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Glendale Heights, Illinois



Glendale Heights Police Department

300 Civic Center Plaza

Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Phone: 630-260-6000  

Fax: 630-510-1708 


Salary: $20.70 - $28.68/hour

Population: 34,208 

Sworn Officers: 56 

Application Deadline: Until Filled




The Village of Glendale Heights has a position available for a full-time Telecommunicator in the Police Department Communications Center.


Performs a variety of routine clerical, administrative and technical functions in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information, keeping official records, and assisting in the administration of the standard operating policies and procedures of the Communications Center.


Monitors telephone and radio, answers all incoming calls and ascertains nature of call, gathers all necessary information to transmit or relay. Dispatches police and other response vehicles for emergency responses. Performs matron duties.




  • Two years of Police Telecommunications experience is desired for this position

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Good oral and written communications skills

  • Typing skills of 35 WPM

  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations

  • Two years of increasing responsible experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience


This position works primarily 8:00 pm to 4:00 am, with frequent 11:00 pm to 7:00 am shifts. Position with occasional duties on other shifts as well.



Hourly Rate:


$20.70 - $28.68/hour

commensurate with qualifications and experience


The Village of Glendale Heights offers full-time employees a generous benefit package including health and dental insurance.



To apply, please submit cover letter, application and

three professional references to:


Village of Glendale Heights

Attn: Human Resources Division

300 Civic Center Plaza

Glendale Heights, IL 60139



All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and submission of fingerprints for a complete background investigation.  Employees are required to have their permanent residency within a 20 mile radius of the Village, unless an exception is approved by the Village Administrator. 



Applications being accepted until position is filled.



An Equal Opportunity Employer











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