TESTING: Each applicant must pass a series of exams conducted by the Southwestern Illinois Joint Fire & Police Recruitment & Testing Consortium. Testing includes entry level testing process, mandatory orientation, application form, physical agility test, and written examination. The written examination scores of qualified candidates are forwarded to the O’Fallon Board of Police & Fire Commissioners.
Further participation in the selection process will take place as vacancies occur. Candidates will be invited, in rank order to participate in and successfully advance through the following steps:
- Background investigation including personal, financial, business, employment references, and criminal history
- Polygraph examination
- Oral interview with the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
- Conditional offer of employment; conditional on the successful passage of: 1. psychologial evaluation 2. medical examination 3. urinalysis drug screen
Following appointment, a new police officer is required to satisfy certain other requirements during the first 18 months of employment including attending the Police Academy.
Call us today to find out when our next test is taking place. 618.624.4545