Sworn Police Officer Career Opportunities


Part Time Police Officer

Application Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Mackinaw Police Department continuously accepts applications for part-time police officers. The positions are filled on an as needed basis. Applications are available below , as well as in person and via e-mail. Please be sure to indicate the position for which you are applying. Resumes and Cover Letters may be submitted, but are not required. Applications may be submitted in person at the police department (address below), in person at Village Hall (100 E. Fast Ave., Mackinaw, IL 61755), via US Postal Service (P.O. Box Below), or via e-mail (e-mail address below).

Mackinaw Police Department

102 E. Fast Ave.

P.O. Box 877

Mackinaw, IL 61755





  • 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Minimum State of Illinois Part-Time Law Enforcement Certification
  • No Felony convictions or criminal history indicating moral turpitude
  • Availability to work a minimum of 2 shifts per month, typically nights and weekends
  • Ability to pass in-depth criminal, personal, and financial background investigation as well as a physical and drug screen


Pay and Benefits:

  • $16.00/hour starting pay, with an increase to $16.50 after probationary period
  • 1.5x Hourly Rate when working holidays
  • Paid Uniforms


Applications returned will be kept on file for up to one year. The Village of Mackinaw and Mackinaw Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.


Other Employment Opportunities

When other employment opportunities are available for the Mackinaw Police Department the positions will be posted here with job descriptions and further information.






Contact Info

Brandon Reese
Interim Chief of Police
102 E. Fast Ave.
(309) 359-8914 ext. 3

Brad Venzon
Records Clerk
102 E. Fast Ave.
(309) 359-8914 ext. 2