Glenview Police Department
c/o IOS Recruitment
Starting Salary: $63,690
Sworn Officers: 66
Application Deadline: 3/4/16
GLENVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT
More information about the Village of Glenview is available
at the Village of Glenview website at:
The Village of Glenview, Illinois (population 45,417) is seeking candidates for the position of full-time Police Officer.
Police Officers conduct preventive patrol and general policing functions to protect the health, safety, and welfare of lives and property within the Village. Officers provide initial response to emergency and non-emergency service requests, investigate complaints, document investigation findings, enforce laws and ordinances, complete reports, and provide a wide range of public service activities. Officers may also be assigned special projects on an on-going or short term basis, and are required to draw upon extensive training and procedural guidelines, mandates, and laws governing their response and conduct when determining the appropriate action to take in a particular situation. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Patrol Officers are assigned to a specific shift and report directly to their assigned Sergeant and Commander.
Applicants for the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
Preference points will be awarded for the following:
The examination and selection process shall be so fashioned as to test fairly the capacity and fitness of the person examined to discharge the duties of the position of Police Officer. Applicants may be recommended to be removed from the process following any of the examination components. The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will select from among the applicants successfully completing all examination components.
Top examination qualifiers will be subjected to the following post-examination components:
All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment shall undergo a medical physical, including a drug screen, and a psychological examination to determine if they can perform the essential functions of a Police Officer with or without reasonable accommodation.
Applicants are hired as Probationary Officers and do not achieve tenure status until successfully completing their probationary period. The probationary period typically extends one year beyond successful completion of the department’s field training program.
HOW TO APPLY:
To complete the online application for the position of Police Officer
for a $25 non-refundable fee visit:
THE DEADLINE FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION IS FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016 AT 2:00 p.m. When you have finished the application, you will receive a confirmation number. Save this number for your records.
Applicants may mail/ship or hand-deliver their application, release form, and required documents to:
Attn: Glenview PD
1127 S. Mannheim Road, Suite 203
Westchester, IL 60154
Applications that fail to comply with all application instructions will not be considered for advancement. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact IOS Recruitment with questions regarding the application or required documents BEFORE the application deadline at:
The Village of Glenview is a committed Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
POLICE OFFICER COMPENSATION:
The starting annual base salary for this position is $63,690 (i.e. Step 1, effective 1/1/2016) with a competitive benefit package. All positions will be filled at step 1, regardless of years of experience. The position is non-exempt under FLSA.
Eligible for participation in the Village of Glenview Police Pension. ICMA – RC: Eligible for participation in the Village of Glenview 457 and Roth IRA plans.
Eligible for participation in Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO-BA, HMO-IL or PPO health insurance plans. Employees contribute 16% of the premium for the HMO-BA and HMO-IL and 20% for the PPO.
HEALTH INSURANCE OPT OUT INCENTIVE:
Eligible for cash incentive if eligible employee and/or dependents decline health coverage.
Eligible for participation in MetLife PPO or Dental Reimbursement Program.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT:
Eligible for participation in the Section 125 Flex Spending program that allows the use of pre-tax dollars for qualifying expenses.
Police Officers are eligible for longevity pay after 6 years of service with the Glenview Police Department.
Accrued leave is prorated for the calendar year, depending on actual start date.
Initial uniforms are provided, and then an annual uniform allowance of $750.00.
Shift selections are determined on an annual basis by seniority.
Officers assigned to the Investigations and Traffic Divisions may work 10 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Officers assigned to the Patrol Division work 12 hours per day. All other Officers work 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. The Patrol Division consists of two shifts, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Each shift is divided into two squads, which alternate days off. The Patrol Division also has early and late car assignments. All Police Officers will work holidays, nights and weekends as required.
Officers are on probation for 1 year subsequent to their completion of the Field Training Officer Program.
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