The City of Marion Police Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of School Security Officer.

Job Description:

Ability to pass drug screening;
Knowledge of applicable criminal and juvenile laws and school regulations;
Ability to respond to an imminent threat and use deadly force if necessary;
Ability to obtain information through interviews and/or observation to draw logical conclusions;
Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the public, school staff, and students;
Ability to use effective verbal de-escalation techniques prior to physical intervention;
Ability to analyze situations and take quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
Ability to remember names, faces, and details of incidents;
Ability to exercise good judgment; and
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current or retired officer certified through the ILETSB

Must be retired or resigned with good standing from their previous department

Must pass the state firearm qualification

Possess a valid Driver’s License with good driving record

Be of good moral character and pass an extensive background investigation

Must be physically able to perform the required duties

Interested applicants may apply at www.marionpolicedept.com; or come to the Marion Police Department, 1001 W. DeYoung St., Marion, IL. 62959.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer