Armed Safe School Officer – Marshal / Guardian Program

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
Private School/Employer


Broward County Public Schools is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming part of the new Armed Safe School Officer – Marshal / Guardian Program.

New Salary Range:
$17.34 - $26.70 per hour

New hires will be hired at $17.34 hourly and will advance to $22.34 (22% Salary Increase) upon successful completion of new hire probation.

Position Goal:

Responsible for providing security and safety services for the school campus; and protecting the life, and well-being of students, staff, and visitors.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:
  • An earned high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program.
  • A minimum of two (2) years within the last ten (10) years of experience as a sworn law enforcement officer, or an armed security guard with a valid State of Florida D and G security license, or a corrections officer in “good standing” at time of employment separation or Two years of prior military experience (which includes military reservist experience), with an honorable discharge may be substituted for law enforcement experience.
  • Must be twenty-one years of age.
  • Submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent random drug tests in accordance with the requirements of s.112.0455 and the sheriff's office.
See attached job description for the full list of qualifications

Training Expectations:
  • Successful completion of 132 hours of comprehensive firearm safety and proficiency training conducted by Criminal Justice Standards and training Commission-certified instructors.
  • Successfully complete at least 12 hours of a certified nationally recognized diversity training program.
Individuals are required to take the 144-hour training will be compensated and be eligible to receive a $500 stipend upon successful completion of the training program and placement.

    Posted By

    Broward County Schools

    600 SE 3rd Ave. , Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

    At the following locations


    600 SE 3rd Avenue 600 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319

    Compare with State

    Amount per Student


    State Average: $9,274

    % ELL Students


    State Average: 10%

    Student Teacher Ratio


    State Average: 15.29

    % IEP Students


    State Average: 13%



    State Average: 4,431