Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on March 12, 2019

The Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Oakbrook Terrace is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer


The Mission Statement of the Oakbrook Terrace Police Department is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime, enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens.  They are committed to working in partnership with the community to identify and resolve issues that impact public safety.

The men and women of the Oakbrook Terrace Police Department are committed to providing the highest quality police services to the people who live, work and visit their community.  They constantly evaluate and improve their efforts to enhance public safety with the goal to improve the quality of life within Oakbrook Terrace.





Applicants are encouraged to purchase and return their completed application packet ASAP.  The online application will no longer be available once the 200 qualified applicants are met or once the deadline has expired; whichever occurs first.


Starting Salary $65,159.00


Job Requirements:


You must meet the 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 at the time of hire.

  • Age Requirement: Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (4/10/19) and at such time as 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 U.S., or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6. Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (4/10/19).

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

  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the City of Oakbrook Terrace.

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




The application deadline is:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM


(Please Note: This is not a postmarked date)


All questions should be directed to 847-310-2677


All applications must be returned to the office of:



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

Attn:  Oakbrook Terrace 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 applications. The United States Postal Service regular mail is running very delinquent. (in some cases 7-10 days)



Applications 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:


Orientation and Written Examination


Saturday, April 27, 2019


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation





Willowbrook High School (Cafeteria)

1250 S. Ardmore Ave.

Villa Park, IL 60181



Test Taking Technique Class available on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 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




Cost of the class is $25.00