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................ Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Welcome from Mayor Pethtel

As Mayor, I would like to welcome you to the City of Robinson website. I hope it will provide the information you need about our town and encourage you to check back often. Many improvements and additions are planned for this site that will make it more useful for you. In addition, pages with photographs will be updated periodically. If you have any suggestions, questions or requests regarding the City of Robinson or this website, please feel free to call City Hall at 618-544-7616, or contact us. I thank you for your interest in our City.

Mayor Roger Pethtel

City of Robinson Accepting Police Secretary Applications

The City of Robinson is now accepting applications for a full-time secretary for the Robinson Police Department.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.  Starting wage is $13.40 per hour.  The hours would be from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m, Monday-Friday.   Individual must be highly motivated with excellent organizational and communication skills.  Candidates must possess the ability to learn new computer software and work independently as well as with a team.  Applications may be picked up and returned between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at Robinson City Hall 300 S. Lincoln St. Robinson, IL 62454 or obtained on our website (cityofrobinson.com).  Applications must be received by Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to be considered.  The City of Robinson is a drug-free work place.  A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.  The City of Robinson may accept or reject any or all applications.  The City of Robinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application

City of Robinson Police Testing

The Robinson Police Department is currently taking Employment/Testing applications for the Position of Police Officer.    Employment/Testing applications will be accepted from Monday, February 27th, 2017 through Friday, April 14th, 2017.   Applicants who are not graduates of a full-time law enforcement academy in Illinois will be required to take the physical agility test and written test.   Applicants certified from a full-time law enforcement academy in Illinois will qualify as a Lateral Entry candidate.    The physical agility, and written test will be conducted on May 6th, 2017.   Instructions regarding those tests will be mailed to applicants who qualify.  The physical agility test will consist of the Power Test which is given to all academy cadets upon entrance.   All portions of the physical agility test must be passed to move the the written test.   Information regarding the Power Test can be found at : http://www.nipsta.org/Power/test.aspx

Starting Salary:  $49.795.00

Candidates must meet at least one of the following qualifications:

(Candidates must be 21 years of age at time of hire. Candidates can NOT be over the age of 35 upon entrance into the academy.   Candidates over the age of 35 can apply as long as they have have been certified by a full time law enforcement academy in the State of Illinois)

  1. Have a minimum of (60) semester hours of college credit, or its equivalent in quarter      hours.
  2. One (1) year of military service with an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions.
  3. A graduate of a full-time law enforcement academy in Illinois, or another state.

Please include a copy of either one of the following:

  1. Birth Certificate, or
  2. US Certificate of Naturalization

Employment/Testing applications can be found at cityofrobinson.com starting February 27, 2017.

Police Department EmploymentTesting Application


Copies of the Employment/Testing application can be printed off, completed and mailed to:

Robinson Police Department
Police Applicant Testing
c/o Sgt. David Marqua
P.O.B 188
Robinson, IL  62454