Police Officer (Full-Time)
The Village of Fox River Grove is primarily a residential community with a commercial component located approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago. The Fox River Grove Police Department serves a population of 4,702 residents living in McHenry and Lake County.
The Village of Fox River Grove Police Department has nine (9) full-time and four (4) part-time officers. The position comes with a comprehensive benefits package that includes insurance (health, dental, and life), pension, paid leave (vacation, comp, personal, sick), and access to deferred compensation. The salary range starts at $62,297 and reaches $88,360 after nine years of employment.
Minimum qualification requirements include:
- Be at least 21 years of age at the time of application.
- No felony convictions
- Possess a valid driver’s license
- U.S. citizenship
- Possess a valid Illinois FOID card at time of appointment
- High school diploma, GED certificate or high school proficiency statement.
- Possession of a valid POWER Test ID card issued after 1/1/2023. To obtain a POWER Test ID Card visit www.NIPSTA.org/202/Power-test.
- Complete and submit all application materials (must meet all minimum qualification requirements)
- Attend and take a written examination at the Fox River Grove Village Hall – Upper level (305 Illinois Street, Fox River Grove, IL 60021) on Saturday July 15, 2023 at 9:00 AM. Testing is mandatory and a passing score of 70% or greater is required.
- Complete an oral interview at a date and time yet to be determined.
Application packages are now available for downloading on the Village’s website at www.foxrivergrove.org under the How Do I tab by selecting Apply for a Job. Applications can also be picked-up in person at the Fox River Grove Village Hall, 305 Illinois Street, Fox River Grove, IL 60021.
Interested candidates should email completed applications to Becky Korpan, Deputy Village Clerk, email@example.com. While email is preferred, application materials may also be delivered to the Village Hall at 305 Illinois Street, Fox River Grove, IL 60021. Application deadline is June 30, 2023.