Wilmette Police Department
Police Officer Job Application
Application Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM
- $35.00 non-refundable application processing fee;
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline by application deadline (2/19/2021)
o Any applicants graduating in Spring 2021 have until the date of examination to submit up to date transcripts, letter from the registrar on school letterhead, or equivalent document stating an anticipated graduation date of Spring 2021
- U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.
- Possess a valid driver’s license;
- Be 21 years of age, but under 35 years of age by the application deadline;
- The ability to perform the essential functions of the position of Police Officer with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Submit proof of passing the Illinois POWER test within the past year as of 2/19/2021 (POWER test cards considered valid if issued 2/19/2021- 2/19/2021).
Required Documentation due 2/19/2021 at 2:00 PM (must be mailed or hand delivered):
Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
Consent and release agreement and essay (available after purchase)
Optional EEO form (available after purchase)
Original/Official college transcripts or letter from registrar/equivalent document (if graduating in Spring 2021)
Copy of valid driver’s license
Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship
Copy of valid POWER test card
Candidates must attend the written examination currently scheduled for Saturday, March 20, 2021. The exact location will be provided to eligible applicants at a later date. Based on COVID restrictions at the time, the exam may need to be completed virtually with the @Home Testing, which would take place at the end of March/Early April on a weekday during business hours. Eligible candidates will be updated with exact location and date.
Application Process Information:
Once you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and gather the required documents listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 PM on 2/19/2021. Application fees are non-refundable.