Maywood Police Seeking 6 Entry-Level Officers, Starting at $42,140

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[Village of Maywood] The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Maywood is now accepting applications for the position of entry Level Police Officer.

Testing is being conducted for six immediate, new hires and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.

The mission of the Maywood Police Department is to improve the quality of life in the Village of Maywood by delivering professional and progressive law enforcement services in partnership with the community.

The Maywood Police Department delivers services to the Village of Maywood through a multi-faceted approach: to resolve problems while maintaining a value system centered around mutual respect, integrity,transparency,   and constitutional equality.

Applications are available at:

Applications will be online for purchase until 2 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2016.

The deadline for returning completed applications is 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

Note: This is not a postmark date

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service | ATTN: Maywood PD, 200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201, Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (11/16/16). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 11/16/16 (and when the       final eligibility register is posted) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10 – 2. 1-6.
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Residence:  Must reside within a 15-mile radius of the boundaries of Maywood within one (1) year          of  hire.
  • P.O.W.E.R. Card:  All candidates must possess a valid P.O.W.E.R. Card issued between the    dates of 5/16/16 and 11/16/16 (MUST provide a copy of certification in their returned    support packet material and bring certification on the day of test.)

POWER Test Certification available at:

  • NIPSTA – Glenview, IL
  • Joliet Junior College – Contact Janet Graham 815-280-2674
  • Triton College – River Grove

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.

Additional information will be provided in the packet which can be downloaded at:

There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Maywood Police Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date:

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Orientation: 9:00 a.m.

Written Examination immediately following the Orientation

Location: Emerson School, 311 Washington Boulevard, Maywood, IL

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Maywood, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Valdimir Talley | Chief of Police, Maywood Police Department | 125 S. 5th Ave., Maywood, IL  60153 | Phone:  (708) 450-4461 | Fax: (708) 450-7640

For more info, click here. VFP


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