"Safety, Security, Service"

Culver City Unified School District’s Department of Safety and Security is a 24-hour, 7-days-per-week operation. We employ 11 School Safety Officers. We have a full-time Dispatcher during school hours and operate on three shifts: Day, Swing and Graveyard. We’re responsible for 11 school and office sites. Our department monitors and maintains over 300 high-definition video surveillance cameras and more than 40 alarmed spaces.  We maintain an updated fleet of patrol vehicles and bicycles, and invest in high-end technology and equipment.


Distinguishing Characteristics

Under direct supervision, patrol and monitor District properties and adjacent areas to protect students, staff, equipment and property from criminal activity; intervene, mitigate, and resolve all conflicts encountered on District property or its immediate adjacency; enforce laws and regulations; respond to alarms, emergency situations.


Examples of Duties

  • Patrol on foot, bicycle, or motorized vehicle and monitor District properties 24 hours per day, weekends and holidays.
  • Continuous foot patrol of school sites with a focus on monitoring student behavior, ensuring students are not wandering the campus.
  • Conduct searches of students, lockers and personal belongings for prohibited items or evidence of crimes or school rule violations.
  • Provide protective escort or supervision for victims of fights or bullying.
  • Traffic and pedestrian control in intersections at or near school sites; responsible for setting up, managing and removing temporary traffic safety devices requiring regular physical manual effort; required to stand for extended periods of time while giving hand and arm signals, or managing other similar traffic control signs and devices.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of logs, records and reports related to incidents, issues, hazards and other assigned activities.
  • Intervene in fights immediately and in accordance with District policy.
  • Administer First Aid, CPR or other life saving techniques.


Training Opportunities

  • Formal Field Training Program (FTP)
  • 24-Hour School Security Class—SB1626
  • School Emergency Trauma Intervention
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC)
  • Weaponless Defense Tactics
  • FEMA—Incident Command System
  • Active Shooter Response
  • Drug & Alcohol Influence Recognition
  • Traffic & Pedestrian Control
  • Bicycle Patrol
Extra Assignments
  • Sporting Events
  • Academic Events
  • Performing Arts
  • Prom
  • Dances



  • Night Differential—3%
  • Bilingual—8% (Based on Assignment)
  • Health, Life, Vision & Dental
  • CalPERS retirement system