Police Officer (Full-time)

City of Eureka   Eureka, IL   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on June 27, 2024

THE CITY OF EUREKA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER
FOR THE EUREKA POLICE DEPARTMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST.

  1. Applicants for the eligibility list must have passed their 21st birthday but not passed their 35th birthday on the date the final eligibility list is posted, except as otherwise provided by statute. Proof of date of birth will be required to be submitted with application.
  2. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  3. Applicants will be required to pass the State of Illinois POWER test. A link to that test can be found here: https://www.ptb.illinois.gov/media/1755/new-power-test-chart-2023.pdf
  4. Applicants that pass the POWER test will be required to take a written and oral exam prior to placement of the final eligibility roster. Applicants may also be required to take a medical exam, physical, psychological and drug screen prior to employment.

THE CITY OF EUREKA IS ALSO ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FULL TIME ALTERNATIVE ELIGIBILITY LIST (COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS LATERAL TRANSFER).

All persons must meet the following criteria to be considered for placement of the alternative eligibility register pursuant to Public Act 95-931 effective 1/1/09.

  1. Certification of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a certified full time police officer, and
  2. Previous continuous service as a full-time police officer in the State of Illinois for a minimum of two years, and
  3. Currently working as a fully sworn police officer or having been employed as a fully sworn police officer within the past three months, and
  4. In good standing in the police department in which the person currently serves or separated from in good standing with no adverse employment action, and
  5. Eligible to be granted a waiver of basic training from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Applications may be picked up in person at 111 West Court Street, Eureka, Il, Mon-Fri, between 7am-3:30 pm or by emailing Alex.Collinge@eurekaillinois.gov

The deadline for accepting applications will be July 19th at 3:30 pm.