Job Summary:


Under general supervision, performs responsible work in safeguarding School Board property.  Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to safeguard buildings, materials, and equipment against fire, trespassing, theft, and other hazards.  Work may involve reporting to specific locations at various intervals and keeping logs.  Work is performed independently in accordance with rules, regulations, and special instructions and is reviewed by a superior through inspection of reports and personal observations.


Essential Functions:


Patrols buildings and grounds, watching for fires, prowlers, or any danger of loss, or damage to property.  Keeps time logs, turns lights on and off as required, and insures that doors and gates are properly locked.  Fills out forms and reports as necessary.  Notifies police or other agencies when assistance is needed.  Responsible for the safety of lives, property, materials, and equipment on assigned duty tour.  Checks persons entering or leaving area under patrol.  Warns trespassers or other intruders as to their violation and takes appropriate action if violation continues.  Notifies department officials of anything that should be called to their attention.  Performs related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:


Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.  Shall have the ability to read, write, and speak English.  Must provide own transportation to outlying areas where assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:


Ability to readily acquire considerable knowledge of the buildings and grounds patrolled and of the rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to admissions and exits.  Ability to follow prescribed routine in making rounds and inspections.  Physical stamina to withstand long hours of walking and/or standing both in and out of doors.  Clerical ability to make simple reports and keep applicable logs.