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Police Officer

Countryside, Illinois

 

 

City of Countryside

5550 East Avenue

Countryside, IL 60525

Phone: 708-485-2054

E-mail: sdignin@countryside-il.org

Website: www.countryside-il.org

 

 

 

Starting Salary: $57,772

Population: 5,895

Sworn Officers: 24

Application Deadline: 4/14/17

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE

 

 

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Countryside are now accepting applications to create a 2-year eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.

 

 

APPLICATIONS must be obtained at:

 

Police Department

5550 East Avenue

Countryside, Illinois 60525

 

Starting Monday, March 27, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

APPLICATION FEE:

 

A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 must be paid at the time the application form is obtained.

 

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS and REQUIRED DOCUMENTS must be received by the Board no later than Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Police Department by 4:00 p.m.

 

 

MANDATORY ORIENTATION will be on:

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

 

City of Countryside - Council Chambers

5550 East Avenue

Countryside, IL 60525

 

Check-in begins at 6:15 p.m.

 

Candidates are to arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. with photo identification (valid Driver's License or State ID) to sign in.  NO LATE ADMITTANCE

 

 

WRITTEN EXAM will be on:

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Countryside Banquets & Conference Center

6200 Joliet Road

Countryside, IL 60525

 

Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m.

 

Candidates are to arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. with photo identification (valid Driver's License or State ID) to sign in.  NO LATE ADMITTANCE.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Age Requirements:  At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of April 14, 2017 unless otherwise exempt by Statute.

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Driverís License:  Must have a valid Driverís License.

  • Education:  Must have 60 hours accredited College/University courses. Education will be waived for candidates who have 2 years of U.S. military service with an Honorable Discharge.

  • Character:  No felony convictions and be of good moral character.

  • Residency:  No residency requirement.

  • POWER Test Card: Must have a current and valid POWER Test Card dated within 12 months prior to application deadline (cards considered valid only issued 4/14/16 - 4/14/17).

 

COMPENSATION:

 

Starting Salary:

 

$57,772

 

Excellent benefits package

 

 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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