Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on August 1, 2022

***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 Police Commissioners for the Village of Elburn is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for at least one new hire and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs


The Village of Elburn is located in picturesque Kane County and is approximately 45 miles from downtown Chicago.  With its small-town character and growing population, the Village of Elburn offers an abundant opportunity to residents and businesses. The community has convenient shopping and entertainment nearby. Additionally, there is easy access to the City of Chicago by way of the Metra train that passes through the heart of the downtown of Elburn.


Starting Salary:  $69,116.11

Anticipated increase after 5/1/23 with new CBA


*Certified Officers with a minimum of two (2) years experience will receive a starting salary of $63,121.91


*Certified Officers with five (5) or more years of experience will receive a starting salary of $65,015.57


Job Requirements:




You must meet the following minimum requirements:



  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen


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


  • Age Requirement: Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (8/31/22)   Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (8/31/22) AND at such time as Final Eligibility Register is posted, unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time police officer for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.


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


  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character.


  • Residence: Officers employed by the Village of Elburn will be required to live within 40 miles of the Elburn Police Department.


  • Testing: Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing which may include, but not limited to a written examination, oral interview, extensive background investigation, and post offer physical and drug screen.


Applicants who have been awarded a certificate attesting to their successful completion of the minimum standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, as provided in the Illinois Police Training Act, may be given preference in appointment over non-certified applicants.



The application deadline is:


Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 4:00 PM Applications will be available until

August 31, 2022 at 2:00 PM


All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Elburn PD

200 W. Higgins Road, 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.


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 and Written Examination


Saturday, September 17, 2022


Registration starts at 7:30 AM


Orientation – 8:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation





Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District Station #1

200 East Route 38

Elburn, IL 60119



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





Test Taking Technique Class Available on:

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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