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Hillsboro Police Dept Seeking Candidates

The Hillsboro Police and Fire Board is establishing a 2 year hiring list for full time and part-time police officer for the Hillsboro Police Department with an immediate open position. Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of hire. Applicants who have a minimum of 35 hours of college credit hours or previous military or law enforcement experience will be given preference. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be open to a background investigation. Applicants who are already certified as a full/part time police officer will be given preference during the hiring process. The applicant must be able to pass a physical exam, written exam, and oral interview stage. Those who wish to apply may obtain an application from Hillsboro City Hall or online at Applications and/or Resumes must be turned in by 4pm on Friday, August 25 th , 2023 to Hillsboro City Hall or to the Hillsboro Police Department. Any questions regarding the opening please contact Chief Randy Leetham at 217-532- 6120 or by email 


Wage Range: $23.25/hr. once off probation to $23.50/hr depending on experienced service. Hillsboro Police Department does offer a lateral transfer incentive. 

Benefits: Great health insurance for employee + family, retirement, vacation time, sick time, other benefit time.