Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on February 23, 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 Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Montgomery is now accepting applications for the position of:

Police Officer

Testing is being conducted to establish a new Eligibility List for anticipated hiring needs

The Montgomery Police Department provides policing services to 20,000+ residents and businesses within the Village limits. The department strives hard each day to provide exceptional public service, demonstrate community pride, and maintain public safety throughout the community.


Their primary role is to enforce laws and prevent crime.  The Montgomery Police Department strives to make Montgomery a community where residents can feel safe and enjoy a high quality of life.  The Village of Montgomery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Patrol Officers are represented by a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Metropolitan Alliance of Police – Chapter #333.


Starting Salary:  $63,211.20


Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Drivers’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 date of filing applications (3/24/21). Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 3/24/21 and when the final eligibility list is posted, 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 ILCS 5/10-2.1.

  • 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: At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Montgomery.

  • Vision: Eyesight must be correctable to 20/20, normal peripheral vision, no impairment of color blindness.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  All candidates must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card, issued  between the dates of 3/24/20 and 3/24/21, from a certified testing agency (MUST provide a copy of card in their returned support packet material and bring card on the day of test).

  • Work hours:  Applicant must be able to regularly work twelve hour shifts with the possibility of working other hours/shifts as needed.  Must also be able to work weekends and holidays.  

The application deadline is Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 4:00 PM

(this is not a postmarked date)

Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM 3/24/21



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Montgomery PD

200 W. 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:



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation and Written Examination


Saturday, April 10, 2021


Registrations starts at 8:00 AM

Orientation starts at 8:30 AM



Written Examination immediately following Orientation





Lakewood Creek Elementary School

2301 Lakewood Creek Drive

Montgomery, IL 60538

Enter at Door #10 near playground



All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Montgomery




Test Taking Technique Class available on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

 7:00 PM at the Schaumburg office of:



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

Optional Program Available to Applicants


Call today to make your reservation




Cost of the Class is $25.00