VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois. Of special distinction, the village was recently named one of the “Top Ten Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine, is ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub’s “Best Illinois Cities for Jobs” and, for the fifth year in a row, received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
The village employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Police Auxiliary Officer (Police Department) part-time with an online application deadline of 09/19/2021.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.
STARTING SALARY: $22.88 per hour working up to 19 hours per week. The salary range for this position grade is $22.88 – $34.86. This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement available on our website.
WORK SCHEDULE: The Police Auxiliary Division is a 24/7/365 operation. Candidates must be available to work a variety of shifts including a minimum of (3) midnight shifts per month. Auxiliary Officers need to be available to work at least 24-hours each calendar month.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
This position is a non-sworn employee who shall not carry a firearm, nor be assigned duties requiring sworn officer status. An employee in this position shall wear an authorized uniform, maintain hours appropriate to the assignment, and receive training appropriate to the duties performed. This position performs traffic control, parking enforcement, special event duties, front desk services, crime free program liaison activities, booking duties and community relations duties and related tasks.
To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will need to effectively communicate to a full range of people, inside and outside the organization. We are looking to add a team member with the capacity to understand and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
Auxiliary Officers need to be available to work at least 24-hours each calendar month. Auxiliary Officers hired after 09/01/12, must be available to work a minimum of three midnight shifts per month.
1. Maintains a general knowledge of the department, Village ordinances, and state laws required to perform assignments.
2. Performs traffic control, parking enforcement, special event duties, front desk services, crime free program liaison activities, booking duties and community relations duties and related tasks as assigned.
3. Performs Detention Facility duties including processing, searching, and monitoring prisoners.
4. Inspects each assigned police vehicle for proper equipment and reports any damage prior to and after his/her tour of duty.
5. Female Auxiliary Officers shall assume the responsibility for the proper handling of female prisoners.
6. Trains newly hired Auxiliary Officers utilizing current field training standards and procedures, if designated as training officers.
7. Responds to citizen requests for Vehicle Lock Out service.
8. Performs functions associated with installation and removal of Denver Boot equipment.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Assigned Duty: Front Desk
1. Attends to the front desk at the police department building; answers inquiries, works computer terminals, communicates via radio, completes reports, and generally provides information and assists persons, conducts Metra train pass transactions. Monitors entry and exit of visitors and workers, as well as alarms and security cameras.
2. Assists officers with a variety of functions including but not limited to, bond-out paperwork, bond exchanges, outside contacts, coordinating responses (including towing companies, board up services, taxi transportation, and other village departments and services), etc.
3. Relief of duties associated with either Call-Back Officers and/or Customer Service Center Representatives, as needed.
4. Prepares and disseminates Village Notification pages/e-mails.
5. Assists with vehicle repossessions, relocations, and vehicle tow releases.
6. Maintains sex offender registrations and warrant procedures.
Assigned Duty: Crime Free Program
1. Supports the Crime Free Multi-Housing program by facilitating landlord seminars, conducts Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) assessments, and participates in resident crime prevention socials, under the direct supervision of the Community Relations Sergeant.
2. Meets with property owners, managers, and Home Owners Association boards as needed.
3. Processes incident records, including but not limited to, reviewing Calls For Service data, and assisting beat teams with nuisance rental properties using the Residential Rental Ordinance.
1. Education equivalent to a high school diploma.
2. A minimum of one year of customer service related experience.
3. CPR certification preferred or ability to obtain with six months from date of hire.
4. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
5. Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.
1. Working knowledge of village geography.
2. General knowledge of local, state and federal laws.
3. Working knowledge of the police department organization.
4. Proficiently operate all required equipment; perform minor maintenance when necessary.
5. Provide or obtain assistance for citizens and co-workers in physical distress.
6. Interact positively, impartially, tactfully and courteously with all persons.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Exposure to all and extreme weather conditions.
2. Exposure to personal danger associated with traffic control and contact with persons in booking/lock-up.
3. Lift and carry equipment up to 50 pounds.
4. Climb flights of stairs, maneuver around obstacles.
5. Perform lifesaving procedures.
6. Function effectively under stress.
Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER