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Village of Skokie, Community Service Officer

The Village of Skokie, IL is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Service Officer. In a civilian capacity, you will perform a variety of law enforcement related activities that do not require the exercise of Police authority.  Duties include investigating non-criminal and non-critical incidents; enforcing parking ordinances; serving as Desk Officer, assisting in detainee processing, responding to phone inquiries from the public and entering data into the computer; Providing traffic assistance at traffic crash scenes and special events; May be assigned to answer calls in the Fire and Police Communication Center, Responsible for various animal control activities including trapping, transportation, quarantine, and euthanizing; Must be able to work from an elevated position using ladders, etc.; Works 40 hours per week as assigned on any one of three 8-hour shifts over a 24-hour period, on any of the seven days; Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum sixty (60) college semester hours from an accredited institution and valid Driver’s License required; Ability to tactfully communicate and handle a variety of situations with the public; Should have experience in basic computer operations and data entry; Valid Firearm Owner Identification card (FOID); if not in possession of one, must have the ability to become certified in firearm use and obtain a FOID within 4 months from date of hire; Must provide proof of current TDAP and rabies vaccines or consent to receive them as part of the required pre-employment medical examination.

The salary range for this position is $56,853 – $72,561.  The annualized starting salary range is $56,853 – $62,681 (DOQ). Generous benefits package includes medical, dental & life insurance; IMRF retirement pension plan; paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays in the first year; 457(b) retirement savings plan. To view the complete job description, please visit the Skokie Jobs page at and select the Community Service Officer position.

Finalist(s) will participate in and must successfully advance through the following steps: Criti-Call 9-1-1 Dispatcher pre-employment exam, interview, polygraph examination, comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and medical examination including TDAP vaccine, rabies vaccine and drug screen.

To be considered for this position, please submit a properly completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment to the Human Resources Office Village of Skokie 5127 Oakton Street Skokie, IL 60077, or by email to by October 6, 2022.  Applications are available for download on the Skokie Jobs page at EOE employer.



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