Police Officer

Rockton, Illinois Police Dept.

110 E. Main Street
Rockton, IL 61072

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$28,639 to $46,641
Population: 5,300
Sworn Officers: 15
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The Rockton Police Department and the Rockton Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are testing to establish an eligibility list for entry-level patrol officer. There is one immediate opening.  The job requires nights/weekends/holiday work.   Officers work 14 days per month during 12 hour shifts.  Pay range from $28,639 ($30,074 if certified) to $46,641.   Officers are provided with clean, modern equipment and average 100 hours of paid in-service training each year.  Excellent benefit plan including medical, dental, eyewear and life insurance. All uniforms, leather, shoes, firearm and ballistic vest are provided.  Liberal vacation, personal time, holiday pay, and sick time.  Outstanding pension plan. 


Requirements:  Successful candidate must be at least 21 years of age but less than 35 at time of appointment. Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Must possess, or be able to possess, a valid driverís license in Illinois. Must not have been convicted of a felony or disqualifying misdemeanor. Candidate must successfully pass oral interview, background check and, personality profile. Certified officers will receive preference over non-certified candidates. Do you have what it takes to be one of us?


Potential candidates must attend a mandatory orientation meeting Friday, March 7th at 7:00pm at the Rockton Municipal Center, 110 East Main Street, Rockton, IL 61072.   A written and physical test will be given Saturday March 8th at 9:00 am.  The location of these tests will be announced at orientation. Applications will only be available at orientation.  Candidates may register for orientation,  Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm by phone at 815-624-8881, fax 815-624-4955, in person at 110 E. Main St Rockton, or our website(24 hours) www.rockton.ws/police_department.htm


The Village of Rockton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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