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Employment Opportunities:

City of Greenfield

Part-Time Police Officer Position

Part Time Police Officer position is open for the City of Greenfield.  It is the objective to hire (3) individuals, with a potential for Full Time position opening.  Current staff has 2 Full Time Officers and potential of expanding to 3.  Determination will be decided at a later date.

Job DescriptionPolice Officers are charged with the duties of preservation of the peace, order, and safety of the City; and also with the duties of protecting the rights of persons and property, and by enforcing all laws of the City and of the State of Illinois.

Job Qualifications:  It is suggested that anyone submitting an application, possess the proper credentials which allows them to perform the duties of police officer.  Individuals must be 21 years of age to be a police officer.  Other qualifications that is required by the State of Illinois and by the Personnel Manual.  See the Chief of Police for further explanations.  Candidates must also pass a thorough background check performed by the Chief of Police.

Starting Pay P/T:  $15.50     F/T:  TBD

Benefits:          P/T:  no benefits provided

                         Potential F/T benefits:  Vacation, Sick, and Comp time   Health insurance is not offered by the city.  A                              Stipend is provided for assistance on a personal health plan.

Applications may be requested by sending a request by email to Chief of Police John A. Goode at john.goode@leo.gov. 

This vacancy will be posted until August 1, 2019 at 9:00 am.  All applications that are on file at that time will be reviewed and considered.  It is the intent of the City to take action on this position at a later date.

 

 

 


POSITION DESCRIPTION
WEST CENTRAL JOINT ETSB


POSITION: Public Safety Dispatch Center Supervisor
WORK SCHEDULE: As assigned
DATE WRITTEN: February 2016 STATUS: Full-time
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $41,000 - $45,000
DATE REVISED: July 2019
REPORTS TO: Director/Assistant Director
Summary
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. The West Central Joint ETSB (WCJETSB) provides reasonable
accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require
accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job,
unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship to the WCPSDC.
The WCJETSB Dispatch Supervisor is responsible to plan, organize, direct, and supervise the
day-to-day operations of the WCJETSB Center. He/she supervises all telecommunicators
within the center, and performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the
dispatch center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Maintains and ensures the efficiency and stability of the multi-county-wide dispatch center.
Supervise and discipline telecommunicators.
Monitor and direct daily activities of telecommunicators.
Conduct evaluations of telecommunicators.
Maintain labor relations and assist with collective bargaining as needed.
Assist with and make recommendations regarding the yearly budget.
Functions as the Asst LEADS Agency Coordinator, coordinates Emergency Medical Dispatching
(EMD), Emergency Police Dispatching (EPD), Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD), administers the 
Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) program, and supervises the Public Safety Answering Point
(PSAP) functions.
Acts as administrator for a variety of required telecommunication and software systems,
including but not limited to, Voice Logger, Radio Console, Call taking System, GIS mapping
system; coordinates updates and repairs, works with IT staff and vendors as needed, add and
train new users on system.
Ensures compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, prepares and
implements the emergency operations plan of the 911 network.
Seeks to maintain a high level of morale and motivation within the department. Ensures all
personnel operate as a team in the performance of their duties. Encourages cooperation and
support among all of the employees of the center and serves as a coach and mentor to all public
safety dispatchers.
Attends meetings and works with various public safety and emergency planning and response
agencies to plan and participate in exercises and other activities to test emergency operations
plans, procedures, and equipment.
Compiles communication center call statistics for staffing projects and budget preparation; plans
for future capital expenditures, new radio/computer systems and equipment
acquisition/replacement needs.
Coordinates policies and activities for the WCJETSB Center with the Director and Assistant
Director.
Responds to and provides data to the Director in the case of inquiries and complaints; establishes
and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other employees and public using
principles of good customer service.
Receives and responds to routine and emergency calls and dispatches communications by means
of telecommunication, computer, and radio equipment during the assigned shift.
Inputs calls-for-service and performs regular quality improvement for input in the Computer
Aided Dispatch (CAD) System; updates the system with status of Law Enforcement, EMS, and
Fire units and records activities during calls; issues report/incident numbers to requesting field
units.
Assigns calls to Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire units and dispatches units as necessary;
monitors status of Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire units using multiple radio channels, video
terminals, and telephone equipment.
Supports and updates policy for Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire personnel to ensure
expeditiously; coded responses from various systems for Law Enforcement, EMS, and Fire
personnel.
Researches systems, manuals, maps and other source documents, including, but not limited to,
the Records Management System (RMS), Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS),
and National Crime Information Center (NCIC); provides information to other employees and
the public in accordance with prescribed policies and regulations.
Assembles, codes, compiles, records and summarizes a variety of Law Enforcement record data
and documents; updates information sources; distributes data and documents to appropriate
personnel.
Operates and maintains training for a variety of communications equipment including radio
consoles, data communication terminals, telephones systems; maintains workstation area and
Communications Center; reports equipment malfunctions as needed.
Coordinates continuing training topics to meet the accreditation standards.
Participates in the quality assurance unit for EMD, EFD, and EPD to include providing feedback
to the staff in a timely manner.
Operates computer terminals and printers to type, enter, modify and retrieve a wide variety of
reports and records, memoranda, letters and other material.
Attends meetings, seminars, and training; makes public presentations as required; performs
special projects and assignments; acts as liaison with courts, criminal justice, community,
business, and educational agencies; contacts and cooperates with all agencies in matters relating
to each agencies.
Attends prescribed in-service, conferences, or other training programs for
certification/recertification in dispatch areas.
Maintains confidentiality and security of department information and records including those
related to personnel and the collective bargaining process.
May testify in court and present evidence in legal proceedings as required.
Other duties as assigned.

I. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DIFFICULTY OF WORK:
High school diploma or GED, college degree preferred, but not required, and a minimum of 5
years of Dispatch experience. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of: modern public safety principles; principles and practices of supervision, training
and performance evaluation; operational characteristics of CAD and emergency 9-1-1 systems;
laws affecting the operation of law enforcement, EMS and fire radio, LEADS and NCIC; modern
computer and telecommunications systems used in public safety dispatch, modern office
procedures and methods and computer equipment.
Must maintain high level of confidentiality.
Probation period of a minimum of six months after hire.
Must successfully complete EMD, EFD, and EPD before release from probation.
Meet all hiring requirements, including pre-hiring physical and pre-employment drug testing.
Periodic or random drug testing may be required.
Possession of or the ability to obtain required certifications and/or trainings (including but not
limited to LEADS and NCIC computer systems, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Emergency Fire
Dispatch, Emergency Police Dispatch, and CPR).
Skill in typing information into a computer using letter/number combinations quickly and
accurately.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of the customary practices,
procedures, rules and regulations of agencies partners.
Practical knowledge of area law enforcement, EMS and fire demands, and ability to effectively
perform the essential duties of the position, including sitting for long periods with little or no
opportunity for breaks during shift.
Knowledge of radio frequencies, codes, procedures and limitations.
Knowledge of community geography and emergency responder’s juisdiction/boundaries.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to
prepare/complete all required reports within department deadlines.
Ability to:
• Handle a high degree of stress and act quickly and calmly in emergency situations
• Listen to a caller, type information into computer about the call and respond to radio
simultaneously.
• Think clearly, speak audibly and distinctly, make decisions quickly and take effective
action in emergency situations.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and other
employees.
• Comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including, but
not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
• Provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records
according to state requirements.
• Train, evaluate, and discipline staff within the public safety communication center.
• Obtain and apply knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes,
ordinances and accepted Law Enforcement procedures.
• Deal swiftly, rationally, and decisively with distressed or potentially violent individuals
in precarious situations over the phone, and take authoritative action applying appropriate
discretion.
• Effectively communicate orally and in writing, including being sensitive to professional
ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
• Speak clearly and distinctly, hear and be heard and understood when communicating in
person, by radio, or by telephone.
• Obey all written and oral orders and directives from department supervisors, and
appropriately respond to constructive criticism.
• Work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment, and
maintain appropriate, respectful interrelationships with subordinates, co-workers, and
department leadership.
• Work on several tasks at the same time, and work rapidly for long periods, often under
time pressure.
Competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including occasional encounters with
irate/hostile persons.
Work extended and irregular hours, evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned, and
occasionally travel out of town for training, sometimes overnight.
24-hour call for emergencies.
Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license and demonstrate safe driving record.
WEST CENTRAL JOINT ETSB HIRING PROCESS

Thank you for taking time to submit your resume to join our team. The following are the
requirements for moving forward in the application process and overview of how the timeline
will be moving forward.

Required Documentation Summited Before Testing:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Application (Application may be returned when testing)

Onsite Testing Deadline August 9, 2019
Computer based typing, multitasking, map reading, and reading comprehension must be passed
before August 24, 2018. Two attempts are allowed to pass test.
Allow 1 ½ to 2 hours to complete the test
Appointment for testing can be made by contacting us at:
217-479-4616 or esda@jacksonvilleil.com

Interview Process
The interview process will take place August 12th thru August 16th

Notification of hiring

  • Anticipated notice of hire and start date will be middle of September.
  • All of the steps must be completed in order to be considered for a position.
  • Please contact us with any questions. 217-479-4616 esda@jacksonvilleil.gov

 

                                                           BUNKER HILL POLICE DEPARTMENT

The City of Bunker Hill is accepting applications for Chief of Police, Full-Time Police Officer, and Part-Time Police Officers.  Please pick up applications at City Hall 801 S Franklin St Bunker Hill, IL 62014

Job Description:  Chief of Police

The Chief of Police in Bunker Hill is a "Working Chief."  You will be tasked with supervising other police officers, submitting reports, budgets, and much more while still answering calls within the city.  Chief of Police is charged with the duties of preservation of the peace, order, and safety of the City; and also with the duties of protecting the rights of persons and property, and by enforcing all laws of the City and of the State of Illinois.

Job Qualifications:

It is suggested that anyone applying, possess the proper credentials which allows them to perform the duties of Chief of Police.  Individuals must be 21 years of age to be a police officer.

Benefits:

                Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.  Health insurance is offered and currently has 2 plans.  One plan has no premiums for employee and family.  The other is a “buy up” plan with pay deductions. Dental and vision plans are available with pay deductions.

Job Description: Full-Time Police Officer

                Police Officers are charged with the duties of preservation of the peace, order, and safety of the City; and also with the duties of protecting the rights of persons and property, and by enforcing all laws of the City and of the State of Illinois.

Benefits:

                Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.  Health insurance is offered and currently has 2 plans.  One plan has no premiums for employee and family.  The other is a “buy up” plan with pay deductions. Dental and vision plans are available with pay deductions.

Job Description: Part-Time Police Officer

                Police Officers are charged with the duties of preservation of the peace, order, and safety of the City; and also with the duties of protecting the rights of persons and property, and by enforcing all laws of the City and of the State of Illinois. 

The Part-Time Officer works on an as needed basis but is required to work at least 3 shifts per month and holidays.

Resumes, certificates, or reference letters may be mailed or dropped off at the Bunker Hill Police Department. 801 S. Franklin St. Bunker Hill, IL 6014.  Applications available for pick up at the City as well.