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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Police Officer Vacancy Announcement

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The City of Rock Island, Illinois, population 39,684, is located on the Mississippi River, in a greater metropolitanarea with a population of over 300,000. Rock Island Police department has 81 sworn officers on the department.

POSITION TITLE: Police Officer

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Police

STARTING SALARY: $58,383.00

HOURS OF WORK: Full Time – variable hours

Minimum Requirements: Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four (4) years of high school plus ability to successfully pass a physical agility test, written and oral examination, background security investigation, drug testing, psychological exam and medical examination. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be 21 years of age upon appointment. Persons over 34 years of age are not eligible to apply as stated in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6. Selected candidate must meet residency requirement, which includes a thirty-mile radius on the Illinois side of Rock Island and fall within a 60 minute commute time within 6 months after completing one (1) year probation period. The physical agility test will be April 4, 2020 at the Rock Island Police Department, 1212 5th Avenue, Rock Island. Registration will begin at 8:00 am and the testing will follow. A valid driver’s license must be presented the day of the agility test. The written test is scheduled for April 4, 2020 at 1pm – at the Rock Island Police Department. Applicants must have completed a Police Officer application by required deadline to be eligible to take the agility test. Police Officer applications are available and accepted only online at www.rigov.org through March 27, 2020 at 5pm. EOE

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