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August 29, 2013 

Position Title
Police Officer

Hiring Unit
University Police Department

Job Description/Responsibilities
The purpose of the position is to perform general duty police work which includes the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and University rules and regulation; and, the meeting of service related needs of the community best met through the police department. The position will typically patrol the University community in a police car, on foot, or on a bicycle; respond to requests for non-enforcement service assistance to the University community; identify, investigate, and report hazards which might endanger the public safety and/or university plant or equipment; control and assist the movement of vehicle and pedestrian traffic by physically directing traffic; assist other local law enforcement agencies; and, perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
1.  High school graduation or equivalent
2.  Possession of a valid driver’s license
3.  No record of conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude
4.  Eligibility for bonding, if required by the employing institution
5.  Successful completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Officers’ Training course
     as prescribed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Officers’ Training & Standards
     Board, if required by the employing institution.  All recruit law enforcement
     officers that successfully complete this course after September 1, 1984
     are required to successfully pass the Law Enforcement Officers’ Certification
     examination.  (Applicants lacking such training at time of appointment will be
     required to complete such requirement during, and as a part of, their
     probationary period of employment in this class.)
6.  At least 21 years of age upon employment. (This requirement may be further
     defined by local recruitment, examination, and employment policies, provided
     age requirements have been met with regard to all other applicable state and
     federal regulations in this respect.)

NOTE:  Persons who have not successfully completed the mandated training course approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Officers’ Training & Standards Board in the use of a suitable type of firearm, must complete the course as a part of their probationary period.  No appointed police officers are authorized to carry a service weapon until successfully completing such training.

Illinois residency required

$25.99 per hour

Application Deadline
By end of business (4:30 p.m.) September 19, 2013

Physical Fitness Examination Date/Location
September 25, 2013. In case of severe weather, physical examination will be held on September 26, 2013 (To be held at Korte Stadium Edwardsville, Illinois).

Physical Fitness Appointment
Applicants will be notified by an HR Representative once the complete application packet has been received in HR.  Appointment will be confirmed at that time.

Written Examination Date
September 27, 2013

Oral Board Dates

Application Process
Qualified applicants must submit a complete application packet (see list below) to:

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your complete application packet (see list below) to:  civilserviceapplications@siue.edu.  INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

A completed application packet consists of the following items and all forms can be accessed through the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources.  All application materials must be submitted by end of business (4:30 p.m.) September 19, 2013.  Incomplete packets will not be accepted.  

1. Completed Civil Service Application www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc.
2. Resume 
3. Unofficial college transcripts (if applicable)
4. Military form DD-214 (required for Veteran’s Preference points)
5. Valid driver’s license (must submit photocopy)

Applicants are highly encouraged to visit the State University’s Civil Service website at www.sucss.illinois.gov/testprep/police.aspx?osm=c30m for examination information and requirements prior to reporting for the Physical Fitness examination.

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at
www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport.  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.


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