Police Officer (Entry Level & Lateral Transfer)

Village of Calumet Park

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Calumet Park
12409 S. Throop
Calumet Park, IL 60827

Phone Number:

  • 708-926-7345

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • Until Filled

Salary:

  • Starting: $56,558.00

    Benefits:

    • Uniform allowance
    • 8 paid holidays
    • 4 days on/3 days off schedule
    • Retirement savings options and pension plan
    • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 

Sworn Officers:

  • 23

Population:

  • 7,932 approx

Position Details

Entry Level

Applications for Entry Level Police Officer with the Calumet Park Police Department are available at:

Download the Application

Police Clerk's Office

12419 S. Ashland

Calumet Park, IL 60827

9 AM - 4 PM weekdays, excluding holidays

A $25.00 non-refundable administrative and processing fee is required before an application is considered complete.

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Must be 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at the time of application. 
  • Education: High school education or equivalent thereof.
  • Requirements: Must have strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Residency: Must reside within Cook, DuPage or Will County.
  • Must have Valid Driver's License, Birth Certificate, Social Security Card
  • Must have Current and active P.O.W.E.R. Card
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements, including but not limited to: background investigation, psychological, medical examination, etc.
  • Must be willing to work all hours including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following, to the extent applicable: a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214/Copy 4); documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate

IF ACCEPTED, THE CANDIDATE WILL BE SENT TO THE FULL TIME POLICE ACADEMY

The Village of Calumet Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and Bi-lingual Officers are encouraged to apply.

For P.O.W.E.R. Test information:

https://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/places-interest/power-testing

OR

https://www.nipsta.org/202/POWER-Test

Lateral Transfer

Applications for Lateral Police Officer with the Calumet Park Police Department are available at:

Download the Application

Police Clerk's Office

12419 S. Ashland

Calumet Park, IL 60827

9 AM - 4 PM weekdays, excluding holidays

A $25.00 non-refundable administrative and processing fee is required before an application is considered complete.

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Have been employed, whether currently or in the past, for at least two (2) years as a full time, non-probationary, sworn law enforcement officer by a Federal, State, County or local law enforcement agency. Applicants must be in good standing with the agency in which they served. (Part-time certification as a law enforcement officer does not meet this requirement.)
  • Must have completed the State of Illinois certified police officer training board requirements.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Must be 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at the time of application. Applicants who are currently police officers, or have previously been police officers, and are less than 42 years of age, are exempt from the 35-year age limit. 
  • Education: High school education or equivalent thereof.
  • Experience: Must have previously been a full-time sworn Police Officer in any municipal, county, university or state or federal law enforcement agency, provided they are certified or have the ability to be certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board and have been previously employed as a law enforcement officer within the last two (2) years..
  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Residency: Must reside within Cook, DuPage or Will County.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements, including but not limited to: background investigation, psychological and medical examination, etc.
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following, to the extent applicable: a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214/Copy 4); documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; last two employee evaluations; two police reports demonstrating best work and any other employment related material as requested or required. 



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