The City of Naperville's Police Department seeks a Detention Officer to perform tasks relating to the control and processing of prisoners in a "locked-in" environment.
Detention Officers may be placed on a 12-hour night shift (with rotating days off) OR an 8-hour day shift (Tuesday-Saturday). Detention Officers bid on their shifts annually. Applicants must be able to work the shift assigned to them (including weekends and holidays). Shift for this vacancy will be identified at the time of interviews. Union position.
This position will book (fingerprint, photograph, and complete reports) and monitor prisoners; perform cell inspections; and maintain a current inventory of department equipment. You will also assist in taking/writing police reports, and all other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Qualified candidates will possess specialized training in public safety support services, prisoner security and control, or a related field.
Skills in the operation of computers and computerized equipment desired.
New hires must obtain their State Corrections Officer Certification within their first six (6) months of employment (as a condition of continued employment). The cost of this academy is paid for by the City. Preferred candidates will already have this certification.
Selected candidates will undergo a background check, polygraph exam, and post-offer drug screen.
The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 146,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago. Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live. The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area. It's also a great place to work!
Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories. In return for your "great service all the time," we'll provide you with a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team.
THE CITY OF NAPERVILLE IS AN E. O. E.
The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.
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