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Police Officer

Kirkland, Illinois

 

 

Kirkland Police Department

511 W. Main Street

P.O. Box #550

Kirkland, IL 60146

Phone: 815-522-6179

E-mail: kirklandpd@atcyber.net 

Website: www.villageofkirkland.com 
 

 

Starting Salary: $35,000 

Population: 1,800

Sworn Officers: 8

Application Deadline: 6/10/05

 

 

 

Kirkland is a growing community that is located on Illinois Route 72. Kirkland is approximately 35 miles west of Elgin and 30 miles southeast of Rockford. The area is served by Interstates 39, 88 and 90.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ILLINOIS BASIC POLICE OFFICER TRAINING, OR ITS EQUIVALENT FROM ANOTHER STATE, WHICH WOULD BE TRANSFERABLE TO ILLINOIS.

  • MUST BE A UNITED STATES CITIZEN.

  • MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.

  • MUST HAVE PROOF OF A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT.

  • MUST BE IN GOOD GENERAL HEALTH, HAVE THE ABILITY TO THINK AND ACT IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.

  • Applicant will need to live within 35 miles of the village
    within a year of employment.


THE VILLAGE OF KIRKLAND OFFERS:

  • MAJOR MEDICAL INSURANCE

  • DENTAL INSURANCE

  • OPTICAL INSURANCE

  • LIFE INSURANCE

  • 11 PAID HOLIDAYS

  • SICK TIME

  • IMRF RETIREMENT


STARTING SALARY:

 

$35,000.00

 



OPENINGS
 

THE VILLAGE OF KIRKLAND IS SEEKING TO FILL ONE POLICE OFFICER POSITION AT THIS TIME,  WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A LIST FOR FUTURE PERSPECTIVE POLICE EMPLOYEES AS POSITIONS COME AVAILABLE.



HIRING PROCESS
 

THOSE POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES DEEMED MOST QUALIFIED WILL BE INVITED TO CONTINUE IN THE ELIGIBILITY PROCESS.  THIS PROCESS WILL INCLUDE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND ORAL INTERVIEW. 

THE APPLICANTS THAT ARE PLACED ON THE FINAL ELIGIBILITY LIST WILL BE SUBJECT TO MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREENING PRIOR TO HIRING.


WHEN RETURNING THE APPLICATION, PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE

  • COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED

  • COPY OF DD FORM#214/ MILITARY SERVICE DISCHARGE (IF  APPLICABLE)

  • COPY OF ILLINOIS POLICE OFFICER CERTIFICATION

  • PROOF OF PREVIOUS POLICE EXPERIENCE

  • COPY OF CURRENT RESUME IF AVAILABLE

THERE WILL BE A $15.00 NON-REFUNDABLE PROCESSING FEE, WITH EACH APPLICATION.


THE VILLAGE OF KIRKLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 


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