Police Officer Position, Washington, IL

Position: Police Officer

Deadline: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.

Agency: Washington Police Department – Washington, Illinois

Location: – Washington, Illinois (Central Illinois – Peoria Metro Area)

Starting Salary: $53,535.81 (All equipment is issued to new officers)

Qualifications: Applicants must 20 years and 6 months old by December 12th, 2020, High School diploma or GED; Associate’s Degree or 60 semester college credit hours or 90 quarter college credit hours from and accredited college or university with a minimum grade of “C” for the required hours , no felony convictions, U.S. citizen, valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities: Individuals must share the vision & values of the Washington Police Department. The successful applicant must display the highest levels of integrity, sound judgment and ethical standards. We are seeking individuals who are team oriented with a high level of maturity and personal responsibility. Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to: enforcement of the law; prevention of crime; discover commission of crimes; control traffic flow and enforce State & local traffic regulations; perform certain administrative and technical tasks in support of the Department; aggressive, problem solving Patrol strategies; investigation of motor vehicle accidents, as well as misdemeanor and felony complaints; process crime scenes, understand and embrace the philosophy of Community Policing. Washington is one of the fastest growing communities in Central Illinois with a population of 16,566 as of the 2016 Special Census.

Special Conditions: Applicant must participate in and successfully pass each phase of the process to continue onto the next phase of the selection process;

Phase 1-Orientation, Phase 2- Physical Agility Test, Phase 3- Written Examination, Phase 4 – Oral Test, Phase 5 – Applicant Ride along Evaluation, Phase 6 - Background Investigation, Phase 7 – Preliminary Commission Interview, Phase 8- Polygraph Examination, Phase 9 – Psychological Examination, Phase 10 – Medical Examination, Phase 11 – Final Physical Ability Test, Phase 12 – Commission Interview.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION - for applicants for the Police Department of the City of Washington will be given on Saturday, December 12th, 2020, at 7:00 a.m., at Washington Community High School, 115 Bondurant Street, Washington, Illinois. Physical Agility and Written Examination to follow Orientation Session.

For more information, contact: Mr. Kent Henderson, Administrative Officer khenderson@ci.washington.il.us Washington Police Department 115 W. Jefferson St. Washington, Illinois 61571 Phone: (309) 444-2313 Website: http://www.ci.washington.il.us