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Police Officer

Village of Crete

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


Contact Information


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

Crete, IL 60417

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 10/21/20
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • Starting: $52,563


    • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
    • Great Health and Dental Plans
    • Life Insurance
    • Pension Plan
    • Extra pay for OIC (Officer in Charge) and FTO (Field Training Officer)
    • (12) Hour shift; 3 on 2 off 2 on, 3 off rotation. 
    • Extra pay opportunities including working at Crete-Monee School District Events, community events, and overtime opportunities with STEP (Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program) traffic grant details.
    • The Crete Police Department values keeping its officers involved in other opportunities.  This includes matching officers with their skills and interests to maximize the police department’s effectiveness within the community and keeping officers engaged during their careers.  Some of these opportunities include:  Will County Gang/Drug Suppression Unit Officer(s), Will County Major Crime Task Force, Officer(s), School Resource Officer(s), Evidence Technician Officer(s), Liquor and Tobacco Enforcement Officer(s), Truck Enforcement Officers(s), Community Policing Officer(s), Special Olympics Liaison Officer(s), and additional involvement as opportunities present themselves


  • 8,259

Position Details

Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.

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

The Crete Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that endeavors to address specific citizen concerns as well as respond to criminal activity and emergencies.  They strive to provide a high quality of police service for their citizens and businesses.

Applications are available at:

The application deadline is:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM

It is highly recommended that you use a track-able courier for the return of all your material. We are not responsible for lost or delinquent applications.

Applications will be available online until 2:00 PM on 10/21/20

All applications must be returned to the office of:

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

Attn: Crete PD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid Driver’s License and the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon hiring.
  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday; or 20 if you have successfully completed two years of law enforcement study at an accredited college or university and be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications, (10/21/20) unless they have been certified and employed as a full-time law enforcement officer for a municipality in the United States or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1.  
  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) AND an Associate Degree or 66 semester credit hours, or equivalent from an Accredited College or University.
  • 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:  Must reside within 25 miles of the Village of Crete at the end of probationary period.
  • P.O.W.E.R Card:  Must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 10/21/19 and 10/21/20 (NIPSTA, Triton or Joliet Junior College

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

There is a $5.00 non-refundable application fee.

Applications are NOT available at the Crete Police Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Orientation and Written Examination:

Registration starts at 1:00 PM

Saturday, November 7, 2020 

Orientation starts at 1:30 PM

Written Exam immediately following Orientation


Crete EMA Facility

280 W. Exchange Street

Crete, IL 60417

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

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