Community Service Officer

Job ID
2017-1145
Employment Type
Part-Time (20-29 hours)
US-IL-Orland Park
IMRF Eligibile
IMRF Eligible
Category
Protective Services and Dispatch Operations
Salary
$10.50

Opportunity at a Glance

Join the Village of Orland Park’s award winning Police Department as a Part-Time Community Service Officer.  The Police department is one of the most visible Village departments and works to keep the Orland Park community safe and oversees the enforcement of laws and ordinances. 

Key Responsibilities

The Village of Orland Park’s Police Department seeks part-time Community Services Officer(s) to provide assistance to other operational police service units through the completion of assigned tasks enabling sworn members to dedicate a greater amount of time to proactive enforcement and in-depth investigations.

 
These non-sworn positions respond to and handle many non-emergency, non-life threatening calls for service.  Routine duties include assignments of animal complaints which include apprehending and transporting wild animals, providing relief to school crossing guards, and assisting the Crime Prevention/Community Relations Unit in administrative tasks and material distribution.
 
These positions also assists the general public with requests for service, which do not require a sworn officer to respond to including providing traffic and crowd control assistance at traffic crash scenes, social functions, and crime scenes as directed, performing Patrol function to observe Village Code violations and provides the enforcement function for specific violations that are under this authority and issues warnings and/or the appropriate citations for violations.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

This position requires a high school diploma or GED certificate.  College coursework in criminal justice or related field and two years of related experience are preferred.  Must have the ability to work traffic control, communicate over a police radio, and utilize a computer.

  
Must be available Monday – Sunday.  Hours vary and include day, afternoon/evening, and midnight hours.  Must be available weekends and holidays.  Approximately 29 hours per week based on need.  Must specify availability when applying.

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