Company / Organization
Village of Monee (Police Dept)
Monee-Police Officer -
Available a minimum of 24 hours a month to patrol assigned zones on foot, in patrol car, control traffic, prevent crime or disturbance of peace and arrest violators by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Investigates suspicious persons and/or activities and makes arrests when warranted.
- Issues tickets to traffic violators and Village ordinance violators.
- Warns or arrests persons violating animal ordinances.
- Provides traffic and crowd controls at accidents, fires or at other natural disasters.
- Renders basic first aid at accidents.
- Investigates initial causes and results of accident. (does not do follow up work on accidents)
- Reports any public safety and health hazards to supervisor and or fire department.
- Disperses unruly crowds at public gatherings.
- Inspects public establishments requiring licenses to ensure compliance with Village ordinances.
- Notifies local towing firm of location of abandoned vehicle to tow away.
- Writes and files daily activity report with superior officer.
- Familiarizes self with patrol zones and with residents and/or businesses within those zones.
- Establish a working relationship with village residents to improve community relations.
- Other duties may be assigned.
In cases of extreme emergencies, may lead by example, other part-time Police Officers
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); six months to a year related experience including Military training preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors, fellow officers and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid driver’s license, firearms owner’s identification card (if an Illinois resident), a certificate of completion from an accredited law enforcement academy, certification of peace officer status from the Illinois Law Enforcement Standards and Training Board.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Reasonable accommodations may be made in order to perform the essential functions. In order to meet the needs of the Village of Monee, employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above, and any duties are subject to change at any time. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.