Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on August 6, 2019


 The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Lemont is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer


The Lemont Police Department consists of men and women committed to the safety and well being of their residents and visitors.  It is the mission of the Lemont Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people they serve, to reduce the incidence of fear and crime, and to enhance the public safety while partnering with their residents to improve their quality of life.


Testing is being conducted for an Eligibility List 

for anticipated future hiring needs


 Starting Salary:  $ 60,879.22




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: Applicant must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (9/4/19) unless they are 20 and have completed two (2) years of law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university.  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (9/4/19) and at such time as the final eligibility list is posted, unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6., which provides in part that the age limitation does not apply to any person that has been certified and employed as a Full-Time Police Officer in a regularly constituted police department for a municipality in the United States.


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


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


  • Vision:  Binocular vision must be correctable to 20/20. 


  • Residency: The Village of Lemont Police Department does not have an established residency requirement at this time for their employees.


 P.O.W.E.R. Card is required at the time of application,

 card must be issued between the dates of 9/4/18 – 9/4/19


 P.O.W.E.R. Card can be obtained at one of these sites



Joliet Jr. College




The application deadline is Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 4:00 PM  (This is not a postmark date)



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn:  Lemont 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 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:







Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination


Saturday, September 21, 2019


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation – 8:30 AM


 Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Lemont High School


800 Porter St.

Lemont, IL 60439





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





Test Taking Technique Class available on:



Wednesday, September 21, 2019 ~ 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