Employment Opportunities

The City of Marion Police Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of School Security Officer.

Job Description:

Ability to pass drug screening;
Knowledge of applicable criminal and juvenile laws and school regulations;
Ability to respond to an imminent threat and use deadly force if necessary;
Ability to obtain information through interviews and/or observation to draw logical conclusions;
Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the public, school staff, and students;
Ability to use effective verbal de-escalation techniques prior to physical intervention;
Ability to analyze situations and take quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
Ability to remember names, faces, and details of incidents;
Ability to exercise good judgment; and
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current or retired officer certified through the ILETSB

Must be retired or resigned with good standing from their previous department

Must pass the state firearm qualification

Possess a valid Driver’s License with good driving record

Be of good moral character and pass an extensive background investigation

Must be physically able to perform the required duties

Interested applicants may apply at www.marionpolicedept.com; or come to the Marion Police Department, 1001 W. DeYoung St., Marion, IL. 62959.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified Entry Police Officer Applications

 

Effective immediately the Marion Police Department will begin taking applications

  • from currently employed
  • full-time law enforcement officers
  • for consideration of employment on an on-going basis.
  • Applicants will not be required to take an entry level written exam or entry level physical agility exam.
  • Candidates will be required to complete all other phases of the Marion Police Dept. hiring process before an offer of employment.

 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants seeking qualification appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Full-time certification by the state of employment outside Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary.  United States citizen.
  • Individuals must be at least 23 years old.
  • Education – High School education or equivalent thereof.
  • Experience – Currently employed full-time with a municipal, county or state law enforcement agency with at least two (2) years experience as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer after completion of a probationary period. Candidates with less than two (2) years experience may be considered if the candidate has two (2) years active duty military experience in addition to sworn certified law enforcement officer experience.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following; a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214); employee evaluations; and other employment related material as requested or required.

Selection Process

 

Each phase of the process is pass/fail and required to proceed to the next step.

  • Interview with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Interview by Police Chief and Designated City Officials.
  • Character and background investigation and credit check.
  • Post-offer examinations including, but not limited to; psychological evaluation; medical examination; polygraph; and drug screening.
  • All appointments are subject to a probationary period and a 2 year pre-employment contract.

 

Qualified Entry Eligibility List

An initial qualified entry eligibility list will be created from qualified applicants who submit the required application materials. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Placement on any qualified entry eligibility list shall be based upon the relative experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicants.

In the event that prescreening identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners may choose to appoint those applicants.

The application packet can be downloaded from here

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Marion Fire Department Testing Packet

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 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov

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