Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on November 27, 2018

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Schiller Park is now accepting applications for the position of:

Entry Level Police Officer


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


The Schiller Park Police Department continuously strives to improve the quality of life for their citizens by seeking out innovative methods to deliver police services as expediently and efficiently as possible, and with individual attention.  They are committed to serving the community with honor and integrity at all times, delivering police services with the highest ethical standards and with the highest standards of proficiency in that they do.


Starting Salary:  $64,907.00 (effective 5-1-19)







You must meet the minimum requirements:


Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

Drivers License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application and must have or be able to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License at the time of hire.

Age Requirement:  Applicant MUST have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (12/27/18).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years at the time of application (12/27/18). Veterans shall be allowed to exceed the minimum age provision of 35 years of age, by the number of years served on active military duty, as defined in the Illinois Municipal Code, but by no more than 10 years of active duty.

Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement AND a minimum of 60 credit hours from an accredited College or University.

Character: Must be of good moral character and be physically and psychologically suitable to perform the duties of a Police Officer.

Residence:  Within six months of completion of a new hire’s 18 month probationary period, residency must be established within the following borders:  East – Lake Michigan, West – IL Route 47, North – Wisconsin border and South – I 80.




Applications will be available online until


Thursday, December 27, 2018 ~ 2:00 PM


The application deadline is Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM


(Note: this is not a postmark)


All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Schiller Park PD

200 W. Higgins Road.

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.


Adobe Reader is required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:


Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test dates



Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination


Saturday, January 12, 2019


Registration Starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Police Officer Written Examination

immediately following the Orientation




East Leyden High School – Student Cafeteria

3400 Rose Street

Franklin Park, IL 60131




Physical Ability Examination

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Registration starts at 8:30 AM


West Leyden – Field House & Track

1000 Wolf Road

Northlake, IL 60164



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

Equal Opportunity Employer





Test Taking Technique Class Available on:


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 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




Cost of the Class is $25.00