Ranger Police Officer
This position patrols District properties and preserves enforcing Federal and State law, District ordinances, and department policies and procedures ensuring the safety of preserve visitors, resources and facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Patrols District properties and preserves enforcing Federal and State law, District ordinances, and department policies and procedures ensuring the safety of preserve visitors, resources and facilities
• Apprehend, identify, detain, and arrest offenders. Write citations, complete written reports, criminal complaints and arrest warrants
• Respond to emergencies. Serve as a first-responder for life-threatening injuries and provides first aid
• Complete written reports on incidents, sick, injured, and traffic or boating accidents
• Conducts criminal investigations
• Perform other duties as required
Education and Experience Required
Education/Related Experience: AA/AS in criminal justice/natural resources (or related field) and two (2) years of job related experience, or BA/BS in criminal justice/natural resources or related field preferred.
Special training or other license, certification,etc.: Candidate must be 21 years of age by date of hire. A valid driver's license is required. Within six (6) months of employment obtain certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a Sworn Peace Officer and CPR, AED and basic first aid certification.
Knowledge Of: District property and facilities; federal and state laws, District ordinances, policies and procedures; regulations pertaining to the use of District land.
Skills In: Interacting effectively with the public; exercising good judgement, reacting calmly and effectively in stressful situations; planning and supervising the work of assigned personnel; prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and projects; handling situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and impartially; communicating effectively, verbally and in writing.
Conditional Post Job Offer Requirements:
Driver's License Check
HBV Serives/Hepatitis B (Candidate can refuse)
Mandated Reporter - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
National Sex Offender Registry Check
Police Academy Physical & Stanard & Associates Testing
Non-Sworn Officer: Pre-Power Test
Youth Protection Standards Training
CPR/ 1st Aid Training
Hours & Schedule: Flexible - Hours may vary
Comments: Uniforms provided
Applications: Candidates must complete the application process in its entirety, including the Pre-Screen Questions, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included but are not accepted in lieu of the application.
Equal Employment Policy: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with Federal, State, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sex (wages), genetics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, retaliation, or other unlawful considerations.
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089 is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County acquires and holds lands containing forest, prairies, wetlands, and associated plant communities or lands capable of being restored to such natural conditions for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna and scenic beauty for the education, pleasure and recreation of its citizens. EOE
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