Lateral Transfer Police Officer

Oswego Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Oswego Police Department
3355 Woolley Road
Oswego, IL 60543

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 03/04/24
  • @ 2:00 PM (CST)

Salary:

  • The Village has approved a new contract scheduled to begin May 1, 2024. The new range for laterals includes the following:

    • May 1, 2024: $89,132.73 to $112,687.28 depending on years of experience
    • January 1, 2025: $93,589.37 to $118,321.64

    Outstanding benefits package including:

    • 13 paid holidays annually
    • Plus paid vacation, sick and personal time, that starts accruing immediately
    • Excellent medical (BCBS PPO or HMO)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life insurance
    • Police pension
    • And more

    We offer 12-hour shifts with every other weekend off.

    Uniforms/equipment are provided.

    Officers may workout on duty at our state-of-the-art facility, which includes an indoor range, fitness & mat room and more.


Position Details

LATERAL TRANSFER POLICE OFFICER

Now Accepting Applications

The Oswego Police Department is seeking experienced/certified police officers to join our team as we look to establish a Lateral Transfer Police Officer Eligibility List (Register).

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • State of Illinois Law Enforcement Certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a law enforcement officer in good standing (part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement), OR candidates must hold an equivalent certification from another state (completed basic police training program/academy) which can be transferred and accepted by the ILETSB. For a conditional waiver of Illinois basic law enforcement training and reciprocity with the Illinois Law Enforcement Standards Training Board (ILESTB), you must pass all requirements, including but not limited to mandatory firearms training, Illinois Law for Police Course, and equivalency exam within six months of hire, and
  • Applicants shall be employed for a minimum of two consecutive years with their current agency as a fulltime Sworn Municipal Officer, State Trooper or County Sheriff’s Deputy AND they must have completed their probationary period as of March 4, 2024, and
  • Currently in good standing with the police department in which the person serves or is laid-off due to budgetary restraints with that agency, and
  • Possess the knowledge, skills, abilities and level of experience required pursuant to the call for qualified lateral transfer applicants, and
  • Must be a United States Citizen and have a Valid Driver’s License by March 4, 2024, and
  • Has a Bachelor or Associate Degree in any field of study (OR 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university) OR those who qualify for a waiver due to active military service pursuant to statute [(65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 10-2.1-6)], by March 4, 2024, and
  • Must pass written examination, oral interview, in-depth background investigation, which includes a polygraph, and
  • After conditional job offer, must pass Medical (including drug screen, hearing and eye exam) and Psychological examinations

APPLICATIONS:

Applications are available beginning January 9, 2024 and a non-refundable fee of $25.00 is required at the time of submittal.

Applications may be completed online from:

Our recruiting website at:

www.opdrecruits.com

Applications must be submitted by 2:00 PM (CST) on Monday, March 4, 2024. Applications and payments are only accepted online through the website.

Only the application and fee will be submitted; a resume, certificates and/or transcript copies, etc. are NOT needed at this time, but should be immediately available at the request of a background.

NEXT STEP IN TESTING PROCESS ONCE APPLICATION & FEE IS SUBMITTED:

MUST ATTEND MANDATORY ORIENTATION, WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND ORAL INTERVIEW, which will be held at:

Oswego Police Department

3355 Woolley Road

Friday, March 8, 2024 at 8:00 AM

Applicants must have photo identification, which can be a State ID, Driver’s License or Passport.

Any additional information or instructions will be emailed to you.

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