Police Officer - Lateral Entry

Lake Zurich Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Lake Zurich Police Department
200 Mohawk Trail
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • Open

Salary:

  • Starting: $86,427.20 (FOP CBA step 3 and certified police officer stipend)

    Annual step increases until the top step of contractual salary schedule is reached (FOP CBA step 6 - currently $105,022.40)

    The Department offers competitive salary and benefits along with future growth and advancement opportunities.

    Comprehensive benefit package including:

    • BlueCross BlueShield Illinois healthcare plans (no cost HMO available), dental, and life insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Deferred compensation plans
    • Employee assistance program
    • 80 hours of vacation (3.08 hours per pay period)
    • 12 sick days annually
    • Four personal days annually
    • All initial uniforms, equipment, and body armor provided
    • $1,000 annual clothing/equipment allowance after first year
    • Police officers must provide their own 9mm handgun
    • Participation in Illinois Article 3 police pension fund
    • Work schedule is established by union contract. Patrol shifts are chosen annually by seniority. Schedule: 8 1/4 hours per shift, 5 days on, 2 days off, 5 days on, 3 days off in lieu of holidays.

Sworn:

  • 33

Population:

  • 20,000

Position Details

The Lake Zurich Police Department, an accredited Lake County, Illinois agency, is seeking qualified, experienced police officers for immediate lateral entry.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must have been previously employed as a full-time sworn officer of a regular police department in any municipal, county, university, or state law enforcement agency within the State of Illinois, provided they are certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and have been with their respective law enforcement agency within the state for at least two (2) years.
  • Must be of good moral character, sound health, and must be able to perform the essential job functions
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or naturalized citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license
  • Must have proof of high school diploma or GED
  • Police officers must live within 35 miles of the Lake Zurich police station (200 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, Illinois).
  • Lake Zurich employees hired after January 1, 2022 must show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Selection Process (each phase is pass/fail):

  • Prescreening of application documents
  • Interview with police department staff
  • Background investigation, ride along, and polygraph examination
  • When positions become available, oral examinations will be conducted by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Post offer examinations including, but not limited to psychological assessment, medical examination, and drug screening 

Application packets available at:

https://LakeZurich.org/PoliceLateral

OR

Lake Zurich Police Department

200 Mohawk Trail

Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

Completed applications should be emailed to Stephanie Steiner at:

stephanie.steiner@lakezurich.org

A link to submit your required documentation will be emailed to you, once the application has been received. 

Application packets will also be accepted at:

Lake Zurich Police Department

200 Mohawk Trail

Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

Attention: Stephanie Steiner

To learn more about the Lake Zurich Police Department visit:

https://www.lakezurich.org/93/Police

Any questions, please contact Management Assistant Stephanie Steiner:

stephanie.steiner@lakezurich.org

847-719-1690 x 6112

The Village of Lake Zurich is an equal opportunity employer.

Michael Hilt, Chairman Lake Zurich Board of Fire and Police Commissioners



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