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Desk Officer (Part-Time)
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Buffalo Grove Police Department
46 Raupp Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, IL
Starting Salary: $21.33/hour
Sworn Officers: 64
Application Deadline: 1/11/19
VILLAGE OF BUFFALO
Two (2) Days/Sixteen
(16) Hours Per Week
(Friday and Saturday
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
$21.33 Per Hour
responsibility for a variety of clerical, communications, and public contact
work performed at the front desk/reception area of the Police Department.
Work includes the
operation of telephone, radio, and computer terminal equipment for the receipt
and transmission of non-emergency and emergency information.
Initially, work is
closely supervised; however, once typical procedures are learned incumbents are
expected to complete normal tasks with limited supervision.
public contact often under challenging circumstances.
assignments are performed with considerable independence and much of the work is
Work is performed under
the general supervision of the Police Sergeant, who reviews work through
observation and review of records for results obtained.
Perform related duties
as assigned or required.
Skills and Abilities:
Graduation from high
school; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides
the following knowledge, abilities and skills.
Knowledge of the street
system and geography of the Village and adjacent areas.
Knowledge of the
principles involved in the operation of radio, telephone and related
Ability to work a
flexible schedule based on departmental needs.
Ability to communicate
effectively, orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain
required records, prepare reports and perform limited typewriting.
Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to operate radio
and telephone equipment quickly and accurately under heavy load conditions.
Ability to speak clearly
and concisely in a well-modulated voice and to use good diction.
Ability to think and act
quickly, calmly and accurately in emergency situations.
Follows safety policies
Reports all unsafe
conditions and acts to supervisor.
Reports all accidents to
Follows recognized safe
available electronically at:
Questions should be
Deputy Chief Michael
must be completed and submitted electronically by January 11, 2019**
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