Police Officer

Village of Oak Lawn

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Oak Lawn
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 06/03/22
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $69,622

    After one year: $83,873

    After three years: $99,924

    (rates are based on current collective bargaining agreement)

    Starting salary $69,622 the first year with increases to $83,873 after one year to $99,924 after three years.

    Benefits include:

    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Optical
    • Life insurance
    • Pension plan
    • Deferred compensation plan
    • Vacation and sick day benefit package
    • Credit union


Position Details

POLICE OFFICER

VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN, ILLINOIS

The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Police Patrol Officer.

New officers as well as experienced Police Officers are encouraged to apply.

To review our policy regarding Lateral Transfer Candidates visit our website at:

www.oaklawn-il.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/20862/637876827646730000

Police Patrol Officer Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination and an oral interview in order to be placed on an eligibility list.

Summary of Qualifications:

AGE:

At least twenty-one (21) years of age and under thirty-five (35) years of age, as of the closing date of the application filing period.  Proof of age will be required at time of application. An exception to the maximum age may apply for veterans who qualify pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/10.1-2-6(a).

HEALTH:

Physically and psychologically qualified to sustain the labors and exposures of a Police Patrol Officer.

VISION:

Minimum of 20/70 uncorrected vision, corrected to 20/20 in each eye, with normal color and depth perception.

CHARACTER:

No convictions of felonies; good moral character.

RESIDENCE:

United States citizen. Employees must establish residency within the State of Illinois and within fifty (50) miles of the Village Hall (9446 S. Raymond Ave.) within six months of their date of completion of their probationary period.

EDUCATION:

  • Successfully completed at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) hours of credit from a regionally accredited college or university as of the date of filing the application for employment.  Education will be waived for candidates who have four (4) years of active military duty with an Honorable Discharge and/or who meet the Lateral Transfer Candidate Policy.
  • Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.O.W.E.R) card issued no more than 6 months prior (12/3/21 – 6/3/22) to the closing date for filing the application.

LANGUAGE:

Speak, read and write the English language understandably.

DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess a valid driver’s license from state of residency.

FEE:

A $25.00 non-refundable test fee will be payable at time of written exam.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:

Written examination is tentatively scheduled for mid July.  Applicants to be notified of date, time and location of all exams.

Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must pass a pre-employment background check and medical and psychological exams.

Pick up applications on lower level of:

Municipal Center

9446 S. Raymond Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL

Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(Municipal Center will be closed on May 30, 2022.)

Completed applications must be returned to the Commission office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022.

For additional information, e-mail:

kborgman@oaklawn-il.gov

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS

VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN

Equal Opportunity Employer



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