Price: $25.00



Job Description:

Job Posted on June 10, 2021

PLEASE NOTE:  There is a new date and time for the Olympia Fields Entry Level Testing ~ July 31, 2021 ~ 1:30 PM

 

New application deadline: July 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM

***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 Village of Olympia Fields is accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer

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

 

The Village of Olympia Fields is a south suburb of Chicago located in Cook County. The community grew up around the prestigious Olympia Fields Country Club, originally established in 1915. The Village is a wonderful diverse community. They are home to Rich Township High School STEM Campus, Franciscan Health, and a variety of houses of worship as well as many retail establishments and restaurants. It is a tremendous community to work and raise a family.

 

The Olympia Fields Police Department is comprised of twenty full-time officers, and four sworn civilian staff dedicated to providing the very best law enforcement services to our country.

 

The Police Department is staffed by highly trained professionals who are committed to a community-oriented policing and community engagement philosophies.  The Police Chief and officers firmly believe everyone is entitled to live in a peaceful and safe society and to receive effective, fair, and efficient police services.

 

Starting Salary: $62,641.00

5-year step program: $87,600.00

 


Job Requirements:

 

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen

 

  • Driver’s License: Must have a valid Class “D” Illinois driver’s license or a valid out of state driver’s license of similar classification.

 

  • Age Requirements: Must have attained their 21st birthday, by the last date for filing applications (7/14/21). Applicants, must be under the age of 35 at last date for filing applications (unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time police officer with a municipality in the United States, or otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6).

 

  • Education: Must have a High School Diploma, GED, or High School Proficiency Certificate AND an Associate’s Degree or 60 credit hours towards a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of application. (with proof of documentation at time of application)

 

  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character

 

  • Eyesight: Eyesight shall be at least 20/20 corrected and may not be afflicted with color blindness or any eye abnormalities at the time of an offer of employment.

 

  • Residency: At this time there are no residency requirements

 

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

 

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card: Applicants MUST possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 7/14/20 – 7/14/21 (and turned in by deadline)

 

 

 

 

The application deadline is:

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Applications will be available for purchase online until 7/14/21 – 2:00PM

 

 

All applications must be returned to the office of:

 

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

Attn: Olympia Fields 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.

 

 

Application Fee is non-refundable

 

Adobe Reader is required for the application

 

It can be downloaded for free at:

 

www.adobe.com

 

 Applications are NOT available at the Olympia Fields Police Department or the Village Hall

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date

Orientation and Written Examination

Saturday, July 31, 2021 – Registration Starts at 1:30 PM

Orientation Starts at 2:00 PM

 Written Examination immediately following the Orientation

 

Location

Woodgate Elementary School

101 Central Ave.

Matteson, IL 60443

 

 

The Village of Olympia Fields is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding employment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test Taking Technique Class Available on:

 Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 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 for one of the classes

 

847-310-2677

 

Cost of the Class is $25.00