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Public Safety Officer

Classified | Concord, CA | Part Time

Job Description

ABOUT Clayton Valley Charter High School

Clayton Valley Charter High School (CVCHS) is a high performing charter high school in Concord, CA. The school opened in 1958 and converted to a charter school starting in the 2012-13 school year.  With a strong academic reputation, CVCHS has a relentless commitment to the academic success of all students and has achieved remarkable academic growth for all subgroups of students.  As a comprehensive high school, CVCHS is committed to providing students tremendous opportunities to be well-rounded with a commitment beyond academics that includes character development, athletics, and the arts.  We are focused on our vision of preparing all students for college and career readiness.  Our Governing Board and Administration are united in our vision of academic rigor with relevant application to student’s current and future real-world experiences, with a commitment to empowering teachers and staff to fulfill the mission of providing the best education to our students.

Under the direction of the High School Principal and Site Administrative team, performs duties to ensure the safety and security of the high school campus for students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Focuses on safety by applying risk and hazard prevention techniques, methods, practices, and enforces the school’s policies and procedures. Monitors the security of the physical site. May serve as a liaison between external law enforcement agencies and the campus community.


  • Patrols and secures campus grounds and facilities by vehicle and foot. Assists in the protection of life and property on campus. Examines facilities to ensure security.

  • Confronts and questions all suspiciously acting persons present on the school’s property. Responds to campus intrusions and alarms.

  • Investigates and submits reports concerning criminal offenses committed on the campus. Prepares written reports as required. Completes and maintains records of daily activities including a Communication Log sheet with calls for service and building checks.

  • Monitors and reports on a continual basis all conditions which may create security or safety hazards on the school’s property. Monitors the camera system to ensure there is no criminal activity at other parts of the campus.

  • Contacts law enforcement, fire, or other public agencies as required. Assists public service representatives including fire, medical, and police with directions to emergency investigations.

  • Enforces schools and local laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations according to established procedures.

  • Answers incoming calls to campus security and dispatches information by radio to Campus Supervisors. Provides information and directions to campus facilities, events, or other locations

  • Monitors campus traffic and parking; issue citations for violations

  • Provides crowd and traffic control for special events on campus

  • Arms and disarms campus intrusion and fire alarm systems as necessary

  • Provides escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty. Provides other public assistance such as jump-starts, first aid for minor injuries, and provides routine information when asked.

  • May provide first responder support for fires and/or first aid needs

  • Supervises the team of campus supervisors

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Must be able to lift, pull or push heavy objects up to 30 lbs

  • Prolong periods of standing and walking

  • Will work in an indoor and outdoor environment with seasonal heat and cold weather conditions


  • Basic security principles and practices

  • Public safety codes,  policies, and regulations

  • Record keeping techniques and report writing requirements

  • Clear communication and interpersonal skills

  • Detect problems and report accurate information to appropriate staff

  • React in an emergency and make sound, rational decisions

  • Understand oral and written instruction and able to work independently

Additional Information:

This is a full-time position and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life. 

Hours may vary due to campus activities and will include night and weekend shifts.  



  • High School diploma; multiple years of directly related experience which may include directly related certification or practicum training.

  • Must have a valid California driver’s license and a safe driving record

  • Requires a BSIS Guard Card

  • Must have CPR and First Aid certificate within 6 months of hire.

  • Candidate must pass a background investigation


Work Position (Percentage of Time):

Standing: 75 Walking: 15 Sitting: 10

Body Movement (Frequency):

None (0) Limited (1) Occasional (2) Frequent (3) Very Frequent (4)

Lifting (lbs.): 50 Lifting: 2 Bending: 3-4

Pushing and/or Pulling Loads (lbs.): 75 Reaching Overhead: 2 Kneeling or Squatting: 2-3

Climbing Ladders: 1 Climbing Stairs: 3

NONDISCRIMINATION: Clayton Valley Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, ancestry, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, national origin, or mental or physical handicap in any of its policies or procedures related to admissions, employment, educational services, programs or activities.

Board Approved: 3/7/2019


Effective: 7/1/2018