Des Plaines, Illinois
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
$45,636 - $52,947
Sworn Officers: 9
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Oakton Community College - Sergeant
For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Under general supervision, supervise the activities of Police Officers, Guards and Cadets. Implement program initiatives, plan special events, schedule personnel, develop and utilize a budget, perform a variety of administrative tasks and patrol buildings to insure safety and security for personnel, buildings and grounds. Become familiar with buildings, facilities, fire-related equipment, radio communication systems and the building surveillance system. Based on knowledge of the law and college policies and procedures, exercise independent judgment regarding unusual events. The sergeant must be able to work all shifts serve in an on-call capacity and also be able to work at the Des Plaines and Ray Hartstein Campuses. Serve as Acting Chief as required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Regularly works Monday through Friday. The two shifts include a 6:30 am - 3:00 pm shift and a 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm shift with the possibility of working other hours/shifts as needed. Must also be able to work weekends and holidays.
$45,636 - $52,947
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, use their hands and fingers, handle and operate objects, controls, tools or instruments; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; run, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; taste and smell. The work may require strenuous physical exertion including to carry, drag, or restrain individuals from 50 to 300 pounds, lift in excess of 50 pounds, and exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work may require strenuous physical exertion. Work is performed in both office and field settings on a rotating shift schedule in all weather conditions on a year round basis.
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Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.
Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.
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