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Full-Time & Part-Time


 The Park Ridge Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for full-time and part-time positions of Community Service Officer. Under general supervision, these positions perform a wide variety of specialized and technical non-sworn law enforcement duties in support of Police and Fire Department personnel including parking enforcement, traffic and animal control, special events staffing, and other areas as assigned. In addition, these positions provide information and assistance to the general public, answer citizen inquiries and perform a variety of other non-sworn law enforcement, clerical, and administrative functions.

Minimum requirements include: High School diploma or GED, 1 to 2 years of related experience, and proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access.) Ability to obtain LEADS certification within 6 months of employment. Must have a valid State Driver's License.

Work hours can include weekdays, evenings, and weekend, 37.5 hours per week for Full-Time, and 20-29 hour per week for Part-Time. Starting hourly rate is $22.08. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) eligible. Position open until filled.

Submit application for employment and resume to Human Resources via email at humanresources@parkridge.us or by U.S. Mail:

City of Park Ridge

Attn: Human Resources

505 Butler Place

Park Ridge, IL 60068


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The City of Park Ridge is seeking certified applicants to complement our Police Department.  The Police Department has 56 sworn personnel and serves over 37,000 residents.

Persons possessing certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board may be considered for accelerated entry (referred to as "certified entry candidates"). Please click here for more information.

You can access the Certified Entry Police Officer Application here.

For further questions regarding Certified Police Officer Recruitment, please contact Kim Hodge, Human Resources Generalist, at 847-318-5202.


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