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Part Time Police Officer

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Position Information

Position Number
Position Title Part Time Police Officer
Base Location Police Station
Department Police PT Officers
Job Open Date 10/05/2017
Job Close Date 11/17/2017
Open Until Filled No

Position Details

Position Summary

This part-time position involves a variety of police duties including maintaining law and order, preserving peace, preventing crime, apprehending offenders, recovering lost/stolen property, and maintaining custody of prisoners. Provides security and generally non-patrol duties, including directing traffic, event security, and other duties as required. Delivers outstanding customer service to residents and visitors of the City of Elmhurst. Part-time Police Officers carry firearms only when in uniform and in the performance of job duties with the permission of the Chief of Police.

Hours: Approximately 64 hrs./mo.

This position does not advance to a full time police officer position. There is a separate application and testing process for full-time police officers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Critical Mental/Physical Requirements
Position Qualifications/Experience

•High school diploma or equivalent.
•Possession of a valid driver’s license.
•Graduate of a State of Illinois basic recruit academy and meets requirements for Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for Certified Police Officer.
•Must not have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors, as defined by statute.
•Must participate in and successfully complete all stages of the testing process, which may include but not limited to: oral interview, polygraph examination, extensive background investigation and post offer
physical/drug test.
•Must be a citizen of the United States.
•Twenty-one years of age or older.
•Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Working Conditions
Wage The starting wage is $25.87 per hour

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a certified law enforcement officer in the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently employed as a sworn law enforcement officer?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you hold a valid Firearms Owners Identification card?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of full-time law enforcement officer experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years of part-time law enforcement officer experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How many hours per month are you seeking to work as a part-time police officer?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No