The City of Aurora, IL is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer to establish a Civil Service eligibility list.
Candidates must be at least 20 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of written exam but must be at least 21 years of age and under 36 years of age at time of appointment, pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code as amended (65 ILCS 5/10-1-1 et seq.).
Must be an U.S. citizen at the time of appointment.
Must possess a valid Class “D” Illinois driver’s license or a valid out-of-state driver’s license of similar classification.
The applicant must have achieved a high school diploma with a grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 (or an equivalent on a scale with a maximum grade point average other than 4.0), or a G.E.D. with a minimum composite score of no less than 2480 points, or at least sixteen (16) hours of college credit with a grade point average of 2.5 out of 4.0 (or an equivalent on a scale with a maximum grade point average other than 4.0) regardless of high school grade point average or G.E.D. composite score.
Must be able to meet vision standard at time of appointment. Must be correctable to 20/20 with both eyes open including field of vision/depth perception/color vision within normal ranges.
Must possess a valid Police Officer Physical Ability Test certification/POWER card. Certifications will be considered valid within one (1) year of the issuance date.
Must be of excellent moral character and personal integrity.
A subsequent polygraph and psychological examination will be required, in addition to a thorough background investigation, drug screen and pre-employment physical.
Post (6 mos.) probation salary $69,076.80 plus a full benefit package https://www.aurora-il.org/1029/Police-Officer-Eligibility-List
How to Apply:
1. Successfully pass the *video-based job simulation multiple-choice exam. Visit: www.nationaltestingnetwork.com to register and select testing location.
2. Submit application online at https://il-aurora.civicplushrms.com/careers/ and upload required documents (see document checklist).
*There is a non-refundable base fee of $49 for testing and an additional cost for each department where you indicate you want to apply. Payments are made electronically using a credit card. If you are interested in testing for this opportunity but, are unable to pay the fee, please complete the hardship waiver form and return it with the required documentation, as soon as possible.
October 5 – November 9 by 11:59 p.m. CST– To be considered for the 2021 Police Officer Eligibility List the video-based job simulation multiple-choice exam, the online application along with documents from the checklist must be completed no later than, November 9, 2020.
November 17 – Those who meet the minimum cutoff score on the video-based, job simulation exam will be notified no later than November 17, 2020.
January 7, 2021 – Certified eligibility list posted at 2021 Police Officer Eligibility List.
You may use the checklist below to ensure your application is complete.
Valid driver’s license
Valid Police Officer Physical Ability Test certification
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Unofficial college transcript, high school transcript, or G.E.D composite score
Completed Preference Points Request form , with qualifying documents (if applicable).
City of Aurora
Human Resources Department
44 E. Downer Place
Aurora, IL 60507
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