The Part-Time Community Service Officer will assist all divisions of the Police
Department in handling matters that are non-criminal in nature. The Community
Service Officer’s duties may range from the handling routine general service
calls, to the handling of specially designated assignments. Duties at times may
require the collection of information as well as the preparation of associated
reports. The position is responsible for enforcing any parking violations
throughout the Village, including the business districts, municipal parking
lots, all metered areas, permit parking lots and all posted areas requiring
Performs routine patrol of the Village as required by duties.
Enforce local ordinances pertaining to, but not limited to parking and animal
Prepare reports for found property, abandoned autos, and delayed and private
property crash reports.
Assist motorists with disabled vehicles or vehicle lockouts.
Handle pick-up and deliveries within or outside the Village Corporate limits,
(i.e. equipment, interdepartmental mail, vehicle for maintenance/repairs, etc.).
Assist with school crossing when required.
Assignment to special event coverage for parking, traffic or crowd control.
Matron duty (for a female CSO candidate).
Child safety seat inspections and installations.
Answer telephones, deliver and pick up interdepartmental mail, collect paid
parking violations. Gives basic information and directions to the public.
Assist with records department desk coverage.
Collect money from meters/pay boxes and make bank deposits.
Operates all tools and equipment needed to perform job duties while adhering to
all safety rules and practices.
Perform simple vehicle maintenance. Report any mechanical problems to
Testify in Traffic Court to give evidence in parking violations citations.
Other duties as assigned.
The work environment generally includes the outdoors. The noise level can be
loud. The position is subject to inclement weather conditions and working in
high traffic areas. The work requirements include patrolling and walking
assigned patrol areas on foot. The work also includes driving a Village-issued
Regularly required to stand and walk, use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms and talk and hear. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel,
and crouch. May lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities
include close vision, distance vision, depth and ability to adjust focus.
Specific vision abilities include the ability to use a computer, and write
reports and citations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Police Department General Orders and Village Policy.
Frequent contact with the public; must be able to communicate verbally and
demonstrate good customer relations.
Moderate analytical skills required.
Ability to modify established processes and procedures due to changes in Police
Department and Village policy is required.
Ability to learn, understand and adhere to all applicable safety precautions and
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with the
Ability to assist public in a professional manner.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet productivity standards.
equivalent to a high school diploma required.
Driver’s License required.
Must be able to
obtain CPR and AED certification within 12 months of hire.
will consist of either 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday and Wednesday through
Saturday or 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
This is a non-sworn position. This position participates in the Illinois
Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).
selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug
screening and background check.
Applicants may reapply if they are not hired for this specific position.
position is open until filled. The position is expected to be filled as soon as
the interview process and background checks are completed.
Interested candidates should submit an application,