CALUMET CITY OF POLICE
204 PULASKI RD
CALUMET, ILLINOIS 60409
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Updated: July 29, 2022
Job Classification: Police Officer
Salary Information: Starting Salary: $73,500.00
The Calumet City Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is hiring for multiple vacancies for Police Officer. All applications must be submitted by September 2, 2022.
Benefit Information: Paid vacation time, quarterly uniform allowance,health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, Illinois Police Pension Fund (Article 3), represented by Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Labor Council, ample overtime opportunities.
For more information and to apply: https://calumetcity.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Fire-and-Police-Application-and-Waivers.pdf
The Department does require the following:
DD214 (if applicable), color copy of Driver’sLicense, Birth Certificate, College Transcript, HighSchool Diploma or GED, recent passport sizephotograph.
Candidate Contact Person:JeTuan RussellSecretary708email@example.com
Department Overview: The Calumet City Police Department serves a population of 36,500 residents, strong in ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity. In addition to traditional patrol and investigative functions, the Calumet City Police Department has a great number of specialty assignments and collateral duties. Such assignments include: Field Training Officers, Evidence Technicians, Firearms Instructors, Detectives, Tactical Officers, School Resource Officers, SWAT Operators – South Suburban Emergency Response Team (SSERT), Investigators – South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force (SSMCTF), Investigators – Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team, Task Force Officer – Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Task Force Officer - Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Chicago Strike Force.
City/County/Area Information: Calumet City, Illinois. Cook County
Age: 21 and under 35 years of age, unless otherwise allowed by Illinois State Statute
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ILLINOIS Driver's License: Yes (Illinois or Indiana)
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Uncorrected visual sharpness, minimum of 20/40 with both eyes open using a typical Snellen opticon. Aided vision corrected to 20/20 with both eyes open.
College: Minimum of 60 hours of college credit at an accredited college or university. Exception: Veterans Education Waiver – education requirement waived for 24 months of honorable active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces or 180 days of combat duty in the U.S. Armed Forces; both of which require honorable discharge.
Academy Certification: Candidate must successfully complete the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act. (65 ILCS5/10-2, 2-8)
Prior Experience: None required.
Necessary Certifications: Candidates are strongly encouraged to attain and submit a P.O.W.E.R. card. Candidates entering any Illinois certified police academy are required to pass the Peace Officer
Wellness Evaluation Report Test. (I will send a pdf to Client Services to be attached to the application that explains Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board’s
rationale, purpose, testing, and procedures, standards of performance and fitness activities to prepare for the power test.)
Additional Requirements : Submit Military DD214 (if applicable)
Residency requirement: Candidate must live within a 20- mile radius of Calumet City that extends from Illinois through Indiana. Please attached pdf for a list of cities,
towns, and villages that are covered in the 20-mile radius. (I will send a pdf to client services to be attached to the application.)
Submit regulations agreement/test result waiver, waiver/release of liability, and background investigation waiver.
Hiring Process: Step 1: View Mandatory Orientation.
Step 2: Pass the NTN examination with a score of 70 or higher.
Step 3: Complete an oral interview with the Calumet City Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. (date tba)
Step 4: Pass a thorough background investigation
Step 5: Pass a psychological assessment, polygraph, medical screening, and drug screening. (Details to schedule appointments will be provided to candidates from the
Calumet City Board of Fire and Police Commissioners)
Step 6: Successfully complete the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-8)