(309) 266-5361 Village Hall - 120 North Main Street Morton, Illinois 61550


We currently employ 79 full-time employees within the various operations of the Village.  Several of these employees have been employed with us for over 20 years.  The Board of Trustees and the Village Officers are proud of the service provided to the residents and visitors to Morton by our employees.


The Morton Police & Fire Commission will be conducting testing for the entry-level position of Police Officer for Morton, Illinois.

Testing was originally scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2020, with application due by May 27, 2020.  However, due to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s recent announcement of his intentions on extending the ‘Stay at Home’ order thru May 30, 2020, the Morton Police Commissioners are pushing the testing date back to Saturday, August 8, 2020; please see more below.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, possess a valid driver’s license, and possess a high school diploma or the equivalent.  Additional minimum requirements may also be imposed.  Unless otherwise provided by Illinois statute, all applicants must be between the ages 21 and 35 as of August 5, 2020.

The current base salary range for Morton Police Officers Morton is $52,145 to $69,093.  The department also offers a competitive benefit and retirement package.

Written and physical testing will be conducted on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 8:30 A.M. at Morton High School located at 350 N. Illinois Av, Morton, IL 61550.

Application packets may be obtained Monday-Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. from the Morton Police Department located at 375 W. Birchwood St, Morton, IL 61550 or Morton Village Hall located at 120 N. Main St, Morton, IL 61550; they may also be obtained on line at http://www.morton-il.gov/employment

Additional information may be obtained by calling 309-266-6666.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Morton Police Department by Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.

Officer Application Packet – Morton Police Department 2020