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Entry Level Police Officer Testing

Charleston, IL Job ID: 1401306

Entry Level Police Officer Testing

Board of Fire and Police Commission, City of Charleston, Illinois, hereby gives notice of the process for establishing an eligibility list for Police Officer with the Charleston Police Department.

Starting salary: $45,129.36 (0-6 months); $50,148.36 (6 months – 1 year)

Minimum requirements:

• Valid driver's license • U.S. citizenship • Must be at least 21 years of age but less than 35 years of age as of April 18, 2019; unless exempt from such age limitations as provided in state statute.

• High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

• No felony convictions • Residency within twenty (20) miles of Charleston City Hall, 520 Jackson Avenue, within 6 months of hire.

Applications are available at Charleston City Hall, 520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, Illinois, 61920. Postmark deadline for applications returned by mail is April 18, 2019. Deadline for applications delivered to Municipal Building is close of business, April 18, 2019.

All testing will be administered May 11, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall, 520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, Illinois. Valid identification is required to participate. Failure to attend any phase of the testing process will result in applicant's disqualification.

Testing will include:

• Mandatory orientation • Written examination (passing score of 70% or better) • Physical ability testing (pass/fail) • Oral interview; group interview techniques will be utilized. (passing score of 70% or better) Doug McDermand, Chairman Charleston Fire and Police Board

EOE / AA

Application instructions can be found in the job’s description.

City of Charleston

Location: Charleston, IL

Category: General