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Community Service Officer

Mount Prospect, Illinois


Mount Prospect Police Department

112 E. Northwest Highway

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Phone: 847-870-5656

Fax: 847-818-5228




Starting Salary: $39,686

Population: 54,000

Sworn Officers: 82

Application Deadline: 7/20/15




Police Department - Community Service Officer




Full Time


Salary/Pay Rate:


Starting at $39,686 annually


Posted Date:




Deadline to Apply:





The Mount Prospect Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Community Service Officer. Qualified individuals wishing to apply for the position are required to complete a preliminary job application. Applications may be obtained online at the Village of Mount Prospect website.



Job Description:


Community Service Officers are uniformed, unarmed, civilian employees who assist Police Patrol Officers in support functions including:

  • enforcement of non-criminal local ordinances,

  • provide traffic control and direction,

  • provide assistance to the general public with information and directions, handle or route inquiries or problems to the appropriate police staff member,

  • handle non-criminal complaints as assigned and prepare appropriate reports,

  • hear and understand police radio transmitted instructions and provide appropriate responses,

  • assist in patrolling specified areas such as parking lots, time-zoned areas and parking meter zones; observe parking violations and issue parking citations to violatorsí,

  • collect parking fees from metered lots and ensure accurate accounting of revenues received.


Applicants for the position must:

  • Successfully complete a physical examination, drug test, polygraph, psychological and background investigation,

  • be at least 18 years of age,

  • have never been convicted of a felony or criminal misdemeanor,

  • possess a high school diploma or its equivalent,

  • fluency in English language skills,

  • possess a valid Illinois driverís license.


The Village of Mount Prospect provides an excellent compensation package.


Starting salary is $39,686.



Application can be downloaded at:



Applications can be submitted electronically to:




Mailed/dropped off to:


Mount Prospect Police Department

112 E. Northwest Highway

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Attention Cmdr. M. McGuffin


Application deadline is July 20, 2015.



Please contact Commander Mark McGuffin

with any questions regarding the position at:

















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