The City of Cahokia Heights is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer
Testing is being conducted for immediate need to hire 12 new officers and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.
Cahokia Heights is a City in St. Clair County, Illinois. It was founded on May 6, 2021 by the merger of the villages of Cahokia and Alorton, as well as the city of Centreville. It is part of the Greater St. Louis, the metropolitan area around St. Louis. The City of Cahokia Heights is the home of significant colonial and Federal-period buildings listed on the National Register of Historic places. Cahokia Heights has a small-town community feel, rich in history with affordable family-oriented amenities.
The mission of the City of Cahokia Heights Police Department is to serve the community by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws and maintaining order. The Police Department provides 24-hour emergency service to its residents 365 days a year. The force is comprised of 22 full-time sworn officers, including several, which serve as investigators. Officers are also certified to instruct firearms, self-defense, defensive driving, hazardous materials, and bloodborne pathogens.
Applications will be online for purchase until 9/1/21 – 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is:
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 by 4:00 PM
Note: For Cahokia Heights only, applications must be postmarked by 9/1/21
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: Cahokia Heights PD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.
There is a $25.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Cahokia Heights Police Department or City Hall.
Mandatory Orientation, Physical and Written Examination:
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Registration starts at 7:30 AM
Orientation – 8:00 AM
Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Cahokia High School
800 Range Lane
Cahokia, IL 62206
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the City of Cahokia Heights, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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