city of Alton, Illinois
City of Alton, il
101 E 3rd Street Alton, IL 62002
(618) 463-3500
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Employment Opportunities

by Civil Service posted Apr 4 2017 8:42 AM

 City of Alton Current Career Openings

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General Information on Job Requirements for Police Officers

 Police Officer Consortium Information
http://www.swilpolicejobs.com/ 

Click here to view the Strength & Fitness Examination for Police Officer & Jailer Applicants

 

Requirements-Police Officer

•  Age 21 not yet 35 (Veterans over age 35 should refer to state statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6)
•  Bachelor's Degree (or meet the following exemptions):   

•  Associated Degree (or 60 college credit hours) and an honorable discharge from active service in Armed Services
•  Associated Degree (or 60 college credit hours) and three (3) years of full time service in law enforcement immediately preceding application with the City of Alton

•  Valid Driver's License

•  Residency - must reside within area of residency map within 90 days after 1 year probationary period

•  Applicants must pass a general aptitude written examination as well as a physical agility examination. A background check will be conducted. Psychological examination will be required as well as oral examination by the Civil Service Commission. Employment is then contingent upon satisfactory completion of physical examination.

Testing info can be found here

Requirements-Firefighter

•  High school diploma or equivalent. 

•  Age 21 not yet 35 (45 for Police Officer if honorably discharged from the military).

•  Valid Driver's license.

•  Valid Paramedic License.

•  Applicants must pass a general aptitude written examination as well as a physical agility examination.  A background investigation will be conducted.  Psychological examination will be required as  well as an oral examination with the Commission.  Employment is then contingent upon satisfactory completion of physical examination.

•  Firefighters must relocate to Alton within 90 days of the completion of the 1 year probationary period.

•  Firefighter applicants should click here to view a video about the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) in order to understand what to expect from the physical testing for the position.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

It is the City's policy that, as required by law, equal employment opportunities be available to all persons without regard to race,sex, age,color,religion,ethnicity,national origin,disability,citizenship status, or any other category protected under state or federal law. This policy applies to employees and applicants and to all phases of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and termination of employment. The City will take appropriate steps to provide reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as doing so does not cause an undue hardship for the City.

 

 

Alton Police Department

Alton Police Department Seal

1700 E. Broadway
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3505

Alton City Hall

City of Alton Illinois - 1837

101 E. Third St
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3500

Alton Fire Department

Alton Fire Department

333 E 20th
Alton, IL 62002
618.463.3565

For an Emergency Call 911