School Resource Officer
$53,000.00 – $64,778.00 Annually
Fully commissioned police officer under the Navasota Police Department, assigned to the Navasota Independent School District during the school year. SRO works with and aids the administration and student body of the NISD schools. Serves as a mentor. consultant, and problem solver, and generally works to reduce crime through education and the promotion of positive police/student relations. During non-school times, the officer will be assigned to the patrol division.
- Investigate State and local law violations.
- Educate youth by providing relevant and informative educational programs as requested by staff.
- Provide mentorship, problem resolution, counseling, and enforcement when necessary.
- Serve as liaison between NISD and the NPD by coordinating police/school-shared activities.Solicit, promote, and present crime prevention and police-community relations programs in school and/or any youth/parent/school group that has a potential impact on juvenile crime.
- Consult with students, parents, teachers, and school officials and generally render assistance at every reasonable opportunity.
- Be knowledgeable on referral agencies and their services and provide this information to any requesting party.
- Divert juveniles from criminal activity and when possible, out of the criminal justice system.
- Maintain an active, productive calendar of scheduled school security activities,
- Work with other unit members and management in a positive, productive manner.
- Provide information to all requesting police agencies that aids their school security/crime prevention/community relations programs and/or affects their juvenile crime,
- Perform Law enforcement and/or social maintenance role as the need arises,
- Perform any task, service or assignment as requested by Navasota ISD and approved by the Navasota Police Department,
- Disseminate citizen input to the appropriate unit or division as applicable. This includes, but is not limited to, suggestions on training, citizen’s praise or criticism of officers or policies, etc.
- When school is out for summer, work patrol shifts, as directed.
- High school graduation or its equivalent.
- Experience as a patrol officer; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Certificates and Licenses:
- Licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); Basic SRO training certification, or ability to attend and obtain basic SRO certification, and appropriate Texas driver’s license.