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Peoria, Illinois

 

 

City of Peoria

419 Fulton Street, Room 403

Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: 309-494-8578

Fax: 309-494-8587

E-mail: dbush@peoriagov.org

Website: www.peoriagov.org

 

 

Starting Salary: $56,154.24

Population: 113,000

Sworn Officers: 247

Application Deadline: 9/30/16

 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

 

POLICE RECRUIT

 

 

Announcing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria November, 2016 Police Eligibility Pool.

 

 

Salary:

 

$56,154.24

($57,558.07 after certified training)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

 

AGE: 21 years old by date of written examinations (10/28/16 or 10/29/16), or 20 years old, if successfully completed two (2) years of law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university.  Cannot have attained age 35 when the application is submitted.  (By State statute, exceptions made for individuals with prior municipal police experience.  See the Human Resources Department for additional information).

 

EDUCATION: Minimum: Graduation from High School or GED equivalency accepted.  Prefer candidates with Associate’s Degree or hours toward Bachelor’s Degree.

 

MILITARY:  A Veteran shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision by the number of years served on active military duty, but by no more than 10 years of active military duty. (45 years old)

 

OTHER: U.S. Citizenship; valid driver’s license; physical condition to perform the essential functions of the position and pass physical agility exam; no felony conviction.

 

VISION-HEARING: Must meet minimum standards for vision and hearing and cannot be color-blind.  Applicants who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses must meet minimum standards of visual acuity.  Vision with corrective lenses should not be less than 20/20 in the better eye, 20/40 in the worst eye, and 20/20 with both eyes open.  Uncorrected vision should not be less than 20/200 in either eye.

                                                           

RESIDENCY: Applicants need not be residents of the City to apply.  When hired, you can establish and maintain principal place of residency within a 20 mile radius of Peoria Police Department.

 

 

ORIENTATION:

 

Voluntary Orientation sessions will be held at:

 

Peoria Public Library

107 NE Monroe

Auditorium (Basement)

Peoria, Illinois

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

or

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 

NOT MANDATORY

(Each session will have the same information)

 

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES TEST PRACTICE SESSIONS:

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 and/or Thursday, October 27, 2016

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Peoria Civic Center

Exhibit Hall "C"

201 SW Jefferson

Peoria, IL

 

NOT MANDATORY

 

 

WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

 

Friday, October 28, 2016 OR Saturday, October 29, 2016

9:00 a.m.

(Must report by 8:45 a.m.)

 

Peoria Civic Center

Classrooms 220-222

201 SW Jefferson

Peoria, IL

 

(Study guides will be sent upon submitting your completed application with the required documents.)

 

 

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION:

 

Friday, October 28, 2016 OR Saturday, October 29, 2016

2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Peoria Civic Center

Exhibit Hall “C”

201 SW Jefferson

Peoria, IL

 

Applicants will be scheduled for one of the dates following passage of the written examination.

 

 

OTHER TESTS:

 

Must pass written and physical ability exams for placement into the Eligibility Pool.  If selected for hire, must pass an oral interview with the Police Department and Fire and Police Commission, undergo background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and medical examination including a drug screen.

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2016 or postmarked or faxed by September 30, 2016.  Application must include a copy of the applicant’s certified birth certificate, (copy of registered certificate, not hospital copy with footprints), copy of driver’s license, and a copy of high school diploma or high school transcript or GED certificate (Even if you have a college degree).

 

 

 

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