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Police Officer

City of Oakbrook Terrace

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


Contact Information


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

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 04/10/19
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • Starting: $65,159.00

Sworn Officers:

  • 18


  • 2,200

Position Details

The Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Oakbrook Terrace is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer

Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire and to establish a new Eligibility List for future anticipated openings.

The Mission Statement of the Oakbrook Terrace Police Department is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime, enforce the law, and protect the rights of all citizens.  They are committed to working in partnership with the community to identify and resolve issues that impact public safety.

The men and women of the Oakbrook Terrace Police Department are committed to providing the highest quality police services to the people who live, work and visit their community. They constantly evaluate and improve their efforts to enhance public safety with the goal to improve the quality of life within Oakbrook Terrace.


Applicants are encouraged to purchase and return their completed application packet ASAP. ALL material must be returned and complete to be considered eligible.  The online application will no longer be available once the 200 qualified applicants are met or once the deadline has expired; whichever occurs first.

Applications are available at:

Applications will be online for purchase until 4/10/19 – 2:00 PM
(unless the maximum number of 200 returned and eligible applications is met first)

The deadline for returning completed applications is:

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 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: Oakbrook Terrace 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 with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (4/10/19) and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted, unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6., which provides in part that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a Certified (full-time) police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality, regardless of whether the municipality is located in Illinois or any other state. Applicant must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (4/10/19).
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the City of Oakbrook Terrace
  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing

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:

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

All questions should be direct to 847-310-2677

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date:

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Registration starts at 8:30 AM

Orientation – 9:00 AM

Written Examination immediately following the Orientation


Willowbrook High School (Cafeteria)
1250 S. Ardmore Ave.
Villa Park, IL 60181

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Police Commissioners of the City of Oakbrook Terrace, IL which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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