Lateral Police Officer

Geneva Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Geneva Police Department
20 Police Plaza
Geneva, IL 60134

Phone:

  • 630-232-0867

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • NA

Salary:

  • Starting: Negotiable - up to $117,322

    The current salary range per the collective bargaining agreement is: $78,265 - $117,322 per year. (Entry within the salary range is negotiable, dependent on qualifications). 

Sworn:

  • 38

Population:

  • 24,500

Position Details

The City of Geneva Board of Fire Police Commissioners is currently accepting applications for lateral-entry Police Officer candidates.

Located in the heart of the Fox Valley, the City of Geneva is a vibrant community with a diverse landscape of residential, commercial and retail areas.

The Geneva Police Department is a mid-size agency with 38 sworn officers among two division. We are growing and adding to our team! If you are looking to continue your career at an established agency that offers a wide array of assignments and unique calls within a premier community, look no further.

As a Geneva Police Officer, you can enjoy:

  • Stability and security: Competitive salaries and exceptional benefits within a fiscally sound municipality.
  • Professional development: Ongoing training, education, specialty assignments and peer support to help you obtain your career goals.
  • Community engagement: Strong, supportive partnerships with the people we serve, made possible by a foundation of trust and reputation of excellence.
  • Meaningful impact: Positive footprint within our community, making a difference for those who call Geneva home. 

Application Process:

Please visit the City's website for full details on requirements and how to apply to our lateral entry process:

https://www.geneva.il.us/1476/Certified-Police-Officer-Lateral-Entry

Submit a resume, application and supporting documents by email, U.S. Mail or in-person to:

Lauren Newton, HR Manager

22. S. First Street

Geneva, IL 60134

lnewton@geneva.il.us

After-hours delivery can be made to the Geneva Police Department:

22 Police Plaza

Geneva, IL 60134 

Minimum Qualifications can be found here:

https://www.geneva.il.us/DocumentCenter/View/14216/City-of-Geneva-Lateral-Police-Officer-Minimum-Requirements?bidId=

Selection Process:

Candidates who submit a completed application and supporting documents and meet the minimum qualifications may be invited to participate in an on-site interview. A candidate's placement on any lateral entry eligibility list shall be by alphabetical order of their last name. The Lateral Entry Eligibility List will be maintained in parallel to the Police Officer eligibility list.

Applicants may be invited to participate in and successfully advance through the following steps:

  • Oral interview with representatives from the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, Police Department and Human Resources
  • Preliminary character and background investigation
  • Polygraph examination
  • Detailed character and background investigation
  • Post-offer examinations, including but not limited to a psychological evaluation, medical examination, vision screening, and drug screening 

All appointments are subject to a probationary period.

More Information:

Candidates are urged to utilize this application packet to ensure they have all of the documents required:

https://www.geneva.il.us/DocumentCenter/View/14217/City-of-Geneva-Lateral-Entry-Application-Checklist?bidId=

Any questions concerning the employment process should be directed to Lauren Newton, HR Manager:

Via email:

lnewton@geneva.il.us

OR

By calling:

630-232-0867



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