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Police Officer

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification: Police Officer
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Posting Duration: 5/21/2018 - 6/18/2018
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 June 18, 2018 in order to be scheduled for the upcoming Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing. 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.
Additional information concerning Police Officer testing can be found at: Contact the Examinations Office at 217-581-7654 for more information including any required documentation and to ensure you have a reserved place for the next Physical Fitness Testing in June.