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Job Description:
Are you a dedicated law enforcement professional who is passionate about ensuring the safety and well-being of students? Look no further! The Village of Walden Police Department is currently seeking enthusiastic and highly skilled individuals to join our teams as School Resource Officer. This is a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of young people and become an integral part of two vibrant and close-knit communities.
1. Develop and maintain positive relationships with students, staff, and parents within assigned schools.
2. Serve as a visible and approachable presence on campus, fostering a safe and inclusive learning environment.
3. Provide guidance and support to students, promoting positive behavior and conflict resolution.
4. Collaborate with school administrators, teachers, and counselors to address safety concerns and develop effective intervention strategies.
5. Conduct investigations related to school-related incidents and collaborate with other law enforcement agencies when necessary.
6. Assist with emergency response planning and participate in drills and exercises to ensure preparedness.
7. Act as a resource for students by providing referrals to appropriate social services and community organizations.
1. Must be a certified police officer in the state of New York.
2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with diverse populations, especially students.
3. Knowledge of relevant laws, policies, and procedures related to school safety and security.
4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
5. Flexibility to adapt to changing situations and prioritize tasks effectively.
6. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
Why Choose Walden Police Department?
1. Supportive and Inclusive Community : Walden is a tight-knit village with strong community support and an inclusive atmosphere. You will be welcomed into a family-oriented environment where your contributions are valued.
2. Our police department is equipped with modern technology and resources to help you excel in your role. We provide ongoing training and professional development opportunities to ensure you stay at the forefront of law enforcement practices.
3. Collaborative Work Environment: You will have the opportunity to work alongside dedicated and experienced law enforcement professionals, as well as educators and community members who are committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment for our students.
Join us today and be part of our mission to ensure the safety and well-being of our students while positively impacting our communities. Apply now to become a School Resource Officer with the Village of Walden Police Department!
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Village of Walden is an equal opportunity employer.