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Pre-Certified

Police Officer

Glenview, Illinois

 

Village of Glenview

1225 Waukegan Road

Glenview, IL 60025

Phone: 847-904-4474

E-mail: miozzo@glenview.il.us

Website: www.glenview.il.us

 

 

Starting Salary: $67,569 (eff 1/1/18)

Population: 45,417

Sworn Officers: 66

Application Deadline: NA

 

 

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Pre-Certified Police Officer

 

The Village of Glenview is seeking candidates for the position of full-time Pre-Certified Police Officer.

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Police Officers conduct preventive patrol and general policing functions to protect the health, safety, and welfare of lives and property within the Village.  Officers provide initial response to emergency and non-emergency service requests, investigate complaints, document investigation findings, enforce laws and ordinances, complete reports, and provide a wide range of public service activities. Officers may also be assigned special projects on an on-going or short term basis, and are required to draw upon extensive training and procedural guidelines, mandates, and laws governing their response and conduct when determining the appropriate action to take in a particular situation. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Patrol Officers are assigned to a specific shift and report directly to their assigned Sergeant and Commander.

 

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs preventative patrols (i.e. via foot, patrol cars, bicycle, and/or motorcycle) and other crime prevention duties in the Village in order to enforce all laws and regulations, provide security, and detect violators.

  • Performs traffic law enforcement, and establishes effective working relationships with community stakeholders, federal/state/local authorities, other Village Departments, and Village officials.

  • Responds to complaints, accidents, disturbances and/or any requests for police response, assesses situations quickly and objectively, and determines most appropriate response in order to prevent potentially dangerous or violent situations from occurring or continuing.

  • Assists fire department on fire and medical calls.

  • Investigates any reported crimes by gathering, securing and documenting evidence, interviewing witnesses, recording and submitting pertinent information.

  • Conducts surveillance when required.

  • Maintains records of activities and prepares reports to provide information to investigators and/or prosecutors or any stakeholder that may require use of that information; submits timely reports for supervisor's review; and testifies in court proceedings to present evidence and to give personal account of incident/crime.

  • Conducts arrests of persons violating the law including physically detaining persons according to established guidelines and procedures.

  • Responds to emergency situations and begins to administer basic first aid to injured persons as necessary.

  • Performs various other tasks to assist other emergency personnel such as crowd control, directing traffic, and other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Applicants for pre-certified appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • Resident of, and legally authorized to work in the United States

  • High school diploma or equivalent high school education

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and under the age of 35 years. The foregoing age 35 limitation shall not apply in the case of any person having previous employment status as:

    • A police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality, regardless of whether the municipality is located in Illinois or in another state, or

    • An auxiliary police officer under Section 3.1-30-20 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/3.1-30-20) for at least 5 years and is under 40 years of age, or

    • A deputy under Section 3-6008 of the Illinois Counties Code (55 ILCS 5/3-6008) who otherwise meets necessary training requirements, or

    • A sworn officer with the Illinois Department of State Police or

    • A veteran shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision of this section by the number of years served on active military duty, but by no more than 10 years of active military duty

  • Valid full-time certification as a Police Officer from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

  • Prior law enforcement experience within the two years immediately prior to submission of application

  • Prior law enforcement experience must include job duties that are similar to those of a Glenview Police Officer

  • Official letter from most recent law enforcement employer stating that you have passed the Field Training Program. If a law enforcement employer does not have a formal Field Training Program, a verifiable letter form the employer, stating the applicant would be retained and has met their department's training requirements, will be accepted as alternative documentation.

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid Illinois Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) card by time of hire

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

 

The examination and selection process shall be so fashioned as to test fairly the capacity and fitness of the person examined to discharge the duties of the position of Police Officer. Applicants may be recommended to be removed from the process following any of the examination components.  The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will select from among the applicants successfully completing all examination components.

