Police Officer

Chicago, IL
Veterans Health Administration

Salary: $68,551 – $89,119 per year.

Closing Date: 09/30/2024.

Position Summary:

This position will serve as a Senior Police Officer at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, in Chicago, IL. The Police Officer will perform a full range of police duties by following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction.

Essential Functions:

  • Protects the civil rights of all individuals on VA controlled property;
  • Prevents, detect and investigate crimes;
  • Patrols assigned areas on foot or by motor vehicle;
  • Subdues persons causing disturbance or who threaten harm to themselves or others;
  • Follows rules/procedures concerning search and seizure of evidence and contraband;
  • Takes charge of significant and catastrophic events;
  • Conducts investigations, apprehensions, and detention;
  • Obtains search and arrest warrants;
  • Arrests violators;
  • Uses independent judgment in cases where policy is not clear;
  • Provides basic first aid and CPR prior to arrival of emergency medical personnel;
  • Prepares report of activities and events that occurred during shift;
  • Performs traffic control;
  • Assists citizens in emergency situations; and,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing will be required.
  • May serve a probationary period.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.