Police Officer

Wood River Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Wood River Police Department
550 E. Madison Avenue
Wood River, IL 62095

Phone Number:

  • 618-251-8536

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 09/20/21
  • @ 5:00 PM

Salary:

  • Probationary Starting Pay: $59,652.04

    Following probationary period, wages will increase to: $66,280.04

    Benefits:

    • 100% paid health insurance coverage for employee with options to cover spouse/dependents
    • 11 paid holidays

Sworn Officers:

  • 18

Population:

  • 10,657

Position Details

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR CITY OF WOOD RIVER POLICE OFFICERS

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Wood River will be accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer.

Eligibility List Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Reside within either Madison County, IL or within 15 miles “as the crow flies” of the City limits of Wood River (within the State of IL) within 12 months of hire date.
  • Pass the stringent testing program including a physical agility test conforming to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Board Standards.
  • Have at least 20/30 vision in each eye or 20/100 vision correctable to 20/20.
  • Be at least 21 years of age & under 35 years of age except as otherwise provided by statute.
  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Meet all other qualifications as set forth in the rules and regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Wood River, IL.

Application packets will be available for pick up starting Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at:

Wood River Police Department

Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, September 20, 2021.

Applications may be submitted to:

Police Department

OR

May be mailed to:

Fire and Police Commission

550 E. Madison Avenue

Wood River, IL 62095

Lateral Entry Applications will also be accepted during this time.

The City of Wood River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

By order of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, Wood River, Illinois Secretary: Steve Alexander



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