Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on January 11, 2023

***Attention***  In light of all of the ever changing guidelines regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are implementing safe standards and minimizing person to person contact to help support slowing down the rampant spread of the virus. We are asking our applicants to PLEASE DO NOT turn in applications in person unless it is absolutely necessary. During business hours please place application packets in the basket outside of our door. After hours (until 7:00 pm) application packets can be slid under our office door at Suite 201. Our preference is for you to utilize the United States Postal Service, UPS, FED EX or other couriers. 

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Burbank is now accepting applications for the position of:

Law Enforcement


Testing is being conducted for IMMEDIATE HIRES and to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


Salary: $66,989.06 plus incentives (discussed at orientation)


Burbank is located in Cook County, at the southwest edge of the city of Chicago. Conveniently located only 12 miles southwest of the Loop, and bordered by Oak Lawn, Bridgeview and Bedford Park, makes living in Burbank a great place to raise a family or establish a business.


Founded in 1982, the Burbank Police Department has grown to a professionally trained, 53-member force.  Supervisors are required to attend advanced training from the Police Institute of Northwestern University or FBI National Academy.


Job Requirements:


You must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or must provide documentation of authorization to work in the U.S. legally.

  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois License upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the last date for filing applications (2/8/23) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2. 1-6, which provides in part that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) Police Officer for a municipality in the United States. Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications. (2/8/23)

  • Education:  Must have proof of a High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.

  • Residence:  The City of Burbank does not have a residency requirement at this time.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  NOTE: Candidates that possess a valid POWER Card issued between the dates of 8/8/22 – 2/8/23 will be exempt from taking the physical on the day of testing. (MUST provide a copy of POWER Card in their returned support packet material and bring POWER Card on the day of test.) 


PLEASE NOTE:  If you are a certified full-time Police Officer in the state of Illinois and are currently employed as a full-time police officer in the state of Illinois the written portion of the testing will be waived.



The application deadline is:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023


 Questions should be directed to 847-310-2677



All applications must be returned to the office of:



C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn:  Burbank PD

200 W. Higgins Rd.

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195


It is highly recommended that you use a track-able courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for lost or delinquent applications.

 The United States Postal Service regular mail is running very delinquent. (in some cases 7-10 days)





Application fee is non-refundable


Adobe Reader is required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:





Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date



Mandatory Orientation, Physical and Written Examination


Saturday, February 25, 2023


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation – 8:30 AM


Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation





Liberty Junior High

5900 W. 81st Street

Burbank, IL 60459



All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer





Test Taking Technique Class Available 


Wednesday, February 22, 2023


at the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E Personnel Testing Service


Optional Program Available to Applicants


Call today to make your reservation




Cost of the Class is $25.00