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Police Officer

Island Lake, Illinois



Village of Island Lake

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary: $47,225.01

Population: 8,017

Sworn Officers: 15

Application Deadline: 3/17/16




Full-time police officers are members of the FOP Union


Police pension and generous compensation package



The Board of Fire and Police Commission for the Village of Island Lake will be accepting applications for the position of:  Full-Time Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for current hiring needs and to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring needs.



Applications are available at:


The application deadline is Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 4:00 PM

(this is not a postmark)



All applications must be returned to the Office of:


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

Attn: Island Lake PD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have attained their 21st birthday at the last date for filing applications (3/17/16) and must be under 35 years of age at the time of application (3/17/16) and at such time as the Initial Eligibility Register is posted unless exempt from age limitations as provided for in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Must have a valid Driverís License with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire

  • Be of good moral character; of temperate habits; of sound health and must be physically able to perform the duties of the position of police officer; May not have visible tattoos or body piercing; The burden of establishing these qualifications rests upon the applicant

  • May not have any felony convictions; misdemeanor convictions may be considered in determining whether or not an applicant is of good character

  • Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process including an expansive background investigation which may include criminal, personal and credit history as well as a polygraph test, and a psychological and medical examination including a drug screen

  • Must have visual acuity 20/20 each eye corrected (minimum) with normal color vision and depth perception

  • Shall have a valid P.O.W.E.R Card issued between the dates of 03/17/2015 and 03/17/16 (NIPSTA, Triton or Joliet Jr. College 815-280-2674)


Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be Downloaded at:


The deadline to return all completed applications is March 17, 2016 at 4:00 PM.  Late applications will not be accepted.  No exceptions.


A $40.00 non-refundable application fee applies.  Applications are NOT available nor accepted at the Island Lake Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory Orientation

and complete a Written Test:


Orientation and Written Examination:


Registration begins at 8:30 AM


Orientation 9:00 AM


Saturday, April 2, 2016


Written Examination immediately following Orientation




Island Lake Village Hall

3720 Greenleaf Avenue

Island Lake, IL 60042




Island Lake Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal, State and Local Laws regarding employment.











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