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School Resource Officer

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$24.05 per hour
  • Posted Date:03/09/2018

POSITION TITLE: School Resource Officer
EMPLOYEE GROUP: Part-time (30 hours)/Benefits Eligible/Represented

                                                                                                        ****** This position is open until filled ******

Sworn Law Enforcement Officer provides police services and enforces federal, state and local laws at and around Redmond area school campuses.

Performs security patrols and law enforcement functions at Redmond area school campuses and facilities.

Works an assigned detail using own judgment in deciding course of action, being expected to provide proper initial response to difficult and emergency situations while requesting assistance from regular patrol officers as required and maintaining communication as necessary with on duty watch commander or Administrative Lieutenant.

Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances; Preserves evidence.  Arrests violators as situation may require. Summons ambulances, other law enforcement and other emergency vehicles to assist with injured persons.

Primary duty is to preserve peace and safety, investigate minor criminal incidents and assist full-time police officers with more serious criminal incidents.

Prepares required reports and records, which may include officer's daily log. May participate in the investigation of criminal law violations occurring at or around Redmond area schools, assists in obtaining evidence and compiling information; testifying in court, and other related activities regarding these crimes.

Conducts patrol or security activities as required, report observed violations of law and/or suspicious activities.

Exchanges information with officers in other law enforcement agencies as needed.

Maintains contact with police supervisory personnel to coordinate investigation activities, provide mutual assistance during emergency situations.

Attends meetings as scheduled; participates in training as required to maintain law enforcement duties.


  Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; able to deal with frequent change or unexpected events; changes approach or method to best fit the situation.

●  Attendance & Punctuality – Consistently at work and on time: arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

●  Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; understands and applies the principles of quality customer service; responds to customer needs and requests for service and assistance; solicits customer feedback to improve service.

●  Dependability – Follows instructions and responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

●  Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes and supports a harassment-free environment.

●  Ethics – Treats people with respect; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values.

●  Initiative – Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for help when needed.

●  Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

●  Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on cooperatively resolving conflict; maintains confidentiality; actively listens to others without interrupting; conveys a positive image of the City and its services; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others; ideas and tries new things.

●  Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgement; supports and explains the reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

●  Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

●  Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings; demonstrates group presentation skills.

●  Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organizational goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

●  Planning & Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time resources efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives.

●  Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems promptly; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; works well in group problem-solving situations.

  Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of status or position; inspires respect and trust; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.

●  Safety and Security – Observes and ensures others observe safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses and ensures others use equipment and materials properly.

●  Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectively and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

●  Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

●  Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; present numerical data effectively and accurately; able to read and interpret written information.

Mandatory Requirements:
Must be a certified police officer with a minimum of three (3) years verifiable work experience or a recently (within 5 years) retired police officer in good standing. (If hired, and candidate is inactive from law enforcement for more than thirty (30) months, but less than 5 years, completion of the Police Officer Career Development Course offered by DPSST is mandatory).

Must have successfully passed a law enforcement academy.

Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment.

Ability to relate and communicate with students, staff and members of the public in an educational environment and demonstrate the necessary tact and restraint within such environments.

Ability to respond effectively to a high-stress crisis incident, which may include violence in and around schools.

Ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances and department rules and regulations; to perform work requiring good physical condition; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors; to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; to follow verbal and written instructions; to meet the special requirements listed below.Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment; must possess, or obtain at time of hire, a valid Oregon State driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any state; felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past ten (10) years are not allowed; must be a United States citizen within eighteen (18) months from hire date; must be able to read and write the English language; must be of good moral character and pass a thorough background investigation.

Special Requirements or Licenses:
Must possess, or obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon Driver's License without record of suspension or revocation in any state; must possess a safe driving record; selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation and psychological examination.

“Using the court case Brady vs. Maryland (1963) as a guideline, our employees must be able to render credible testimony in a court of law.  Employees must not have a record of untruthfulness, bias, or commission of crimes.”

Desirable Requirements
Previous experience as a School Resource Officer or related position. Basic First Aid/CPR.

Supervision is not a responsibility of this position; may assist in training other employees in the same position.

Work is normally performed under the general supervision of the on duty senior officer or Administrative Lieutenant, who assigns and reviews work for conformance to laws and departmental rules and regulations. The employee works indirectly under the command of the Redmond Police Chief.

Police car (if duty function requires operation of police vehicle), police radio, phone, handgun and other weapons as required, police baton, handcuffs, first aid equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Police Officers may lift, drag or carry items up to and including a human being; perform clerical work, including prolonged sitting; work under mental or physical intensity for brief periods of time or up to several hours; drive patrol vehicles for short periods of time; crawl on hands and knees; run short distances at high speed or long distances requiring endurance; be involved in physical altercations with one or more individuals while making an arrest; physically capable of intervening in fights, disturbances or altercations while defending self, fellow employees, public and participants; jump and or climb over obstacles; walking and or standing for periods up to 8 hours; perform basic first aid; and work in close proximity with others.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee normally works inside schools or outside as required.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.

During certain emergency response or police activities noise levels may be high.

Employees in this position are required to work in areas or around equipment which may meet or exceed the OSHA Hearing Conservation sound level. Employees in this position will participate in the City of Redmond Hearing Conservation Program.

This description covers the most significant essential and auxiliary duties performed but does not include other occasional work which may be similar, related to, or logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and the temp employee and is subject to change by the City as the requirements of the job change.

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