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Safety Officer

Company: Waukegan Community Unit
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:

Date Posted:

Lincoln Center

Closing Date:
Until FilledWho We Are:
Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 15,500 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. The District has 1 early learning center, 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9th - 12th grade campuses. The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City.

Why We Do This Work:
The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Safety Officer will report to the Educational Safety Specialist (ESS), Director of Crisis Intervention and Safety and/or Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Safety and the building principal of the school he/she is assigned to.


  • Supervise hallways during the workday;
  • Report any violation of building rules;
  • Complete necessary reports, as needed;
  • Report any violation of building rules;
  • Complete neces
  • ed building and grounds security and supervision necessary for the effective operation of the educational program;
  • See to it that employees park correctly;
  • Be on the lookout for burglars and car tampering;
  • Prevent vandalism of cars;
  • Circulate throughout the halls and check washrooms hourly;
  • Be on the lookout for drugs, alcohol or any illegal substance;
  • Observe incidents so that reports can be made;
  • Report the following immediately to the building ESS, Director of Crisis Intervention and Safety and/or Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Safety and Facilities for fights, drugs, threats, extortion, trespassers that refuse to leave, arguments, vandalism and other related issued;
  • Make ID's
  • Responsible for assisting the staff in situations, which require one-on-one attention of an emergency nature.
    Qualifications: (1) High School diploma or equivalent; (2) Ability to pass the paraprofessional basic skills test administered in the Human Resources Office, 1201 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60085

    Salary: Per Paraprofessional contract.

    Additional Information: 8 hours per day/40 hours per week. (12 month position)

    Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application to be received by the closing date.

    Only online applications will be considered.
    Apply: www.wps60.org

    Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities without regard to age, gender, race, color, national origin,
    religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, genetics or disability.

Keywords: Waukegan Community Unit, Waukegan , Safety Officer, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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