If you ever wanted to become a police officer the time is now to make it happen. The City of Quincy is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer.  The application availability window is underway now through January 31, 2020.  Applications can be downloaded from the City of Quincy website at https://www.quincyil.gov/city-government/city-jobs-openings, or can be picked up at the Quincy City Hall information desk (8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) or at the Quincy Police Department Watch Commander’s Office any time.

All interested applicants are encouraged to submit the application paperwork on or before January 31, 2020.  The physical agility demonstration and written test will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2020.  Specific times and locations can be found on the application.

The starting salary for a Quincy Police Officer is $53,967, but can be as high as $55,856 with educational incentives.  Q.P.D. also offers a lateral transfer option for active full-time law enforcement officers.  The lateral transfer starting salary is up to $67,146 based on the officer’s level of experience up to 5 years and educational incentives.

These salaries are in addition to an attractive benefits package that includes vacation time after the first year, paid sick leave, and health insurance.

The Quincy Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Veteran’s O.J.T. Facility, and encourages minorities and women to apply.