Conservation Police Officer Trainee

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Office of Law Enforcement

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Contact Information

Address:

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Office of Law Enforcement
1 Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 05/31/21

Salary:

  • Annual Starting: $51,888 (CPOT) - $123,696 (non-supervisor CPO II)

    Upon completion of Field Training a CPOT would be eligible for promotion to CPO I. 

    Offering:

    • Competitive pay and benefits
    • Furnished equipment
    • Take-home patrol vehicle
    • Flexible scheduling
    • And much more 

Sworn Officers:

  • 130

Population:

  • 12.67 million

Position Details

ILLINOIS CONSERVATION POLICE IDNR is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Conservation Police Officer Trainee (CPOT).

Job Duties:

  • Marked Squad Patrol - General enforcement, including the Criminal Code, Large and Small Boat Patrol, Snowmobile Patrol: (area of assignment dependent)
  • Covert Enforcement of the Wildlife and Fish Code Zero commute - shift begins and ends at your residence 

Application may be found at:

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/work/Documents/pdfs/app_cms100.pdf

Mail to:

IDNR OLE

Attn: Curt Stephens

One Natural Resources Way

Springfield, IL 62702

OR

Submit to:

curt.stephens@illinois.gov

Applications must signed and post marked/digitally submitted by May 31, 2021.

Employment Criteria:

  • 21 years of age upon date of hire AND
  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree (any field) OR
  • Associate Degree AND three years of Law Enforcement experience (single agency) OR
  • Military service (Active, Reserve, or National Guard), currently serving or honorably discharged, with one or more of the following medals: Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal 

The hiring process will consist of:

  • Application Submission (CMS 100)
  • Physical Fitness and Swimming Proficiency Tests
  • In-person Interview
  • Psychological Examination
  • Background Investigation 

Unless previously certified as a Police Officer in Illinois, selected applicants will be required to complete a paid, 14-week police certification at the Illinois State Police Academy. An additional paid, 14-week Conservation Academy must be completed as a condition of employment. During these training academies, selected applicants will be provided meals and lodging on-site, Monday-Friday.

For further information please visit:

https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/LawEnforcement/Pages/ConservationPoliceOfficerCareerOpportunities.aspx

You may also call or email your respective OLE recruiting officer:

CPO Tom Davis (McHenry Co.) - Northeast Zone Recruiting Officer

Email: thomas.davis@illinois.gov

Phone Number: 847-404-3596

CPO Isaac Gerard (Woodford Co.) - Northwest Zone Recruiting Officer

Email: isaac.gerard@illinois.gov

Phone Number: 309-214-0203

CPO Chase Sanford (Vermilion Co.) - Central Zone Recruiting Officer

Email: chase.sanford@illinois.gov

Phone Number: 217-361-9982

CPO Roberto Macias (Clinton Co.) - Southern Zone Recruiting Officer

Email: Roberto.macias@illinois.gov

Phone Number: 618-713-2705



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