This part-time position involves a variety of police duties including maintaining law and order, preserving peace, preventing crime, apprehending offenders, recovering lost/stolen property, and maintaining custody of prisoners. Provides security and generally non-patrol duties, including directing traffic, event security, and other duties as required. Delivers outstanding customer service to residents and visitors of the City of Elmhurst. Part-time Police Officers carry firearms only when in uniform and in the performance of job duties with the permission of the Chief of Police.
This position does not advance to a full-time police officer position. There is a separate application and testing process for full-time police officers.
Graduate of a State of Illinois basic recruit academy and meets requirements for Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for Certified Police Officer
High school diploma or equivalent
Possession of a valid driver's license
Must not have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors, as defined by statute
Must participate in and successfully complete all stages of the testing process, which may include but not limited to: oral interview, polygraph examination, extensive background investigation and post offer physical/drug test
Must be a citizen of the United States
Twenty-one years of age or older
Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
The starting wage is $25.87 per hour.
Approximately sixty four (64) hours per month.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.