Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Police Officer

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. To learn more about job duties and requirements, as well as apply for the position, please visit BS&A Online.

Community Service & Code Enforcement Officer

The Village of Winfield is seeking applicants for the full-time position of a dual role Community Service & Code Enforcement Officer. This is a civilian, uniformed position that operates under the general direction of the Police Department as well as the Community Development Department.

Work involves responsibility for protecting life and property, responding to non-criminal complaints, and enforcing ordinances. An employee of this class may be assigned to duties involving traffic control, parking enforcement, vehicle and building lockouts and other duties that do not require the presence of a sworn police officer. This position will also investigate both on view and citizen generated complaints as related to the adopted Property Maintenance Codes and other related Village Codes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing field investigations involving violations of municipal codes, ordinances and regulations, and providing record keeping, reports and correspondence. Issues courtesy notices, notices of violation, citations, correction notices, and stop work orders to ensure compliance. Conducts follow‐up investigations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances.

Work is normally performed without direct supervision and an individual must be able to exercise independent judgment. The majority of the work day will be spent outdoors throughout the Village. This is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working with people and using their independent, problem-solving abilities to make a difference in the community. Work is reviewed and evaluated by a superior through reports, observations, and discussions.

Minimum qualifications; 18 years of age, high school graduate or equivalent, and successful completion of a background investigation. Position requires a valid Illinois Class D driver’s license. Ability to work in both an outdoor and an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to walk, stand, sit, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Starting hourly rate is $24.24 to $26.48 per hour, dependent on qualifications. This position is expected to work 40 hours per week with the occasional evening or weekend hours as needed. However, hours will generally be Monday through Friday during normal Village business operations. The Village of Winfield provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance coverage, flexible spending account, deferred compensation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Applications are being accepted until position is filled, with a first review of applications April 24, 2020. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, resume, and a completed job application. Village of Winfield Job Applications can be found HERE.

Applicants chosen by the Village for an interview will be contacted directly. All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment screening and background check. The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: April 8, 2020

Because of the number of applications the Village receives, the Village is unable to contact all applicants. Candidates will be contacted directly if they are chosen as an interview candidate for an open position.

The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, unfavorable discharge from the military, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable legal standards.