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Police Officer, Waukegan, Illinois - Military veterans preferred

2018-09-29
The Blue Line: Public Safety Monitor (www.theblueline.com)
Law Enforcement/Legal/Security

$62,709 - $95,986 /yr

  full-time   employee


Waukegan
Illinois
60085
United States

Police Officer
Waukegan, Illinois

Waukegan Police Department
101 N. West Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-360-9000
E-mail: training@waukeganil.gov
Website: www.waukeganil.gov

Salary: $62,709 - $95,986
Population: 89,078
Sworn Officers: 151
Application Deadline: 10/19/18

Waukegan Police - Applications Available

The City of Waukegan has a population of 89,078 and is situated midway between Chicago and Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan. Waukegan was incorporated in 1849 and is a rich, culturally diverse city.

The Waukegan Police Department's authorized strength is 151 sworn officers and 196 total employees. Our department offers opportunities for experience in all facets of law enforcement including: patrol, investigations, traffic, K9, gang intelligence, narcotics, and neighborhood policing. In addition, some Waukegan Police Officers are also assigned to regional task forces with DEA and ICE.

NOW HIRING

The Waukegan Police Department will be accepting applications for police officers.

Salary Information:

Starting salary is $62,709 and increases to $72,895 after one year
Top pay $95,986 after seven years
Excellent benefits and retirement package
Prior police certification and experience starting salary up to $86,013

Applicants must:

Be able to successfully pass a physical fitness test, written examination, psychological screening, medical and drug test, extensive personal interview and background examination
Be a United States Citizen
Be at least 20 and less than 35 years of age at time of written exam
Be at least 21 at time of hire
Have a high school diploma or equivalent education
Have a valid driver's license
Be of good moral character

Applications will be available online at:

WaukeganPoliceJobs.com

Applications will be available August 29, 2018 and must be returned by 2:00 pm on October 19, 2018.

A $40.00 application fee is due when the application is obtained online.

Applicants will be required to attain a Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.OW.E.R.) test card dated between November 17, 2017 and November 17, 2018. This card can be obtained through:
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) https://nipsta.org/201/Police-Officer-Testing
Joliet Junior College http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/facilities/power-testing or
Triton College http://www.triton.edu/power/

The written examination will be held on:

November 17, 2018

Waukegan, IL

Qualified applicants will be notified of the location and time

Applicants must have proper ID (Driver?s License or State ID) and a P.O.W.E.R. test card (physical agility) from one of the above listed agencies (dated between November 17, 2017 and November 17, 2018) prior to being permitted to take the written examination.

For more information or frequently asked questions (FAQ's) go to:

WaukeganPoliceJobs.com

The application process conforms to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The City of Waukegan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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