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Peoria, Illinois

 

 

Peoria Police Department

419 Fulton Street, Room 302

Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: 309-494-8575

Fax: 309-494-8587

E-mail: humanresources@ci.peoria.il.us

Website: www.ci.peoria.il.us

 

 

Salary: See Below

Population: 113,000 

Sworn Officers: 247 

Application Deadline: 3/16/12

 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

 

POLICE RECRUIT

 

 

Announcing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria 2012 Police Eligibility Pool.

 

 

2012 Salary:

 

$51,122.34

($52,400.38 after certified training)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

 

AGE: 21 years old by date of written examination, or 20 years old, if successfully completed 60 hours of law enforcement studies at an accredited college.  Cannot have attained age 36 by date of entrance into Eligibility Pool.  (By State statute, exceptions made for individuals with prior municipal police experience.  See the Human Resources Department for additional information).

 

EDUCATION: Minimum: Graduation from High School or GED equivalency accepted.  Prefer candidates with Associate’s Degree or hours toward Bachelor’s Degree.

 

OTHER: U.S. Citizenship; valid driver’s license; physical condition to perform the essential functions of the position and pass physical agility exam; no felony conviction.

 

VISION-HEARING: Must meet minimum standards for vision and hearing and cannot be color-blind.  Applicants who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses must meet minimum standards of visual acuity.  Vision with corrective lenses should not be less than 20/20 in the better eye, 20/40 in the worst eye, and 20/20 with both eyes open.  Uncorrected vision should not be less than 20/200 in either eye.

                                                           

RESIDENCY: Applicants need not be residents of the City to apply.  When hired, you can establish and maintain principal place of residency within a 20 mile radius of Peoria Police Department.

 

 

ORIENTATION:

 

Voluntary Orientation sessions will be held at:

 

Peoria Public Library

107 NE Monroe

Auditorium (Basement)

Peoria, Illinois

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

or

 

Saturday, March 31, 2012

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 

You only need to attend one session.

 

NOT MANDATORY

 

 

WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

 

Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.

(Must report by 8:45 a.m.)

 

Peoria Civic Center

Meeting Rooms 220-222

201 SW Jefferson

Peoria, Illinois

 

 

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION:

 

Saturday, April 21, 2012

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

and

 

Sunday, April 22, 2012

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Peoria Civic Center

Exhibit Hall “C”

201 SW Jefferson

Peoria, Illinois

 

Applicants will be scheduled for one of the dates following the written examination.

 

 

OTHER TESTS: After the eligibility pool is established, an oral interview with a panel of the Fire & Police Commissioners will be held with candidates selected from the eligibility pool.  Prior to hire, must undergo background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and medical examination including a drug screen.

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2012 or postmarked or faxed by March 16, 2012.  Application must include a copy of the applicant’s certified birth certificate, (copy of registered certificate, not hospital copy with footprints), copy of driver’s license, copy of high school diploma or GED certificate (Even if you have a college degree). 

 

 

Study guides for the written examination will be mailed to candidates with completed applications the week of March 19th.

 

 

APPLICATIONS FROM CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEES AND FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL TO:

 

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

CITY HALL

419 FULTON STREET, ROOM 302

PEORIA, IL  61602

 

UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE

 

 

ONLINE APPLICATION:

 

www.ci.peoria.il.us

 

 

FAX# (309) 494-8587

PHONE# (309) 494-8575

E-MAIL humanresources@ci.peoria.il.us

 

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 

OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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