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Full-Time Police Officer

The Winfield Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. Applications are available at IOS Recruitment until July 19, 2017. The application deadline is July 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. You must meet the following minimum requirements:

$25.00 non-refundable application fee;

U.S. Citizenship;

High School Diploma or GED (Associates Degree or 60 semester hours preferred);

Valid Driver’s License;

Must be over 21 years of age to apply, but not older than 35 years of age at time of appointment. Applicants who are 20 years of age are permitted to apply with successful completion of 2 years in law enforcement studies at an accredited institution;

Vision 20/100 binocular corrective to 20/20 – must demonstrate appropriate peripheral vision and no color blindness;

Possess a valid POWER test card dated within one year of application deadline (valid if dated 7/19/2016-7/19/2017). POWER cards can be obtained from:

Triton College
Joliet Junior College

Successful completion of the following:
o Orientation
o Written Exam
o Oral Interview
o Background Investigation
o Polygraph Test
o Post Offer of Employment Psychological Test
o Post Offer of Employment Full Medical Examination

All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.

Written Exam/Orientation Information:
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Winfield Central School
0S150 Park Street
Winfield, IL 60190

You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 8:00 a.m. with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.

Part-Time Police Officer

This position supplements the full-time patrol force and is responsible for the protection of the life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances. A significant portion of time involves public contact where discretion and tact is conscientiously exercised. Duties are performed in accordance with police procedures, practices, standards, general orders, and regulations.


Job Duties:                                                                                                                             

  • Patrols to observe, prevent, or terminate unlawful acts.
  • Assists in transporting, booking and monitoring prisoners.
  • Responds to traffic or other accidents. Secures scene; gives first aid and calls for medical assistance. Collects evidence, information and completes reports.
  • Directs traffic. Enforces parking restrictions, conducts crowd control, and prevents blockage of public access.
  • Operates radar unit; issues warnings or citations. May conduct tests for intoxication.
  • Searches buildings, residences, and surrounding areas for criminal suspects.
  • Responds to requests for mutual aid.
  • Serves warrants or summons.
  • Assists in protecting and/or processing crime scenes.
  • May assist in suspect interrogations; make court appearances.
  • Provides foot patrol during Village events such as Good Old Days and the Criterium bike race.


  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Possession of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified Police Officer credentials.
  • Must have prior experience as a Police Officer and left past Department in good standing.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours (days, afternoon, nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays).
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local civil and criminal statutes and ordinances.
  • May not be employed as a commissioned Police Officer at another governmental agency.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and render objective decisions.
  • Ability to complete accurate reports, maintain required certifications.
  • Have a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.


Schedule and hours: a variety of shifts, including weekend and holidays with a minimum of 24 hours per month. Wage: $22.00 per hour. Applicants not meeting requirements will not be considered. This is a part-time, permanent position with no benefits. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Village of Winfield

Attention: John Schwarz

27W465 Jewell Road

Winfield, IL 60190

Fax: (630) 665-1767 or

The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Village of Winfield, Illinois
27West465 Jewell Road
Winfield, IL 60190
Ph: (630) 933-7100
Fx: (630) 665-1767
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