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Police Officer

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification: Police Officer
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Posting Duration: 9/13/2017 - 10/12/2017
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

Police Officers at EIU safeguard lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community relations. They work under general supervision of higher level personnel. The typical duties of a Police Officer include: patrols assigned post, investigates incidents, makes arrests, investigates violations of State statutes, city and county ordinances and university regulations; conducts investigations as required, submits reports to supervisors, directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforces parking and traffic rules and regulations; investigates and reports unusual conditions that might endanger the public safety; assists other agencies during emergencies.


Eastern Illinois University in Charleston will be conducting testing for the University Police Officer classification. Candidates must be Illinois residents; be a high school graduate or equivalent; possess a valid driver’s license; have no record of conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude; be eligible for bonding; be at least 21 years of age upon employment; and be able to complete the Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course.




Police Officer Testing

Contact Information

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
   Department/College: Human Resources
Contact: Donna Noffke
Phone Number: 217-581-7654
Address: Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments: Eligible candidates should apply at no later than October 12, 2017 in order to be scheduled for the upcoming Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing on Friday, October 13, 2017. The application should include a resume, three business references and college transcripts, if applicable. Successful candidates must also pass a knowledge exam, as well as oral boards.