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Community Service Officer (Part-Time)

Glen Ellyn, Illinois



Village of Glen Ellyn

535 Duane Street

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Phone: 630-469-5000

Fax: 630-547-5322




Salary: $20.64 - $26.02/hour, DOQ

Population: 27,500

Sworn Officers: 40

Application Deadline: 2/13/17







The Village of Glen Ellyn’s Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of part-time Community Service Officer “CSO”.



The job duties of the CSO include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department’s operations

  • To enforce State and local traffic and parking regulations

  • To perform limited investigative work, and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to Village residents and the general public.



  • Patrol streets to discover violation of laws and ordinances and take appropriate action

  • Answer calls and complaints involving animal problems, parking and traffic issues, vehicle lock-outs, minor automobile accidents, abandoned vehicles, hazards, nuisances, and other situations requiring police assistance or intervention

  • Monitor parking boxes for proper payment, issue tickets as necessary

  • Deliver and pick-up miscellaneous packages for the Police Department

  • Perform physical building security checks as assigned

  • Direct traffic at fire and accident scenes, special events, and other emergency or congested situations

  • Provide public information regarding law enforcement and crime prevention; conducts community presentations and facility tours as assigned



  • Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of one year of previous professional work experience or related specialized training.

  • Previous work experience in public safety/law enforcement or related local government setting is preferred, but not required.

  • The Village is seeking qualified candidates who demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey empathy and understanding under various conditions.

  • Attention to detail and the flexibility to work both independently and as part of a team is also highly desirable.

  • Applicants will be required to interpret and apply Village, State, and Federal laws and procedures; and interpret and apply Village policies and procedures, written instructions, and general correspondence.

  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and effectively solve problems in a variety of situations.

  • Qualified applicants must also be able to demonstrate general proficiency in operating customary office equipment, including computers and related software, such as Microsoft Office and Windows-based programs. 

  • The position also requires individuals capable of completing basic mathematical calculations.

  • Must be able to obtain a LEADS certification upon hire, and must also have a valid driver’s license at the time of application.


General work schedule will be during weekday evenings and on weekends. The average work hours will range from 16 to 18 hours per week. Additional hours will be required, as needed, for training, holidays, vacations, and/or emergency situations.





The starting pay offered for this part-time, non-exempt position is

$20.64/hour to $26.02/hour DOQ with no additional fringe benefits.




  1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to  Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.

  2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #05-17 - Community Service Officer) in the subject line of their e-mail.

  3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and post-offer medical physical with a drug/alcohol screen.


The position is open until filled; however, first review of applications will begin on February 3, 2017.  Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.















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