Arlington Heights Police Department : 200 E. Sigwalt
The Arlington Heights Police Department's mission is to achieve excellence in policing by protecting, serving and partnering with our community. We place our highest value on the preservation of human life and the prevention of crime and will maintain ongoing collaborative relationships with community partners to identify and address shared concerns. We will protect the rights of individuals by upholding the laws and the Constitution in an impartial and unbiased manner, strive for excellence in the quality of our work and we will hold ourselves to the highest standards and are accountable for actions both personally and as an organization.
The Arlington Heights Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of police officer. Applications are available at www.selectionworks.biz until December 20, 2013. The application deadline is December 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. You must meet the following minimum requirements:
- $20 non-refundable application fee
- 21 years old by date of written exam (Jan. 18, 2014); maximum age of under 35 years unless the age limit is reached after being placed on Eligibility list (unless otherwise exempt by Statute)
- U.S. citizenship
- Valid driver’s license
- Associate’s degree OR 60 semester hours of credit from an accredited institution (original, official transcripts in sealed envelope required – photocopies/scans/unofficial transcripts not accepted)
- Applicants must submit proof of passing the POWER Test within ONE YEAR PRIOR to the written exam date (Jan. 18, 2014)
Licensed POWER testing agency:
NIPSTA – Glenview, IL – www.nipsta.org; 847.998.8090
- Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
- Pass medical examination including drug screening.
Preference points will be awarded for Military service.
All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.
Written Exam Information:
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Hersey High School
1900 E. Thomas St.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 9:30 a.m.
with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE. The testing process will consist of two tests: 1) a traditional police officer examination that assesses cognitive ability and behavioral characteristics and 2) a scenario-based skills assessment that assesses job-related skills.