The Village of Lena will be accepting applications for Illinois Certified Full time police officers. Our current list of eligible police officers has expired and we will be apprising a new list for one current opening and any future full time job openings. To be considered for any full time positions you will have to be a full time certified police officer. You may pick up an application or call the Lena Village Hall (815 369 4016) to have an application e-mailed to you or print one from the Lena Police Department Facebook page. All applications must be turned in on August 7th at 5:00 PM. All applications must be dropped off to the Village Hall by that date and time, emailed or be delivered by mail by that date. The future Full Time positions is open to certified officers who have two years of experience, and is currently employed as a police officer and has completed an Illinois approved academy, background check and an oral interview will be given before being considered for employment with the Village of Lena. All applicants must be able to perform normal police duties on a daily basis. You will not be considered for employment if you have had any felony convictions, DUI or any domestic battery or similar offense. Full time officers must reside within 25 miles of the Village of Lena within 18 months of being hired full time.
The Village of Lena offers paid vacation, holiday pay, personal time, sick time, health insurance and participates in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund for full time employees. We are planning on having interviews the in the middle of August and you will be notified when we will be having the oral interviews. The Lena Police Department consists of 4 Full Time police officers and 6 Part Time police officers. The Lena Police Department works 12 hours shift and you will have every other weekend off. Starting pay is $20.47 per hour now for applicants with less than 5 years of experience. Applicants with over 5 years of experience the starting pay is $21.53 per the current union contract. For more information about benefits please call Chief Schaible 815 275 4912 The Village of Lena is an equal opportunity employer.