February 2017
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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


City of Robinson Street Department

The City of Robinson Street Department is accepting applications for a Full Time “Laborer/Operator” until March 01, 2017 at 12:00 PM. The job requires graduation from high school or GED and at least 1 year experience in construction and building maintenance work, operation of construction equipment and/or construction of street and drainage related projects, buildings, grounds, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be able to obtain and maintain an Illinois CDL license. Must also have and maintain an acceptable driving record. Must be able to use hand tools and read simple blueprints and schematics. Must possess trade skills in one or more of the following: Backhoe operator, carpentry, masonry, electrical or street construction and drainage systems. This is a full-time union position and will provide a minimum of 40 hours a week and will include call-out duties. The benefits associated with this position are prescribed in the contract between the Union and the City of Robinson. Please apply by filling out a City of Robinson “application for employment” (available at City Hall, 300 S Lincoln St., 618-544-7616) and include a resume’ if you like. Applications must be in a sealed envelope marked “Street Applicant” and directed to the Administrative Assistant of the City of Robinson. The City of Robinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.     Application also available here: Employment Application

City of Robinson Seasonal/Part-Time/Temporary Summer Help

The City of Robinson is seeking individuals for Seasonal/Part-Time/Temporary Summer help for the Park, Pool, and Deer Run departments.  Applications may be obtained at the Robinson City Hall, 300 S. Lincoln Street, Robinson, IL 62454; Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 am through 4:00 pm.  Applications are also available here: park application

Deadline for all applications is 4:00 pm, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  Applications are to be returned or mailed in a sealed envelope labeled “Applicant” and directed to the Administrative Assistant of the City of Robinson.

The City of Robinson is a Drug-Free work place.  A pre-employment drug screen will be required upon hire.  The City of Robinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer