Employment Opportunities


Part-Time Police Front Desk Clerk

The Village of Lombard is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of part-time Front Desk Clerk for the Lombard Police Department. Front desk personnel perform a variety of duties in order to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to police/village personnel and the general public. The primary duties include but are not limited to:

provide phone reception for a multi-line phone system
monitor patrol radio traffic and respond to requests for information
monitor building and village campus video cameras  
create a summary log of reports submitted by the patrol division
accept payment of fees or fines for administrative tows, parking citations and report requests
operate LEADS state records system to enter, modify, update, and retrieve data regarding persons, vehicle and property records
respond to and resolve in person citizen inquires and/or complaints  

Front Desk personnel utilize several computer programs including MS Office and LEADS. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment with the ability to multitask.  Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with one to two years of clerical/customer service experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this position. Candidates must acquire full LEADS certification and NIMS compliance within 6 months of hiring. The position is for 16.50 to 24.75 hours per week on the day shift from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. The position has a rotating work schedule. Starting hourly rate is $19.24/hour. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Submit a completed application and a resume by Friday May 29, 2015 to: Village of Lombard, 255 E. Wilson Lombard, Illinois 60148, fax: (630) 620-8222, or email: hr@villageoflombard.org.

Part-time Police Front Desk Clerk

The Village of Lombard is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of part-time Front Desk Clerk for the Lombard Police Department. Front desk personnel perform a variety of duties in order to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to police/village personnel and the general public. The primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • provide phone reception for a multi-line phone system
  • monitor patrol radio traffic and respond to requests for information
  • monitor building and village campus video cameras  
  • create a summary log of reports submitted by the patrol division
  • accept payment of fees or fines for administrative tows, parking citations and report requests
  • operate LEADS state records system to enter, modify, update, and retrieve data regarding persons, vehicle and property records
  • respond to and resolve in person citizen inquires and/or complaints 

Front Desk personnel utilize several computer programs including MS Office and LEADS. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment with the ability to multitask.  Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with one to two years of clerical/customer service experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this position. Candidates must acquire full LEADS certification and NIMS compliance within 6 months of hiring. The position is for 16.50 to 24.75 hours per week on the midnight shift from 11:00 pm – 7:30 am. The position has a rotating work schedule. Starting hourly rate is $19.24/hour. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Submit a completed application and a resume by Friday May 29, 2015 to: Village of Lombard, 255 E. Wilson Lombard, Illinois 60148, fax: (630) 620-8222, or email: hr@villageoflombard.org.


Lombard Police Department Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process


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The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners of the Village of Lombard, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Lombard Police Department.
 
Salary: $64,032 - $90,222 (7 years) 
Population: 43,500
Sworn Police Officers: 68
 
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Lombard: 
  • U.S. citizenship  
  • Resident of the State of Illinois
  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration)
  • Valid state-issued driver's license
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision
  • Minimum of 21 years of age by the application deadline date (April 30, 2015)
  • Be UNDER 35 years of age on the date of appointment, unless the candidate is currently employed as a police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality which extends the age to 40 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent
  • Completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at an accredited college, university or junior college (official transcripts will be required at the background investigation stage) - OR -  have one year of active military or naval service (documented by an honorable discharge) - OR -  currently a certified police officer in the State of Illinois by the application deadline date (April 30, 2015)
  • Current Illinois certified police officers with a minimum of two years of service are eligible to be placed on a lateral eligibility list. Please note all lateral candidates must fulfill all other minimum testing requirements (POWER Test card and written exam)
  • Possess a valid NIPSTA card – OR - equivalent criteria as per the State standard, issued within 12 months of the written exam date (May 16, 2015)
  • POWER Test Cards issued by Triton college or Joliet Junior College will be accepted 
  • Applicants must present the POWER Test card NO LATER than the written exam date (May 16, 2015)
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee

A maximum of (5) preference points will be awarded as determined by the Village of Lombard for any one the following: 

  • Education: Persons who have successfully obtained an Associate's Degree in the field of law enforcement or criminal justice - OR - a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Copy of unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • Experience: Persons who have been awarded a certificate of successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course (Certified Illinois Police Officer). Copy of state-issued certification must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • Military: Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States for at least one year, and were honorably discharged, - OR -  who are now, or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty in such military or naval service. A copy of Form DD-214 or equivalent proof of current military service must be submitted with application to qualify.   

 
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the following:

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.)
Location: National University of Health Sciences (Student Center)
200 East Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL 60148
 
To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:  http://www.applytoserve.com
 
The Village of Lombard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of the Lombard Police Department to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. Equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of employment practices to include, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, and discipline.


THE VILLAGE OF LOMBARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER