Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on June 16, 2020

***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. 

In making this change we ask that you have your application postmarked by Tuesday, July 14, 2020 and we MUST receive your completed application in our office by Monday, July 20, 2020.

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Glenwood

is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


Testing is being conducted for an immediate hiring need and to establish a new eligibility list for future hiring.



The Village of Glenwood is conveniently 23 miles south of the City of Chicago Loop.  The Village is primarily surrounded by Cook County Forest Preserves.  Glenwood consists of affordable single-family homes as well as large upscale custom homes.  With a variety of housing options, the community is considered a place where multi-generation families choose to remain.  Glenwood is the product of over 100 years of prosperous growth and development.

Make the Village of Glenwood your home, with a rich past and a promising future…


The Glenwood Police Department is committed to creating and maintaining a professional and community-oriented police service.  With its diverse Department it is equipped and trained to handle many types of emergency situations.  In addition, their officers are involved in a variety of regional task forces and special units.  At this time, the Village of Glenwood has a large commercial development project in progress and the staff of the Glenwood Police Department have many new opportunities available to them.




 Salary:  $50,910.00 – $79,691.00


Job Requirements:

You must meet the minimum requirements:

  •  Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen 

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

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at last date for filing applications 7/15/20.  Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 7/15/20 and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted, unless they been certified and employed as a Full-Time Police Officer in a regularly constituted police department for a municipality in the United States or 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 AND shall have an Associate’s Degree or at least 60 college credit hours towards a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University OR military service with an honorable discharge OR has been certified as a full-time Police Officer by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.

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

    • P.O.W.E.R. Card: PLEASE NOTE UPDATE: A POWER Card is not required to test. You must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued within one year prior to the date of hire. (NIPSTA, Triton, Joliet Jr. College).


  • Residence:  At this time there is no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Glenwood.

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing.


The application deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM (this is not a postmark date)


* See New Guidelines as Listed at the Top of the Page*

Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 7/15/20


All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Glenwood LE

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 test date:


Orientation and Written Exam


Sunday, August 2, 2020


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation Starts at 9:00 AM

Written Exam Immediately following the Orientation


Glenwood Village Hall

One Asselborn Way

Glenwood, IL 60425




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




Test Taking Technique Classes are available on

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

7:00 PM 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