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13 Dec 2018


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Location: Emily Griffith High School, Northwest
Work Year: Traditional 240 work days – PROTECH/DAEOP/DCTA
FTE: 1.0
Salary Range: $15.50 – $18.56 per hour

Essential Functions and Objectives:

The Administration Office Security Officer provides proactive security services in order to promote a safe and secure environment for administrative buildings and facilities. Officers promote a safe environment for all students, employees, guests and district assets.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

– Must qualify for and maintain a City of Denver Unarmed Security License.
– Previous work experience in security or law enforcement is preferred.

Education Requirements:

– High school diploma or equivalent.
– College coursework in criminal justice or a related field is preferred.

About Denver Public Schools:

The Safety and Security team strives to promote safe school communities by emphasizing Safety, Service and Enforcement.  The Department provides a wide range of services that include armed patrol response, school based security, dispatch and communications, investigations, emergency preparedness, system specialists and administration.  Our officers work closely with the Denver Police Department to ensure our schools remain safe for students and staff to learn and thrive.  We incorporate the DPS Shared Values of Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun in everything we do and constantly look for opportunities to provide learning experiences outside of the classroom.  Our officers are well trained on a variety of topics and we set high expectations for ourselves on being a service oriented department.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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