Schaumburg - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Schaumburg Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$70,982 - $104,775
Location Schaumburg, IL

Job Announcement



Position Title: Police Officer

The Village of Schaumburg is currently hiring for the position of Police Officer. Candidates are required to complete NTN's Frontline National exam and Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) by March 29, 2021 in order to be considered. 

The PSSA can be accessed through your candidate account and the department application can be accessed here

Salary Information: $70,982 - $104,775

Benefit Information: 

The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Police Pension Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Department Contact:

Colleen Stroiman
Secretary, Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

Department Overview: 

As a leading law enforcement agency in the area, officers have opportunities to serve in a variety of roles, including specialty positions or ancillary duties such as SWAT, detective, K9, tactical officer, evidence technician or training officer.  Our expansive jurisdiction allows officers to handle a wide variety of calls for service and ensure each day brings new excitement.  Officers in Schaumburg have a strong community partnership and enjoy broad residential, business, and government support.

Area Information: 

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago.  The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity in the state of Illinois.  Of special distinction, the village was recently named in the “Top Ten Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine and is ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub’s “Best Illinois Cities for Jobs”.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, economic development, information technology, communications, and transportation.  Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.

Population: 75,936

Job Requirements

Age : Applicants, at such time as they file their application with this board, must be at least 21 years of age. Applicants shall be under 35 years of age, at the time of application and at such time as the final eligibility list is posted, unless exempt from such age limitation as provided in Section 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner’s Act.

US Citizen : Must be a United States Citizen

High School Grad/GED : Yes

Valid ILLINOIS State Driver's License : Valid Driver's License from any state

Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes

Vision : Must pass the pre-employment physical

College : Bachelor’s Degree in any field

Hiring Process 

  1. Complete the Village of Schaumburg Police Application online and complete National Testing Network’s Frontline National exam and Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA) through National Testing Network (
  2. Polygraph Exam
  3. Oral Interview with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners
  4. Psychological Exam
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Physical Exam


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