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Police Officer

Blue Island, Illinois



City of Blue Island

13031 S. Greenwood Avenue

Blue Island, IL 60406

Phone: 708-396-7008




Salary: $50,717 - $74,972

Population: 24,570

Sworn Officers: 35

Application Deadline: 12/28/15







Police Officer Examination

City of Blue Island


The Civil Service Commission in the City of Blue Island, IL will conduct an examination for the purpose of providing an eligibility list of persons qualified to be appointed to the position of Police Officer.




  • You must have passed your 21st birthday but not attained your 35th birthday by the date of the examination unless you otherwise qualify as more specifically provided in Section 10-1-7 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ICLS 5/10-1-7).

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.

  • You must possess a valid driverís license in good standing.

  • You must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent GED along with at least 60 College credits.  You must have satisfactorily completed sixty (60) or more college credits at an accredited college or university by the time this application is turned in.  A current certificate of Completion of Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course (Police Academy Certificate) will be acceptable in place of the college credits.

  • Applicants who possess at the time of application a current, valid P.O.W.E.R. Test card issued no more than twelve (12) months prior to January 9, 2016, from a duly licensed training academy will not be required to take the physical ability test that is otherwise administered to all applicants.

  • Applicants must meet all other eligibility requirements as provided in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Rules and Regulations of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.


Testing Procedure:


The testing procedure includes a mandatory orientation, written test, physical ability test, oral interview, psychological examination, polygraph examination, medical examination, drug screen, background examination and fingerprint examination.



The mandatory orientation will take place on:


Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 8:00 a.m.


The written and physical examinations will follow.



The orientation and written and physical examinations will take place at:


Eisenhower High School

12700 S. Sacramento

Blue Island, IL





Applications will be available at:


Blue Island Police Department

13031 S. Greenwood Avenue

Blue Island, IL


from November 16, 2015


Applications must be returned with copies of all required documents no later than December 28, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.


There will be a $35.00 administrative processing fee.


You must include with your application copies of your driverís license, birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, your DD-214 if you served in the military, official transcripts of your sixty (60) college credits and or your Certificate of Completion of Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training (Police Academy Certificate).


If you have a current, valid P.O.W.E.R. test card, it must also be submitted with your application or you will be required to take the physical ability test.


Applications submitted after December 28, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. or incomplete applications will not be accepted.




The City of Blue Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This notice is issued by order of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.











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