Police Officer

City of Dixon

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

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Contact Information

Address:

City of Dixon
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Dixon, IL 61021

Phone:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 10/12/22
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $53,654

Sworn:

  • 30

Population:

  • 15,274

Position Details

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Dixon is now accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer

Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring needs and to establish a new eligibility list for future hiring.

Located along the scenic Rock River in Northwestern Illinois, Dixon is a thriving community of almost 16,000, and serves as the county seat of Lee County.  At the hub of four major highways and one interstate, Dixon is the economic center of the county and an important focus for agriculture, industry, service, retail, recreation and residential growth.

The Dixon Police Department is a full-service police agency with core values stemming from the community policing philosophy.  The Department holds the highest standards for professionalism, integrity, character, service, community partnership, discipline, objectivity, honesty, and training.  Our officers are dedicated to providing the best possible service to the community while employing proactive police strategies to combat drug and gang activity.  Whether you have a neighbor problem or are a victim of a crime, the Dixon Police Department is there to help.

Applications are available at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

The application deadline is:

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Application will be online for purchase until 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Dixon PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's at the time of hire.
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the time of filing application (10/12/22) and at such time as the Final Eligibility list is posted, unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6., which provides, in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) Law Enforcement Officer in a municipality in the United States.  Applicants must have attained their 19th birthday by the last date for filing applications (10/12/22).  Candidates who are under 21 years cannot be hired until they are the age of 21.
  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma, GED or High School Proficiency Certificate
  • Character:  Applicants must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Testing:  Must be able to complete all phases of testing.
  • Residence:  Officers are required to live within 12.5 miles from the City of Dixon within one (1) year of the date of hire.
  • P.O.W.E.R. Card: NOTE: Candidates that possess a valid POWER Card issued between the dates of 4/29/22 – and at time of testing 10/29/22 will be exempt from taking the physical on the day of testing. (MUST provide a copy of POWER Card in their returned support packet material and bring POWER Card on the day of test.)

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.

Additional information will be provided in the application packet which can be downloaded at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

There is a $25.00 non-refundable application fee.

Applications are NOT available at the Dixon Police Department or City Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Registration/Orientation, Physical Agility Test and Written Exam:

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Registration/Orientation at: 7:30 AM

Physical at 8:00 AM

Written Exam Immediately Following

Location:

Dixon Police Department

220 S. Hennepin Avenue

Dixon, IL 61021

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Dixon, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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