Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on May 14, 2024


***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. 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 black mailbox outside of our door, suite 160. (until 7:00 pm) 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 NEED to hire up to 7 individuals and to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


Salary: $68,831.25 plus incentives (discussed at orientation)

Top out salary after 7 years: $104,545.18


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.

Burbank Police Department is currently on a 12-Hour shift with every other weekend off.


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 (7/10/24) 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. (7/10/24)

  • 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 1/10/24 – 7/10/24 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, July 10, 2024


 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

1251 N. Plum Grove Rd.

Suite 160

Schaumburg, IL 60173


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, July 27, 2024


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