Safety / Security Position - Diocese of Bridgeport
Position: Safety / Security Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Armed School Security Officer (ASSO)
Job Location: St. Rose of Lima School, Newtown
Beginning: Feb 04, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Diocese of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Telephone: 203-416-1638
Job Description:
Armed School Security Officer (ASSO) During School Hours and/or Functions
St. Rose of Lima School, Newtown
Starting Date: February 4, 2019

Qualifications: Must have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative; and
  • Must be (1) a current sworn member of an organized local police agency or the CT State Police Department; or (2) a retired, sworn police officer from an organized police department, the CT State Police Department, a federal law enforcement service, and/or an organized police department in another state who was certified under standards that meet or exceed the standards of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council for certification in this state and who retired or separated in good standing from such department;
  • Must not have been officially found to be unqualified for reasons relating to mental health by a qualified medical professional while serving as a sworn law enforcement officer or separating from service as a sworn law enforcement officer;
  • If the candidate has prior service with the military, the candidate must have received an honorable discharge;
  • Must successfully complete annual training pursuant to the Police Officer Standards and Training Council requirements and must successfully complete an annual firearms training provided by a certified firearms instructor that meets or exceeds the standards of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council and any other training required by law or Board policy; also, must complete Virtus training prior to starting at St. Rose of Lima School.
  • Must keep all security certification and training requirements current, including but not limited to, permits, certifications and/or licenses to carry and use firearms or other weapons, on school property;
  • Must participate in and pass a full background investigation required by the Board or by state or federal law.
Under direct supervision of the school Principal and general supervision of
the Lead Security Officer (LSSO), carries out existing school procedures and programs related to school security and safety functions.

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St. Rose of Lima School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. St. Rose of Lima School does not discriminate in any employment practice, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. St. Rose of Lima School does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

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