Ad Preview

This featured ad is expired and is here to provide an example to our recruiters.

Lateral Police Officer

Willow Springs Police Department

Badge

Contact Information

Address:

Willow Springs Police Department
8255 S. Willow Springs Road
Willow Springs, IL 60480

Phone:

  • 708-839-2732

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • Open

Salary:

  • Starting: $68,413 - $82,433 Depending on years of experience

    Officer Top Pay at the end of the current contract will be $97,359

    Benefits:

    • Paid time off – vacation, holiday, personal time
    • Paid sick leave
    • Health insurance Blue Cross HMO or PPO
    • Pension
    • Uniform provided

    12 hour shifts

    No residency requirement

Sworn:

  • 25

Population:

  • 7,000

Position Details

Immediate openings!

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications for Lateral Transfer:

Applicants for lateral transfer Police Officer appointments must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • Must have been employed currently, or in the past (2) years as a police officer.
  • Must have served for at least two (2) year as a full-time, non-probationary, sworn law enforcement officer by a Federal, State, County or local law enforcement agency in a comparable position to that being applied for and be in good standing. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement).
  • Must have successfully completed the Illinois Basic Law Enforcement Academy and possess current certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement).
  • Applicants must be at least 23 years old. 
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Education - Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate, or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Must possess a minimum visual acuity of 20/40 in each eye uncorrected and corrected to 20/20. Must have normal color vision, depth perception, and be free of any night vision deficiencies.
  • Lateral applicant must not have any felony convictions nor have been convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses.
  • Must have a valid FOID card.

The applicant must have the ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following:

  • A resume
  • Professional licenses
  • Training certificates
  • ILETSB  Police Officer Certificate
  • Documents confirming work experience
  • Birth certificate
  • Education transcripts
  • DD-214 (if applicable)
  • Any other employment related material as requested or required

You shall not be considered for the position unless you meet these requirements.

Selection Process:

Each phase of the process listed below is a pass/fail and a "pass" is required to proceed to the next phase.

  • Review of application material
  • Pre-screening interview by police department command staff.
  • Character, background investigation and credit check.
  • Interview with the Police Commission.
  • Post-offer examinations, including but not limited to:
    • psychological assessment
    • polygraph
    • medical examination
    • drug screening
  • Once hired, the applicant will be required to successfully complete a field training program and 18 month probationary period.

Lateral Eligible Police Officer Candidate Pool:

  • Applications are retained for 1 year. After 1 year applicants may reapply.
  • The Chief of Police shall select for recommendation to the Village Board for conditional hire from the lateral transfer candidate pool, and shall be based upon the relative excellence of the applicants, as determined by the Chief of Police.
  • In the event that the selection process identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Chief of Police may choose to recommend to the Village Board that those applicants are offered conditional hiring.

Notice to Lateral Police Officer Applicants:

Please contact the Willow Springs Police Department to request an application for employment at:

tphelan@willowsprings-il.gov

OR

708-839-2732

Upon review, qualified applicants who are considered for employment will be contacted by the Criminal Investigations Unit and informed of the next steps in the hiring process.

Applicants are advised not to contact the Willow Springs Police Department concerning the status of their application, as you will be notified if employment is open or considered.

The Village of Willow Springs Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Ad viewed 1691 times

Featured Departments

Police Jobs

  • Chicago - IL
  • Springfield - IL
  • Richton Park - IL
  • Madison - WI
  • Hoffman Estates - IL
  • North Chicago - IL
  • Lake Forest - IL
  • Maywood - IL
  • Maywood - IL
  • Skokie - IL
  • Tinley Park - IL
  • Wheaton - IL
  • Wheaton - IL
  • Aurora - IL
  • South Holland - IL
  • Evergreen Park - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Barrington - IL
  • El Paso - IL
  • Waukegan - IL
  • University Park - IL
  • Steger - IL
  • Buffalo Grove - IL
  • South Barrington - IL
  • Homewood - IL
  • Northfield - IL
  • Worth - IL
  • Edwardsville - IL
  • Bolingbrook - IL
  • Villa Park - IL
  • Island Lake - IL
  • Oswego - IL
  • St. Anne - IL
  • Brookfield - IL
  • Lindenhurst - IL
  • Bensenville - IL
  • Maple Park - IL
  • Somonauk - IL
  • Blue Island - IL
  • Antioch - IL
  • East Dundee - IL
  • Joliet - IL
  • Rockford - IL
  • Lincolnwood - IL
  • Country Club Hills - IL
  • South Beloit - IL
  • Carpentersville - IL
  • Markham - IL
  • Glen Ellyn - IL
  • Markham - IL
  • Dolton - IL
  • Glencoe - IL
  • Palatine - IL
  • Hickory Hills - IL
  • Whitewater - WI
  • Lincolnshire - IL
  • Hodgkins - IL
  • Elmwood Park - IL
  • Arlington Heights - IL
  • Riverwoods - IL
  • Woodstock - IL
  • Waukegan - IL
  • Waukegan - IL
  • Wheaton - IL
  • Woodridge - IL
  • Aurora - IL
  • Montgomery - IL
  • Chicago - IL
  • Chicago - IL
  • Rockford - IL
  • Freeport - IL
  • Crystal Lake - IL
  • Elk Grove Village - IL
  • Crystal Lake - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Calumet City - IL
  • Palos Hills - IL
  • Leland - IL
  • River Forest - IL
  • Wheaton - IL
  • Prospect Heights - IL
  • Plano - IL
  • Franklin Park - IL
  • Bourbonnais - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Oak Lawn - IL
  • North Chicago - IL
  • Naperville - IL
  • Chicago Heights - IL
  • Lemont - IL
  • Fox River Grove - IL
  • Northfield - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Tinley Park - IL
  • Island Lake - IL
  • Burbank - IL
  • Marseilles - IL
  • Channahon - IL
  • Fox River Grove - IL
  • Yorkville - IL
  • Joliet - IL
  • Berwyn - IL
  • La Grange Park - IL
  • Montgomery - IL
  • Elmwood Park - IL
  • Berkeley - IL
  • Elgin - IL
  • Libertyville - IL
  • Sugar Grove - IL
  • Batavia - IL
  • La Grange - IL
  • Winnetka - IL
  • Vernon Hills - IL
  • Harvey - IL
  • La Grange - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Hillside - IL
  • Itasca - IL
  • Campton Hills - IL
  • Momence - IL

Fire Jobs

  • Bensenville - IL
  • Freeport - IL
  • Lemont - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Lansing - IL
  • Westchester - IL
  • Lemont - IL
  • Lake Villa - IL
  • Bourbonnais - IL
  • Prospect Heights - IL
  • Monee - IL
  • Lockport - IL
  • Westchester - IL
  • Bloomingdale - IL
  • Joliet - IL

Civilian Jobs

  • Skokie - IL
  • Naperville - IL
  • Glen Ellyn - IL
  • Gurnee - IL
  • Round Lake Heights - IL
  • Lindenhurst - IL
  • Rockford - IL
  • Justice - IL
  • Carpentersville - IL
  • Aurora - IL
  • Aurora - IL
  • Glen Ellyn - IL
  • Northbrook - IL
  • Northbrook - IL
  • Joliet - IL
  • Wauconda - IL
  • Cicero - IL
  • Gurnee - IL
  • Gurnee - IL
  • Naperville - IL
  • Schaumburg - IL
  • Berwyn - IL
  • Streamwood - IL
  • Evanston - IL
  • Chicago - IL
  • Chicago - IL
  • Chicago - IL

FREE JOB UPDATES

Police Jobs, Fire Jobs, Civilian Jobs