Hiring Police and Security Officers

Now Hiring – Schools Police Officers

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    Pinellas County Schools is the 8th largest school district in the state of Florida and the 27th largest school district in the nation.  Applications are currently being accepted for Florida-certified Law Enforcement Officers.  A School Police Officer’s primary responsibility is to protect, offer service, and ensure the safety of students, staff, visitors, and school board property.
    Under the direction of Pinellas County Schools’ police supervisors, a school police officer is responsible for the duties as outlined in the district’s job description.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Graduation from high school or possession of a GED
    • Three (3) years of law enforcement experience
    • Must hold a valid certification under current FDLE standards as a law enforcement officer.
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license
    • Ability to communicate and work with others tactfully and effectively
    • Passing a thorough background investigation and fingerprinting process

     

    ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

    • Be a role model to and a mentor to students
    • Impact and make a positive difference in a child’s life
    • Compensated job-related training opportunities
    • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance provided
    • Florida Retirement System (FRS) contributions:  investment and pension plans offered
    • Overtime opportunities
    • 8-hour, day shift assignment (Monday – Friday) with weekends off
    • 10-month work schedule with full-time employee benefits
    • One week off for Fall (Thanksgiving) break
    • Two weeks off for Winter (holiday) break
    • One week off for Spring break
    • Summers off

    INTERESTED?

    If you are interested in becoming a member of a growing, innovative police department within Pinellas County Schools, please go to www.pcsb.org/jobs to apply.

    If you have questions related to the position, please contact Major Ben McBride at (727) 547-7144. 

    For questions related to submitting an application and/or applying, please call Susan Huzzy at (727) 547-7144.

     

Now Hiring – School Security Officers

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    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Now Hiring – Schools Security OfficersMust be at least 21 years of age (armed position).
    • High School Diploma or possession of a GED.
    • Possess and maintain a valid FL driver’s license.
    • Ability to effectively communicate and work with others. Must pass background clearances.
    • Ability to work with diverse students in a school environment.
    • Physically and mentally prepared to respond to emergencies, and work flexible scheduling as needed.

     

    Training  Hourly Rate of pay is: $19.79/hr. 
    Upon completion of required training and certification, the hourly rate of pay will be $21.76/hr.

    Annual starting salary for a 10- month certified School Security Officer is $34,119.68. 

    • PCS benefits includes 10 days per year sick/personal leave
    • Retirement and pension benefits
    • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
    • Career development opportunities

    INTERESTED?

    If you are interested in becoming a member of a growing, innovative police department within Pinellas County Schools, please go to www.pcsb.org/jobs to apply.

    For questions related to submitting an application and/or applying, call Susan Huzzy at (727) 547-7144.