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Experienced Police Officer

Mahomet, Illinois


Mahomet Police Department

303 E. Oak Street

P.O. Box 1043

Mahomet, IL 61853

Phone: 217-586-5533 

Fax: 217-586-4132




Salary: $47,407 - $68,055

Population: 8,400

Sworn Officers: 9

Application Deadline: 7/9/17




The Village of Mahomet Fire & Police Commission is announcing its intent to establish an experienced officer eligibility register. The Mahomet Police Department is looking for candidates who have strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Candidates should possess common sense, problem solving skills, and ability to work without direct supervision.


The Mahomet Police Department is currently staffed with seven full time officers and two supervisors.



Starting salary as of May 2017:




increases to $60,066.55 after the third year of service


with a maximum of $68,055.40 after 25 years of service



Job Functions:


Police Officers with the Mahomet Police Department

are expected to perform the following functions:

  • Patrols the Village to preserve law and order, prevents and discovers the commission of crime, and enforces traffic and other laws and ordinances.

  • Answers calls and investigates complaints, disturbances and reported criminal activities; answers calls involving fires, automobile accidents, robberies and related misdemeanors and felonies.

  • At crime scene gathers evidence, locates and interviews witnesses, makes arrests; prepares investigative data and case information for prosecution. 

  • Investigates family disputes, public disturbances; makes arrests or resolves minor problems directly; prepares complaint and investigation reports.

  • Investigates accidents; provides first aid to injured; takes safeguards to prevent further accidents; interviews principals and witnesses; takes written statements; takes necessary preventive or corrective measures.

  • Cooperates in the prosecution of criminal offenders by court testimony, grand jury testimony and at coroner's inquests.

  • Performs traffic control duties; operates radar traffic control unit; apprehends violators and issues traffic tickets; directs traffic at intersections; issues parking tickets.

  • Assists and cooperates with County, State and Federal law enforcement officers, fire, EMS and ESDA as appropriate where activities of the Police Department are involved.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for preserving law and order, preventing and discovering the commission of crime and enforcing traffic and other laws and ordinances.

  • Responsible for routine maintenance of equipment.

  • Responsible for safe utilization of Police Department vehicles and property.

  • Responsible for safety of the general public, self, and fellow workers.

  • Responsibility associated with the handling and maintenance of confidential information.


Additional Information:


Cover letters, resumes, and applications will be screened for the minimum qualifications. Applicants will then participate in a Fire & Police Commission interview. If selected for a future, open position, a thorough background investigation will be conducted.



If you meet, or exceed, those minimum requirements and are interested in being part of our team, contact:


Mahomet Police Department






E-mail us at:



Job Requirements:

  • A high school degree

  • At least two years of full time law enforcement experience with a single department

  • Current ILETSB certification, or ability to obtain full time certification











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