This position supplements the full-time patrol force and is responsible for the protection of the life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances. A significant portion of time involves public contact where discretion and tact is conscientiously exercised. Duties are performed in accordance with police procedures, practices, standards, general orders, and regulations.
- Patrols to observe, prevent, or terminate unlawful acts.
- Assists in transporting, booking and monitoring prisoners.
- Responds to traffic or other accidents. Secures scene; gives first aid and calls for medical assistance. Collects evidence, information and completes reports.
- Directs traffic. Enforces parking restrictions, conducts crowd control, and prevents blockage of public access.
- Operates radar unit; issues warnings or citations. May conduct tests for intoxication.
- Searches buildings, residences, and surrounding areas for criminal suspects.
- Responds to requests for mutual aid.
- Serves warrants or summons.
- Assists in protecting and/or processing crime scenes.
- May assist in suspect interrogations; make court appearances.
- Provides foot patrol during Village events such as Good Old Days and the Criterium bike race.
- Graduation from high school or equivalent.
- Possession of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified Police Officer credentials.
- Must have prior experience as a Police Officer and left past Department in good standing.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours (days, afternoon, nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays).
- Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local civil and criminal statutes and ordinances.
- May not be employed as a commissioned Police Officer at another governmental agency.
- Ability to meet physical requirements.
- Ability to exercise independent judgement and render objective decisions.
- Ability to complete accurate reports, maintain required certifications.
- Have a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.
Schedule and hours: a variety of shifts, including weekend and holidays with a minimum of 24 hours per month. Wage: $22.00 per hour. Applicants not meeting requirements will not be considered. This is a part-time, permanent position with no benefits. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Village of Winfield
Attention: John Schwarz
27W465 Jewell Road
Winfield, IL 60190
Fax: (630) 665-1767 or
The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer