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Police Officer

North Riverside, Illinois



Village of North Riverside

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677



Salary: $54,789

Population: 6,705

Sworn Officers: 26

Application Deadline: 2/25/16



The Civil Service Commission for the Village of North Riverside is now accepting applications for the position of: Police Officer


Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire and to establish a new eligibility list for future hiring needs.


The North Riverside Police Department provides 24-hour services and protection in an area encompassing approximately 2.5 miles including a large retail shopping area. The mission of the North Riverside Police Department is to provide essential services, preserve peace and order, reduce the occurrence and impact of crime, facilitate traffic safety and protect the constitutional rights of all persons.  In support of this Mission, they strive to work closely with the community in order to enhance the safety of its citizens and provide the highest level of service.



Applications are available at:


The Application deadline is Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 4:00 PM

(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: North Riverside PD

200 W. 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 Driverís License with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driverís License upon time of hire

  • Age Requirements:  Applicant must have attained their 21st birthday and be under the age of 35 at the last date for filing applications (2/25/16), and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted unless exempt from such age limitations as provided in Section 5/0-7 and 5/10-1-12 of the Civil Service Act

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma, GED or High School Proficiency Statement

  • 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

  • Residence:  At this time there is no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of North Riverside

  • P.O.W.E.R. CARD NOT REQUIRED:  However, Candidates that do possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the dates of 08/25/2015 and 02/25/16 WILL be exempt from taking the Physical Ability Test on March 12, 2016 (Preferred Vendor Triton, NIPSTA, or Joliet Jr. College 815-280-2674)


Additional information will be provided in the

application packet which can be downloaded at:


There is a $24.25 non-refundable application fee.


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



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination:


Saturday, March 12, 2016


Registration starts at 7:00 AM


Orientation Ė 8:00 AM


Physical Ability and Written Exams immediately following Orientation


Individuals that possess a valid POWER Card will proceed directly to the Written Exam immediately following Orientation.




North Riverside Village Hall

2401 S. Des Plaines Avenue

North Riverside, IL 60546




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of  Board of Civil Service Commissioners for the Village of North Riverside.











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