Price: $50.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on July 10, 2019

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: $60,393.84-$91,729.91 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 (8/7/19) 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. (8/7/19)

  • Education:  Must have proof of a High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement AND must meet one of three requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement,  Criminal Justice, or similar curriculum (i.e. Public Safety Administration, Psychology, or Forensics – please call 847-310-2677 with questions) with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA from an accredited college or university by last date for filing applications (8/7/19) or

  2. Have been honorably discharged from military service of the United States after having served a minimum of two years active duty AND have earned a minimum of 60 hours of college credits (must provide DD214 & transcripts) or

  3. Currently a certified full-time Police Officer in the State of Illinois and meet either one of the above education/military requirements (must provide certification).  The written portion of the testing will be waived for current full-time certified officers.

  • 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 2/7/19 – 8/7/19 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.) 





The application deadline is:

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM

(Please Note: This is not a postmarked date)


 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 hand deliver or 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, August 24, 2019


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation – 8:30 AM


Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation





Reavis High School

6034 W. 77th 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 on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Schaumburg 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