URBANA POLICE DEPARTMENT CITY OF
400 SOUTH VINE STREET
URBANA, ILLINOIS 61801
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Updated: August 01, 2022
Job Classification: Entry-Level Police Officer
City of Urbana Police Department is currently building an ongoing eligibility list for Entry-Level Police Officer.
Candidates must fill out an application with both NTN and the City of Urbana. Applications must be completed at: www.urbanaillinois.us/jobs.
Salary Information: Starting pay range: $68,271.29 - $70,645.19Additional compensation includes longevity pay and specialty pay for training.
Contact Information:Tamra LightyInterim Human Resources Coordinatortjlighty@urbanaillinois.us(217) 384-6293
Courage. Opportunity. Pride. Service.
Are you looking for a rewarding career in an organization that values dedication, diversity and integrity?
The Urbana Police Department is a municipal law enforcement agency with an authorized strength of 55 sworn officers and organized into four divisions: Administration, Patrol, Investigations and Support Services.
One of the hallmarks of the Urbana Police Department is its commitment to Community Policing, which emphasizes a collaborative problem solving approach between the police and the community in problem identification, prioritizing, and resolving their concerns. To learn more about the department, visit: urbanacareers.org/police-careers.
Why Work @ Urbana?
The City of Urbana Welcomes Diversity!We foster an environment that values and encourages mutual respect, inclusion of all people, and utilizing differences and similarities as an organizational asset. EOE.
City Information: With the help of four beautiful seasons, a richly diverse population, a Big Ten University, and vibrant arts and entertainment scene, Urbana offers a variety of services, recreation, and culture. One of the greatest characteristics of Urbana is the outstanding quality of life and low cost of living. Because of its natural assets and college setting, Urbana offers residents a metropolitan feel with small-town charm. In recent years, Urbana has been cited as one of the most affordable housing markets in the United States. The city’s West Urbana Neighborhood has been distinguished as one of the Ten Great Neighborhoods in the country by the American Planning Association.
The highly ranked school districts, park district, library and award-winning mass transit district also highlight the community's dedication to excellence.
Population: 42, 461
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ILLINOIS Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: A thorough background investigation will be conducted on finalists before extending a final offer of employment. Results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant: Candidates may resubmit test scores within one year of testing only under the following conditions: the applicant has gained experience, training, or certification that directly affects eligibility; the examination has changed; or the Commission or the Chief Examiner authorizes re-testing. Upon approval to retest, the highest score received within the past one year will be considered.
Application Procedure: Candidates must fill out an application with both NTN and the City of Urbana. Applications can be filled out at: www.urbanaillinois.us/jobs.
** Be sure that you fill out an application with the City of Urbana AND National Testing Network, as well as schedule your written exam.
Selection Process: The selection process for this position consists of several phases. You may find a more detailed description of each phase on our website: https://www.urbanacareers.org/police-careers.
Please make sure to review this information prior to beginning the testing process, as it will provide pertinent and important information.
The information contained herein is subject to change without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.