Saturday, September 09, 2017

Chillicothe Police Department is Hiring

#PRESSRELEASE

The Chillicothe Police Department will be accepting applications for employment for the positions of police officer.  We are looking to hire 1 applicant immediately.  This list will be combined with a prior established hiring list.

Applications can be obtained by one of the following:
Chillicothe Police Department - 823 N Second St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Chillicothe City Hall - 908 N 2nd St. Chillicothe, IL 61523
Download the the PDF form at www.chillicothepd.org/employment

Applications are due back at the police department before the testing date of October 4th, 2017.  Examinations will be given, Saturday, 10/07/2017, at 1:00 pm. at Illinois Valley Central High School, 1300 W. Sycamore, Chillicothe Illinois. Oral interviews will be on Saturday, 10/21/2017 at City Hall, 908 N. Second St. Chillicothe, IL time TBA.

CPD offers a starting wage for a probationary police officer is $47,442.86 with an increase to $54,743.95 after 1 year along with excellent benefits which include physical fitness test bonuses, over time, holiday pay, 10 paid holidays, 64 sick hours per year, 40 personal hours per year, up to 160 hours vacation hours per year.  We also offer continual paid training, clothing allowance, excellent health insurance, and a city funded pension.

We also offer the following specialty positions:  Investigations, evidence officers, field training officers, range and simunition officers, bicycle patrol, school resource officers, and a K9 unit.

Requirements
Be 21 years of age
High School Diploma
No felony convictions
Be a U.S. Citizen
Have a valid Illinois Driver’s License
Live within 15 miles of Chillicothe within 12 months after probation
Be able to legally carry a firearm

Hiring Process
Application
Written Test
Physical Test (POWER TEST)
Interview
Background Investigation
Psychological Test
Polygraph Test
Physical
Drug Screening
Fingerprinting
Conditional offer of Employment
Police Training Institute
Field Training Program
12 month probation program starting after FTO program

#UPDATE 8/3/2017
POLICE EXAMINATIONS
CHILLICOTHE, ILLINOIS

The Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Chillicothe, Illinois is
accepting applications for testing from both certified and non-certified candidates for the purpose of hiring from an expanded hiring list.
 Examinations will be given, Saturday, 10/07/2017, at 1:00 pm. at Illinois Valley Central High School, 1300 W. Sycamore, Chillicothe Illinois. Oral interviews will be on Saturday, 10/21/2017 at City Hall, 908 N. Second St. Chillicothe, IL time TBA.
 Applications may be obtained and returned to the Chillicothe Police Department (address above) or Chillicothe City Hall, 908 N. Second St., Chillicothe Illinois, 61523, in care of Rich Underwood. Please add your e-mail address at the bottom of the first page of the Application. Applications must be returned no later than 10/04/2017. Late applications will not be considered.
 Appointments will be governed by the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners.