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Police Officer

Charleston, Illinois

 

 

Eastern Illinois University

Police Department

600 Lincoln Avenue

Charleston, IL 61920

Phone: 217-0581-3911

Fax: 217-581-3614

E-mail: eiu_employment@eiu.edu

Website: www.eiu.edu 

 

 

Population: 9,000

Sworn Officers: 14

Application Deadline: 10/12/17

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Illinois University in Charleston will be conducting testing for the University Police Officer classification.

 

 

Candidates must:

  • Be Illinois residents

  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Have no record of conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude

  • Be eligible for bonding

  • Be at least 21 years of age upon employment

  • Be able to complete the Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course

 

Police Officers at EIU safeguard lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community relations.  They work under general supervision of higher level personnel.

 

 

The typical duties of a Police Officer include:

  • Patrols assigned post

  • Investigates incidents

  • Makes arrests

  • Investigates violations of State statutes, city and county ordinances and university regulations

  • Conducts investigations as required

  • Submits reports to supervisors

  • Directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforces parking and traffic rules and regulations

  • Investigates and reports unusual conditions that might endanger the public safety

  • Assists other agencies during emergencies


Eligible candidates should apply at:

 

https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php

 

Apply no later than October 12, 2017 in order to be scheduled for the upcoming Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing on Friday, October 13, 2017.

 

The application should include a resume, three business references and college transcripts, if applicable.

 

Successful candidates must also pass a knowledge exam, as well as oral boards.

 

 
Additional information concerning

Police Officer testing can be found at:

 

http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/testprep/police.aspx?osm=c30m

 

Contact the Examinations Office at 217-581-3911 for more information including any required documentation and to ensure you have a reserved place for the next Physical Fitness Testing in October.

 

 

Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

 

 


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