Now Accepting Applications for Hazel Crest Police Officers

POLICE OFFICER VILLAGE OF HAZEL CREST

The Hazel Crest Fire and Police Commission will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer for the Village of Hazel Crest. The Village of Hazel Crest Illinois is a suburban community that is located approximately 8 miles from the south side of Chicago. The Village of Hazel Crest has a population of approximately 15,000 residents, and the Hazel Crest Police Department consists of 35 sworn personnel and 12 civilians. Starting Salary for an entry level police officer is $55,273.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Maximum 35 years of age (except those who qualify for one of the statutory exceptions)
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 30 credit hours from an accredited university;

o or completed the Illinois Mandatory Basic Training for Police Officers, or

equivalent

  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • 20/70 binocular vision correctable to 20/20 and not be color blind
  • Be of high moral standards and displays personal integrity and habits based upon the Village’s values and standards
  • Be free of any felony convictions, or misdemeanor criminal convictions as specified in 65 ILCS 5-1-7 of the Illinois Revised Statutes
  • Must speak, read and write the English language fluently
  • Must be able to fully disclose all personnel matters including any agreements and any sealed files
  • Must be able to comply with contractually agreed upon residency requirements

The application packet can be picked up at: Hazel Crest Police Department 3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest, IL 60429 (Out of area applicants may call 708/335-9640 to obtain an application)

Applications packets must be received by Monday, August 8, 2018

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR VILLAGE EMPLOYMENT.

Village of Hazel Crest is an Equal Opportunity Employer