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Police Officer

Oak Lawn, Illinois

 

 

Village of Oak Lawn

9446 S. Raymond Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

E-mail: kborgman@oaklawn-il.gov

Website: www.oaklawn-il.gov

 

 

 

Salary: See Below

 

 

Application Deadline: 3/20/15

 

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015

 

 

POLICE OFFICER

 

Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois

 

The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Police Patrol Officer.  Experienced Police Officers are encouraged to apply.  To review our policy regarding Lateral Transfer Candidates visit our website at www.oaklawn-il.gov.

 

Police Patrol Officer candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination and an oral interview in order to be placed on an eligibility list.

 

 

$57,576 STARTING SALARY

 

$69,348 AFTER ONE YEAR

 

$82,620 AFTER THREE YEARS!

 

(rates are based on current collective bargaining agreement)

 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

Starting salary $57,576 the first year with increases to $69,348 after one year to $82,620 after three years.

 

Benefits include:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Optical

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

  • Deferred compensation plan

  • Vacation and sick day benefit package

  • Credit union

  • Uniform allowance

 

Summary of Qualifications

 

AGE:

 

At least twenty-one (21) years of age and under thirty-five (35) years of age, as of the closing date of the application filing period.  Proof of age will be required at time of application.

 

HEALTH:

 

Physically and psychologically qualified to sustain the labors and exposures of a Police Patrol Officer.

 

VISION:

 

Minimum of 20/70 uncorrected vision, corrected to 20/20 in each eye, with normal color and depth perception.

 

CHARACTER:

 

No convictions of felonies; good moral character.

 

RESIDENCE:

 

United States citizen. Oak Lawn residency not required.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Successfully completed at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) hours of credit from a regionally accredited college or university as of the date of filing the application for employment.  Education will be waived for candidates who have four (4) years of active military duty with an Honorable Discharge.

  • Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (P.O.W.E.R) card issued no more than 6 months prior (9/20/14 – 3/20/15)  to the closing date for filing the application. For information on how you can obtain your P.O.W.E.R. Card please view the links below.

     

    Joliet Junior College – www.jjc.edu/fitness-center/Pages/power-testing.aspx

    Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) – http://www.nipsta.org

    Triton College –http://www.triton.edu/power

LANGUAGE:

 

Speak, read and write the English language understandably.

 

DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Possess a valid driver’s license from state of residency.

 

FEE:

 

A $25.00 non-refundable test fee will be payable at time of written exam.

 

 

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OBTAINING AN APPLICATION

 

Written examination is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  Applicants to be notified in writing of date, time and location of all exams.  Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must pass a pre-employment background check, medical and psychological exam.

 

 

Pick up applications on lower level of:

 

Municipal Center

9446 S. Raymond Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL

 

Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Completed applications must be returned to the Commission office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015.

 

 

For additional information, e-mail:

 

kborgman@oaklawn-il.gov

 

 

 

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS

 

VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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