Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on January 8, 2019


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Maywood is now accepting applications for the position of:

Entry Level Law Enforcement


Testing is being conducted for multiple immediate new hires and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs


The Mission of the Maywood Police Department is to improve the quality of life in the Village of Maywood by delivering professional and progressive law enforcement  services in partnership with the community.

The Maywood Police Department delivers services to the Village of Maywood through a multi-faceted approach to resolve problems while maintaining a value system centered around Mutual Respect, Integrity, Transparency, and Constitutional Equality.


Starting Salary ~ $42,140.00

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 Requirements:  Applicants shall be under 35 years of age, at the last date for filing applications (3/6/19) 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 age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) Law Enforcement Officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality, regardless of whether the municipality is located in Illinois or another state.  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (3/6/19).

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

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

  • Residence:  Must reside within a 15 mile radius of the boundaries of Maywood within one (1) year of hire.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. (Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report) Card from a certified testing agency, MUST have been issued between the dates of 3/6/18 and 3/6/19.

          P.O.W.E.R Test Certification available at:

          NIPSTA – Glenview, IL

         Joliet Junior College,

         Triton College – River Grove



            Applications will be available for purchase online

until 2:00 PM on March 6, 2019


The application deadline is Wednesday

March 6, 2019 – 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: Maywood 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 your material.  We are not responsible for lost or delinquent application packages and you will be disqualified if all of the material is not returned to our office by the assigned deadline. Please note the United States Postal Service has been very delayed with their deliveries


Application fee  is non-refundable


Adobe Reader is required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:





Applicants must attend mandatory orientation and test date:


Orientation and Written Exam



 Saturday, March 23, 2019 – Registration 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Written Exam immediately following the Orientation



Irving School

805 S. 17th Ave.

Maywood, IL 



Maywood Fire and Police Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal, State and Local Laws regarding employment




Test Preparation/Study Sessions will be given by the Village of Maywood on January 26, 2019, February 9, 2019, and February 23, 2019 


For more information and/or to register please call the Commission Office at 708-450-4488 Tuesday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm