Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on February 17, 2021

***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 Posen

is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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


The Posen Police Department is a municipal law enforcement agency that includes units of Administration, Patrol and Criminal Investigation.  The Department ensures effective and ongoing police services vital to the community.


Starting Salary:  $50,370.76



Job Requirements:

You must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday at the last date for filing applications (4/7/21). Applicants must be under the age of 35 on 4/7/21  AND when 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.

  • Education:  Must have proof of a high school diploma, or GED Certificate or high school proficiency statement AND shall have at least 30 college credit hours from an accredited College or University.  NOTE:  If an applicant has at least two (2) years active U.S. Military Duty with an Honorable Discharge OR are Law Enforcement certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, the 30 college credit hour requirement is waived.

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

  • Residence:  At the end of the established probationary period (12 months), must reside within 20 miles of the corporate limits of the Village of Posen.

  • Testing:  Attendance of all phases of the testing process is mandatory.  You must successfully complete all phases of testing, including but not limited to: a physical ability test, written exam, oral interview, polygraph exam, psychological assessment.


  • Please Note:  Applicants that are Law Enforcement certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board are exempt from taking the physical ability exam on the day of testing.




Application deadline is Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 4:00 P.M.

(this is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 4/7/21

All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Posen PD

200 W. Higgins Road

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

It is highly recommended that you use a track-able 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:

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation, Physical Ability, and Written Exam


Saturday, April 24, 2021

Breman High School

15203 Pulaski

Midlothian, IL 60445

Registration:  7:30 A.M. 

Orientation Program:  8:00 A.M.


Physical Ability Test immediately following Orientation


Written Exam to follow the Physical Ability Test



All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Posen which is an  Equal Opportunity Employer




Test Taking Technique Classes or available on

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

7:00 P.M. 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