Police Officer

City of Blue Island

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Contact Information

Address:

City of Blue Island
13031 S. Greenwood Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406

Phone Number:

  • 708-396-7020

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 12/14/20
  • @ 5:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $58,377.88 (effective 1/1/21)

Sworn Officers:

  • 37

Population:

  • 24,570

Position Details

**IMMEDIATE OPENING**

Police Officer Examination

City of Blue Island

The Civil Service Commission for the City of Blue Island, Illinois will conduct an examination for the purpose of providing an eligibility list of persons qualified to be appointed to the position of Police Officer.

Qualifications:

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Meet all eligibility requirements as provided in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Rules and Regulations of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission
  • Have attained their 21st birthday but not attained their 35th birthday by the date of the appointment unless otherwise, as provided in Section 10-1-7 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ICLS 5/10-1-7).
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. card issued no more than twelve (12) months prior to December 19, 2020, from a duly licensed training academy

Complete the application and attach the required documents.

The application must include:

  • Copies of driver's license, birth certificate, valid P.O.W.E.R. card, and high school diploma or equivalent
  • Copy of Certificate of Completion of Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training (if applicable)
  • Copy of DD-214 (if applicable)
  • SEALED original official college transcripts (if applicable)

Applications may be obtained at:

Blue Island Police Department

OR

Online at:

www.blueisland.org

The application and application documents must be turned in at the Blue Island Police Department before the deadline.

The application deadline is:

Monday, 12/14/2020, 5:00 PM

Applications must be turned in at:

Blue Island Police Department

13031 South Greenwood Avenue

Blue Island, Illinois 60406

A non-refundable $35.00 administrative processing fee will be due at application turn in. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will result in disqualification.

Testing Procedures:

The orientation and written examination will take place:

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Dwight D. Eisenhower High School

12700 S. Sacramento

Blue Island, IL

Enter through main entrance doors. Walk down the stairs and into the cafeteria.

Face Covering & social distancing required

  • Check in: 9:00 a.m. A valid driver's license and a valid P.O.W.E.R. card are required at check in.
  • Orientation: 9:30 a.m.
  • Written Examination: 10:00 a.m.

Oral interviews for qualifying applicants will be conducted:

Monday, December 28, 2020

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Times to be determined

City of Blue Island's East Annex Building

2434 Vermont Street

Blue Island, Illinois 60406 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Pre-employment background investigation
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Polygraph examination
  • Medical examination and drug screening

This notice is issued by order of:

The Blue Island Civil Service Commission

The City of Blue Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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