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Date:  Nov 18, 2021

East Saint Louis, IL, US, 62205-1038

Job Requisition ID:  9267

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources 
Posting Start Date:  11/19/2021

Posting Closing Date:  12/06/2021 
Salary:  $30.00 per hour 
Job Type:  Hourly Part Time 
County:  St._Clair 
Number of Vacancies:  2 


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Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application.

You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.


POSTING ID NUMBER:  12-32-9267

Position Overview

The Contractor shall provide armed security services during peak evening hours of 7PM-9PM to deter crime and improve visitor safety.  Ensure all have vacated the site, premises are secure, and gates are locked at 8:30 PM.  There will be two (2) contractor's hired and specific days for work schedule will be determined to ensure coverage seven (7) days a week.  Duties include:

  • Patrols assigned area by foot or vehicle, serving as a visible deterrent to crime and remain alert to any problems in regard to the safety, security and protection of property, personnel and visitors at site; carries firearms and enforces federal and state laws and city and county ordinances as necessary.
  • Maintains peace and order on site property; provides general information and assistance to visitors and investigates suspicious activity and/or situations; notifies applicable law enforcement when circumstances require backup of investigative staff.
  • Approximately 30 minutes prior to closing, inform visitors of upcoming park closing and the need to vacate the premises prior to that time.
  • Upon determining park has been vacated, lock gates for the evening at closing of 8:30pm. 
  • After locking gates, writes brief summary of events or incidents that occurred to be turned in daily to Site Superintendent.
  • Prepares and submits thorough incident reports according to divisional procedures, when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school. 
  • Requires graduation from an accredited basic law enforcement academy with an Illinois certification as a police officer. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires elementary knowledge of all applicable federal and state laws, county, and local ordinances.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of law enforcement jurisdictions.
  • Requires ability to work independently and to recognize and respond to emergency situations quickly and efficiently. 
  • Requires ability to use courtesy, firmness, and tact in relations with general public and employees working in the facilities.
  • Requires ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Requires ability to prepare complete accurate reports relevant to accidents, rule violations, and other pertinent police and security matters.
  • Requires ability to testify in court accurately and succinctly. 

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.


The Office of Land Management (OLM) oversees nearly 400 individual parcels of land and institutes a wide variety of programs and activities advocating outdoor recreation through sustainable use, conservation, and preservation.  The Historic Sites Division of the Office of Land Management oversees 57 Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials.  OLM facilitates activities from small group interpretive programming at Historical Sites, to hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.

Work Hours:  7PM-9PM nightly, 2 positions to ensure coverage 7 days week. 
Work Location: Frank Holten State Park, 4500 Pocket Rd East Saint Louis, IL 62205-1038 
Agency Contact:  Vicky.Fowler@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Public Safety; Sciences and Natural Resources