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Police Officer

Palos Hills, Illinois

 

 

City of Palos Hills

10335 S. Roberts Road

Palos Hills, IL 60465

Website: www.paloshillsweb.org

 

 

 

 

Starting Salary: $64,414

 

Application Deadline: 9/21/18

 

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

City of Palos Hills, Illinois

 

 

The Palos Hills Board of Police and Fire Commissioners will hold examinations in order to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.

 

 

Basic Minimum Requirements for Appointment:

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Veteran's and educational preference points are applied in accordance with State Statute.

  • Age: Minimum age 21 at time of examination. All applicants shall be under 35 years of age unless said age limitation does not apply under circumstances set out in the State Statute.

  • Language: Must be able to fluently speak, read, and write in the English language.

  • Health: Physically and psychologically qualified to meet the demands sustained by a Police Officer.

  • Drivers License: Must hold a valid Illinois automobile driver's license.

  • Residency: Palos Hills does not have a residency requirement before or after appointment.

  • Examination: Applicant must successfully pass all examinations and meet all standards as required by law and by the Board of Commissioners. Reference applicable State Statutes and current Rules and Regulations of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Palos Hills for all requirements which apply to applicants seeking the position of police officer for the City of Palos Hills. Chapter II, Section 6 of the Board's Rules and Regulations state, "Applicants for the position of patrol officer must meet valid standards of health and physical aptitude. Applicants must have at least corrected visual acuity of 20/20 in one eye and 20/40 in the other eye and shall not be color blind."

 

If applicant is listed on Initial Eligibility List, applicant must sign and deliver a Reimbursement Contract to be eligible to be listed on Final Eligibility List for the position of Police Officer. Written notice and explanation of the requirement will be included with your application packet.

 

 

Salary and Benefits:

 

Salary:

 

$86,882 annually after 4 years

 

Starting Salary:

 

$64,414

 

After One Year:

 

$70,034

 

Second Year:

 

$75,650

 

Third Year:

 

$81,245

 

An attractive benefit package is offered.

 

 

To Apply:

 

Applications with further information may be obtained in person at:

 

Palos Hills City Hall

10335 S. Roberts Road

 

Hours:

 

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday - Friday

 

Applications will be available from August 31st thru September 21, 2018.

 

An application fee of $25.00 will be required.

(Waived if financial hardship can be demonstrated.)

 

 

Filing Application:

 

When:

 

Applications and other necessary forms must be submitted in person prior to the Mandatory Orientation Meeting on Monday, October 1, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the location identified in the application packet.

 

 

 

BOARD OF POLICE AND FIRE COMMISSIONERS

CITY OF PALOS HILLS, ILLINOIS

STEVEN GOOD, CHAIRMAN

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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