Chester-Upland School District

School Safety Officer (58)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSchool Safety Officer
Posting ID58

Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change.  We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.

The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools career and college ready!


Screening Procedures:

  • Receipt of a completed application, resume and cover letter
  • A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principal, and supervisors
  • Personal interview

 Minimum Requirement:

  • Preferred successful completion of Special Officer training
  • Health and physical characteristics suitable for law enforcement duties
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred experience in an urban school setting
  • The following are required:
    • PA Criminal clearances
    • PA Child Abuse clearances
    • FBI clearances
    • Physical including TB Test
  • Proof of U. S. citizenship or legal resident alien status


  • Serve as the responsible person in school buildings to provide for the safety and welfare of students and school personnel under the direction of the Principal and the Chief Security Officer
  • Actively assist in supervising general deportment in corridors, lunchrooms, restrooms and school grounds during the hours in which schools are in session
  • Maintain decorum and order on school grounds and in the vicinity of schools and School District events as directed by the Principal or Chief of Security
  • Carry out administrative procedures necessary in maintaining safety and welfare including liaison with public safety officials and school officials
  • Monitor the buildings at all times, including the monitoring of lavatories periodically during the day
  • Comply with the strict regulation against sitting down and socializing
  • Respond promptly to the signal for calling the School Security Officer
  • Maintain record of incidents
  • Present written descriptive reports for major incidents
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 Salary & Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.


Chester Upland School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeChester Upland Contract Salary Guide
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/11/2019