Patrol CZS property and
enforce and administer the enforcement of park rules, regulations, state,
federal and local statutes.
accurate, and complete field reports and required paperwork in accordance with
established departmental procedures.
Adhere to work schedules
defined by the department manager, including a rotating schedule with nights,
weekends and holidays.
instructions are given by superior officers, who review and evaluate work
methods and results through reports, observations and discussions.
Respond to basic
inquiries from Park Safety Officers and follow up as appropriate.
Patrol the park and
adjacent boundaries using a patrol car, golf cart, on foot or bicycle as
Respond to dispatch
calls for routine and emergency situations including, but not limited to:
securing a scene, interviewing participants and witnesses; collecting other
related information for documentation purposes.
Respond as required to
emergency situations as outlined in established protocols including, but not
limited to: resource hospital standard operating procedures, CZS Incident
Response Plan and the Tactical Animal Response Intervention Plan.
Direct vehicle traffic
in a safe manner inside parking lots and on streets surrounding Brookfield Zoo
Operate the police
dispatch desk, answer calls to the station and dispatch police units
Maintain incident cards
for appropriate responding units.
Log and inventory
lost/found items per departmental guidelines and monitor fire alarm system and
Participate in mandatory
training as required.
Officers must exercise
sound, independent judgment when responding to both routine and complex
safety and procedural rules and guidelines.
Must keep work area and
equipment in a clean and functional condition.
operating procedures from resource hospital, administer first aid treatment for
injury or illness including, but not limited to: monitoring life signs,
stabilizing victims, transporting individuals to hospitals via ambulance.
Prepare patients for
transport to local hospital, including lifting patients on a backboard or
stretcher, patient extrication or assisting with patient care in the ambulance.
parking lots and adjacent properties for safety, hazards and security.
Patrol by drive by and
physical check to observe, prevent or terminate unlawful or unsafe acts;
report/document crimes or incidents, unusual situations, or safety issues,
respond to calls and/or initiate action, and back up other units as required.
Report all unsafe conditions, violations of safety procedures and take
immediate steps to rectify unsafe conditions.
Report incidents immediately to the Safety Department and Police Sergeant.
Follow safe work practices.
Inspect equipment and vehicles daily for any defects, use personal protective
equipment and automobiles as assigned in the completion of duties.
Open, close and secure buildings, facilities, gates and parking lots.
up and deliver monies between cash control and park locations.
up monies and complete appropriate documentation for collection of revenue
from various machines/donation boxes or other sources throughout the park and
deliver same to Cash Control.
Provide positive public relations and respond to inquiries and requests for
Assist motorists with vehicular problems.
Maintain order and investigate suspicious activities of guests and employees.
Consult with Police Sergeant as appropriate to determine course of action,
reprimand or warn individuals, detain or expel from park and/or arrest, and
book persons committing crimes in violation of applicable statutes as
appropriate to the situation.
Interview complainants and witnesses; analyze probable sequence of events;
seek additional data through research; identify, arrest and take into custody
offender(s) for probable cause; advise such persons of their constitutional
rights; search subjects for office safety and testify in court proceedings to
provide known facts and evidence.
Transport arrested individuals to appropriate jurisdictions for further
processing as necessary.
Monitor behavior and condition of animal collection, conditions of the
buildings and facilities during night shift, and provide assistance as
necessary to Society officials and other staff.
Monitor fire alarm system, respond to activations, and take necessary
Actively participate on assigned department team(s) including, but not limited
to: vehicle maintenance, investigations, EMS, keys/locks, training, incident
response, radios, employee parking and firearms.
Maintain required Emergency Medical Certification and remain current on
mandated continuation education as directed by resource hospital; maintain
firearm qualifications as required.
Provide assistance in law enforcement and other assigned activities to local
community police departments as requested or assigned.
Perform skilled and semi-skilled crafts duties throughout the park with direct
Learn operating procedures of the Chicago Zoological Society.
Assure work performed meets section standards, client specifications,
applicable codes and standards, and program goals and is aesthetically
pleasing to guests.
includes routine craftsman tasks, as well as those associated with
preventative maintenance, special repair projects, capital construction,
special events, emergency and safety, unanticipated special repairs,
unanticipated capital projects and overhead as directed.
Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships and work
cooperatively with peers, managers, and clients.
Adhere to Plant & Facilities section's quality control standards.
Ensure all work performed meets set standards and specifications and complies
with established quality control standards.
Perform duties associated with the section's overhead operating program
including following the Labor Allocation Sheet system and completing daily
labor allocation sheets, with direct guidance, attending attend and
participating in meetings as assigned.
Follow the section's Standard Operating Procedures and carry out associated
tasks, as directed, including equipment and shop maintenance, inventory and
purchasing, facility surveys and utility locations.
Participate in the section's emergency response and animal welfare programs as
Other related duties as assigned.