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If you have two or more years of post-probationary work experience as a police officer and meet the outlined qualifications, you are eligible for the Lateral Police Officer Program. Applications for experienced police officers are accepted on an on-going basis and are reviewed weekly. Oral interviews are determined by the hiring needs of the Department.
To apply for employment with the City of Carbondale, download the Lateral Entry Police Officer Application and either email it with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, hand-deliver to the Human Resources Office, or mail to:
City of CarbondaleHuman Resources Office200 S. Illinois AvenueCarbondale, IL 62902-2047
Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the followingminimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
If you have any questions about our Lateral Hiring Program, please call the HumanResources Department at (618) 457-3227 Monday -Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The City of Carbondale is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and peoplewith disabilities are encouraged to apply.
CITY OF CARBONDALE ORGANIZATIONAL PHILOSOPHY: As a responsive and caring community, Carbondale’s success is not just based on “what we do,” but also “how we do it.” Our core values define the behaviors important in our interactions with residents, visitors and one another. These are the values that guide our work: accountability, integrity, fairness, communication, honesty, and teamwork.