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  • Speak with district recruiters to learn how you can join our dynamic team of support personnel.  Recruiters will be at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center during our annual recruitment fair. 


    DCPS Annual Recruitment Fair – June 8th

    Registration details will be posted soon.

    FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018
    • 06/08/2018 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


  • Job Summary

    The School Safety Assistant (SSA) maintains calm, deters crime, and ensures the safety, security, and welfare of all students, faculty, staff, and visitors in the assigned school.  


    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must have or be able to obtain a State of Florida (F.S.S. 790.06, Florida State Statutes) concealed weapons permit
    •  Have a valid State Issued Driver's license 

    Training shall at a minimum consist of:

    • Must submit to and pass an initial drug test and subsequent random screenings
    • Must pass a psychological evaluation
    • 80 hours of firearms training
    • 16 hours of instruction in precision pistol
    • 8 hours of discretionary shooting instruction using approved simulator exercises
    • 8 hours of instruction in defensive tactics
    • 8 hours of instruction in active shooter or assailant scenarios
    • 12 hours of instruction in legal issues
    • Must successfully complete annual ongoing trainings, in weapons inspection and firearm qualifications
    • Must complete at least 12 hours of a certified nationally recognized diversity training program


    Duval County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status or genetic information (and other protected classes included in the district’s Non-Discrimination Policy) in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boys Scout of America Equal Access Act.

  • Orientation/Information Session

    Attend one of two informational session to learn more about this employment opportunity. 

    June 30, 2018

    By Invitation Only

    Session:  10:00 A.M. 

    DCPS Police School Headquarters
    1720 Lansdowne Drive
    Suite 209

    If you have additional questions about eligibility, contact district representatives at (904) 390-2840 or

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