Full Time Police Officer

Full-Time Police Officer- (open until position filled)


The Delavan Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. In order to apply, you must turn in a completed application to the police department which will remain open until the position is filled. Applications can be found on our website:




Applications can also be picked up at the City of Delavan City Hall during normal business hours or downloaded from the link below. 


Lateral transfers are encouraged to apply. Lateral entry pertains to Illinois-certified peace officers with at least 2 years of full-time service. Laterals will be given consideration on starting pay based on experience.  Possible School Resource Officer availability to Lateral Transfers with 3 years experience.


Please return all applications along with a copy of your driver's license and certifications either in person at Delavan City Hall 219 S Locust St. or via email to  mevans@delavanil.org


Successful candidates will then be invited for interviews.



- U.S. Citizen

- At least 21 years of age at the time of hire

-Valid IL driver’s license (at hire date) and satisfactory driving record

-Good Mental and Physical condition

-Pass a thorough background investigation, polygraph, and including a possible credit check

-Pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and possible psychological evaluation

-Eyesight correctable to 20/20

- Valid FOID card

- No felony conviction(s) or misdemeanor convictions for crimes of moral turpitude or domestic violence

- High School diploma

-Successful Candidate must maintain a permanent residency within 30 miles of the City of Delavan after 1 year

-Shifts may vary, Ideal candidates will be available most days, nights, weekends, and holidays


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $52,000-$61,880 (Based on Experience)



  •              Employee assistance program
  •              Uniform Allowance ($800/yr)
  •              Favorable Paid time off (Sick, Vacation, Personal)
  •              Union eligible after probation
  •              IMRF Pension
  •              Health insurance (incl. Dental, Vision)-No Cost to Employee


When submitting an application please provide a copy of your driver’s license and any certifications applicable to the position.