Village of Monee
5130 West Court Street
Monee, IL 60449
Sworn Officers: 13 (FT); 6 (PT)
Application Deadline: 11/18/16
Monee Police Department
Police Chief Application
11/18/2016 4:00 PM
The Village of Monee, Illinois is now accepting applications for the position of Police Chief with the Monee Police Department.
Sworn Police Officers:
13 Full-time, 6 Part-time
All applicants must meet the following
Summary of the Position:
The Police Chief is the chief law enforcement officer for the Village of Monee and the Village of Monee Police Department. In this role, the Police Chief provides leadership in fostering a safe environment for the Village of Monee through enforcement of Federal, State, and local laws. Under direction from the Village Administrator and mayor; the Police Chief plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the comprehensive police services for the Village of Monee Police Department, including its patrol, traffic enforcement, investigation, and administrative support services. The Police Chief also provides professional assistance to the Village of Monee Mayor, Board of Trustees, and administration in areas of law enforcement expertise and coordinates assigned activities with other Village of Monee departments and outside agencies. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Police Chief is expected to foster cooperative working relationships with citizen groups and other agencies on police matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities, the Police Chief must be able to effectively and satisfactorily carry out the following requirements which are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for the position.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing the core responsibilities, the Police Chiefís duties frequently involve driving, walking, running, standing, climbing, crouching, pushing, jumping over, pulling, carrying, reaching above head, lifting, lowering, hand wrist and elbow motion, grasping, and holding. The Police Chief must have excellent physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak and full use of arms and legs and may be asked to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
The Police Chief is also required to attend meetings with at various sites within and away from the village. On occasion, the Police Chief may be required to work extended shifts or be called to emergency situations and work with exposure to difficult circumstances, including exposure to dangerous situations, hazardous materials and all weather conditions.
The Police Chief is required to possess a Bachelorís degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university. The Police Chief must also be a certified law enforcement officer in the State of Illinois or be able to and obtain certification within six (6) months of appointment. The Police Chief must also possess a valid driverís license.
Required Level of Experience:
The Police Chief must have ten (10) years of increasingly responsible broad based experience as a certified law enforcement officer with a recognized law enforcement agency, with five (5) years or more in a supervisory capacity at the command level, on a medium or large policing environment, including municipal exposure; with demonstrated progressively increasing command-level responsibilities.
Submit all application documents (Cover Letter, Resume) online by Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m. (CST).
Submission of Application:
The Village of Monee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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