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Police Officer

Carol Stream, Illinois



Village of Carol Stream

500 N. Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188


Fax: 630-462-3754




Salary: $59,614 - $85,986

Population: 40,000

Sworn Officers: 66

Application Deadline: 2/5/16







Village of Carol Stream

Police Officer Recruitment



Application Deadline:


2/5/16 at 5:00pm (CST)


Starting Salary:





The Village of Carol Stream will be testing for the position of entry-level Police Officer on Saturday, February 20, 2016.



Eligibility Requirements:


To be considered for employment, candidates must meet the following basic requirements:

  • US Citizenship

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age as of April 12, 2016 (Date of Posting Final List)

  • High School Degree or Equivalent

  • Uncorrected vision of 20/100 in each eye, correctable to 20/20 with good color vision (For applicants with corrected vision of 20/20 both eyes together with soft contact lenses, there is no minimum uncorrected visual acuity requirement)

  • Must be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois

  • Must be of good moral character

  • $10 non-refundable processing fee due upon submittal of applications


Note: Following the written examination process, the eligibility list will be good for two years.  As vacancies occur, the next eligible candidate will complete a polygraph with background investigation, oral interview, physical agility test, psychological & medical examinations. Candidates may be disqualified at any of these stages.



Testing Process:


A Mandatory orientation/written examination will be held on:


Saturday, February 20, 2016

beginning at 9:00 AM


Late arrivals will not be permitted. Applicants must provide a photo ID to participate. The location of the exam will be provided upon receipt of applications and fee.


For those who receive a score of 75% or above on the written examination, a mandatory oral board interview will be scheduled for the week of March 7th. This interview will be scheduled by random draw only. The oral board interview score will account for 20% of the overall list eligibility score.


To qualify for the eligibility list, the overall passing score will be 80%.



How to Apply:


Application packets with additional information are available at:


Village of Carol Stream

500 N. Gary Avenue

Carol Stream, IL 60188


24 hours per day


You may access and print this information from our website as well at and mail in your application and fee; however, because a study guide is provided upon receipt, you are encouraged to apply in person.



For additional information, please contact:


Village of Carol Streamís Employee Relations Department













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