OAK BROOK POLICE DEPARTMENT
1200 OAK BROOK ROAD
OAK BROOK, ILLINOIS 60523
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Updated: December 16, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer - (Lateral Transfer - For Experienced Officers Only)
The Oak Brook Police Department is continuously hiring for Police Officer positions.
Candidates must fill out an application with National Testing Network in their NTN account. As well as complete the Frontline National exam.** Be sure that you fill out an application with National Testing Network, as well as schedule your written exam**
Salary Information: $70,103 - $83,044.99 starting salary based upon previous experience. Top pay of $104,613 (1/1/2020).
Benefit Information: Medical, dental, vision, pension, vacation, all uniforms. For more information, see Collective Bargaining Agreement at https://www.oak-brook.org/143/Human-Resources
Contact Information:Kathy KoubekRecording Secretary to the BFPC(630) email@example.com
Department Overview: The Oak Brook Police Department is comprised of forty full time sworn, ten non-sworn, and ten sworn auxiliary members dedicated to providing the very best law enforcement services to our community. The Oak Brook Police Department is a national and state accredited police department through the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies and the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.
The Oak Brook Police Department is staffed by highly trained professionals who are committed to a community-oriented policing philosophy. We pride ourselves on the high level of service we provide all of our stakeholders.
Area Information: DuPage County, proximate to Downtown Chicago and Airports, located at the I-88 and I-294 intersection.
Population: 8,900 residents, daytime population 80,000-100,000
Age: Minimum of 21 years of age. Be UNDER 35 years of age on the date of appointment, unless:
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: High School graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent
Valid State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes
Vision: Possess 20/20 corrected vision
College: College requirement waived for Alternative Register Candidates who meet the Academy Certification below.
Academy Certification: Meet the following criteria to be considered for placement on a Certified Police Officer Eligibility Register pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6(h).
Prior Experience: Previous continuous service as a Police Officer in any Illinois municipality, county, university, or state law enforcement agency for a minimum of two years.
Necessary Certifications: Meet the following criteria to be considered for placement on a Certified Police Officer Eligibility Register pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6(h):
Additional Requirements: No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration);
Notification of changes in current employment or primary residence must be made as soon as possible to the Recording Secretary of the BFPC;
Tattoos and brands that cannot be concealed by the uniform of the day (short sleeve in summer), without alteration or accommodation, are prohibited.
Hiring Process: Written exam, oral interview, polygraph, background investigation. Subject to medical, drug, psychological, and Academy Power Test at time of conditional offer of employment.
Work Schedule : All candidates will begin their career assigned to the Patrol Operations Division. The Patrol schedule is on a 12 hour, 14-day rotation schedule 2 on -2 off -3 on-2 off -2 on -3 off, with every other 3 day weekend falling on the weekend, compensated for an 84 hour pay period every two weeks. Patrol shifts generally start at 5:45 AM and PM and are bid annually by seniority. Candidates will be expected to rotate every three months while on 18-month probation that commences upon graduation from the police academy.
Some specialized units or divisions work an 8.4 or 10.5 workday to accommodate the 84 hour pay period.
See Collective Bargaining Agreement with FOP for further explanation.
Equipment Quartermaster: All equipment, uniforms, body armor, and duty weapon provided by the department. Employees are expected to take reasonable care for equipment that will be replaced by the department upon request.