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Entry Level Police Officer

Maywood, Illinois



Village of Maywood

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary: $42,140.00

Population: 27,000

Sworn Officers: 54

Application Deadline: 3/6/19



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Maywood is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Police Officer.


Testing is being conducted for multiple immediate new hires and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The mission of the Maywood Police Department is to improve the quality of life in the Village of Maywood by delivering professional and progressive law enforcement services in partnership with the community.


The Maywood Police Department delivers services to the Village of Maywood through a multifaceted approach to resolve problems while maintaining a value system centered around Mutual Respect, Integrity, Transparency, and Constitutional Equality.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 3/6/19 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Wednesday, March 6, 2018 by 4:00 PM


Note: This is not a postmark date



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

ATTN: Maywood PD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (3/6/19). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 3/6/19 (and when final eligibility register is posted) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10 – 2. 1-6 which provides in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality.

  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.

  • Residence:  Must reside within a 15-mile radius of the boundaries of Maywood within one (1) year of hire.

  • P.O.W.E.R. Card - Note: All candidates must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 3/6/18 and 3/6/19 (MUST provide a copy of card in their returned support packet material and bring card on the day of test.)

    POWER Test Certifications available at:

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the packet

which can be downloaded at:


There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Maywood Police Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation

and test date:


Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:


Saturday, March 23, 2019


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Irving School

805 S. 17th Avenue

Maywood, IL



Test Preparation/Study Sessions will be given

by the Village of Maywood on:


January 26, 2019

February 9, 2019

February 23, 2019


For more information and/or to register please call

the Commission Office at:




Tuesday - Friday


between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM




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











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