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Police Officer, Blue Island, Illinois - Military veterans preferred

The Blue Line: Public Safety Monitor (
Law Enforcement/Legal/Security

Starting: $55,026.75 /yr

  full-time   employee

City Of Blue Island
United States

City of Blue Island
13031 S. Greenwood Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406
Phone: 708-396-7020

Population: 24,570
Sworn Officers: 35
Starting Salary: $55,026.75
Deadline: 6/28/19 @ 5:00 PM


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.

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 July 13, 2019, from a duly licensed training academy.


Click the link below for the application:

Employment Application

Complete the application and attach the required documents/copies of document.

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)
Copies of DD-214 (if applicable)
SEALED original official college transcripts (if applicable)

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

The application deadline is:

Friday, June 28, 2019, 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 (exact cash only). 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, July 13, 2019

Dwight D. Eisenhower High School
12700 S. Sacramento
Blue Island, IL

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

Check in: 12:00 p.m. A valid driver's license and a valid P.O.W.E.R. card are required at check in.
Orientation: 12:30 p.m.
Written Examination: 1:00 p.m.

Oral interviews for qualifying applicants will be conducted:

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

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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