Centralia PD Taking applications for Police Officer

February 8, 2019

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Centralia, Illinois announces testing to establish an eligibility register for the Centralia Police Department.

Applications may be picked up at the Centralia City Clerk’s Office, 101 South Locust, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday beginning February 4, 2019. All applications must be returned to the same location no later than Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Application packets may be downloaded online at www.cityofcentralia.org. All forms must be printed and returned by the March 22, 2019 deadline. No online submissions will be accepted. A mandatory orientation meeting, physical ability test, and written test will be held starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Centralia Police Dept., 222 South Poplar St. on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

Applicants must be 21 at the time of appointment, age 35 or younger unless proof of employment as a full time police officer, or an auxiliary police officer for a minimum of 5 years and under 40 years of age. Applicant must be a high school graduate, or have a GED equivalent, and be a U.S. Citizen. Additional restrictions will be discussed at the orientation meeting.