Price: $25.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on July 20, 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 University Park are now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for immediate hires and anticipated future hiring needs


The University Park Police Department’s mission is to provide the community with professional police services in a partnership with the citizens while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons.  They demonstrate their commitment in protecting and serving their citizens while providing the quality of life identified for a safe and growing village.


Starting Salary:  $52,139.67


Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application and upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday at the last date for filing applications (8/10/22).  Applicants must be under the age 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (8/10/22) and at such time as the Final Eligibility is posted, unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time police officer in a municipality in the United States, or otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

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

  • Residence:  Must reside within a (30) mile radius of the University Park Village Hall within one year of your employment date.

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

Note:  There will not be a physical exam conducted on the day of testing and the community is not requiring applicants to possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card at the time of testing.  Physical Fitness Testing may be established at a future date.






The application deadline is:


Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 4:00 PM

(Please note: This is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available for purchase online until

August 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn:  University Park PD

200 W. Higgins Rd.

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 orientation and test date



Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination 


Saturday, August 27, 2022


Registration starts at 12:30 PM


Orientation – 1:00 PM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




90 Town Center 

University Park, IL 60484

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






Test Taking Technique Class Available on:


Wednesday, August 24, 2022 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 reservations



Cost of the Class is $25.00