Safety / Security Position - Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter HS
Position: Safety / Security Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: SY 19-20 Climate Officer
Job Location: Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter HS
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter HS
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Telephone: 267-514-1823
Job Description:
Climate Officer

Climate Officers are members of the school’s student services team reporting to the school administration.  A climate officer is responsible for safeguarding the school against any hazards the safety of the students, staff and building as directed by the Board of Trustees and school administration.  
Specific areas of responsibility include:
  • Patrol and monitor hallways, stairwells, toilet facilities, outside facilities, and other public and unsupervised places of the school to ensure the safety and well-being of students and staff and the security of the facility.
  • Plans, practices and supervises the safe evacuation or confinement of the building in the event of fire and other emergency.
  • Monitors physical safety and security systems as directed.
  • Ensure a smooth traffic flow of students through the hallways, assisting students with on-time arrival to class and to assigned locations.
  • Assist with supervision in the breakfast and lunch periods and with morning arrival and afternoon dismissal of students.
  • Remove disruptive students from classes when needed.
  • Assist the professional staff, police, and emergency personnel in handling emergencies or disruptive situations.
  • Encourage and ensure that students are in proper school uniform.
  • Assist visitors with directions and secure proper identification.
  • Challenge unauthorized visitors and escort them to exits.
  • Report any discipline infractions, unauthorized visitors, and acts of vandalism to the appropriate sources.
  • Notify the building administration, police, and/or appropriate emergency personnel of any emergency, potentially dangerous, or unusual situations.
  • In possession of patience, personal integrity and a strong moral and ethical character
  • Approachable, accessible and highly visible
  • A positive team player who openly collaborates, builds consensus and seeks input
  • Able to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • A believer in high standards, accountability for all, and continuous improvement
  • Able to stand for extended hours, able to lift up to 25 pounds, walk multiple flights of steps
Experience and Education:
  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in a school, preferably in a Charter School or Private School.
  • Background in protection services preferred.
To be considered, you must forward a complete package consisting of the following:
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Resume     

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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