LOCAL JOBS: Oak Lawn Police Officer, Summer Jobs for Students

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Welcome to Patch LOCAL JOBS, the go-to source for local employers and job seekers. Several openings crossed our desk this week thanks to local employers who want to hire in the communities they serve and State Rep. Kelly Burke (36th District). Others we picked up hanging around the cop shop doing the police blotter. If you know of a local job, send it Patch’s way to lorraine.swanson@patch.com or daniell@patch.com.

Oak Lawn Patrol Officer

The Oak Lawn Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is currently taking applications for a full-time police patrol officer. Experienced police officers are encouraged to apply. Patrol officer candidates must successfully complete a written examination, physical ability test and an oral interview in order to be placed on an eligibility list. Starting salary $56,177 the first year with increases to $69,347 after one year to $82,623 after three years, and benefits. Completed applications must be returned to the commission by March 1. The written exam is tentatively scheduled for May 2. For more info visit the village website. Applications can be picked up in the lower level of Oak Lawn Village Hall at 9466 S. Raymond Ave., Oak Lawn, 60453. Click on the pdf on the right for more information about applications requirements.

Chicago Conservation Leadership Corp – High School Students

 “The Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps Program (CLC) is a six-week conservation service-learning experience. The crew will consist of 10-12 high school participants and two adult leaders. The first week of the program is spent in training and workshops. As a team, the crew will perform ecological restoration and trail maintenance projects in the Forest Preserves of Cook County for the next five weeks. Each Friday, students will participate in field days learning about the local ecology and the environment at various sites throughout the region. The program runs July 1 – August 9, 2013. Participants are compensated for their work at a maximum rate of $1,500. For more information and to apply please send a cover letter with resume to Sam Vergara / Alice Brandon by email at svergara@thesca.org or alice@fotfp.org, or call 312-356-9990. Apply by April 12.  Click on the pdf on right to learn more about the position and most FAQ.

Chicago Conservation Leadership Corp – College Students

Crew leaders age 21 and older are needed to co-lead, supervise and mentor a team of 10-12 high school youth, ages 15-18 for six weeks (Mon-Fri. 8hrs/day) completing an assortment of hands-on conservation and restoration projects within different areas in the Forest Preserves of Cook County and plan and lead weekly educational field trips, $3,400 to $3,700 depending on qualifications and experience. The program runs July 1 – August 9, 2013. For more information and to apply please send a cover letter with resume to Sam Vergara / Alice Brandon by email at svergara@thesca.org or alice@fotfp.org, or call 312-356-9990. Apply by April 12. Click on the pdf on right to learn more about the position and most FAQ.

Oak Lawn Park Dist. – Full, Part-Time Positions

The park district has a number of openings for full and part-time positions, including personal trainer, front desk attendant, piano instructor, boys gymnastics coach, cheer/tumbler instructor as well as internships at various parks. Download the application from The Oak Lawn Park District website: www.olparks.com , or go to any Oak Lawn Park District facility to complete an application. 

Oak Lawn Park Dist. – Summer Internships

The Oak Lawn Park District is seeking qualified students interested in an internship in the field of Recreation, Sports Management or a related field. Candidates will currently be attending college or be a recent graduate with a major in recreation, outdoor recreation or related field. Applications for Summer internships should be submitted by April 1st. Send a resume and cover letter to cobrien@olparks.com. For more information visit the Oak Lawn Park District website.

Stony Creek Golf Complex

Stony Creek Clubhouse will be hiring for positions at the clubhouse.  We require waitresses, banquet waitresses and beverage cart attendants.  Some experience in the restaurant business is required.  Must be 21 years old.  Looking for individuals who have a positive disposition and enjoys working with the public.  Days, Evenings, Holidays, and Weekend shifts. Contact Mary Grana-Clubhouse Manager at 708-398-6284 or e-mail at mgrana@olparks.comThese positions will be available in March 2013. Visit the Oak Lawn Park District website for more info about employment opportunities.

Chicago Traffic Controllers

The City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) is currently hiring Traffic Control Aides. Applicants must be 18 years old and complete an online application by Feb. 18 at www.cityofchicago.org/careers. For more information, please click here.

City Clerk Interns

The Chicago City Clerk's Office is now accepting applications for its summer internship program. They hope to hire at least 60 interns to help implement summer programs, including City Vehicle Sticker sales. Students currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or law school or a technology or business schools are encouraged to apply for the internship.A complete job description and application information can be found at cityofchicago.org/CAREERS under “Open Job Opportunities.” Applications will only be accepted online at the City of Chicago Careers website through March 8.

Job Fairs

  • The United States Intelligence Community, an integrated network of agencies that work together to protect our nation’s security, is hosting its fourth annual IC Virtual Job Fair. From 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time, Feb. 26. IC is seeking a culturally diverse, technologically savvy and skilled workforce for exciting careers in a number of fields. Candidates can chat with recruiters and other experts, and learn how to apply for job openings. U.S. citizenship is required. Space is limited! To guarantee your entrance into this event, pre-registration is highly encouraged. Go to ICVirtualFair.com. Participating agencies include: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), FBI Language Services Section (FBI LSS), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Virtual Translation Center (NVTC). For details, and to register, visit: http://www.icvirtualfair.com/

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