Price: $40.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on May 5, 2021

***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 Village of Hoffman Estates is accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for immediate hiring needs and to establish an Eligibility List for future anticipated openings.


The Village of Hoffman Estates has won over six Governor’s Home Town Awards for its innovative programs.  The community has a population of over 50,000 with a total land area of approximately 19 square miles.  The mission of the Village is to continually improve the quality of life for their residents and business community by providing responsive and efficient municipal services.


The Hoffman Estates Police Department is committed to the ideals of integrity, teamwork, diversity, high quality service, commitment to employees, and the protection of individuals and their constitutional rights.  The Hoffman Estates Police Department has been internationally recognized for excellence in traffic safety… for its speed, DUI, and occupant restraint enforcement and educational programs.  The Department has received recognition in the International Association of Chiefs of Police “Chief’s Challenge” Award program ten years in a row over competitions that include such notable police organizations as LAPD, NYPD and the California Highway Patrol.


Starting Salary:  $69,564.92



Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s license upon hiring.

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last for filing applications (7/7/21).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the time of last date for filing applications (7/7/21), unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time police officer for a municipality in the United States, or 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 AND a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of application.

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

  • Eyesight:  Eyesight shall be at least 20/20 corrected and may not be afflicted with color blindness or any eye abnormalities at the time of an offer of employment.

  • Hearing:  Hearing shall be consistent with a level necessary to perform the duties of the position.

  • Residency:  All Police Officers must, within one year of completion of probationary period, reside within a 45 mile radius of the corporate boundaries of the Village of Hoffman Estates, IL

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

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Candidates that possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued (and a copy turned in by the deadline)  between the dates of 1/7/21 and 7/7/21 will be exempt from taking the physical ability test on the day of testing  All other applicants must take the Physical Ability Test on the day of testing. (Triton or NIPSTA, or Joliet Jr. College

The application deadline is:


Wednesday, July 7, 2021

at 4:00 PM


Applications will be available for purchase online until

7/7/21 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: Hoffman Estates 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.



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, Physical Ability, and Written Examination


Sunday, July 25, 2021 – Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation starts at 9:00 AM


Physical Ability and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation



Hoffman Estates High School

1100 West Higgins Road

Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


The Village of Hoffman Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding employment





Test Taking Technique Class Available on:

 Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 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 for one of the classes




Cost of the Class is $25.00