4/08/2021

Police Officer, East Peoria, Illinois

CITY OF EAST PEORIA

BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS

PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER

FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS

APPLICATIONS AND ALL RELEASE FORMS FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED, WITH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS, TO THE EAST PEORIA FIRE & POLICE COMMISSION AT P.0. BOX # 8010, EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS 61611 AND POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE APRIL 23, 2021. APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT EAST PEORIA CITY HALL, 401 WEST WASHINGTON ST AND ONLINE AT WWW.CITYOFEASTPEORIA.COM STARTING ON MARCH 29, 2021. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

APPLICANTS MUST:

1. Attend mandatory orientation.

2. Having attained the minimum age of 21 years at the date of orientation.

3. Be under the age of 35 unless otherwise exempt by statute.

4. Citizen of the United States.

5. High school graduate or G.E.D.

6. Ability to pass each phase of the Police Officer examination process.

7. Valid driver's license.

8. All applicants are subject to the rules and regulations of the Board of Fire & Police Commission.

THE FOLLOWING FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED WITl: YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION:

1. Authorization for Release of Information.

2. Acknowledgement/Consent for Background and Credit History.

3. Authorization to Take Specimen for Drug Screening Release.

4. Release of All Liability.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS MUST BE PROVIDED WITH YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION:

1. A color copy of the applicant's driver's license or photo I.D.

2. A copy of the applicant's birth certificate.

3. A copy of the applicant's high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

FAILURE TO PROVIDE ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION AND WRITTEN EXAM WILL TAKE PLACE AT 10:00

A.M. SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2021 AT THE FESTIVAL BUILDING, 2200 EAST WASHINGTON ST, EAST PEORIA, IL 61611. DRIVER'S LICENSE OR PHOTO I.D. REQUIRED. DOORS WILL BE SECURED AT 5:00 P.M.