Employment Opportunities

The Village of Palos Park, Illinois seeks applications from exceptional individuals for the position of part-time Police Officer.

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 As a member of the Palos Park Police Department the applicant will perform duties to include but not limited to:

Enforcing traffic, criminal laws, and local ordinances

Provide emergency response as needed

Write reports

Handle traffic crashes

Attend court as needed

Handle any and all other assigned duties 

Minimum qualifications include:

21 years of age

U.S. Citizen

High school graduate (or equivalent)

Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

Valid FOID card

Excellent moral character

Positive attitude

Good mental and physical condition

No felony or domestic violence convictions

Willingness to work all shifts (with an emphasis for night, weekend, and holiday shifts)

Currently certified and/or sworn police officers preferred, but willing provide training to the right applicant

Applications can be dropped off at Palos Park Police Department or emailed to jmiller@palospark.org