Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on March 14, 2023

***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 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. 

Police Officer

Glenwood, IL


Village of Glenwood

C/O   C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone:  847-310-2677



Population:  9800

Sworn Officers:  24


Application Deadline: 4/12/23




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 to establish an eligibility list for immediate and future department hiring needs.


The Glenwood Police Department is committed to creating and maintaining a professional and community-oriented police department.  With its diverse Department it is equipped and trained to handle various types of emergency situations. In addition, their officers are involved in a variety of in house specialties, regional task forces, and specialized units such as:,


  • South Suburban Emergency Response Team (SWAT)

  • South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force

  • Mobile Field Force

  • Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team

  • Regional Tactical Units

  • Full Time Investigation Division

  • Bike Patrol

  • Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program, grant funds for overtime details.

  • Firearms instructors

  • Evidence Technicians

  • Defensive Tactics Instructors




  • Salary: $55,103.03 – $86,255.10 (CONTRACT CURRENTLY UNDER NEGOTIATIONS)

  • Ten paid holidays

  • Two annual personal days

  • Annual Vacation Time Off: 80 hours after 1 year, 120 hours after 5 years, 160 hours after 10 years, 200 hours after twenty years.

  • Ability to accrue compensatory time off

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Sick time accumulation

  • Weapons Proficiency Pay $200-$400 annually

  • Annual Uniform Allowance of $1500.00

  • Pension Plan 




You must meet the following minimum requirements:



  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driver’s License: Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

  • Age requirement: Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at the last date for filing applications 4/12/23. Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications 4/12/23 and at the time the 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 as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card: A POWER Card is not required to test but must possess by time of conditional offer of employment.


  • Vision: Correctable to 20/20 in both eyes.

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

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to

continue with the application process



The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 4:00 PM

(this is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 4/12/23


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, April 30, 2023


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 Class is available on April 19, 2023 

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


Call today to make your reservation


Cost of the class is $25.00