Police Officer

Elmhurst Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Elmhurst Police Department
125 E. First Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone:

  • 630-530-3108

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 10/20/22
  • @ 4:00 PM (CST)

Salary:

  • Starting: $79,697

    Increasing to (effective 1/1/2022):

    • $110,419 after 6 years
    • $112,627 after 15 years
      • Effective January 1, 2024, 15 year pay will be $119,775 

    The City of Elmhurst offers full-time police officers an outstanding benefit package including:

    • Health care plan options
    • Dental plan
    • Vision plan
    • Life insurance
    • Personal days
    • Compensatory time
    • Vacation days
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Special duty payments
    • Flexible spending account
    • Deferred compensation plans
    • Employee assistance program
    • Sick leave
    • Police pension fund 

Sworn:

  • 68

Population:

  • 45,700

Position Details

Elmhurst Police Department

Elmhurst, Illinois

The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners of the City of Elmhurst, Illinois is accepting applications for Full Time Entry-Level Police Officer Applicants with the Elmhurst Police Department.

Current assigned shift schedules:

12 hour days

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the City of Elmhurst:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent high school education
  • Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at time of application (October 20, 2022), or as otherwise exempt by statute
  • Must have completed forty-five (45) semester hours of college credit (100 level or above) from a regionally accredited college or university – a copy of official transcripts required by application deadline (October 20, 2022)
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must submit a valid Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) issued by testing date (November 1, 2022). POWER test cards considered valid if issued within six (6) months PRIOR to testing date. POWER test may be taken at one of the following testing agencies:

Preference Point Information:

Following successful completion of the written exam, you will have an opportunity to collect a maximum of five (5) preference points.

Preference points will be available in the following categories:

  • Military Experience: Veterans with not less than one year of active duty and an honorable discharge from service (or who are now or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty) – 5 Points
  • Law Enforcement Certification: Must have successfully completed the Minimum Standard Basic Law Enforcement Training Course as provided within the Illinois Police Training Act and are currently serving as a full-time or part time law enforcement officer within the State of Illinois. – 5 points
  • Educational Preference: Must have obtained one of the following:
    • An Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement from a regionally accredited institution – 1 Point (not cumulative)
    • A Bachelor's Degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution – 2 points (not cumulative)
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement from a regionally accredited institution – 3 points (not cumulative)
    • A Master's Degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution – 4 points (not cumulative)

Submission of Application:

Applications MUST be submitted online by Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 4:00 PM (CST).

Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.

Mandatory Remote On-Line Written Examination:

Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to participate in remote on-line written exam testing:

Starting at 9 AM on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 through Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 4 PM

The test will only be available during this time period. Candidates will need to have access to a laptop or desktop computer. All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process, along with further instructions for taking the on-line written exam.

NOTE: Please be sure to check your email spam folder. Many email account providers automatically send our emails there in error (i.e. Google, Yahoo, etc.).

Important Disclaimer for Potential Applicants:

As part of this application form, you will be required to submit various documents, records and/or additional forms. Be sure to allow sufficient time to gather this documentation and fully complete the application before the deadline. In other words, do not wait until one day before the deadline to collect and submit additional required documentation. In order for your application to be accepted, all materials must be submitted and received prior to the deadline.

The City of Elmhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of the Elmhurst Police Department to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. Equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of employment practices to include, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, and discipline.

To apply please visit:

https://www.elmhurst.org/352/Police-Officer-Recruitment



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