Glen Carbon Police Department and Maryville Police Department will be open open for applications for lateral police officers from May 10th, 2019 until June 7th, 2019.. To apply, download the application here (PDF). Applications MUST be fully completed to be accepted. Final applications must be post marked or received at the Maryville Police Department by June 7th, 2019 at 1800 hours.
For qualifications, please check below. For further questions please email Chief Rob Carpenter at or 618-344-8899.
The Village of Glen Carbon and the Village of Maryville utilizes a joint lateral application process. Please review the below qualifications for each department:
Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Glen Carbon Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Maryville Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
Lateral Entry Eligibility List:
An initial lateral entry eligibility list will be created from qualified applicants that submit the required application materials. Applications will be accepted from May 10th, 2019 until 1800 hours on June 7th, 2019. Placement on any lateral entry eligibility list shall be based upon the relative excellence of the applicants.
In the event that pre-screening identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Village of Glen Carbon Police Commission may interview those applicants only for consideration.
Credible Service Time:
Credible service time with regard to the police pension system is controlled by law, specifically but not limited to the portability clause of Article 3 of the Illinois Pension Code, and requires the candidate to pay the "true cost" for the transfer of service time, which is actuarially determined, into the pension system.
Please note, all applications must be signed and supporting documents MUST be attached to submit the completed application.
Submit completed applications to by emailing the Police Department no later than June 7th, 2019 at 1800. You will receive a response of receipt of your digital application within 24 hours.