How to apply

Police Officer

STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Deadline to Apply:  March 1, 2018

Class  Department
% Time 
(# of months)
Work Hours
Minimum Salary

Police Officer

UI Police Department
100%
(12 months)
To be determined

$27.87/hr


A valid Driver's License is required. You must add your driver's license information on your application (page 5 of CS Application Part 2), including the expiration date, to be considered for this position. A copy of both sides of your driver's license must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request.

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is accepting applications for entry-level Police Officer testing consideration. Applicants must be 21 years of age upon employment, have a high school diploma or GED, have no felony convictions, and have a valid Driver's License.

After the posting deadline, qualified applicants will receive detailed information in the mail regarding the testing process. The testing will occur in three phases: a physical fitness test, a computerized exam, and oral boards. Candidates who pass the physical fitness test will be scheduled for a computerized exam. Persons passing both the computerized exam and physical fitness test will be assigned an appointment to take the oral board portion of the exam. You are required to bring your valid Driver's License to be admitted to all phases of testing. Additional applicant assessments may include but are not limited to an extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, drug screening, and interviews.  

The University of Illinois Police Department is recognized as one of the premier university police departments in the country. The guiding philosophy is that of community policing with the objective of providing safety and security for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors of the University. Information about the Police Department can be found at: www.police.illinois.edu.

To view more information about this classification:
https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/documents/ClassSpecs/htm/spec3086.htm

Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and a valid Driver's License is required. You must add your driver's license information on your application (page 5 of CS Application Part 2), including the expiration date, to be considered for this position. A copy of both sides of your driver's license must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, which will be no later than March 1, 2018, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, transcripts, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and exam request form at jobs.illinois.edu.If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required. Your request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your login information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your login information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Please note that exam scores for the Police Officer exam cannot be transferred to the Urbana/Champaign campus from another university.

Once you have been qualified for the exam, you will be contacted by e-mail to arrange an exam date for the first portion of the exam, the physical fitness test. Please be sure to check your e-mail. Exam dates for this posting CANNOT be rescheduled.

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus’ commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

Posted: 01/02/18 - 03/01/18