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February 3, 2023







The Village of Rockton, Illinois Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Rockton Police Department. 

Starting Salary: $60,834

Sworn Police Officers: 15

Population: 7,685 (2010 census)

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Rockton, Illinois Board of Police and Fire Commissioners:

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • No felony convictions;

  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license;

  • At the time the name of a qualified candidate is placed on the Final Eligibility Register, he or she must be under 35 years of age, unless exempt by statute. Successful applicants who are 20 years of age will not be appointed to active duty unless they have completed 2 years of law enforcement studies from an accredited college or university. Applicants under the age of 20 will not be considered;

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Must successfully pass a written examination;

  • Must successfully complete an oral interview and background investigation;

  • Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, and medical screening (including drug and alcohol screening);

  • Must successfully pass physical agility test (Illinois P.O.W.E.R. Test) at time of academy. 

  • Submit all application documents online by Friday, February 3, 2023 @ 2:00 PM CST;

  • Attend mandatory orientation and written test on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 @ 5:30 PM CST.

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please follow the "CLICK HERE FOR INFO & TO APPLY" link above.

The Village of Rockton, IL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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