The selection process shall be so fashioned as to test fairly the capacity and fitness of the person examined to discharge the duties of the position of Police Officer. Applicants may be recommended to be removed from the process following any of the examination components. The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will select from among the applicants successfully completing all examination components.
Applicants selected to continue in the selection process will be subjected to the following examination components:
- Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER Card) within the previous 12 months of the date of the exam, submitted with application material or presented at the SBSA. See www.nipsta.org for testing dates.
- Background Investigation: Independent investigation of the applicant's moral character, personality, temperament, and other factors which may bear upon the applicant's fitness for the position of Police Officer. Independent investigation of the applicant's work experience and merit in past performance of similar work.
- Polygraph Examination: No applicant shall be disqualified solely on the basis of polygraph chart evaluations.
- Assessment: Tests of practical abilities measuring the applicant's ability to perform the tasks associated with performing the essential job functions of Police Officer.
- Oral Interview with Board of Fire and Police Commissioners
This is an ongoing job posting, there is no application deadline. All qualified applicants will be notified upon review of received application.
All applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment shall undergo a psychological examination and a medical physical, including a drug screen to determine if they can perform the essential functions of a Police Officer with or without reasonable accommodation.
Police Officer Compensation
Salary: The starting annual base salary for Pre-Certified Officers is $67,569-$77,537, depending on years of full-time, continuous law enforcement experience. This position is non-exempt under FLSA. For more information regarding salary, please see the collective bargaining agreement found here.
Fringe Benefits: The competitive benefit package includes participation in the Glenview Police Pension, employee- funded retirement programs, health insurance, dental, and vision insurance.
Accrued Leave: Accrued leave is prorated for the calendar year, depending on actual start date. New Police Officers are eligible for: 80 hours of vacation, 96 hours of holiday, and 8 hours of sick leave accrued per month. For more information, see the collective bargaining agreement found here.
Shift Description: Shift selections are determined on an annual basis by seniority. Officer assigned to the Patrol Division work 12 hours per day and are assigned to one of two shifts: 6a.m. to 6p.m. or 6p.m. to 6a.m. Each shift is divided into two squads, which alternate days off. All Police Officers will work holidays, nights and weekends as required.