The Village of Palos
Park, Illinois, is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals
for the position of part-time Police Officer. This is full service patrol
position, primarily evenings, nights, holidays & weekends to augment our full
time sworn patrol officers.
Part-time Palos Park officers are hired to work the night shift and especially
cover vacant shifts for full time officers in training, on vacation or
requesting a day off.
This is a key position in our organization and without hesitation we require
that you be mentally and physical prepared to work primarily night shifts.
We ask you that you understand your position requires that you be physically and
mentally prepared do the following; help those in crisis; desire to have a sense
of accomplishment at the end your shift; view yourself as being a role model to
those in our community; have integrity, empathy and excellent communication
If you answer yes to these questions, the Palos Park Police Department wants you
to join our team of professional men and women who make a difference every day
in our community.
This position offers opportunities for self-fulfillment that few positions do.
The Palos Park Police Department offers you a variety of training, special
assignments, and professional development. In return for this opportunity, we
require that you be flexible and available to work in a 24/7/365 environment. We
Minimum qualifications include:
21 years of age
High school graduate
(College course work in Criminal / Social Justice)
Good moral character
Good mental and physical
No felony or domestic
Graduate of (Full time)
Basic Law Enforcement Academy Training or PEP/STTAR program
Currently employed in
law enforcement and / or separated from a law enforcement agency in good
All qualified applicants will be required to pass a thorough background
investigation, multi-tiered interview process and a pre-employment drug