Price: $45.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on June 4, 2019

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

Entry Level Police Officer


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


The New Lenox Police Department proudly serve its residents and visitors each and every day.  Each member of the Department is committed to providing a high level of law enforcement services to residents, businesses, and visitors.

The mission of the New Lenox Police Department is to affirmatively promote a feeling of safety and security to the members of their community in a manner that complies with the legal and professional standards established for the law enforcement profession.


Starting Hourly Salary:



Job Requirements:


You must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen and/or an alien admitted for permanent residence and who can produce evidence of intention to become a citizen of the United States.

  • 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:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (7/3/19).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 7/3/19 and at such time as the Final Eligibility Register 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 IL 5/10-2. 1-6.

  • Residence:  At this time the Village of New Lenox does not have an established residency requirement.

  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement AND must have completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours at an accredited college or university.

  • Vision:  Must possess normal peripheral vision and vision must be correctable to a minimum of 20/40.


All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process



The application deadline is:

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM


(this is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available online for purchase until 7/3/19 at 2:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: New Lenox 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 not responsible for lost or delinquent application packages.

 Please Note:  The USPS has been very delayed with their delivers.




Application fee is non-refundable



Adobe Reader is required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:





Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date


Mandatory Orientation, Physical Ability, and Written Examination


Saturday, July 20, 2019

Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Orientation – 8:00 AM


Physical and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation



Lincoln-Way High School

West Campus

21701 S. Gougar Road

New Lenox, IL




 Test Taking Technique Class is available on July 17, 2019 

7:00 PM at the office of C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service


Call today to make your reservation


Cost of the class is $25.00