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Police Officer (Part-Time)

Palos Park, Illinois



Palos Park Police Department

8999 W. 123rd (McCarthy Road)

Palos Park, IL 60464

Phone: 708-671-3770

Fax: 708-448-0650




Starting Salary: $19.50/hour

Population: 4,980

Sworn Officers: 26

Application Deadline: 4/7/17




Notice of Hiring Police Officer (Part-Time)

Palos Park, Illinois

The Village of Palos Park, Illinois, is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of part-time Police Officer. This is full service patrol position, primarily evenings, nights, holidays & weekends to augment our full time sworn patrol officers.

Part-time Palos Park officers are hired to work the night shift and especially cover vacant shifts for full time officers in training, on vacation or requesting a day off.

This is a key position in our organization and without hesitation we require that you be mentally and physical prepared to work primarily night shifts.

We ask you that you understand your position requires that you be physically and mentally prepared do the following; help those in crisis; desire to have a sense of accomplishment at the end your shift; view yourself as being a role model to those in our community; have integrity, empathy and excellent communication skills.

If you answer yes to these questions, the Palos Park Police Department wants you to join our team of professional men and women who make a difference every day in our community.

This position offers opportunities for self-fulfillment that few positions do. The Palos Park Police Department offers you a variety of training, special assignments, and professional development. In return for this opportunity, we require that you be flexible and available to work in a 24/7/365 environment. We never close!

Minimum qualifications include:

  • 21 years of age

  • High school graduate (College course work in Criminal / Social Justice)

  • Good moral character

  • Good mental and physical condition

  • No felony or domestic violence convictions

  • Graduate of (Full time) Basic Law Enforcement Academy Training or PEP/STTAR program

  • Currently employed in law enforcement and / or separated from a law enforcement agency in good standing preferred.

All qualified applicants will be required to pass a thorough background investigation, multi-tiered interview process and a pre-employment drug screening/physical.


Applications may be obtained at:


Palos Park Police Department

8999 W. 123rd (McCarthy Road)

Palos Park, Illinois 60464











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