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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Police Officer Testing/Hiring

City of Monticello

Police Officer Testing/Hiring

The City of Monticello is seeking applicants for hiring and the police officer eligibility list.

Age Requirements: 
-Must be between the ages of 21 and 35 by closing date indicated below.

Additional Qualifications:
-US Citizen
-High School Graduate or equivalent (GED)
-Minimum of an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
-Previous law enforcement experience will be considered.

-$41662.40 starting base-Superior fringe benefits.
-Applicants who pass the initial application screening must then complete a written test on Saturday March 13, 2021 and then and oral interview on Saturday March 20, 2021.

-Applications may be obtained from Monticello Police Department 301 N. Hamilton, Monticello, IL 61856

For additional information or to receive an application by mail, call (217) 762-7727. Monday thru Friday between 8:00am & 5:00 pm. OR online at

Applications must be filled out completely and accurately or they will be rejected.

Applications available beginning Monday February 15, 2021

Closing date for return of applications 5:00pm Friday March 5, 2021

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