School Resource Officer

Indianapolis, IN
MSD of Warren Township

Salary: $30.00 per hour.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Under direction, the School Resource Officer provides for the security and environmental safekeeping of an assigned location(s) of the school district. Employees in this classification are responsible for ensuring all persons entering and/or exiting school district facilities are authorized on the premises, and perform interview and investigation activities in response to incidents, accidents, or unauthorized activities throughout the district. The School Resource Officer addresses security violations in accordance with prescribed district policies and procedures, is responsible for reporting illegal activities to appropriate administration or enforcement entities and performs related work as directed.

Essential Functions:

  1. Responds to emergencies and critical incidents such as fire alarms, medical emergencies, altercations, threats of violence, etc. for the purpose of confining, resolving, or preventing injury or otherwise hazardous situations.

  2. Conducts security checks of facilities and perimeter grounds for the purpose of identifying and resolving any suspected or real security breaches or violations.

  3. Manage traffic and crowd control in high volume areas, i.e. school buses, student/staff & pedestrian traffic.

  4. Performs investigative activities in response to complaints, incidents, accidents or other reported concerns, i.e., auto accidents, illness or injury, missing students.

  5. Conducts Resource and security related routine tasks, i.e., inspecting operating condition of security equipment, conducting fire drills, testing and inspecting fire equipment.

  6. May provide escort or transport of various persons, i.e., personnel leaving after hours, truant students, sick or injured persons, visitors.

  7. Maintains security and environmental safekeeping of the assigned district location; monitors weather stations and scanning radios.

  8. Inspects suspicious packages; inspects designated areas for suspicious devices prior to meetings; monitors board meetings.

  9. Inspects facilities for potential hazards, i.e., equipment left running, gas leaks.

  10. Provides security for entrances and gateways by checking visitor and parent identification and authorization information; provides direction and information as requested.

  11. Assists persons with vehicle problems, such as having locked keys inside their cars or dead batteries.

  12. Records various information about security and monitoring activities, i.e., daily activities, incident reports, maintenance requests, sign in logs.

  13. Operates assigned transportation vehicle and provides routine washing and maintenance according to prescribed policies.

  14. Provides training, guidance and instruction to other district Safety personnel.

  15. Keep up to date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by the district.

  16. With support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.

  17. Maintain timely and accurate information.

  18. Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED is required. Satisfactory completion of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) training program is preferred or sworn designation from a state certified Safety Department and satisfactory completion of first aid and CPR/AED training.
  • A minimum three years of Police, military or law enforcement experience, with demonstrated investigative and interpersonal communication skills for addressing potentially hazardous circumstances is required.
  • Eligible for designation as a “Special Deputy” by the Marion County Sheriff is required. Ability to obtain and maintain a valid state driver’s license is required.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions, meet the performance aptitudes, and fulfill the physical/sensory/environmental requirements of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) is required.