JOB OPPORTUNITY – SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

JOB OPPORTUNITY – SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER

 

Description:

The Lincoln County School District is hiring School Resource Officers (SRO) for our schools. Duties include safety planning, enforcement, and mentoring. Officers shall be screened for professionalism and their ability to interact with students. The SRO is not merely an armed security guard. 

Benefits:

  • PERS Retirement
  • State Health Insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan Options
  • 197 Day Contract aligned with school calendar
  • Equipment provided

Qualifications:

The Mississippi Department of Education requirements for an SRO are as follows:

  • At least 24 years old.
  • At least 3 years of full-time law enforcement experience prior to SRO assignment.
  • Completion of the MDE - SRO - Basic Course within two years of appointment OR the National Association of SRO (NASRO) Basic School Resource Officer Training plus eight hours of MDE state specific content training. 
  • Clear background check.
  • Clear drug test. 

*Completion of the Police Officer Basic Course (Reserve Basic is not acceptable).

If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please apply on the district website. If you have any questions, you may contact Mr. David Martin, Superintendent Lincoln County School District at 601-835-0011.