Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on October 31, 2023

***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. We are asking our applicants to PLEASE DO NOT turn in applications in person unless it is absolutely necessary. During business hours and after hours please place application packets in the black mailbox outside of our door, Suite 160 (until 7:00 pm). 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 Schiller Park is now accepting applications for the position of:

Entry Level Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring of multiple officers 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.  This close-knit department has strong community and department support.


Salary Range:  $72,168 – $110,175


Village will cover 50% of retiree health insurance premium at age 50 with 20 years of credible service.  Insurance will cease once retiree reaches age 65.




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 (12/27/2023).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years at the time of application (12/27/2023). 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.

P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Must obtain/possess a P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between 11/1/23 and 1/12/24.

Character: Must be of good moral character and be physically and psychologically suitable to perform the duties of a Police Officer, both at the time of application and at the time of appointment.

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


Wednesday, December 27, 2023 ~ 2:00 PM


The application deadline is Wednesday, December 27, 2023 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

1251 N. Plum Grove Rd

Suite 160

Schaumburg, IL 60173



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 13, 2024


Registration Starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Police Officer Written Examination

immediately following the Orientation




Village of Schiller Park Community Center

4501 25th Avenue

Schiller Park, IL 60190


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:


Wednesdays 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