Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on December 10, 2021

The Coal City Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are currently accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer


The Coal City Police Officers are an essential part of the community and their presence whether on patrol or working in specializes assignments such as the school resource officer program, are aimed at ensuring a safe and peaceful community.  The success of the department depends on a strong partnership with the community they serve.  All efforts are aimed at making Coal City a safer place for all to live, work and visit.


Starting Salary:  $54.032.80 (05/2022) with a generous benefit package

Job Requirements:

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain an Illinois License upon hiring

  • F.O.I.D Card:  Must have the ability to obtain an Illinois F.O.I.D card if hired.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (2/16/22).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 2/16/22 AND when the Initial Eligibility Register is posted unless they have been certified and employed as a Full-Time Police Officer in a regularly constituted police department for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.

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

  • Vision:  Must have corrected vision to 20/20.

  • Residency:  Applicants must live within 20 miles of Coal City, IL Police Department to the city limit of residing town or be willing to relocate within one (1) year.

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as specified in 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete a written test, as well as a pre-employment medical and physical ability examination.

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process

The application deadline is Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Application fee is non-refundable

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All applications must be returned to the Office of:

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

Attn:  Coal City PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Saturday, March 5, 2022


8:30 AM

Written Exam

9:00 AM

Coal City Middle School

500 South Carbon Hill Road

Coal City, Illinois

Test Taking Technique Class available on March 2, 2022

7:00 PM at the office of C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.  Personnel Testing Service

200 West Higgins Road

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

Call today to make your reservation


Cost of the class is $25.00

Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

Village of Coal City

Equal Opportunity Employer