Community Service Officer 1- Dispatch

Huntley, McHenry County
Jul 03, 2014
Job Description: This position is responsible for providing communications of a public safety nature for the Harper College Police Department, other College departments and surrounding emergency services providers.

Duties of Position: Duties include preparing, processing, filing and retrieving various electronic and paper documents on behalf of the department; promoting and maintaining community relations; serving as a resource via radio and telephone to all divisions of the college; monitoring the Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network and the National Weather Service; and dispatching/calling personnel to assist in alarms or emergencies.

Education Requirements: Must have an Associate's Degree or the equivalent of education and experience; be at least 20 years of age; successfully complete a background investigation, polygraph and psychological examination; successfully pass a keyboarding assessment exam of 30 words per minute; excellent communicative skills in English (both oral and written); and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Experience Requirements: On the job training to be completed within six months includes completion of several law enforcement courses, and Harper specific training.

Special Requirements: *** Please attach a cover letter and resume directly to your application *** If you have difficulty attaching documents, you may send documents via email to or hard-copy to the HR/Recruitment Office , Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067 *** Applications are accepted until the position if filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before August 1, 2014. *Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. Employment Sponsorship is not available.

Harper College, a dynamic community college located in Chicago's northwest suburbs, enrolls over 25,000 students of all ages, is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.