APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2021
The Village of Glencoe Public Safety Commission is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Officer, a unique position that is a certified law enforcement officer, firefighter and emergency medical technician.
No prior experience or certification is required.
Public Safety Officers are highly unique – as police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, Glencoe's officers provide complete public safety services to the Glencoe community. If you become a Public Safety Officer, you will be trained to perform all three job functions.
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Glencoe:
- U.S. citizenship at the time of filing an application;
- No felony convictions, pursuant to Illinois state law (Note: a misdemeanor or felony conviction does not constitute automatic bar to employment. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position sought may, however, be considered in assessing qualifications for employment.)
- Possess a valid state-issued driver's license;
- Minimum of 20 years of age and 6 months by the date of the written examination (March 6, 2021);
- Under the age of 35 as of the application deadline date (February 19, 2021), unless the applicant meets one of the exceptions listed in Section 4.1(B)(2) of the Glencoe Public Safety Commission's Rules and Regulations, which can be accessed on the Village's website: https://cms6.revize.com/revize/glencoeil/document_center/Government/Public%20Safety%20Commission/Glencoe%20PSC%20Rules%202015%20-%20Amended%20January%202019.pdf
- Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;
- Completion of two years of studies either equaling an Associate's Degree -OR- 60 hours of college credit by June 30, 2021 (from a junior college, college, or university that is accredited by a national accreditation agency);
- Possess a valid Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) Test Card issued by an agency authorized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board to conduct the POWER Test.
- POWER test cards must be dated between six months prior the date of your application through April 23, 2021. All applicants must obtain a POWER test card by April 23, 2021 to continue eligibility in the examination process.
- Subject to test availability, POWER Test Cards may be obtained through the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA - http://www.nipsta.org/202/POWER-Test); Joliet Junior College (https://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/places-interest/power-testing); or Triton College (https://www.triton.edu/cja/#power)
- Note: CPAT cards are NOT accepted, only the POWER test card is accepted. If you have a CPAT card, you will need to take the POWER test.
To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:
It is the policy of The Village of Glencoe to hire, promote, and compensate employees, and to administer all employment practices, in accordance with applicable law, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other protected category.