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Police Officer

Markham, Illinois



City of Markham

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677





Starting Salary: $50,724.85

Sworn Officers: 46

Application Deadline: 11/23/16




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Markham is now accepting applications for the position of:  Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for new hires and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.


The City of Markham Police Department is a full service police department.  The dedicated men and women of the Markham Police Department serve twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.  Currently Markham Police Department consists of the Administration Division, Investigations Division, Tactical Unit, Records Division, and Community Relations Section.



Applications are available at:


The application deadline is Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM


(Note: This is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 11/23/16



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Markham PD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Driverís License:  Must have a valid IL Driverís License or the ability to obtain one upon hiring.

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday and be under the age of 35 years old at the last date of filing applications (11/23/16) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1.

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

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character.

  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process.

  • Residency Requirements:  Must reside within the 25 miles of the City of Markham boundaries at the time of appointment.


Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be Downloaded at:


There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Markham Police Department or City Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation

and test date:


Orientation, Physical and Written Examination:


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Saturday, December 10, 2016


Orientation starts at 9:00 AM


Physical and Written Exam immediately following Orientation




Bremen High School

15203 S. Pulaski Road

Midlothian, IL 60445




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Markham, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.











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