Village of Mount Prospect

The Mount Prospect Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Community Service Officer. Qualified individuals wishing to apply for the position are required to complete a preliminary job application. Applications may be obtained online at the Village of Mount Prospect web site.

Job Description:

Community Service Officers are uniformed, unarmed, civilian employees who assist Police Patrol Officers in support functions including:

• Perform police desk duties by providing assistance with greeting the public and processing inquiries and complaints; answer the phone and direct calls as appropriate.
• Participate in the enforcement of a variety of local ordinances.
• Assist in handling a variety of situations affecting public safety including providing assistance at traffic accidents and in clearing traffic hazards and hazards related to utility work.
• Provide support and assistance to police officers at accident, fire and crime scenes.
• Handle non-criminal complaints as assigned; prepare appropriate reports and paperwork; maintain activity logs as necessary; handle walk-in complaints and associated reports about minor incidents.
• Assist in patrolling specified areas such as parking lots, time-zoned areas and parking meter zones; observe parking violations and issue citations to violators.
• Monitor detainees in the holding facility according to departmental policy.
• Monitor various alarm systems at the police information desk.
• Assist the department with community relations activities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Applicants for the position must:

• Successfully complete a physical examination, drug test, and a stringent background investigation,
• Be at least 18 years of age,
• Have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor,
• Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent,
• Fluency in English language skills,
• Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Starting annual salary is $54,055. A complete job description is available and Village of Mount Prospect Employment Application can be downloaded at .

Applications can be submitted in the following manner:

Email to:

Mailed/dropped off to: Mount Prospect Police Department
Attn: Cmdr. Mark Weger
911 E. Kensington Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Application deadline is September 30, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. Any applications received after this date/time will not be considered.

Please contact Commander Mark Weger with any questions regarding the position at 847-870-5656.

The Village of Mount Prospect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. People of diverse backgrounds, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact:

Commander Mark Weger