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Police Officer

Schiller Park, Illinois



Village of Schiller Park

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677



Starting Salary: $64,907

(effective 5/1/19)

Population: 12,000

Sworn Officers: 32

Application Deadline: 12/27/18



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Schiller Park is now accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Police Officer.


Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The Schiller Park Police Department continuously strives to improve the quality of life for their citizens by seeking out innovative methods to deliver police services as expediently and efficiently as possible, and with individual attention. They are committed to serving the community with honor and integrity at all times, delivering police services with the highest ethical standards and with the highest standard of proficiency in all that they do.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 12/27/18 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by 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: Schiller Park PD

200 West 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 possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application and must have or be able to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License at the time of hire

  • Age Requirement: Applicants MUST have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (12/27/18). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years at the time of application (12/27/18) Veterans shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision of 35 years of age, by the number of years served on active military duty, as defined in the Illinois Municipal Code, but by no more than 10 years of active duty. 65 ILCS 5/10-1-12, 10-2-1-6

  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma or GED certificate, AND a minimum of 60 credit hours from an accredited College or University

  • Character: Must be of good moral character and must be physically and psychologically suitable to perform the duties of Police Officer, both at the time of application and at the time of appointment

  • Residence: Within six months of the completion of a new hire’s 18-month probationary period residency must be established within the following borders: East – Lake Michigan, West – IL Route 47, North – Wisconsin border and South – I 80

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



Additional information will be provided in the

packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Schiller Park Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test dates:


Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination


Saturday, January 12, 2019


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation - 9:00 AM


Police Officer Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




East Leyden High School - Student Cafeteria

3400 Rose Street

Franklin Park, IL 60131


Physical Ability Examination:


Sunday, February 17, 2019


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Physical Ability Examination starts at 9:00 AM




West Leyden - Field House & Track

1000 Wolf Road

Northlake, IL 60164




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Schiller Park, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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