Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on July 24, 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 Fire and Police Commissions for the City of Markham is now accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer


Certified officers are encouraged to apply and may be credited up to 4 years on the pay step scale based on previous experience

Testing is being conducted for an anticipated hiring and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.


The City of Markham Police Department is a full service police department.  The dedicated men and women of the Markham Police Department serve twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Currently Markham Police Department consists of the Administration Division, Investigations Division, Tactical Unit, Records Division, and Community Relations Section. 



Starting Salary:  $55,581.73 ($72,070.05 after 1 year)


Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S. who produces evidence of intention to become a U.S. Citizen.

  • Driver’s license:  Must have a valid Driver’s License.

  • Age Requirements: Applicants shall be under 35 years of age, at the time of application (8/24/22) and at such time as the final eligibility list is posted, unless they have been certified and employed as a Full-Time Police Officer in a regularly constituted police department for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt from such age limitation as provide in Section 5/10-2/1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner’s Act.  Applicants must be at least 20 years of age at time of test (9/10/22) and 21 years of age at the time of appointment.

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

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

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

  • Residency Requirements:  Must reside within 25 miles of the City of Markham boundaries at the time of appointment.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Not needed to apply but must possess at time of conditional offer of employment.


 The application deadline is Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM

(NOTE: This is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available for purchase until 2:00 PM – 8/24/22



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

ATTN:  Markham PD

200 W. Higgins Road, 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:


Note:  All questions must be directed to our office:  847-310-2677


Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation and Written Examination 


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Saturday, September 10, 2022


Orientation starts at 9:00 AM

Written Examination immediately following Orientation



Markham Park District

16053 Richmond Avenue

Markham, IL 60445




Test Taking Technique Class available on:

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 ~ 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 class is $25.00