Village of Winnebago Police Department

Now Hiring Part-Time Officers

The Village of Winnebago is currently accepting applications for an immediate need to fill part-time police officer position(s). At this time we are only taking applications from certified officers (both in and out of state). Certified candidates must have at least two years of experience as a certified police officer to apply.

Starting Wage:     $19/hour

Shifts:                    At least four shifts per month (4 hour minimum). Shifts are assigned as needed by the Village of Winnebago,                                       24/7 coverage with the possibility of an assigned shift.


Applicants for lateral appointments must meet the following requirements in addition to the minimum qualifications and requirements of the entry-level police officer as provided for in the eligibility section.

a) Be a citizen of the United States of America

b) Have two (2) years previous related experience in good standing within the five-year period immediately preceding the close of the application deadline. Related police officer experience includes:

1. Cumulative related service must include a minimum of two (2) years of uniformed patrol duty as a commissioned law enforcement officer and validated evidence of successful completion of related training certified by the appropriate state, federal, or local regulatory or oversight agency and must be able to obtain an Illinois State certification

2. Military police, detention/correction officer, reserve officer, and federal law enforcement personnel will not be considered as previous related experience

c) Have documented satisfactory performance ratings on at least two (2) annual performance evaluations for each year of employment during the last five (5) year period prior to the application deadline

d) Be able to perform minimum essential job functions of the position

e) Have the ability to speak, hear, and understand ordinary speech, and meet all minimum physical, mental, and medical standards

f) Have a valid driver’s license

g) Meet such other requirements established by the police committee

h) Be required to fully disclose all personnel matters to include agreements and sealed files

i) Submit three (3) letters of recommendation

j) Agree to comply with all requirements of the position

Each Applicant shall furnish upon request, a copy of the following: birth certificate, high school diploma or General Education diploma (GED), transcripts and diplomas of higher learning, training certificates, naval or military service board and discharge papers, a resume, documents confirming work experience, and employee evaluations.

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 The Village of Winnebago is an Equal Opportunity Employer