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Records and Communications Officer (Part-Time)

Winnetka, Illinois



Village of Winnetka

510 Green Bay Road

Winnetka, IL 60093

Phone: 847-716-3545

Fax: 847-501-3180     




Salary: $17 - $22/hour, DOQ

Population: 12,400

Application Deadline: 3/18/13




The Winnetka Police Department is seeking

Records and Communications Officers

for part-time employment.


Part-time Records and Communications Officers operate telecommunications equipment within the Police Department to dispatch emergency and non-emergency requests for service requiring frequent public contact under stressful conditions, works with minimal supervision and may be assigned to either records or communications activities as needed on a daily basis.  The position requires the ability to receive and process information, understand and accurately carry out verbal and written instructions, enunciate clearly, prioritize tasks, maintain confidentiality, and exercise discretion and judgment in accordance with policies and procedures.  Applicants with bilingual skills are encouraged to apply.



Minimum Requirements:




Must be 21 years of age or older




High School diploma or equivalent




Prior public safety dispatch or police experience preferable, but not required.


Driver's License:


Valid driver's license


Physical Demands:


Ability to sit for extended periods of time, operate computer keyboards, controls and pointing devices, lift or move up to 25 lbs; hearing sufficient for average or normal conversations and to detect abnormal equipment operation and alarms.




Audio-visual perception to make quick and accurate observations; color vision adequate to correctly identify red, yellow, blue and green.


Work Schedule:


20 - 24 hours weekly, although occasional emergency call-ins or shift extensions occur, work shifts are typically 8 hours in duration days and nights on weekdays, weekends and holidays.


Applicants must also be able to complete all other selection and training requirements of the position.



The Hiring Process:

  • Employment Application (resumes welcome with applications)

  • Oral Interviews

  • Polygraph Examination

  • Background Investigation & Credit Check

  • Psychological Evaluation

  • Medical Examination

Applicants may also be required to submit to job related testing.





$17 - $22 per hour, DOQ



To obtain an application visit the job opportunities page at:




Winnetka Village Hall




Winnetka Police Department



Application Deadline:


March 18, 2013 before 5:00 p.m.



Submit applications to:


Mary Ivins, Human Resources

510 Green Bay Road

Winnetka, IL 60093

Phone: (847) 716-3545




To be considered for the position, a completed employment application must accompany your resume.















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