Price: $25.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on May 9, 2022

***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 Pingree Grove is now accepting applications for the position of:

Entry Level Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated hiring needs



It is the mission of the Pingree Grove Police Department to provide services with integrity and dedication, to preserve life, to enforce the law, and to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life in the Village of Pingree Grove.


Pingree Grove is less than an hour from downtown Chicago.  It is located in northern Kane County which, in recent decades, has rapidly transitioned from agricultural area and small towns along the Fox River, into one of the nations fastest growing suburban counties.  The family friendly community is situated right here in the picturesque countryside of Illinois.




Starting Salary:  $51,739.00


Contract is up for renegotiation May 2023

Significant pay adjustments are expected


Job Requirements:




You must meet the following 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 upon time of hire.


  • Age Requirement: Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (6/8/22).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 6/8/22, AND at such time as the Initial Eligibility List is posted unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10 – 2. 1-6 which provides, in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a certified full-time police officer in a regularly constituted police department for a municipality in the United States.


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

  • Residence: At this time there is no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Pingree Grove.

  • Language: Must be able to comprehend the English language, both spoken and written.


  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

  • POWER Card – Must possess a valid POWER Card issued between the dates of 6/8/21 and 6/8/22 issued by a certified testing agency . MUST provide a copy of POWER Card in their returned support packet material and bring POWER Card on the day of testing. 


  • Testing: Must be able to participate and successfully complete all phases of the testing process including polygraph test, medical examination, psychological assessment, drug screening and an intensive background investigation.





Applications will be available for purchase online until

2:00 PM on, June 8, 2022




The application deadline is Wednesday, June 8, 2022 – 4:00 PM


Note: This is not a postmark date


All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Pingree Grove PD

200 W. Higgins Rd.

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195




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, June 25, 2022


Registration starts at 8:00 AM


Orientation – 8:30 AM


 Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Village of Pingree Grove

Municipal Center

555 Reinking Rd.

Pingree Grove, IL 60140





All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Pingree Grove, which is an

Equal Opportunity Employer




Test Taking Technique Class available on


Wednesday, June 22, 2022

7:00 PM at the office of:


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

200 W. Higgins Rd
Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195

Call today to make a reservation



Cost of the Class is $25.00