Safety & Security Assistant

Performs a variety of duties required to maintain a safe and secure environment in the school, held during or after school in the evening and/or on weekends; enforces the regulations establishing a tobacco-, alcohol-, weapons-, and drug-free school setting; may monitor students in a self-contained setting.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by specialized safety or security environment training, plus two years of progressively more responsible school or security experience. Can demonstrate knowledge of local, county, and state regulations requiring an alcohol-, drug-, weapons-, and tobacco-free environment; ability to control students and maintain a healthy school environment; sufficient mobility to move about school building and school grounds as required; ability and strength to deter and/or restrain students to prevent injury in cases of unruly behavior; ability to monitor students and maintain appropriate task-oriented behavior; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and ability to act as liaison between students and teachers; and skill in record keeping. Work schedule may include after-school, evenings, and weekends on an assigned flexible schedule. Ability to successfully complete compulsory certification training approved by the Virginia Center for School Safety within sixty days of hire. Must successfully complete compulsory recertification training annually. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at time of appointment.

Job Type

Safety and Security

Contract Length

187-Day Contract

Salary Grade
[Salary Information]

US-Schedule A Grade 007

Pay Frequency


Percent Full-Time

Full Time

Closing Date