Certified Police Officer

Village of Arlington Heights

Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Arlington Heights
Attn: Police Department
33 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Website:

Phone Number:

  • 847-368-5300

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • NA

Salary:

  • Starting salary range based upon experience as of January 1, 2021: $81,164 - $89,435

    Top pay: $108,613 reached in three to four years

    Arlington Heights Offers:

    • Longevity pay reached after five years of service
    • Superior fringe benefits and pension plan
    • Health, dental, and life insurance plans
    • Permanent shifts on a 6 days on/3 days off schedule
    • No residency requirement
    • Specialty Positions include: Criminal/Juvenile Investigators, Crime Prevention Officer, School Resource Officers, Canine Handlers (3), Problem Oriented Policing Unit, Traffic Unit, Forensic/Arson Investigators, Honor Guard, Bicycle Officers, Field Training Officers, Less Lethal Officers, Patrol Rifle Officers, Motorcycle Officers, Traffic Crash Investigators, Gang/Tactical Unit, Task Force Assignments to DEA and NCNTF, MCAT, NIPAS EST and ILEAS Field Force

Sworn Officers:

  • 109

Population:

  • 75,101

Position Details

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS CANDIDATES TO JOIN OUR TEAM

Position of Police Officer

CERTIFIED CANDIDATES

Certified Police Applications available at:

Village of Arlington Heights Human Resources Department

33 S. Arlington Heights Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

OR

Download the application at:

www.vah.com/your_government/Employment

For questions or more information, call the Administrative Service Division at:

847-368-5300

OR

E-mail:

policerecruitment@vah.com

To Qualify You Must:

  • An Associate degree OR 60 hours of college credit from an accredited institution OR 24 months of honorable military service OR 180 days of military combat duty;
  • Have vision correctable to 20/20;
  • Be a U.S. citizen and have a valid Illinois driver’s license;
  • Pass oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological exam, and medical exam, including a drug screening.
  • Status as a certified Police Officer in the State of Illinois for one year after completion of a probationary period. In good standing in the police department in which the person currently serves.
  • Possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a Village of Arlington Heights Police Officer who has completed the probationary period, as determined by the Village, and taken and passed such examinations as the Commission deems necessary to determine fitness for duty as a police officer.

Length of selection process varies based on vacancies. Customarily, the process takes 4-6 months.

Applicants may reapply after six months if not selected.

An Equal Opportunity Employer



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