Job Postings

Employment Opportunities:


The Staunton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full time police officer to establish a hiring list.

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements;

21 years of age

Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license

No Felony convictions

Already completed Full or Part time police academy

Live with in 30 miles of City Limits

Benefits include employee Health, Dental and Vision Insurance paid by city.  11 Paid Holidays, 2 weeks vacation (after first year) and sick leave.

Down State Pension Plan.

Compensation is $25.34 an hour

12 hours shifts (Rotating weekends off

Applications are available at the Staunton Police Department, 105 S. Wood Street, Staunton.  Applications must be turned in no later than July 26 at 5 pm.




Police Officer
Village of Brighton, IL 62012

The Brighton Illinois Police Department is seeking applications for a Full Time certified police officer.

Compensation:  $20.00 an hour.


  • Applicant must possess a current State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Certification by the state of employment outside of Illinois will be accepted provided the certification is accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid FOID Card.
  • Must live within 15 Miles from the City Limits of Brighton within a 1 year.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • IMRF Retirement Plan


12 hours shifts, Days/Nights (rotating weekend)

Please Send Resumes to:

Mayor Matt Kasten




The Murrayville-Woodson Police Department is currently accepting applications for certified part-time police officers.  The Murrayville-Woodson Police Department is a part-time department that provides police services for two towns within one mile of each other with a total population of 1,700 residents. 

Murrayville and Woodson are located in Morgan County approximately eight miles south of Jacksonville, IL.  Starting part-time police officer pay is $16.00 an hour and shifts vary by officers availability.  Interested applicants may inquire via the Murrayville-Woodson Police Department Facebook page or email the Chief of Police Derek D. Suttles



The City of Bunker Hill (IL), is accepting applications to serve as a Full-Time Police Officer.

Requirements: Certificate attesting to successful competition of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, US Citizen, good moral character, able to physically perform the essential job functions and completed at least two years as a Full-Time sworn officer in any municipal, county, university, or state law enforcement agency, with transferrable enforcement training course or its equivalent. Compensation, if selected, is $24.00 per hour, with overtime opportunities, health insurance and IMRF benefits. Resumes/credentials are preferred, but applications will be available at the City Clerk’s Office, 801 S. Franklin, Bunker Hill, IL. Email to Mayor Chapman at and Chief Boris at


                                                CALHOUN COUNTY JOB OPENING


301 S County Road

P.O. Box 635     

Hardin, IL  62047

618-576-2417    618-576-9041    Fax: 618-576-2409


The Calhoun County Sheriff Department is seeking to hire a full-time dispatcher. This position will require shift work, weekends & holidays. Starting pay is $12.60 an hour.

Applicants must have basic knowledge of computer skills, answering phones and general office equipment.

Applications may be picked up at the Calhoun County Sheriff Department located at 301 S. County Rd. Hardin IL. 62047.

Successful applicant must pass a background check with no criminal history.



Job Announcement

Entry-level Police Officer

The City of Pittsfield is currently accepting applications for the position of an Entry Level Police Officer.

Application may be found at  

or you may pick one up from Pittsfield City Hall.  Applications will be accepted until June 11, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Benefits include:

Take home squad car program (when available)
City-paid employee health, dental, and vision insruance and reasonable insurance dependents
IMRF retirement program
Generous holiday compensation
Every other weekend off
Service weapon, ballistic vest, and uniforms provided
Modern and up-to-date equipment
Competitive wage for new officers
Advanced pay scale available for experienced officers
Applicants must be able to meet the following guidelines to qualify for this position:

  • US Citizen
  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Possess a high school diploma {GED Equivalency accepted} or greater.
  • Have a valid driver's license.
  • No felony conviction  NOTE: some convictions for misdemeanors or serious traffic offenses may also disqualify applicants from further consideration.
  • Meet and adhere to the department's personal grooming standards and uniform policy
  • Must live within 30 miles of the City limits within 6 monlhs of hire date
  • Be able and willing to work nights, weekends, and holiday
  • The hiring process may include the following:
  • ln-depth interview
  • Comprehensive background invesigation
  • Medical/Eye-examination
  • Drug screening
  • P.O.W.E.R. Testing
  • Consent release of information
  • Polygraph Testing

The Pittsfield Police Department and the City of Pittsfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Email inquiries to:

Chief Michael Starman Pittsfield, IL Police Dept.


The Sang amon County Sheriff's Office will be testing for CorrectionalOfficers in the next few months.


Correctional Officer minimum requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen

Possess a valid Illinois driver's license

Candidates must have a high school diploma/GED

Must be at least 21 years of age on starting date. (applicants under the age of 21 can still take exam, and will be placed on hiring list, but won't be eligible for hire until 21st birthday)

Must possess a valid FOID card.

