Glencoe Public Safety Department

Public Safety Officer Application
Deadline 2/7/2019 4:00 PM

Stanard & Associates, Inc. administers the application process for the Village of Glencoe Public Safety Commission, and the Village of Glencoe Public Safety Commission retains authority over the application process and hiring of individuals. All applicant information and application forms are the property of the Village of Glencoe Public Safety Commission. Stanard & Associates, Inc. does not establish the qualification or eligibility requirements, required application procedures, or related employment standards and procedures and is limited in addressing questions or requests for information in these areas.

The Village of Glencoe, Illinois

The Village of Glencoe Public Safety Commission is accepting applications for the position of public safety officer with the Village of Glencoe.  The position of Public Safety Officer offers a special opportunity to alert, mature persons interested in public service careers.  More than 60 years ago, Glencoe adopted a progressive form of cooperative Public Safety service, which calls for a higher level officer - equally adept at both police and fire work. 

Starting Salary: $70,799.29 (effective March 1, 2019)
Population:  8,800
Sworn Public Safety Officers:  36 (including one Director, two Deputy Chiefs, seven Lieutenants, and 26 Public Safety Officers)

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Glencoe: 

  • U.S. citizenship at the time of filing an application;  
  • No felony convictions;  Note:  A misdemeanor or felony conviction does not constitute automatic bar from employment.  The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstance, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for, may however, be considered in assessing qualifications for employment.  Applicants may be requested to provide additional information regarding criminal convictions to assist the Village in evaluating qualifications for employment in the position sought;
  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license;
  • Minimum of 20 years of age and 6 months by the date of the written examination (February 23, 2019);
  • Under the age of 35 as of the application deadline date (February 7, 2019) unless exempt per one or more exceptions listed in Section 4.1(B)(2) of the Glencoe Public Safety Commission Rules and Regulations.  The Public Safety Commission Rules and Regulations can be accessed on the Village's website: http://www.villageofglencoe.org/government/committees_and_commissions/pscommission.aspx  
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent -AND-
  • Successful completion of two years of studies either equaling an Associate's Degree -OR- 60 earned credit hours at a junior college, college, or university that is accredited by a national accreditation agency;
  • Possess a valid POWER Test Card issued by any agency authorized to conduct the POWER Test by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, issued 6 months prior to the application date;
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.
 
Submission of Application:

Applications must be submitted online by Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM (CST). Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted.  Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted. Please be advised that technical support is only available during normal business hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

Mandatory Written Examination Testing   Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend written exam testing.  Clear your calendar and make sure you are available on the following date: Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:00 AM (registration begins at 7:30 AM) at the New Trier High School Northfield Campus (7 Happ Road, Northfield, IL 60093).  No make-up dates will be offered.  All candidates will receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the process.

 

  Important Disclaimer for Potential Applicants:
 
All applicants must submit the following documents as part of their application.  Failure to do so will result in disqualification from future steps in the hiring process.
  • Copy of Birth Certificate;
  • Proof of US Citizenship or naturalization;
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED Equivalency;
  • Copy of College Transcripts AND Diploma (if applicable);
    • Please be advised official transcripts may be requested by the Village at a later stage in the hiring process. 
  • Copy of POWER Test Card issued 6 months prior to the application date;
    • POWER Test Cards issued by NIPSTA, Joliet Junior College, or Triton College will be accepted.
  • Copy of military service record, discharge papers, and DD-214 (if applicable).

 

It is the policy of The Village of Glencoe to hire, promote, and compensate employees, and to administer all employment practices, in accordance with applicable law, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other protected category.  

Reasonable Accommodation Requests:  If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, or complete an application, or participate in the examination, then please contact the Village Manager’s Office and notify the Assistant Village Manager.