 

Applicants selected to continue in the selection process will be subjected to the following examination components:

  • Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER Card) within the previous 12 months of the date of the exam, submitted with application material or presented at the SBSA. See www.nipsta.org for testing dates.

  • Situational Based Styles Assessment (SBSA): This exam will be conducted routinely based on number of qualified applicants at any given time.  Only qualified applicants will be able to sit in for this exam. You will be notified no later than two weeks prior to the closing of this ongoing job posting  in regards to your qualifications.

  • Background Investigation: Independent investigation of the applicant’s moral character, personality, temperament, and other factors which may bear upon the applicant’s fitness for the position of Police Officer. Independent investigation of the applicant's work experience and merit in past performance of similar work.

  • Polygraph Examination: No applicant shall be disqualified solely on the basis of polygraph chart evaluations.

  • Pre-Employment Assessment Center (PEAC): Tests of practical abilities measuring the applicant’s ability to perform the tasks associated with performing the essential job functions of Police Officer.

  • Oral Interview with Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS:

 

All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment shall undergo a medical physical, including a drug screen, and a psychological examination to determine if they can perform the essential functions of a Police Officer with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

 

POLICE OFFICER COMPENSATION:

 

PENSION:

 

Eligible for participation in the Village of Glenview Police Pension. Candidates who have not participated in a downstate pension system, will be considered for Tier 2 benefits. Candidates who are interested in transferring existing pension service credit are strongly encouraged to thoroughly research their options for transferring service credit.

 

SALARY:

 

The starting annual base salary for this position is $67,569 (i.e. Step 1, effective 1/1/2018) with a competitive benefit package. The position is non-exempt under FLSA. For more salary and benefit information, see the collective bargaining agreement, found here.

 

ICMA - RC:

 

Eligible for participation in the Village of Glenview 457 and Roth IRA plans.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE:

 

Eligible for participation in Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO-BA, HMO-IL or PPO health insurance plans.  Employees contribute 16% of the premium for the HMO-BA and HMO-IL and 20% for the PPO.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE OPT OUT INCENTIVE:

 

Eligible for cash incentive if eligible employee and/or dependents decline plan coverage.

 

DENTAL INSURANCE:

 

Eligible for participation in MetLife PPO or Dental Reimbursement Program.

 

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT:

 

Eligible for participation in the Section 125 Flex Spending program that allows the use of pre-tax dollars for qualifying expenses.

 

LONGEVITY:

 

Police Officers are eligible for longevity pay after 6 years of service with the Glenview Police Department.

 

ACCRUED LEAVE:

 

Accrued leave is prorated for the calendar year, depending on actual start date.

  • 80 hours of vacation pursuant to vacation usage and buy back policy

  • 96 hours of holiday eligible to be used as time off or as cash

  • 8 hours of sick leave per month is accrued

  • 24 hours of personal leave after 5 years of service with the Glenview Police Department

  • Eligible for compensatory time

UNIFORMS:

 

Initial uniforms are provided, and then an annual uniform allowance of $750.00.

 

SHIFT ASSIGNMENT:

 

Shift selections are determined on an annual basis by seniority.

 

SHIFT DESCRIPTION:

 

Officers assigned to the Patrol Division work 12 hours per day. The Patrol Division consists of two shifts, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Each shift is divided into two squads, which alternate days off.  The Patrol Division also has early and late car assignments.  All Police Officers will work holidays, nights and weekends as required.

 

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

 

Officers are on probation for 1 year subsequent to their successful completion of the Field Training Officer Program.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Carefully read the below instructions and submit your application through our online applicant tracking system.  The candidates with the highest scores on the SBSA will be considered for advancement in the selection process.

 

All applications must be submitted through the online applicant tracking system provided below. Applications that fail to comply with all application instructions will not be considered for advancement.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Online Application

 

 

Please contact Megan Iozzo with questions regarding the application or required documents BEFORE submitting the application:

 

miozzo@glenview.il.us

 

 

 

The Village of Glenview is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Committed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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