In addition to the above, applicants must meet the following requirements to be appointed as a Correctional Officer.

Must pass a written examination Must pass a background investigation Must pass drug testing

Sangamon County residency is required within six months of employment

Must be willing to accept any assignment or shift, and work any scheduled holiday.

Starting salary: $38,045.00 plus benefits (health, dental, life insurance, IMRF retirement) Paid vacation days, sick days, personal days.


Interested parties should go to the Sheriff's Office web site : ww w.s go to FORMS and print and fill out the Sheriff's Office Employment Application.   You must then mail or bring it in to the Sheriff's Office. You will be notified of the testing location, date and time at a later date.


Sangamon County Sheriff Merit Commission Offering Testing for Sangamon County Corrections Officer

Accepting Open Applications -Testing June 2021*


Springfield, IL... The Sangamon County Sheriff Merit Commission is accepting applications for Sangamon County Corrections Officer positions. Anyone who is interested can pick up an application between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Sangamon County Sheriff's office, #1 Sheriff's Plaza in Springfield or an application can be printed and filled out from the Sangamon County Sheriff Office website: http ://sangamoncounty-sheriff .com (Click on Careers link then Sheriff's Office Employment Application). Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Applicants meeting the requirements and passing the physical agility test will be notified of the location of the written exam and physical agility exams.

Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, deadlines above are for this testing cycle. Applications received outside this testing cycle will be filed and applicant will be notified of next testing cycle.


Sangamon County Correction Officer Requirements

Eligibility requirements to be appointed a Sangamon County Correction Officer are listed below. To sign up for the examination complete the application and return to the Sangamon County Sheriff's office, #1 Sheriff's Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62701.

Appointment Requirements:


  1. Have acquired a high school diploma or equivalent certificate.
  2. Be no younger than 21 years of age at the time of appointment. (under 21 may still apply)
  3. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License.
  4. Must possess a valid FOID (Firearm Owner's Identification) card.
  5. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  6. Must pass a written examination as prescribed by the Merit Commission.
  7. Must pass a physical standards test.
  8. Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  9. Must pass drug testing.
  10. Must reside within Sangamon County within 6 months of employment.

$38,045 currently, $55, 363 after 5 years* (* based on current contract)

*Tentative testing date.


The City of Litchfield Police and Fire Commission is currently accepting applications for the purpose of establishing a hiring eligibility list of certified candidates for the position of Police Officer through June 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Certified Applicants for appointments to the position of Police Officer for the City of Litchfield, Illinois must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • Applicant must possess a State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary.  Certification by the state of employment outside of Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the ILETSB with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer noes not meet this requirement.)
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years old.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience in good standing with a municipality, county, special or state police department.  If experience is outside the State of Illinois then all Out of State Certification requirements must be met.
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license
  • Applicant must become a resident of the 62056 zip code within 6 months of hire date
  • Applicant must have the ability to furnish, upon request, a copy of the following:
    • A resume
    • Professional License
    • Training Certifications
    • Documents confirming work experience
    • A birth certificate
    • A high school diploma/GED certificate
    • Higher education transcripts
    • Military service records/discharge paperwork
    • A release for records from previous employers
    • Any other employment related materials as requested or required

The following Selection Process shall be utilized by the City of Litchfield in its’ use of the certified candidate policy:

  • Examination shall be held by the City of Litchfield Police and Fire Commission.  A roster in order of preference will be created dependent upon applicants’ performance during this evaluation, all other examinations will be pass/fail.
  • Character, Background and Credit check shall be conducted
  • Post-Offer examination shall include but not be limited to:
    • Psychological Evaluation
    • Medical Evaluation
    • Vision Screening
    • Drug Screening

Limitation and Effects


  1. It shall be the policy of the City of Litchfield that no more than 50% of newly hired Officers shall be from the roster of Certified Officers, unless an immediate need exists.
  2. The Certified Officer shall serve a probationary period of six months.
  3. The Certified Officer shall not gain any seniority over any Officer due to his/her service years’ credit from previous employment with other entities.

Starting base pay for the Litchfield Police Department is currently $52,104.00.  The department is currently in the third year of a four year collective bargaining agreement.  Officers with the City of Litchfield receive base pay increases after completion of probation and after completion of 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service. 

Applications are available online at or may be picked up at the Litchfield Police Department.  Applicants are required to complete the employment application and the employment application and supplemental pages for police and fire.  These applications must be received or postmarked by June 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  They may be mailed to, or brought in to the Litchfield Police Department at the following address;

Litchfield Police Department

120 East Ryder

Litchfield, IL  62056

If you have any questions regarding this program, you may contact the Litchfield Police Department at (217) 324-5991 or email Chief Kenny Ryker at