salary $81,506. Effective 5/01/16, top pay of $97,709 reached in four years
(with current contract; note: contract negotiations are currently taking
place for the next contract);
fringe benefits, retirement savings options, and pension plan;
dental, vision, and life insurance plans;
City assigned shift schedules are 4 days on/3 days off;
Positions: Criminal/Juvenile Investigators, Crime Prevention Officer, School
Resource Officers, Canine Handler (1), Traffic Unit, Bicycle Officers, Field
Training Officers, Less Lethal Instructors, Patrol Rifle Instructors, Traffic
Crash Investigators, Task Force Assignments to North Central Narcotics, and
Mobile Field Force – ILEAS.
To Qualify You
Confirm status as
a current, sworn, Illinois municipal police officer, Illinois state trooper, or
Illinois county sheriff’s
deputy who possesses State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law
Enforcement Training and Standards Board. (Part-time certification as an
enforcement officer does not meet this requirement.)
Be a United
Be at least 21
Education – Must
possess an Associate’s Degree or 60 hours of college credit from an
institution accredited by the US Department of Education. Bachelor’s degree
in police administration, law enforcement, or a related field is preferred.
Current status as an Illinois Police Officer for one year after completion of a
probationary period and currently in good standing in the Police Department in
which the person serves or in laid-off status due to financial restraints
only. Also must possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a
current City of St. Charles Police Officer.
Reside within a 40-mile radius of the intersection of Riverside Avenue and
East Main Street within the 18-month probationary date of hire.
Must agree to
comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all
examination and training requirements.
Must submit at time of application: a copy of the following, to the
extent applicable: a résumé; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED
certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board
and discharge papers (DD-214/Copy 4); Illinois Standards & Training Board
furnish upon request: other professional licenses; training certificates; documents
confirming work experience; employee evaluations; and any other
employment related material as requested or required.
To complete the Online Employment Application and obtain the required
supplemental application packet with additional application instructions go to: