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Police Officer, Zion, Illinois - Military veterans preferred

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

Starting: $70,000 /yr

  full-time   employee

United States

Zion Police Department
Zion, IL 60099

Population: 24,400
Sworn: 45
Starting Salary: $70,000 with annual pay increases
Top Pay: $105,000
Deadline: 5/31/22 @ 4:00 PM


$1200 Annual Stipend for Uniforms and Equipment
80 hours paid vacation after 1 year plus 24 hours of personal leave after probationary period
Specialty Pay for Field Training Officers, Detectives, Evidence Technicians, Firearms Instructors, Bi-Lingual and Accident Investigators. $750/each with additional benefit time off for Detectives and Field Training Officers.
Additional up to $1750 / Year Longevity Pay
Accrued sick leave program
Blue Cross Blue Shield Comprehensive Insurance Plan / Guardian Dental Insurance
Group Life Insurance / 457k Retirement Plan
Fraternal Order of Police Union Representation
Tuition Reimbursement Program for Associates, Bachelors, or Master's Degrees
Additional preference points for college degree or military service at the time of hire
Grooming Standards Allow Beards and Tattoos

Specialty Unit Assignments:

Evidence Technician
Field Training Officer
K9 Unit
Lake County Special Investigations Group
Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team
Accident Investigator
Juvenile Officer
Alcohol & Tobacco Compliance Unit
Street Crimes Detective
Lake County Major Crime Task Force
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives TFO
NIPAS Mobile Field Force

Police Officer Entry-Level Hiring Process

Zion Police Department
Zion, Illinois

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Zion, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Zion Police Department.

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements to Apply:

At least 21 years of age, not to exceed the age of 35, at time of application
U.S. Citizen
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record
Successfully complete the P.O.W.E.R Test conducted through any of the following testing centers:
Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) รข??OR-
Joliet Junior College -OR-
Triton Community College
A POWER test card must be dated within 9 months PRIOR to the application deadline date and submitted with application

All Applicants Moving Forward In the Process Must Meet the Following:

Successfully pass a written test with a score at or above 70%
Successfully complete an oral interview
Successfully complete a background investigation:
Applicants will be required to fully disclose all personnel matters, to include agreements and sealed files and submit to fingerprinting if required
Successfully complete a psychological evaluation
Successfully complete a medical physical, including drug and alcohol screening
Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee (fee waived for City of Zion residents with proof of address)
Application deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Complete mandatory on-line written examination testing: Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 7:00 AM through Friday, June 10, 2022 at 7:00 AM.

For additional information and to apply, please visit:

The City of Zion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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