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Community Service Officer

College of Lake County


Contact Information


College of Lake County
19351 W. Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 04/27/23


  • $18.07/hour + $1.50 shift differential

    The College of Lake County (CLC) offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes:

    • BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health
    • Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans
    • Tuition support for employees and qualified family members
    • Three retirement plans
    • Disability, group and supplemental life insurance
    • Health and dependent care flexible spending account plans
    • Four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!)
    • Generous vacation, sick and personal time off
    • 14 paid holidays each year

Position Details

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Police Department

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Job Family:

Classified FOP Union

CLC is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

CLC is a Top Diversity Employer for 2022. We not only include Diversity in our values but we demonstrate it in our hiring of Staff and Faculty. The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.


College of Lake County is seeking a 3rd Shift Community Service Officer to join our Campus Police Department.

United in the spirit of teamwork, the CLC Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police services to the people who learn, work, visit and teach at the College of Lake County's three campuses.

Under the administrative supervision of the Lead Community Service Officer, the Community Service Officer assists College personnel and visitors, and enforces College rules and regulations, works in tandem with the Police Officers when called upon, provides service and protection to the people and property of the College of Lake County, and is proactive in providing a safe environment for employees, students, and the public.

Required Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Valid driver's license.
  3. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to patrol on foot at all facilities.
  5. Ability to carry or drag 150 pounds.
  6. Ability to pass a thorough background investigation.
  7. Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Law enforcement or security experience.
  2. Associate degree or higher.
  3. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Summary of Essential Functions:

  1. Patrols parking lots, athletic fields, and secures buildings/grounds to prevent theft and vandalism.
  2. Issues parking tickets.
  3. Assists with traffic management.
  4. Responds to emergency situations.
  5. Advises Police Officers of unusual problems or violations of federal or state law.
  6. Enforces College rules and regulations.
  7. Monitors and reports unauthorized access to buildings and grounds.
  8. Performs radio and telephone dispatch duties as necessary.
  9. Monitors fire detection equipment and responds accordingly to any emergency.
  10. Reports and/or corrects fire and safety hazards and emergency problems.
  11. Turns off lights, and locks/unlocks buildings and rooms as required.
  12. Provides escorts to staff, faculty, and students upon request.
  13. Contacts CLC Police Officers and/or Grayslake Police Department when a serious situation arises.
  14. Testifies in court as requested.
  15. Completes personal injury reports, general incident reports, or other reports as directed by department procedures.
  16. Provides motorist assistance within established guidelines.
  17. Monitors traffic and road conditions and report problems and concerns.
  18. Writes reports concerning problems found on tour watches.
  19. Performs checks on call boxes, camera system, and building conditions.
  20. Responds to emergency callouts.
  21. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Special Instructions Summary:

Note: This is primarily a 3rd shift position, 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Days and times may very, 8 hours per day, 5 days per week.





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Work Schedule:

11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Days and times may vary, 8 hours per day, 5 days per week.

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EEO Statement:

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

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