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Police Officer
Yorkville Police Department
804 Game Farm Rd.
Yorkville, IL 60560

Population: 7,500
Sworn Officers: 14
Application Deadline: 08/01/03

The United City of Yorkville is located approximately 45 miles southwest of Chicago
in the second fastest growing county in Illinois. With a population of over 7,800
covering an approximately 9 square mile area, Yorkville's hometown atmosphere is
home to an increasing number of businesses and residents. Officers at the Yorkville
Police Department enjoy working in a community-oriented, progressive department
with opportunities in such areas as school liaison, DARE, bicycle patrol, truck
enforcement, child safety seat technician, investigations, and a multi-jurisdictional
Special Response Team. The Yorkville Police Department also offers a comprehensive
benefit package which includes: * Medical for $1 per month along with dental and
vision compensation * Life insurance * Supplemental insurance * State pension *
Union FOP contract * Credit union membership * 457 deferred compensation *
Employee assistance program Officers also receive: * 2 weeks paid vacation after
one year and paid sick time * 12 city holidays and 2 floating holidays per year *
Bereavement time * Uniforms paid for * All training paid for The Yorkville Board of
Fire and Police Commissioners invites all eligible Candidates to participate in our
upcoming screening process to establish an eligibility list for the position of Patrol
Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age to under 35 years of age on
August 8, 2003 or as otherwise exempt from age limitation by statute. $10.00
nonrefundable application fee made payable to the United City of Yorkville. Must
have U.S. Citizenship, no felony convictions, possess a valid Illinois Drivers License,
and possess an Associate's Degree. Applications may be picked up at Yorkville Police
Department, 804 Game Farm Road, Yorkville, Illinois 60560. Applications may also
be mailed out by contacting Lt. Donald Schwartzkopf at (630)553-8504. *Salary for
this position is Entry Level: $36,641 per year (Associate's Degree), $37,373
(Bachelor's Degree); Academy Graduate: $36,641 per year (Associate's Degree)