VILLAGE OF ROUND LAKE
442 NORTH CEDAR LAKE ROAD * ROUND LAKE, ILLNOIS 60073
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY NOTICE
Police Officer (full-time)
The Village of Round Lake, an equal opportunity employer, is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Join a progressive law enforcement agency that embraces the philosophy of community policing and partnership. With 18,289 residents and 24 full-time police officers, carreer opportunities include specialized assignments in bicycle patrol, D.A.R.E. officer, evidence technician, school resource officer, detective, truck enforcement officer, gang specialist, NIPAS/SWAT officer, NIPAS Mobile Field Force, and Lake County Major Crimes Task Force investigator. We offer a modern police facility, excellent equipment and training, retirement benefits, comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, paid vacation and sick leave, including holiday compensation.
Starting Salary $53,284 Annually
- Must be 21 to 34 years of age, or as otherwise provided in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6
- U.S. Citizen
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Ability to obtain a valid Illinois Firearm Owners Identification Card
- Good moral character
- Successfully pass a written examination, P.O.W.E.R. test, oral interview, pre-employment background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph exam, and medical exam
- No felony or certain misdemeanor convictions
Application Availability: Beginning June 1, 2015, applications will be available online at www.eroundlake.com or in person at the Round Lake Police Department, 741 West Town Line Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073, Monday through Friday,8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.
Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted in person at the Round Lake Police Department, 741 West Town Line Road, Round Lake, Illinois no later than July 31, 2015 at noon. Applications will not be accepted by mail or courier and any application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
Orientation: A MANDATORY orientation session will be held at the Round lake Police Department Community Room, 741 West Town Line Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073 on August 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
P.O.W.E.R. Test: At the time of the written examination, applicants must present a NIPSTA POWER Test card showing proof of successful P.O.W.E.R. Test completion in the 12-months prior to August 18, 2015. For further information on NIPSTA POWER Test card, visit www.nipsta.org.
Written Examination: The written examination will be held at Park Campus School, 400 West Town Line Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073 on August 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Applicants must present a valid government-issued photo identification card for entry into the testing area.
Additional Examinations: Applicants who successfully complete the physical agility test and written examination may be required to submit to additional testing, including an oral interview, pre-employment background investigation, psychological assessment, polygraph examination, and medical examination.
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