Campus Security Associate 190/235

Category:  Safety and Security
Job Function: 


The Campus Security Associate may be a school-based or administrative office position.  The incumbent in this position supports and facilitates the educational process within the Fulton County School System by providing a safe and secure environment through monitoring of activity and patrolling of assigned location. The Campus Security Associate must maintain visibility and vigilance while establishing a rapport with students and staff and must be able to make sound decisions in emergency and non-emergency situations. The incumbent in this position may work rotational shifts to include days, nights, overnights, and/or weekends.

Essential Duties

  • Patrols assigned areas and ensures safety of school campus, administrative buildings and grounds; Patrols campus/building and checks for unauthorized personnel; Checks for visitor and employee badges
  • Works closely and cooperatively with the School Police Department in relationship to campus security issues
  • Serves as a visible and active security presence on campus dealing with students who present challenges as these students may require supervision and direction to make positive choices to further their educational opportunities
  • Assists with monitoring and regulates student behavior on campus, in cafeterias, restrooms, parking lots and other open areas; Assists the Administrative team with student disciplinary issues
  • Assists with controlling disturbances or acts of defiance and requests assistance from school administration and/or school police when necessary
  • Participates in risk identification and provides preventive options to the Administrative team; Assists the School Police Department and local law enforcement on crime prevention implementation
  • Serves as a member of the campus safety team assisting with emergency preparedness drills, maintaining an emergency evacuation kit, providing input on the site-based safety plan, and providing school safety training, etc
  • Assists the School Police Department in providing crowd control at extra-curricular activities and special events
  • Assists with security equipment, school safety assessments and metal detection equipment, etc
  • Serves as watch officer in the Emergency Operations Center; Virtually patrols all facilities in the District using Avigilon and GETru Nav video system; The use of this system requires a high level of technical awareness with computers and CATV systems 
  • Provides administrative security functions at our administrative center(s); including greeting our visitors and assisting them with signing in
  • Assists visitors to our facilities with information, collects information and paperwork, provides overall customer service in support of the District administrative functions in our offices
  • Provides visible and active security presence at District schools dealing with students, faculty, and staff; Assists with making positive decisions, provides supervision and supports the overall goal of education as assigned
  • Serves as a member of the safety / audit team in assisting with safety / risk management audits under direction of District safety specialist or leadership
  • Maintains paperwork related to activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Must hold or be able to obtain within 12 months of employment date: National Incident Management System Certification Levels 100, 200 and 700, CPR & AED Certified

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 3 years of related work experience required; A combination of experience and college degree may be considered in lieu of 3 years of experience; Previous law enforcement or military experience preferred


  • Knowledge of Fulton County Schools Board Policies, Student Code of Conduct and School Safety Plans
  • Knowledge of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Excellent customer service skills are critical to the success of this role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical and computer skills
  • Ability to work with youth and adults
  • Ability to diffuse differences through conflict resolution
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with both public and school personnel
  • Must be able to pass a criminal history and background investigation

Working Conditions

  • Works rotational shifts to include days, nights, overnights
  • Some travel between schools and administrative buildings
  • Must be available to work at all District facilities as needed
  • May require work in inclement weather
  • May involve assignments in hostile environments

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk, run, climb, crawl, or sit for extended periods of time
  • Good hearing and vision needed
Posting ID:  29012

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