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Police Officer

Hoffman Estates, Illinois




Village of Hoffman Estates

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677






Salary: $61,314 - $87,387

Population: 50,000+

Sworn Officers: 93

Application Deadline: 5/26/16




The Village of Hoffman Estates is accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to fill several openings and to establish a new list for future hiring.


The Village of Hoffman Estates has won over six Governor’s Home Town Awards for its innovative programs. The community has a population of over 50,000 with a total land area of approximately 19 square miles.  The mission of the Village is to continually improve the quality of life for their residents and business community by providing responsive and efficient municipal services.


The Hoffman Estates Police Department is committed to the ideals of integrity, teamwork, diversity, high quality service, commitment to employees, and the protection of individuals and their constitutional rights.  The Hoffman Estates Police Department has been internationally recognized for excellence in traffic safety… for its speed, DUI, and occupant restraint enforcement and educational programs.  The Department has received recognition in the International Association of Chiefs of Police “Chief’s Challenge” Award program ten years in a row over competitions that included such notable police organizations as LAPD, NYPD and the California Highway Patrol.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be available for purchase online until 5/26/16 - 2:00 PM


The application deadline is Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

ATTN: Hoffman Estates PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon hiring

  • Age Requirements:  Must have attained their 21st birthday and be under the age of 35, at the time of the last date for filing applications (5/26/16), unless they have been a certified as a full-time police officer in the United States, or otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma, GED, or  High School Proficiency Certificate AND a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of application (with proof of documentation by day of testing)

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character

  • Eyesight:  Eyesight shall be at least 20/20 corrected and may not be afflicted with color blindness or any eye abnormalities at the time of an offer of employment

  • Hearing:  Hearing shall be consistent with a level necessary to perform the duties of the position

  • Residency:  Residency upon Certification all Police Officers must within one year of completion of probationary period reside within a 45 mile radius of the corporate boundaries of the Village of Hoffman Estates, IL

  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all phases of the testing

  • Attention:  Applicants who possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 11/26/15 – 5/26/16 will be exempt from taking the Physical Ability Test on the day of testing.  All other applicants must take the Physical Ability Test on the day of testing

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $40.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Hoffman Estates Police Department or the Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination:


Sunday, June 12, 2016


Registration starts at 7:00 AM


Orientation starts at 8:00 AM


Physical Ability and Written Examination immediately following the Orientation


Applicants with a current P.O.W.E.R. Card (11/26/15 - 5/26/16) will take the Written Examination immediately following the Orientation.





Conant High School

700 E. Cougar Trail

Hoffman Estates, IL 60169




The Village of Hoffman Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding employment.











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