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Village of Schaumburg, Police Auxiliary Officer/Police Department/Part-time

Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 78,723 residents located 11 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of Chicago. Not only is Schaumburg the twelfth-largest community in the State of Illinois, but it is also home to the second-largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity. Notable village distinctions include being rated as an excellent or good place to live by 95% of respondents in the National Community Survey; having multiple highly-awarded and accredited departments; and being recognized as a Better Business Town by The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in 12 departments, including police, fire, engineering and public works, communications, community development, cultural services, economic development, finance, general government, human resources, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.


Police Auxiliary Officer (Police Department) part-time

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  This position will remain open until filled.

STARTING SALARY RANGE:  $24.90 – $27.74  per hour working up to 19 hours per week.  Salary dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $24.90 – $36.27.  This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement available on our website.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.


This position is a non-sworn employee who shall not carry a firearm, nor be assigned duties requiring sworn officer status. An employee in this position shall wear an authorized uniform, maintain hours appropriate to the assignment, and receive training appropriate to the duties performed. This position performs traffic control, parking enforcement, special event duties, front desk services, crime-free program liaison activities, booking duties community relations duties, and related tasks.  The ideal candidate will need to effectively communicate to a full range of people, inside and outside the organization. We are looking to add a team member with the ability to shift gears comfortably and the capacity to understand and be sensitive to the feelings of others.

Auxiliary Officers need to be available to work at least 32 hours each calendar month.  Auxiliary Officers must be available to work a minimum of three-midnight shifts per month.


  1.  Maintains a general knowledge of the department, ordinances, and state laws required to perform assignments.
  2.  Performs traffic control, parking enforcement, special event duties, front desk services, crime-free program liaison activities, booking duties community relations duties, and related tasks as assigned.
  3. Performs detention facility duties including processing, searching, and monitoring prisoners
  4. Inspects each assigned police vehicle for proper equipment and reports any damage before and after their tour of duty
  5. Female officers shall assume the responsibility for the proper handling of female prisoners.
  6. Trains newly hired officers utilizing current field training standards and procedures, if designated as training officers.
  7. Responds to citizen requests for vehicle lock out service.
  8. Performs functions associated with installation and removal of Denver boot equipment.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Assigned Duty: Front Desk
1.    Attends to the front desk at the police department building; answers inquiries, utilizes computer systems, communicates via radio, completes reports, and generally provides information and assists persons, conducts Metra train pass transactions.  Monitors entry and exit of visitors and workers, as well as alarms and security cameras.
2.    Assists officers with a variety of functions including but not limited to, bond-out paperwork, bond exchanges, outside contacts, coordinating responses (including towing companies, board up services, taxi transportation, and other village departments and services), etc.
3.    Performs the relief of duties associated with either Call-Back Officers and Customer Service Center Representatives, as needed.
4.    Prepares and disseminates notification pages and emails.
5.    Assists with vehicle repossessions, relocations, and vehicle tow releases.
6.    Maintains sex offender registrations and warrant procedures.

Assigned Duty: Crime-Free Program
1.    Supports the crime-free multi-housing program by facilitating landlord seminars, conducts Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) assessments, and participates in resident crime prevention socials.
2.    Meets with property owners, managers, and homeowners association boards as needed.
3.    Processes incident records, including but not limited to, reviewing calls for service data, and assisting beat teams with nuisance rental properties using the residential rental ordinance.

1.    Education equivalent to a high school diploma.
2.    A minimum of one year of customer service-related experience.
3.    CPR certification preferred or ability to obtain within six months from the date of hire.
4.    Possession of a valid driver’s license.
5.    Proficiency with current computer technology, job-specific software, and customer service systems.


Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.


Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen (including cannabis).





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