Security Guard
Adams 12 Five Star Schools - Denver, CO

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Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

Department: BusSvc: Ops/Security Services

Pay Type: Hourly

Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 40

Salary Plan: CLS
Grade: G20

Min Rate: $ 15.04
Max Rate: $ 22.24

Salary Range Information

Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade for the position being posted and employees’ previous work experience. “Grade” refers to position or job classification and “Step” refers to number of work experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Grade for the position step 1. For further advancement on our classified salary schedule you can do the following:

Work Experience Credit for Placement on Salary Schedule:

Classified employees will be granted one (1) step up to the maximum of five (5) steps for previous work experience(s) in a like position(s), which includes in-district and out-of-district work experience. Work experience credit is based on hours as posted in the Classified Master agreement. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.

If the above is done within first (90) calendar days of employment, their salary shall be retroactive to the employees’ current/new position start date.

For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Classified Master agreement that can be found on our district website.

Department Marketing Statement

Shift Information: Monday - Thursday 8:00pm - 6:30am


SUMMARY: Patrols District facilities and properties, and reports any findings; responds to alarms; activates security systems as needed; provides back-up to the Communications Center Operators; and provides assistance to law enforcement and fire departments. Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons to the District; communicates with parents, students, staff and other community members to respond to questions, problems or other issues. (Tasks may be based on site assignment).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Tasks Descriptions

1.Patrol District facilities and properties either in a District vehicle or on foot, looking for unsecured access points, unauthorized vehicles, vandalism and/or trespassers; patrol the exterior of District facilities on foot, checking all access points, including doors, windows, gates and mobile classroom units, report all findings to the Communications Center. Create a written report, including photos, as appropriate. Document and take measurements and photos of any vandalized or broken windows, doors and gates and relay information back to the Communications Center Operator. Generate written reports of all unoccupied vehicles on-site, any findings of facilities being insecure or any situations requiring more than just a cursory log entry in the Communications Center Operator’s log.

2.Monitoring and authorizing entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to the district; assist visitors, answer inquiries, explain basic district and school procedures and requirements, provide information and direct individuals to appropriate areas and meeting rooms. Circulate among visitors and staff to preserve order and protect property. Observe activity and traffic in assigned area to enforce district rules; alerts visitors of infractions; and implements emergency preparedness plans, including the evacuation of buildings.

3.Respond to burglary and fire alarms, including investigating property perimeter for any suspicious persons or activity, investigating points of entry before proceeding inside the facility, investigating alarm zone(s), securing unsecured access points, ensuring proper function of all devices and securing the facility prior to activating the security system. Provide assistance to local law enforcement and fire departments during emergency situations at District facilities. Bypass any security system devices that may malfunction and be beyond immediate repair. Read and interpret basic facilities blueprints to find and troubleshoot any of the various security alarm and fire alarm system devices. Troubleshoot security system devices such as infrared motion-sensors, magnetic door contacts, glass-break sensors and security system keypads and replace the power-fail batteries in security system control panels and fire alarm control panels should they become de-energized.

4.Provide back-up to the Communications Center Operators for breaks and as needed, including dispatching any alarms, answering phone calls and making entries into the Operator’s log concerning any and all activity.

5.Activate security systems in the event of facility staff not doing so prior to their departure.

6.Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Minimum of 4 years general work experience.
•Experience in loss prevention preferred.
•Criminal background check required for hire.
•Valid Colorado driver’s license.
•Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
•Security awareness skills.
•Basic math skills.
•Good driving skills.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
•Ability to manage multiple priorities.
•Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.
•Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building and department procedures.
•Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.
•Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
•Operating knowledge of personal computers and peripherals preferred; required within 4 weeks after entering position.
•Operating knowledge of typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc. preferred; required within 4 weeks after entering position.
•Operating knowledge of two-way radio preferred; required within 4 weeks after entering position.
Reports to: Manager, Security Services
Direct reports: This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
•Assist supervisor with training, interviewing and hiring employees.
•This job has no budgetary responsibilities.
How To Apply
All positions are "Open - Until Filled" unless a specific closing date is listed.
All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should apply online. When filling out your online application, please include any and all work experience including district experience, please include Job Title and duties that you held while doing that job. If you attach a resume please take the time to fill out the online application as well. It is important to have a completed application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for. For directions on completing the online application, please visit the Adams 12 Application Instruction link on the Human Resources website.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools
1500 East 128th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
Phone: 720-972-4068
Fax: 720-972-4072
Equal Employment Opportunity
The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

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