Security Guard

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


TITLE: Security Guard  CLASSIFICATION: Non-Certified
 FLSA:  Non-Exempt   DEPARTMENT:                 Security
 SALARY:  Contract Agreement   WORK YEAR:  260 Days
 REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Security

Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Security, the Security Guard will protect students, employees, and visitors, monitor property to prevent theft, vandalism, control access, maintain order and enforce regulations in and around school facilities to provide a safe environment in accordance with Board Policy, the Illinois School Code, and State and Federal mandates.

  • High graduation or GED
  • 3 years’ experience in safety or security
  • Class “A” Illinois Driver’s License
  • Experience working with students is preferred
  • Passing score on Step Test (This is a timed test requiring you to step up and down on a 12” step at a rate of 25 full (up and down) steps per minute for 1 minute.)
  • Municipal and state codes, as well as district policies and procedures
  • Behavior intervention techniques including de-escalation of a situation
  • Crowd control procedures and the detection and identification of dangerous drugs and
  • Improper substances
  • Health and safety regulations
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Exhibit good judgment, follow directions
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Observe situations and determine an effective course of action
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Present a professional appearance and attitude to the public

  • Regular attendance to perform assigned duties
  • Control access to facilities, issues passes and directs visitors to appropriate areas
  • Patrol assigned areas on foot or in vehicles to guard against theft, vandalism, and illegal entry
  • Attempt to resolve less serious (non-criminal) acts of misconduct by students without arrest
  • Identify and prevent persons from entering the building or grounds for the purpose of disrupting the educational process and/or committing criminal acts
  • Perform periodic surveys of the physical plant to ascertain possible weak areas of security; advise the Coordinator of Security
  • Follow the systemic patrol schedule of assigned school property determined by the Coordinator of Security
  • Maintain a good working relationship with building administrators, co-workers, staff, and faculty members; be familiar with facilities in order to execute assigned duties in a professional, timely manner
  • Continue to upgrade skills by attending workshops, seminars, and staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Purchasing and Transportation
  • Prepare reports as directed by the Director of Purchasing and Transportation

School Environment; walking standing, squatting, hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; seeing to monitor various activities; kneeling, bending at the waist, sitting, for extended periods of time; walking fast or running to reach the point of security issues; reaching overhead, above shoulders, and horizontally, or bending at the waist to store files; lifting semi-heavy and heavy objects; driving a vehicle to conduct work

Inside/outside and office environment; all types of weather, snow, rain, wind, heat and cold

Possible contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals

Posted By

East St Louis School District 189

Board of Education 1005 State Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201

At the following locations

Dunbar Elementary

1005 State Street , East St. Louis, IL 62201