Police & Fire
Community Service Officer
Fox Lake, Illinois
Village of Fox Lake
66 Thillen Drive
Starting Salary: $15.00/hour
Application Deadline: NA
Village of Fox Lake has an opening for Community Service Officer.
Duties include a
variety of service-related functions which support the police role. This is a
FT position of 40 hours/week. Schedules may vary with early starts, some
Saturday and late evenings.
$15.00/hour. Outstanding benefit package including insurance and more.
Email resume to:
Pick up application at:
Village of Fox Lake
Fox Lake, IL 60020
Chief of Police
The Community Service Officer is a non-sworn position. The community Service
Officer is under the direction and supervision of the Chief of Police or Watch
Commander. He or she is responsible for a variety of service-related functions
which support the police role.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Hear and respond to calls for service, taking action
Lockouts from autos or residence.
Found and lost property (Reports)
House watch patrols
Private property accidents (investigations)
Assist the Fire Dept.
vehicular and pedestrian traffic control.
police vehicles to the Village garage for service.
assigned school crossing guard functions. (If needed)
animal calls for service and take action to alleviate the animal problems,
when possible, or guide the complaint to the proper agency for assistance.
courier duties by picking up and delivering circuit court material to and from
neighboring departments and the circuit court of Lake County.
Drive a squad
car and patrol village streets and parking lots for the purpose of enforcing
Village Ordinance violations.
situations encountered that are outside the Community Service Officers
and prepare animal bites reports.
court and testify professionally and impartially when necessary.
department community service projects and programs.
JOB STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Read and write English
Ability to follow written and oral
Working knowledge of computers and office
Developing and maintaining a positive working
relationship with the public and co-workers
Ability to handle business activities with
discretion and integrity
Must project a professional image
Familiarity with computer software
CONTACT WITH PUBLIC:
Decisions are mostly governed by procedures
and relate to daily operations.
Capable of responding to “exception”
situations, knowing when to accept responsibility and when to escalate or
Lift and carry equipment approximately 25 lbs.
Climb flights of stairs
Walk, stand or sit for long periods of time
Endure extreme weather conditions
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