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Vernon Hills, Illinois



Vernon Hills Police Department

754 Lakeview Parkway

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Phone: 847-247-4887




Starting Salary: $55,378 - $74,920

Population: 25,000

Sworn Officers: 43

Application Deadline: 5/26/17






The Vernon Hills Police Department’s Communication Center provides both police and fire dispatch services. Police dispatch services are coordinated by the Vernon Hills Police Department, which provides services for the Village(s) of Libertyville, Lincolnshire, and Vernon Hills, as well as the monitoring, receipt, and transmission of emergency and non-emergency police messages. In addition, the position involves the monitoring and operating of electronic building security systems; providing general information to the public; and the performance of incidental clerical duties. This position involves a high level of communication during emergency and non-emergency situations which require the ability to communicate effectively and to employ selective attention in an environment with a variety of distractions. In addition, the individual must possess the ability to perform job duties in a confidential manner.



The following requirements must be met:

  1. Graduation from high school or GED

  2. Minimum of one to three years’ experience in public safety dispatch.

  3. Accurate typing ability.

  4. Possess the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and conduct themselves accordingly under stressful situations.

  5. Passage of a pre-employment physical examination and drug test (at the Village's expense).

  6. Successful completion of a twelve-month probationary period.



The starting salary range for the position is $55,378 - $74,920 with excellent benefits.


Appointment is normally at the first (entry) step of the range. Candidates must be willing to work all shifts.




Employments Applications may be obtained from:


Village of Vernon Hills

290 Evergreen Drive

Vernon Hills, IL 60061




On our website at:


Applications must be fully complete including sufficient detail to determine if an application meets the specific requirements.


Employment Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017 with the first review of applications beginning on Friday, May 12, 2017.



Please submit applications to:


Kristen Svendsen

290 Evergreen Drive

Vernon Hills 60061













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