Springfield police accepting applications for patrol officers

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is accepting online applications for open patrol officer positions until June 5.

Officials say the applications must be submitted by 11:00 p.m., and must contain the following information:

- A copy of the candidate's birth certificate or birth record.  Hospital copies will be accepted.

- A copy of the candidate's high school diploma or GED certificate.  If a candidate cannot provide a diploma, a sealed envelope from your high school with an official transcript that shows a graduation date will be accepted.  Additionally, an Associates or Bachelor's Degree certificate may be submitted in lieu of a high school transcript.

To apply, visit http://www.springfield.il.us and click on "Search Job Openings," or visit http://www.springfield.il.us/HR/Employment.aspx and click on the link after "To apply for a position with the city of Springfield" at the bottom of the web page.

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