Pre-Certified Police Officer

City of Oak Forest

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

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Contact Information

Address:

City of Oak Forest
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Oak Forest, IL 60452

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 04/15/20

Salary:

  • $51,467.00 - $98,442.00

Sworn Officers:

  • 42

Population:

  • 28,000

Position Details

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Oak Forest now accepting applications for the position of Pre-Certified Police Officer.

Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire.

The Oak Forest Police Department takes pride in keeping their community safe by providing professional and effective police services.  They also realize by partnering and working with their community, they not only enhance police services, but also provide for that interaction, transparency, and understanding that is critical to all law enforcement agencies. This is highlighted in their mission statement.

Mission Statement

The Oak Forest Police Department is committed to providing outstanding law enforcement services. We will enhance the quality of life for our residents by partnering with the community to reduce crime and solve problems.  Our mandate is to conduct ourselves with professionalism and excellence to maintain public confidence.

Applications are available at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

Applications will be online for purchase until 4/15/20 – 2:00 PM

The deadline for returning completed applications is Wednesday, April 15, 2020 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: Oak Forest 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.
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Experience:  Must be a current Full-Time Certified (by the Illinois Law Enforcement Standards and Training Board) Sworn Law Enforcement Officer with at least three (3) years experience (minimum of two (2) years with current department) in a municipality, county, university, or State law enforcement agency in the State of Illinois.
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the City of Oak Forest
  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing which may include a polygraph and psychological Examination.
  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Candidates must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 3/18/19 and 4/15/20. (Cards can be obtained at NIPSTA www.nipsta.com, Triton College www.triton.edu/power, or Joliet Junior College 815-280-2674)
  • Must posses a valid Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) card (by time of hire)

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:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Oak Forest Police Department or City Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date:

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Registration Starts at 8:30 AM

Orientation – 9:00 AM

Written Exam to follow the Orientation

Location:

Oak Forest City Hall

15440 S. Central Ave

Oak Forest, IL 60452

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Oak Forest, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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