Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Police Officer Opening at Village of Oak Park Police Department!


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Oak Park, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Oak Park Police Department. Oak Park is a thriving community of about 52,000 people located immediately west of the City of Chicago and known for its architectural heritage and diverse population. Within its 4.5 square miles live one of the region's most diverse mixes of cultures, races, ethnicities, professions, lifestyles, religions, ages and incomes. In 2010, the American Planning Association named Oak Park the third best neighborhood in the U.SA. In 2012, Oak Park was named as one of the Top 10 Best Towns for Families by Family Circle magazine.

Police Officer

Village of Oak Park Police Department

Salary: $61,143.88

Population: 52,000

Sworn Police Officers: 116

At the time of purchase, you will be required to provide a valid email address. This email address will be used to send you the application packet immediately after purchase. Please add to your safe senders list.

You will receive your application from Stanard & Associates, Inc. by clicking the “Pay Now” button and following the checkout instructions.

A $40.00 non-refundable fee will be charged per application package. The fee is NON-REFUNDABLE regardless of whether you complete all phases of the process.

Competitive benefits package includes:

• Two weeks paid vacation

• Health and dental insurance plans

• Paid sick leave accrual

• $25,000 Village-paid term life insurance

• 13 paid holidays

• Educational pay

• Longevity pay after five years

• Defined-benefit pension plan

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements

• At least 21 years of age at the time of the written examination

• U.S. Citizen who speaks and understands English

• Possess at least 60 hours of college credit at a fully accredited college or university, and also possess a minimum grade average of ‘C’ prior to the date of the written examination

• Possess a valid driver’s license

• Successfully complete the P.O.W.E.R Test at Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) by the date of the written exam

• $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee

All Applicants Moving Forward In the Process Must Meet the Following:

• Successfully pass a written test on the morning of August 31st, 2013

• Successfully complete an oral interview

• Successfully complete a background investigation

• Applicants will be required to fully disclose all personnel matters, to include agreements and sealed files and submit to fingerprinting if required.

• Successfully complete a psychological evaluation

• Successfully complete a medical physical, including drug and alcohol screening

Submitting the Application

Turn the job application and the required documents in to Stanard & Associates by July 29th, 2013 at 12:00pm (Noon). Postmarked applications received in our office after July 29th will NOT be accepted.

Mail in

Stanard & Associates, Inc.
Attention: Application Processing Department
309 W Washington St Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60606

Must be received by Stanard & Associates no later than 12:00pm (Noon) on July 29th, 2013. Please mail in a manila envelope clearly marked “Oak Park Police Officer Application” to the attention of the Application Processing Department. We suggest using a traceable carrier (e.g. UPS or FedEx) to ensure delivery before the application deadline. Applications received after the July 29th deadline will NOT be accepted. Applications that are faxed or emailed will NOT be accepted.

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Drop off in Person

Hand-deliver your application no later than 12:00 pm on July 29th, 2013. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

Stanard & Associates, Inc.
309 W Washington St Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60606

Oak Park Police Department
123 Madison St.
Oak Park, Illinois 60302

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