Police Officer

Village of River Grove

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

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of River Grove
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

River Grove, IL 60171

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 08/04/21
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $54,436.25

Population:

  • 10,076

Position Details

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

Testing is being conducted for new hires and for anticipated hiring in the near future.

River Grove a Charming community providing residents and visitors with the best of both worlds. It offers the serenity of a scenic small town nestled along the banks of the Des Plaines River while only a few miles away from the Chicago metropolitan area.

River Grove Police Department has achieved “Gold” level recognition for 2020 as part of the Lexipol Connect Customer Recognition Program, which recognizes law enforcement agencies for excellence in policy maintenance and training.

The River Grove Police Department Mission is to enhance the quality of life by maintaining order, protecting life and property, and reducing the fear of crime.  They are partners with the community in identifying needs and solving problems while respecting the constitutional rights of all.

Applications are available at:

http://www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

Applications will be online for purchase until 8/4/21 – 2:00 PM

The deadline for returning completed applications is:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 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: River Grove 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 possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (8/4/21) or are 20 years of age and have successfully completed 2 years of law enforcement study at an accredited college or university.  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 8/4/2021 unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10 – 2. 1-6 which provides, in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed and certified as a full-time law enforcement officer for a municipality in the United States.
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Residence:  At this time the River Grove Police Department does not have a residency requirement.
  • Language: Must be able to comprehend the English language, both spoken and written.
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Eyesight and Hearing:  Both shall be consistent with a level necessary to perform the duties of the position.
  • POWER Card:  Will not be required for testing, but individual must possess one at the time of interview. Cards can be obtained by NIPSTA www.nipsta.com, Joliet Community College www.jjc.edu/aboutjjc/facilities/power-testing or Triton College www.triton.edu/power.
  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all phases of the testing.

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

Additional information will be provided in the packet which can be downloaded at:

http://www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

There is a $25.00 Application Fee that is non-refundable.  Applications are NOT available at the River Grove Police Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Mandatory Written Examination:

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Written Examination – 8:00 AM

Written Examination immediately following the Orientation

Location:

American Legion Recreation Center

8664 W. Grand Avenue

River Grove, IL 60171

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



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