The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners of the City of Macomb, Illinois hereby gives notice that examinations will be offered to all eligible applicants to create an Eligibility List for hiring for positions with the Macomb Police Department.
At time of application, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no more than 35 years of age. Military veterans may extend the age limit one year for every year of active duty, not to exceed ten years. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; must have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter hours from an accredited academic institution; must possess valid driver’s license. To move forward in hiring process, applicant must pass physical and written exams, medical and psychological evaluation and background investigation; must have visual acuity 20/20 each eye corrected (minimum) with normal color vision and depth perception; must have good habits and be of moral character. Proof of U.S. Citizenship and if hired, McDonough County residency is required.
STARTING SALARY as of 05/01/2019, $48,020.34 per year
Forty-hour work week with time and a half for all overtime.
Application packets may be obtained at the Mayor’s Office, City Hall, 232 E. Jackson St., Macomb, Illinois 61455, Phone (309) 833-2558, or on-line at https://cityofmacomb.com/employment-listings/
All applications and attachments must be completed, signed and on file by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2019. If submitting the application packet by mail, it must be postmarked on or before the application deadline date AND received at the Mayor’s Office within five (5) calendar days of the deadline. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Testing date is October 26, 2019. Applicants should report to Brophy Hall on the Western Illinois University campus at 7:30 a.m.
The City reserves the right to require reimbursement of training expenses on a pro-rata basis if an officer resigns within the first two years of employment.
The City of Macomb is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply