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