Police Officer

City of Morris

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Contact Information

Address:

City of Morris
700 N. Division Street
Morris, IL 60450

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 01/30/23
  • @ 4:00 PM (CST) or once 150 applications have been submitted, whichever occurs first

Salary:

  • Starting (5/1/2023): $73,804

    • Over 1 year: $77,833
    • Over 2 years: $83,735
    • Over 4 years: $86,259
    • Over 6 years: $88,858
    • Over 8 years: $97,098 

    NOTE: Candidates hired by the City of Morris after they have completed at least 3 years of full-time experience as a police officer in another jurisdiction, having been so employed within the last 2 years of hire date as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer will advance to the "Over 2 years" step of the wage scale after the successful completion of Field Training, or 90 days, whichever is longer.

    Benefits Include:

    • Longevity steps after years 1,2,4,6 and 8 ($97,098 after 8 years)
    • Vacation:
      • 2 weeks after 1 year
      • 3 weeks after 5 years
      • 4 weeks after 10 years
      • 5 weeks after 15 years
    • 48 hours of personal time per year
    • Paid sick leave
    • 11 paid holidays per year
    • Paid health insurance, including vision and dental
    • Participation in the Downstate Police Pension System
    • Life insurance of $60,000
    • Deferred compensation (employer contribution with voluntary employee contribution)
    • $650 uniform allowance per year
    • Tuition reimbursement for approved college coursework

Sworn:

  • 29

Population:

  • 15,053

Position Details

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022

City of Morris Police Department

Morris, Illinois

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Morris, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Morris Police Department.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the City of Morris Board of Fire & Police Commissioners:

  • U.S. citizenship (and/or alien admitted for permanent residence or lawfully admitted for temporary residence and who produces evidence of intention to become a citizen of the United States);
  • No felony convictions (or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude);
  • Valid driver's license;
  • Must be 21 years of age and under the age of 35 at the time of application (and under 35 at the time the final eligibility list is posted) unless otherwise exempt by State Statute (Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6);
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Must present an Illinois POWER Test card within 4 weeks of their date of hire; POWER Test cards may be issued through either NIPSTA, Triton Community College, or Joliet Junior College;
  • Residency: Must reside within 20 miles of the Morris Police Department (200 E. Chapin St. Morris, IL 60450) within 18 months from the date of hire;
  • An optional Police Officer Candidate Open House will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Morris Police Department.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, January 30, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (CST) -OR- once 150 applications have been submitted, whichever occurs first.
  • Attend a Mandatory Orientation and Written Test on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

www.ApplyToServe.com

The City of Morris, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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