Police Officer

City of Woodstock

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


Contact Information


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

Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/01/20
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • Starting: $29.86/hour ($62,109)

    In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement

    A comprehensive benefits package is included

Sworn Officers:

  • 38


  • 25,528

Position Details

Testing is being conducted to create an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Woodstock is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer

Woodstock, the thriving historic seat of McHenry County, 47 miles northwest of Chicago and located on the Metra rail line, seeks dedicated public servants for establishment of a Patrol Officer Eligibility List.

Applications are available at:


The application deadline is Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM

(Please note this is not a postmark date)

Applications will be available online until 2:00 PM on 7/1/20

All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Woodstock PD

200 West 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 have a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record and the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon successful completion of 18 month probationary period
  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday by the last date of filing applications (7/1/20). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old on the last date for filing applications (7/1/20), unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1
  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or high school proficiency statement
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character
  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process
  • Residency:  If hired, at the end of the 18-month probationary period must reside within the geographical boundaries described as being from Interstate 39 on the west, to Interstate 88 on the south, to Interstate 94/294 to the east, and Wisconsin State Road 50/Interstate 43 in Wisconsin to the north
  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  Candidates that possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 9/28/19 and 7/18/20 will be exempt from taking the physical ability test on the day of testing. (NIPSTA www.nipsta.org , Triton www.triton.edu/power or Joliet Junior College www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/places-interest/power-testing)
*Lateral Transfer Note: If you are a Certified Police Officer with 2+ years of service, please contact the City of Woodstock Human Resource Department at 815-338-1172 in regards to the Pre-Certified Officer Hiring Program.

Additional information will be provided in the application packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.

Applications are NOT available at the Woodstock Police Department or City Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination:

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Orientation starts at 8:00 AM

Written Exam for candidates that possess a P.O.W.E.R. Card dated between 9/28/19 - 7/18/20 immediately following Orientation.

Physical Ability Test for candidates without a P.O.W.E.R. Card immediately following Orientation, then followed by the Written Exam for those who successfully perform the Physical Ability Test.


Creekside Middle School

3201 Hercules Road

Woodstock, IL 60098

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

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