary court appearance required of the S.R Law Enforcement Officer will occur during their normal working hours. No overtime or supplemental pay will be offered for mandatory court appearances.
S.R Law Enforcement Officers will receive up to 40 hours annually of paid training. Training will typically occur over school holidays, teacher workdays or during summer break.
The S.R Law Enforcement Officer will receive quarterly reviews for their first year of employment. Reviews thereafter will be issued on a bi-annual basis.
The position of S.R Law Enforcement Officer is an “at-will” position. As such, your employment may be discontinued at any time.

You will work the standard Broward County Public School Year Schedule. All Summers and Holidays Off!
Up to 1440 hours plus 40 hours of training annually. The work schedule will run concurrent to the school in which the School Resource Law Enforcement Officer is assigned. This may include hours for activities that occur outside of the school’s standard school schedule/hours.

Candidates who are selected for further consideration after submitting their initial employment application will be contacted through their account to provide additional documentation including the Extended Application. Only candidates selected for consideration beyond the submission of their initial employment application will be provided with these documents. Please do not attach any test scores or documentation other than a resume prior to being instructed to do so.

The following includes all steps required to process for the position. Continuing on with each step of the process is contingent upon successfully completing the previous step. Candidates can be dismissed at any point throughout the consideration process. Communication regarding scheduling and updates will be posted to your account, please check your account regularly.

Apply via our online application
Application review
Request sent to candidate for required documents and Extended Application to be completed
Review of Extended Application and documents
Oral Board
Computerized Voice Stress Analysis Examination and Fingerprints
Interview with Chief of Police
Extensive Background Investigation **
Post-Offer Medical Examination and Drug Test
Completion of 12 month probationary period
** If Florida LE Certificate was earned by means of comparative compliance, a psychological exam will be required. Officers with current, active Florida LE certification and 20+ years of verified experience will not be required to undergo a psychological exam.

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