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The Chicago Police Board seeks a highly-qualified attorney to serve as a Hearing Officer. The Hearing Officer’s primary responsibility is to conduct disciplinary hearings of cases involving allegations of misconduct by Chicago police officers.
The Municipal Code of Chicago requires the Hearing Officer to be an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Illinois, with a minimum of five years’ experience. Pursuant to the Consent Decree entered in Illinois v. Chicago, the Police Board will use the following additional criteria to select the Hearing Officer:
This is a contract position with the Police Board; therefore, all typical rights and benefits of employee status are not available. Hearing Officers will act as independent contractors and will be responsible for providing all equipment and materials necessary to perform the tasks of the job. Hearing Officers serve on an hourly basis. Compensation is currently $175 per hour. The amount of time worked each month varies based on the caseload, with an average of 15 – 20 hours per month.
To be considered for the position, applicants shall send via email to Police Board Executive Director Max Caproni (Max.Caproni@cityofchicago.org) the following material: (1) a completed application form, (2) a résumé, and (3) one writing sample.
All application material must be received by Monday, November 30, 2020.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Executive Director Caproni by e-mail or at 312-742-3259.
If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to submit your application, please contact Executive Director Caproni.