Glenview, IL Police Officer Job Application


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Glenview Police Department
Police Officer Job Application

Application Deadline: August 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Starting Salary: $79,421 (Starting 01/01/22: $82,002)

Job Summary:
Police Officers conduct preventative patrol and general policing functions to protect the health, safety, and welfare of lives and property within the Village. Officers provide initial response to emergency and non-emergency service requests, investigate complaints, document investigation findings, enforce laws and ordinances, complete reports, and provide a wide range of public service activities. Officers may also be assigned special projects on an on-going or short term basis, and are required to draw upon extensive training and procedural guidelines, mandates, and laws governing their response and conduct when determining the appropriate action to take in a particular situation. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Patrol Officers are assigned to a specific shirt and report directly to their assigned Sergeant and Commander.

Job Duties:
Performs preventive patrols (i.e. via foot, patrol cars, bicycle, and/or motorcycle) and other crime prevention duties in the Village in order to enforce all laws and regulations, provide security, and detect violators. Performs traffic law enforcement, and establishes effective working relationships with community stakeholders, federal/state/local authorities, other Village Departments, and Village officials. Responds to complaints, accidents, disturbances and/or any requires for police response, assesses situations quickly and objectively, and determines most appropriate response in order to prevent potentially dangerous or violent situations from occurring or continuing. Assists fire department on fire and medical calls. Investigates any reported crimes by gathering, securing and documenting evidence, interviewing witnesses, recording and submitting pertinent information. Conducts surveillance when required.  Maintains records of activates and prepares reports to provide information to investigators and/or prosecutors or any stakeholder that may require use of that information; submits timely reports for supervisor’s review; and testifies in court proceedings to present evidence and to give personal account of incident/crime. Conducts arrests of persons violating the law including physically detaining person according to established guidelines and procedures. Responds to emergency situations and begins to administer basic first aid to injured persons as necessary. Performs various other tasks to assist other emergency personnel such as crowd control, directing traffic, and other duties as assigned.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • $30 non-refundable application fee
  • Must be a resident of, and legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be between 21 years of age and under 35 as of the respective testing date and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted (exceptions for active military personnel and previous police experience per 65 ICLS 5/10-2.1-6)
  • High school diploma or equivalent high school education
  • Good moral character and possess temperate habits
  • Be of sound mind and health and physically able to perform the essential functions of Police Officer
  • Certification of having passed the Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) test through a certified testing agency – POWER test card must be issued within six (6) months prior to the written examination (valid if issued between 3/24/2022 – 9/24/2022)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English (including reading, speaking and comprehension) 
  • Valid Illinois Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) card prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment 

Required Documentation due August 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.:

  • Confirmed Online Application – available after purchase
  • Entry Level Police Addendum (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Candidate Affidavit (1 page) – available after purchase
  • Disclosure and Authorization (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Disclosure Regarding Background Investigation (2 pages) – available after purchase   
  • Consent and Release Form (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of Valid Driver’s License 
  • Documentation of Proof of Citizenship or Legal Authorization to Work in the U.S. – state/county birth certificate, U.S. passport, naturalization papers, or permanent resident card
  • Copy of Valid POWER Test Card – must be dated 03.24.2022 – 9.24.2022 – due by date of written exam 
  • Copy of Illinois FOID Card – due by time of hire 
  • Copy of Military DD-214 – if applicable 

Testing Information:
Initial examination process will consist of traditional police officer examination, which will assess job-related cognitive abilities, personality characteristics and behavioral traits. You do not need to have any law enforcement experience, training or knowledge to successfully complete the examination.
The written exam will be conducted on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The written exam takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete. 

Application Process Information:

When you complete your online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print the required release forms and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 p.m. on 8/24/2022. Application fees are non-refundable.


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