Rantoul Police Department
109 E. Grove Avenue
Rantoul, IL 61866
Starting Salary: $57,209
Sworn Officers: 31
Application Deadline: 3/2/18
The Rantoul Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will be accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.
Applications will be available beginning
January 29, 2018 online at:
The application deadline is March 2, 2018.
Minimum qualifications include:
Selected applicant will be required to live within a twenty mile radius of the corporate limits of Rantoul within six months after the completion of probationary period.
*(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.)
Applicants must successfully complete a written entrance examination, psychological testing, thorough background investigation, oral interview, and a physical examination which includes a drug screening. Applicant will be required to pass a physical agility test to successfully complete the police training academy.
The Village of Rantoul offers a competitive benefits package.
The starting salary for entry level officers is currently $57,209 annually.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
(Must report by 7:30 a.m. / Photo ID Required)
Rantoul Township High School
200 S. Sheldon Street
Rantoul, Illinois 61866
A study guide is available for sale at:
The cost is $9.99 plus tax and shipping. Also available is a study guide with a practice examination at a cost of $24.99 plus tax and shipping.
March 26 & 27, 2018
After the eligibility list is established, an oral interview will be scheduled for candidates with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. Prior to hire, an applicant must undergo a background investigation, psychological testing, and medical examination including a drug screen.
Any questions should be addressed to:
Sergeant Justin Bouse
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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