Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on May 27, 2020

NOTE: Change of Testing Date and New Deadline

New Deadline is 9/2/20

New Test Date is 9/19/20


North Chicago Board of Fire and Police Commissioners have requested a change of date due to the restrictions of COVID-19 and the ability to secure a site for a large group setting.


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of North Chicago is now accepting applications for the position of:

Entry Level Police Officers


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


The North Chicago Police Department works in partnership with the community to promote open communication, education, cooperation, enforcement, and fair and equal treatment to improve the safety and security of the community.



Salary as of May 2, 2020:

$61,808 – $90,492


Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be 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 at the time of hire.

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (9/2/20).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 9/2/20 AND when the Final Eligibility Register 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 by State Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.

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

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing


NOTE:  A  P.O.W.E.R. Card is not required to apply, but must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. card, from a certified testing agency, issued within one year prior to date of hire.



The application deadline is:


Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM


Applications will be available online

for purchase until

September 2, 2020 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: North Chicago PD

 200 W. Higgins Rd.

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195




It is highly recommended that you hand deliver or use a trackable courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for lost or delinquent applications.  Please Note:  The United States Postal Service regular mail has been running very delinquent.

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 and Written Examination


Saturday, September 19, 2020


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation starts at 9:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation








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





Test Taking Technique Class Available on:


Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM


Class is optional


Cost of the class is $25.00


Call to schedule your reservation



Class is conducted at our Schaumburg office