Now Accepting Application for Position of Police Officer!
2/28/2017 at 4:00 p.m.
About the Village of Lemont and Police Department:
The Village of Lemont is a community of approximately 18,000 located
approximately 20 miles southwest from Chicago, just south of Interstate 55.
Lemont is a vibrant, family-friendly community.
The Lemont Police Department is nationally accredited and employs 27 sworn
officers, 7 part time officers and 2 community service officers.
The police department expects to hire several police officers in the next two
The annual starting
salary for a Lemont police officer is currently $57,946.90.
$35 non-refundable fee
High School Diploma or
At least 21 years of
age, but not older than 34 years of age by the date of the written exam (March
25, 2017) unless otherwise exempt by state statute (please call IOS Recruitment
to discuss exemptions)
Valid driver’s license
Submit proof that they
have passed the Illinois POWER test within the past year as of March 25, 2017
(POWER test cards considered valid if issued 3/25/16 – 3/25/17). POWER tests are
accepted from the following agencies:
Pass a polygraph test,
thorough background investigation, and medical examination (psychological
assessment and physical evaluation)
Orientation and Testing Information:
Candidates must attend the
orientation and written examination on:
SATURDAY, MARCH 25,
Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. with a photo ID
(driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.
Test will be held at:
Lemont High School
800 Porter Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Candidates will participate in a testing process that consists of a written
examination and a subjective examination. The written examination will assess
cognitive ability and non-cognitive factors. Testing is expected to last
approximately three (3) hours.