Records Clerk (Part-time)

Support Staff
Glen Ellyn Police Department - Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Nov 24, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 17, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Police Records Clerk (Part-time) hourly
Top Pay:
$21.06 hourly

Job Description

The Village of Glen Ellyn Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for one open position of part-time Records Clerk. The job duties of the Records Clerk include, but are not limited to, a variety of responsible clerical and technical duties related to the maintenance of Police Department records; to provide assistance and information to Police Department staff, other Village Departments and the public; and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to Village residents and the general public.

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• Maintain and update reports and records in the Department’s record management system, including scanning of related case documents for accurate record keeping purposes; maintain the integrity of documents & information sensitive to public safety and law enforcement.

• Electronically capture, index, prepare and file information from structured and semi-structured documents according to established record keeping systems.

• Assist the public by answering or seeking the answers to a variety of questions concerning the Police Department and the Village regarding its ordinances, policies and procedures.

• Process all facets of parking citations including: data entry, receipt and post payments, prepare violator notifications for Administrative hearing dates and fine escalations; update records as necessary.

• Receive and assess complaints from the public concerning violations of statute and ordinance and/or the need for Village services; disseminate information concerning such complaints to the appropriate authority or record such service needs as required by Department policy or procedure. Interacts with and is knowledgeable of various Village departments.

• Perform record checks, issue permits, collect fees, and process subpoenas and requests for public records, and mail requested reports to outside agencies in accordance with established policies and procedures. Interacts with and is knowledgeable of various Village departments.

• Operate LEADS state records system to enter, modify, update, and retrieve data regarding persons, vehicle and property records.

• Type a variety of police reports, forms, memos, letters and other material.

• Electronically transmit tickets and complaints to the Circuit Court Clerk.

• Retrieve, record, summarize, and assist in the preparation of a variety of statistical reports.

Job Requirements

  • Age: All
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: One year of previous experience or specialized training in a clerical or general office environment required. Previous law enforcement or municipal government is a plus.


Average work hours will range from 16 to 18 hours per week. The general work schedule will be Friday night 11pm – 7am and Saturday night 11pm – 7am

Candidates MUST be flexible and able to work additional or varied hours as needed for training, holidays, vacations, and/or emergency situations, including the midnight shift.

Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of one year of previous experience or specialized training in a clerical or general office environment required. Previous work experience in law enforcement/public safety or municipal government is a plus, but not required. The Village is seeking qualified candidates who demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey empathy and understanding under various conditions, and who demonstrate the ability to effectively manage time, solve problems and exercise good judgment. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate (both orally and in writing) tactfully and effectively with other members of the staff, supervisors, and the public. The ability to adapt one’s communication style by effectively relating to or communicating with various personality types both in person and via telephone is a critical skill set.

Successful candidates will also possess an attention to detail and the proven ability to multi-task; the ability to work independently and be a self-starter, often under minimal supervision, is also a must. Applicants must have the ability to interpret and apply Village, State, and Federal policies and laws, as well as the ability to develop, interpret and implement Village policies and procedures, written instructions, and general correspondence. Qualified applicants must have the ability to operate standard office equipment, including a computer and related software (including MS Office), must be able to demonstrate excellent typing skills, and be able to perform basic mathematical calculations. Must also possess the ability to obtain a LEADS certification within six (6) months of employment.


The pay offered for this part-time, non-exempt position is $21.06/hour with no fringe benefits. However, the position is eligible to receive additional holiday pay for hours worked on designated Village holidays.


  1. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and an employment application (click here), along with the completed supplemental questionnaire (see below) to Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.

  2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #48-21 PT Records Clerk) in the subject line of their e-mail to indicate your schedule preference.

  3. Selected finalists will be required to successfully pass a comprehensive pre-employment background, reference check and post offer medical physical with a drug screening.

  4. The position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes will begin December 13, 2021. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

Village of Glen Ellyn

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE (All Questions Must be Answered):

  1. Explain your experience with resolving problems/conflicts in challenging customer service situations that you have handled both face-to-face and over the phone.

  2. Describe in detail your knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software products, web/on-line tools and other computer applications. Please provide specific examples of how you’ve used these tools in your previous work.


Contact Information

Megan Klomes

Glen Ellyn Police Department
535 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-4699
phone: 630-547-5405

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