The Police and Fire Commissioners announced Friday that applications for Police Officer Testing are available on the City of Quincy Web Sitehttp://www.quincyil.gov/news/2015/01/16/police-officer-application

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  1. CITIZENSHIP - Must be a United States Citizen. If not a resident of Quincy, applicant must agree to move to and live within the boundaries of Adams County within 6 months after appointment.
  2. EDUCATION - High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associates Degree is preferred.
  3. AGE - Not less than 20 1/2 years, nor more than 34 years.
  4. All applicants must pass the following: physical agility test, written examination, background check, oral interview, psychological and polygraph tests, a physical examination and a drug test. A fact sheet explaining various points about being a police officer will be furnished to each applicant.

Starting Salary is $45,624.74 (effective now) plus subsequent increases and benefits.  The City of Quincy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The is a Veteran’s O.J.T. Facility.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available starting, today, January 15, 2016, at Quincy City Hall, 730 Maine Street, Quincy, Illinois, 62301 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and online at http://www.quincyil.gov/news/2015/01/16/police-officer-application. Applications must be returned to the Board of Fire and Police Commission, 730 Maine Street, Suite 123, Quincy, Illinois, 62301, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016.

If you have any questions, contact the Fire and Police Commission office at 217/228-4545, or e-mail your questions to: fire&policeboard@quincyil.gov.