The Village of Oswego Police Department is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Community Service Officer. The Village of Oswego offers a starting salary of $14.56 per hour for this position. This CSO assignment is to assist the department with certain service calls. You will perform non-criminal assignments such as completing police reports, enforcing village ordinances, and directing traffic. This position will issue parking citations, answer questions regarding village ordinances and complete reports as needed. CSO’s will also assist police officers in patrolling festival grounds at large community events, helping with crowd control, traffic, parking, etc. The CSO position can involve extensive standing, bending and walking in all types of weather.
Candidates should possess strong communication, customer service and organization skills; must have the knowledge and ability to perform tasks in computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets; and have the ability to work both independently and as team member on projects.
Candidates must be a US citizen age 18 years or older; possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid Illinois driver’s license and a good driving record. Top candidates will possess 1-2 years’ experience in a strongly-related field and demonstrate customer service skills and proven abilities to deal effectively with the public. Knowledge of city ordinances, streets & geography is a plus. The selection process includes a telephone interview, personal interview, a polygraph examination, medical examination (including drug screen), and background check. The estimated start date for this position will be September 2020. Disqualification for a previous position does not preclude a candidate from applying for this position.
Applications are available on the Village website at www.oswegoil.org. Submit resume and/or application by email to: email@example.com. Applications/resumes may also be sent to: Village of Oswego Human Resource Department, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, IL 60543. Equal opportunity employer. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on July 24, 2020.