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Orland Park, Illinois


Village of Orland Park

14700 Ravinia Avenue

Orland Park, IL 60462

Phone: 708-403-6155

Fax: 708-349-4859



Salary: $13.00/hour

Population: 58,590

Sworn Officers: 99

Application Deadline: Until Filled





Part-Time Telecommunicator


Police Department



The Village of Orland Park is accepting applications for a part-time Telecommunicator in our Police Department.


This position is primarily responsible for processing emergency and non-emergency requests for service of police, and transferring requests for fire or medical units to the appropriate jurisdiction and dispatching and communication with emergency units including, police, ESDA, fire, and EMS as necessary.


This position is also responsible for monitoring fire, hold-up, and burglar alarm, all required radio frequencies and disseminates the appropriate information to field and command personnel, and will also perform matron duties.


This position will also perform clerical tasks including filing, typing of records, logs, arrest cards, or any other documents required by the department.




  • High school diploma or GED along with a minimum of one year dispatch or clerical work is required.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • The ability to speak distinctly and effectively, multitask, maintain accuracy and confidentiality, solid interpersonal skills, and good judgment are also required.

  • The ability to handle pressure and remain calm in emergency situations, read and understand written and verbal instructions, and the ability to make decisions consistent with department policy is also required.

  • Proficient level of computer skills is required.




This position is generally an afternoon shift from 3:00pm 11:00pm. Flexibility to work occasional daytime/overnight hours need. Will be assigned to morning and overnight shifts as needed. Position includes working some weekends and holidays.


Approximately 24 - 29 hours per week



Pay Rate:


$13.00 per hour


This position is IMRF eligible.



Interested candidates must complete an application

and may send a resume with cover letter to:


Human Resources

Village of Orland Park

14700 Ravinia Avenue

Orland Park, IL 60462


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