Price: $25.00



Job Description:

Job Posted on March 13, 2020

***Update to P.O.W.E.R. Card Requirement:  Must have/possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card from a certified testing agency at commencement of background investigation.  Card is not required to apply.  (NOTE: Illinois Full-Time Certified Law Enforcement Officers are exempt from needing to provide a P.O.W.E.R. Card for Mokena)***

***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, but to utilize the United States Postal Service, UPS, FED EX or other couriers.  In making this change we ask that you have your application postmarked by Tuesday, June 9, 2020 and we MUST receive your completed application in our office by Monday, June 15, 2020.

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

 

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

Mokena is located 45 miles southwest of downtown Chicago in Will County.  The Village of Mokena is a family-oriented community with many desirable amenities including excellent schools, beautiful parks and open space.  It is known for having a low crime rate and a professional and courteous police department.

Starting Salary:  $63,864.00

 


Job Requirements:

 

 

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

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

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday; or 20 if successfully completing two years of law enforcement study at an accredited college or university and be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (6/10/20) unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time law enforcement officer for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1

  • Education:  Must have proof of a high school diploma, or GED Certificate or high school proficiency statement AND an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from a North Central Association Accredited College or University (www.hlcommission.org).  Applicant must have successfully obtained a degree by 6/10/20.

    The minimum educational requirement may be waived if one of more of the following applies: 1. The applicant is a Veteran and has served for 24 months of honorable active duty in the United States Armed Forces and has not been discharged dishonorably or under circumstances other than honorable, OR 2. The applicant has served for 180 days of active duty in the United States Armed Forces in combat duty, recognized by the Department of Defense and has not been discharged dishonorably or under any circumstances other than honorable.

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and possess good moral character suitable to the role of a law enforcement officer.

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

  • POWER Card:  Must have/possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card from a certified testing agency at commencement of background investigation.  Card is not required to apply. NOTE: Illinois Full-Time Certified Law Enforcement Officers are exempt from needing to provide a P.O.W.E.R. Card for Mokena but must provide a copy of Full-Time Law Enforcement Certification issued by the Illinois Law Enforcement Standards and Training Board).

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a FOID (Firearms Owners Identification Card)

 

The application deadline is: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 

 

Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 6/10/20

 

 

 

All completed application packets must be returned to the office of:

 

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

Attn: Mokena PD

200 West Higgins Rd

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:

 

www.adobe.com

 

 

 

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

 

 

 Written Examination

 

Registration starts at 8:30 AM

 

Saturday, June 27, 2020

 

Examination starts at 9:00 AM

 

 

 

Location:

 

Pipefitters’ Training Center

10850 West 187th Street

Mokena, IL 60448

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test Taking Technique Class available on:

 

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 ~ 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

 

847-310-2677

 

Cost of the class is $25.00