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Police Officer

Downers Grove, Illinois



Village of Downers Grove

c/o IOS Recruitment

Phone: 800-343-HIRE





Starting Salary: $67,520

Population: 48,867

Sworn Officers: 73

Application Deadline: 9/27/18



Downers Grove Police Department


Now Accepting Applications for Position of Police Officer!



Application Deadline:


September 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.



Eligibility Requirements:

  • $45.00 non-refundable application fee;

  • Must be a citizen of the United States

  • High School diploma or equivalent high school education;

  • Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at time of application, or as otherwise exempt by statute;

  • Sixty (60) semester hours of college credit from a regionally accredited college or university - original, official transcripts required by application deadline;

  • Valid Driver's License;

  • Valid Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) issued by testing date (October 20, 2018). POWER test cards considered valid if issued within twelve (12) months PRIOR to testing date (October 20, 2017 - October 20, 2018).


Salary and Benefit Information:


The starting salary for a Downers Grove police officer is $67,520. The top salary is currently $101,160.


The Village of Downers Grove offers full-time police officers

an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Health care plans

  • Dental, vision and life insurance

Additional benefits include:

  • Vacation days

  • Holiday time

  • Compensatory time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health savings plan

  • Deferred compensation plans

  • Employee assistance program

  • Sick leave

  • Police pension fund


To Apply:


To find the job application for the Downers Grove Police Department visit:


The online application and supporting documentation must be submitted to IOS Recruitment by the application deadline (9/27/2018). No late submissions will be accepted.











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