Police Officer

Yorkville Police Department

804 Game Farm Rd.

Yorkville, IL 60560



Salary: $36,641 to $45,253.52*

Population: 7,800

Sworn Officers: 19

Application Deadline: 8/1/03





The United City of Yorkville is located approximately 45 miles southwest of Chicago in the second fastest growing county in Illinois.  With a population of over 7,800 covering an approximately 9 square mile area, Yorkville's hometown atmosphere is home to an increasing number of businesses and residents.

Officers at the Yorkville Police Department enjoy working in a community-oriented, progressive department with opportunities in such areas as school liaison, DARE, bicycle patrol, truck enforcement, child safety seat technician, investigations, and a multi-jurisdictional Special Response Team.

The Yorkville Police Department also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
* Medical for $1 per month along with dental and vision compensation
* Life insurance
* Supplemental insurance
* State pension
* Union FOP contract
* Credit union membership
* 457 deferred compensation
* Employee assistance program

Officers also receive:
* 2 weeks paid vacation after one year and paid sick time
* 12 city holidays and 2 floating holidays per year
* Bereavement time
* Uniforms paid for
* All training paid for


The Yorkville Board of Fire and Police Commissioners invites all eligible Candidates to participate in our upcoming screening process to establish an eligibility list for the position of Patrol Officer.


Applicants must be at least 21 years of age to under 35 years of age on August 8, 2003 or as otherwise exempt from age limitation by statute. $10.00 nonrefundable application fee made payable to the United City of Yorkville.  Must have U.S. Citizenship, no felony convictions, possess a valid Illinois Drivers License, and possess an Associate's Degree.


Applications may be picked up at Yorkville Police Department, 804 Game Farm Road, Yorkville, Illinois 60560. Applications may also be mailed out by contacting Lt. Donald Schwartzkopf at (630)553-8504.


*Salary for this position is Entry Level: $36,641 per year (Associate's Degree), $37,373 (Bachelor's Degree); Academy Graduate:  $36,641 per year (Associate's Degree), $37,373 (Bachelor's Degree); Lateral Transfers:  n/a








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