The City of Venice, Illinois is accepting applications for full-time Telecommunications Officers (TCO) for its Police Department. Benefits include paid training, health insurance and a retirement package. Applications may be picked up at the Police Department in the rear of City Hall, 329 Broadway, beginning April 4, 2021 Only applications that are fully completed, signed, notarized and returned in sealed envelopes to the Venice Police Department on or before 6:00pm Tuesday April 20, 2021 will be reviewed and considered for TCO positions.
Applicants must be 21, have a high school diploma or its equivalent, computer and typing skills, phone etiquette, the ability to write logs and reports, handle stressful situations and practice good daily hygiene. Normal shifts are 6am-6pm and 6pm to 6am.
Applicants, as a condition of employment, must at the time of or within three months of their date of hire and, throughout their employment, reside no more than 20 miles from the City of Venice.
Applicants, prior to being hired and or retained, may take and pass tests related to the TCO position. Applicants are also subject to drug pre-screening and will serve a minimum one year probationary period, during which time they may be dismissed for any reason.
Dated this 1st day of April, 2021
Norman T. Adams, Chief of Police
City of Venice, Illinois