Police Officer Job Application
Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.
21 years of age and no more than 35 years of age at time of application, unless exempt by statute
Valid driver’s license
High School Diploma or GED
Must have at least 30 credit hours of college credit from an accredited university (copy of original, official transcripts due at the time of application)
20/70 binocular vision correctable to 20/20 and not be color blind
Submit proof that they have passed the IL POWER test by date of hire
Police Officers must reside within a twenty-mile radius of South Holland’s Village Hall or a municipality whose border is touched by a twenty-mile radius, within one (1) year of employment. If a municipality’s border is touched y the twenty-mile radius, it shall allow for that police officer to live within that entire municipality (i.e., the city of Chicago is touched by a twenty-mile radius from South Holland Village Hall, therefore an officer may live anywhere within the city of Chicago)
Be of high moral standards and personal integrity and habits based upon contemporary Village standards, as determined by the Police Department
Be free of any felony convictions, or misdemeanor criminal convictions as specified in 65 ILCS, Section 5-1-7 of the IL Revised Statutes
Be able to pass a written and Ergometric exam, POWER test, oral interview, background investigation, psychological, polygraph, and medical examination.
Required Documentation due by 4:00 p.m. on January 4, 2023 – must be mailed or hand-delivered:
- Confirmed online application
- Consent and release agreement
- Residency Acknowledgement and Training Reimbursement Acknowledgement
- Copy of high school diploma/GED
- Copy of college transcripts indicating attainment of 30 credit hours
- Copy of valid driver’s license
- Copy of social security card
- Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship
- Copy of POWER test card (if applicable, due by date of hire)
- Copy of Military DD-214 (if applicable)
Mandatory Written Exam:
Candidates must attend the mandatory written exam on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Doors will open for sign-in at 8:30 a.m., please arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID) and a #2 pencil to sign-in. No late admittance.
South Holland Community Center
501 E. 170th St.
South Holland, IL. 60473
All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and successfully complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.
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