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Police Officer - Lateral Transfer

Metra

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Address:

Metra
547 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60661

Website:


Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 02/09/24
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $1,388.80/week; $34.72/hour certified (85%) (7/1/2023 rate)

    $41.86/hour 1 year patrol officer (7/1/2024 rate)

    Signing Incentive:

    Lateral applicants are eligible for $5,000 lump sum payment upon successful hire

Sworn:

  • 120

Position Details

Police Officer Hiring Process

Metra Police Department

Chicago, Illinois

The Northeast Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (D/B/A Metra) is now accepting applications for the position of lateral transfer police officer with the Metra Police Department.

This application is for lateral transfer applicants only.

Entry level applications are not being accepted at this time.

Please read the minimum requirements carefully. 

The Metra Police Department is responsible for the safety and security of the second largest commuter railroad system in the United States. The Metra Rail System is an approximately 500-mile system which moves more than 90 million Chicagoland passengers annually through 242 stations and 11 lines and operates as part of the single most important railroad hub in North America.

A fully sworn municipal police force of more than 150 sworn members, the Metra Police Department is responsible for the safety and security of the Metra system in a 6-county service area: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties in Northeastern Illinois. Our officers provide full police services to our passengers, employees, stations, equipment and rights-of-way. Metra Police Officers serve in various capacities which include: administrative staff, canine units, detective division, Homeland Security Unit, and patrol division.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by The Northeast Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation:

  • U.S. Citizenship AND/OR legal permanent resident of the United States;
  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration). A list of disqualifying convictions is contained in the "Disqualification Section" of the Summary of the Hiring Process page of this application;
  • Valid driver's license;
  • At least 21 years of age at time of appointment as a sworn officer;
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent;
  • Illinois residents must possess a valid Firearm Owners Identification Card (F.O.I.D.) at the time of hire;
  • Applicants must be currently certified as a police officer in the State of Illinois; -OR- have successfully completed an approved Basic Law Enforcement Training Course (as outlined in the Illinois Police Training Act, 50/ILCS,705); -OR- able to obtain a waiver from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board for out of state training prior to employment.
  • Participants in the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Intern Program, who will be a certified police officer by the date of appointment, may also apply.
  • Selected candidates must undergo and successfully pass a physical examination/drug test, psychological evaluation, and comprehensive background check to verify information regarding education, employment, vehicle, and criminal history, including fingerprints;
  • A background check will be conducted regarding drug and alcohol testing history on candidates who have worked for agencies subject to DOT regulations;
  • This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing;
  • Relocation is not available for this position;
  • 18 month probation period;
  • All applications must be submitted by Friday, February 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM.

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

http://www.applytoserve.com

Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

For more information on the Metra Police Department:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6BIbVTKa_0



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