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CITY OF FREEPORT – POLICE DEPARTMENT

Invites Applications for the Positions of

TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR

The City of Freeport is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Telecommunications Operator.  Consider a career in the fast-paced world of public safety/EMS dispatch.

Minimum qualifications include High School Diploma or equivalent required; as well as the ability to pass a typing test, written test, and background check.  Applicants must not have been convicted of any felonies or serious misdemeanors.  Must be willing to work night, weekends, and holidays.  Must live within or be willing to relocate within a 20-mile radius of the Police Department within one year of hire.

Starting wage is $19.41 per hour.  Two written tests and an interview are required for this position. The testing date is August 13, 2022.

The City of Freeport offers an excellent benefit package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, plus an IMRF pension. A Police Department Application can be obtained online via this link or at the Freeport Police Department located at 320 W. Exchange Street. Resumes and/or applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to the HR Manager at kkirkpatrick@cityoffreeport.org The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon any status protected under local, state or federal laws.  We welcome a diverse workforce.

POLICE OFFICER

The City of Freeport is now open to applications for Entry Level Police Officer positions. High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Must be 21 years of age to 35 years of age. Starting salary is $51,479 with scheduled pay increases at 6 months, 1, 2, 3, and 5 years.

Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays, and must live within or be willing to relocate within a 25 mile radius of the Police Department within 30 days of completion of probationary period.

Invitations to attend a mandatory orientation, physical agility and written examination will be sent to those candidates whose applications have been accepted.  The State of Illinois Power Test will be conducted at this time – lateral transfers exempt. Completed applications and required documents may be turned in to the Freeport Police Department at  320 W. Exchange St., Freeport, IL or emailed to lbarkalow@freeportpd.com. For more information, please contact Lisa Barkalow at 815-599-5840.

Lateral Transfer Applications – Completed applications and required documents may be turned in to the Freeport Police Department at  320 W. Exchange St., Freeport, IL or emailed to lbarkalow@freeportpd.com. For more information, please contact Lisa Barkalow at 815-599-5840.

 

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