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New Baden Police Department

Open Position: Police Officer

Starting salary:  $24.47 per hour 2184 hours per year for a base salary of $53,442

  • Union Position with the PBPA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • Officer primarily works night and/or evening shifts, weekends and holidays.  Schedule is subject to change and modification as per department needs.
  • Longevity wage increases as per the CBA. 
  • Benefits include: Employer pays 90% medical insurance including vision and dental for employee and dependents; life insurance; IMRF, vacation, sick leave and paid overtime per CBA.

Job Requirements

  • US citizenship
  • Applicants must between 21 and 35 years of age with or without prior Law Enforcement experience.  A military veteran or experienced Police Officer shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision by the nearest whole number of years served.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License
  • Candidate must have completed Full-time Police Academy or Part-time Police Academy.  Applicants who previously attended Part-time Police Academy require previous active road experience. Successful completion of the ILETSB 80-hour transition course is required within the 12-month probationary period.
  • No felony convictions or other criminal convictions preventing ILETSB certification
  • Successful completion of:
  • Psychological
  • Polygraph
  • Physical, Fit for Duty
  • Drug and Alcohol Screen
  • Background Check

Within the 12-month probationary period, the officer must complete in-house field training and meet residency requirements of set forth in the PBPA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).


Currently accepting applications for Probationary Police Officer

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Citizen of the United States
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License
  • No felony convictions
  • Must complete the Police Academy
  • Must complete the FTO Process
  • Must Complete Probationary Process

For more information contact the Fairbury Police Department


Police Officer

City of Greenville, Illinois Police Department

Interested Applicant MUST attend a mandatory orientation meeting on:

MARCH 4, 2020 at 7:00pm




Maryville Police Department

Maryville Police Department
Job Posting/Announcement
The Village of Maryville is accepting applications for both Entry Level Police Officers ($27.89/hr.) and Lateral Transfers ($29.96/hr.) All applications must be turned into the Maryville Police Department by 04:00 PM, March 31, 2020.

  1. To complete the Village of Maryville Police Officer application, go to the Village of Maryville’s site at: Applications will also be available at the Maryville Police Department.
  2. Entry Level candidates must provide proof of a current valid Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation (Illinois Power Test) by April 10, 2020. Submitted POWER Test Card must be dated within six (6) months of the time of application.
  3. Lateral Transfer applicants are not subject to proof of current valid Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation (Illinois Power Test) and will be exempt from taking a written exam.
    For information on where to get a POWER Test Card, contact:
    (Note: there are other locations in the State that an applicant may receive a card)
    • Southwestern Illinois College Police Academy Click on “Menu” and then click on “Power Test”.
    Entry Level Police Officer Minimum Requirements:
    • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent (college preferred).
    • Must be 21 years old by date of written exam; maximum age of 35
    (unless otherwise exempt by Statute).
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Applicants must submit proof of passing the POWER Test within six
    (6) MONTHS PRIOR to the written exam date.
    • Pass a comprehensive pre-employment screening process to include: background
    investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination with drug testing.
    Lateral Requirements
    • Applicant must possess a State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for Recertification, if necessary. Certification by the state of employment outside Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by the Board of recertification, in necessary. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement)
    • Must have at least (two) 2 years of experience in good standing as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer with a municipal, county, special or state police department.