Mt. Carmel Police: Police Officer Position

Police Officer Position – City of Mount CarmelThe Mt. Carmel Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. The Mt. Carmel Police Department desires a diverse group of candidates that have in some manner distinguished themselves as being outstanding citizens. This application process is applicable to those with no prior experience as well as those currently certified and interested in a lateral transfer.

Qualifications include:
· United States Citizen
· At least 21 years of age at hire date
· No felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions for crimes of moral turpitude or domestic violence
· High School Diploma
· Valid driver’s license

Schedule: 12-hour shift schedule for an average of 15 working days a month w/ every other weekend off

Residency: Officers can reside in the following: Illinois Counties of Edwards, Lawrence, Richland, & White; Indiana Counties: Gibson, Knox, & Posey

Salary: New hire yearly salary is $45,614.40, quarterly holiday pay of $550, $2.00 contract pay raise in Oct. 2024 & Oct. 2025, Family Health & Dental Insurance cost is $125 monthly

Lateral Transfers: $10,000 sign on bonus upon meeting requirements. A lateral transfer will be given credit for their prior time in service with a minimum requirement of 2 years and a maximum of 5 years of service. Confidentiality to the lateral applicant’s current employment will exist during the hiring process up until the point of hire.

New Hires: $10000 sign on bonus upon completion upon meeting requirements.Applications: Applications are available by following the link below.

Applications must be submitted to Mt Carmel City Hall located at 631 N Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois https://www.cityofmtcarmel.com/media/13466

Hiring Process: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to a testing date that will require successful completion of physical testing, otherwise known as the “P.O.W.E.R. Test” (see below link), written examination, psychological testing, extensive background investigation and an oral interview with the Police & Fire Commission. Please note the updated P.O.W.E.R Test standards listed next to the date 12-15-22. https://www.ptb.illinois.gov/…/new-power-test-chart…