The Village of
Lincolnshire is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for
the position of Police Officer.
should submit their application packet, which includes a cover letter, resume,
contact information for three work-related references, as well as additional
paperwork listed in the application packet by March 30, 2018. Application
packets will be screened, and selected candidates will be invited to participate
in the hiring process.
packet and additional information about the Village of Lincolnshire can be found
on the Villageís website or picked up in person at the police department.
All applicants must
meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of
Bachelorís degree from
accredited college or university obtained by June 2018**
No misdemeanor or felony convictions,
excluding any juvenile cases previously expunged
At the time of
employment, applicant must be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the
State of Illinois
Minimum of 21 years of
age at time of application; be UNDER 35 years of age at the time of application
and at such time as the initial eligibility list is posted, unless otherwise
exempt by Statute
Any drug use outside of
the department's employment drug use policy will be a disqualifying factor for
employment with the Village of Lincolnshire
Police Department applicants are eligible to re-apply unless applicant was
disqualified for employment with the Lincolnshire Police Department during the
Must be able to
successfully pass the P.O.W.E.R. test standards set forth by the Illinois Law
Enforcement Training and Standards Board (unless currently certified as a police
officer as defined by the Illinois Police Training Act)
All employees are
expected to present a professional appearance. Body piercing, other than ear
piercing, must not be visible; Visible tattoos, intentional branding and/or
scarring are prohibited and may not be covered with bandages, makeup, or
additional clothing or compression sleeves, while wearing a short-sleeved
Restrictions are also in
place for hair styles, facial hair, and any facial modifications that deviate
from conventional anatomical features such as earlobe gauges, subdermal
implants, tongue piercing, etc.
No residency requirement
from February 28, 2018 through March 30, 2018
3/30/2018 4:00 PM CST
To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit:
Phase I Ė Return
completed application packets by Friday, March 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
packets will be provided to the departmentís Recruitment Committee for review.
Each application will be reviewed individually and on its own merits.
Application packets must be completed in their entirety and only those packets
containing all the required documents will be considered. Applicants will also
undergo a pre-screening of their background.
Applicants meeting the
expectations for the position of police officer with the Lincolnshire Police
Department will be individually invited to attend the departmentís orientation
and written exam.
Phase II Ė Orientation,
Written Examination, and Writing Proficiency
Immediately prior to the
written examination, an orientation of the police department will be provided on
Saturday, April 28, 2018 beginning at 12:30 p.m. The orientation and written
examination location will be held at Stevenson High School, located at 1
Stevenson Drive in Lincolnshire.
The written exam will
begin immediately following the orientation. The initial examination process
will consist of a written examination that assesses cognitive ability and
behavioral characteristics, including a scenario-based skills assessment that is
designed to assess job-related skills. You do not need to have any law
enforcement experience, training or knowledge to successfully complete these
examinations. Written exams will be scored on-site.
Candidates who pass the
written exam score will proceed to the writing proficiency exam. The writing
proficiency exam will be reviewed off-site and results will be provided to
applicants once received by the department.
Phase III Ė Oral
Interviews and Background Process
Date and time for oral
interviews will be provided to those applicants successfully completing the
written examination and writing proficiency exam. The first round of oral
interviews will be with members of the Recruitment Committee.
The second round of
interviews will be with command staff personnel.
Before the second round
of interviews, detectives will begin the extensive background process, which
includes a polygraph exam and an integrity interview.
The final interview will
be with the Chief of Police.
** Bachelorís degree
must be obtained by June 15, 2018
Spring 2018 Grads:
Applicants who attend a colleges/university that accepts completion of the
police training academy or internship requirement for graduation will be
considered. If an applicantís school certifies in writing that all other
graduation requirements are met, the applicant may apply and be hired prior to
their spring 2018 bachelorís degree completion.
The Village of
Lincolnshire is an Equal Opportunity Employer