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The Village of South Chicago Heights announces that we will be accepting applications for Lateral Transfer Police Officers. Candidates should, under general supervision, be able to perform general police patrol duties, including but not limited to.
Lateral Entry Qualifications
Applicants who meet the above qualifications must:
Acceptable candidates shall be placed on a new or current lateral entry eligibility list in alphabetical order, from which the Village's Police and Fire Commission may select at their discretion to fill vacancies depending on qualifications and experience. Acceptable candidates will remain on lateral entry eligibility list for a period of not less than two years.
Wages and Seniority
Effective 01/01/2021, Probationary Patrol Officers will be paid $45,260.80*. Effective on their one-year anniversary hiring date, Probationary Officers will receive a raise increasing their salary to $49,254.40.
*The current CBA expires 12/31/2021 Starting salary is subject to change.
Starting Monday, February 22, 2021 at 09:00 AM, applications may be obtained on the Village of South Chicago Heights Website https://www.southchicagoheights.com
Completed applications must be submitted with a photocopy of applicant’s current state issued driver's license, Firearms Owners Identification Card, Social Security Card, certificate of high school diploma or GED, and any current police/security certifications that the applicant has attained. Applications to be considered must be returned with all supporting documentation to the South Chicago Heights Police Department Front Desk, 185 W. Sauk Trail, South Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411 no later than 4:00 PM, Friday March 19, 2021. Applications will NOT be accepted after this time and date.
Please make sure that all applications contain accurate contact information, (phone numbers and/or e-mail addresses) in which to contact the candidates.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: All Village of South Chicago Heights applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.
POLICE APPLICATION fillable PDF