Greater Chicago Illinois Area  

Police Department - Village of New Lenox, IL   
Position: Experienced Police Officer

DESCRIPTION: The Village of New Lenox is a growing community consisting of approximately 36 square miles. It is located in Will County, approximately 36 miles southwest of Chicago. New Lenox has a population of 27,000 residents.
The mission of the New Lenox Police Department is to affirmatively promote a feeling of safety and security to members of the community in a manner that complies with the legal and professional standards established for the law enforcement profession.
   Printable Position Description

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, at least 23 years old, and possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and have completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours at an accredited university or college.
  • Must have normal peripheral vision and vision must be correctable to a minimum of 20/40.
  • Must pass background investigation, oral, psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations.
  • Must have at least two years' continuous experience as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer in Illinois, and in good standing with current department.
  • Must be able to furnish upon request, a copy of the following: professional licenses, training certificates, documents confirming work experience, birth certificate, diplomas, transcripts, and any other employment related material as requested.

SALARY: DOQ; with excellent health, dental and vision plans.  Current assigned shifts are 8 hours. 12 hour shifts beginning in January 2018.
TO OBTAIN AN APPLICATION: contact Mary Bell at
CONTACT: Address any questions to Deputy Chief Louis Alessandrini at 815-462-6165 or via email    [Posted 11/20/2017]

Police Department - City of Princeton, IL   
Position: Chief of Police

The City of Princeton, IL (pop. 7,700), an historic, charming community with beautiful neighborhoods and a vibrant downtown seeks experienced public safety professionals with strong communication skills as candidates for its next Chief of Police.  Located 100 miles southwest of Chicago along Interstate 80, Princeton is a highly desirable community in which to live.  The City of Princeton prides itself on providing excellent municipal services with an emphasis on customer service.  The Police Chief is appointed by and reports to the City Manager. Printable Details. Please note the following information about the department and the Police Chief position requirements.


  • The City is seeking an experienced, innovative, collaborative police leader with demonstrated managerial, interpersonal and customer service skills.  Successful candidates must have an outgoing personality and be approachable to residents, business and governmental leaders.
  • It is particularly important that the next Chief of Police be an integral and engaged leader of the Police Department, with a genuine desire to interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • The next Police Chief will also have a demonstrated record of fairness, transparency and consistency in the administration of promotional and special assignment processes and the willingness to address issues in a positive and timely manner. The Chief of Police must possess well-developed writing and public speaking skills and the utmost integrity.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, public policy or related fields.  A master’s degree is highly desired.  Command leadership training such as the F.B.I. National Academy, Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute Command training or similar programs are highly desirable.
SALARY: The annual salary for this position is$100,000+/- depending upon qualifications.  
HOW TO APPLY: Interested professionals should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references by January 3, 2018 to consultants Heidi Voorhees and Michael Hosking at:  Electronic submissions are required. 


Forest Preserve District of Kane County - Geneva, IL
Position: Part-time Police Officer 

DESCRIPTION: The Forest Preserve District of Kane County’s Public Safety Department is accepting applications for one (1) part time Police Officer.    Printable Detailed Position Description
DATE POSTED: September 29, 2017
WORKSITE LOCATION: Headquarters, Geneva, Illinois – Approximately 60 miles west of Chicago.
SHIFT SCHEDULE: 8 AM to 4 PM and 3 PM to 11 AM, 7 days a week.
STARTING SALARY RANGER: $23.68 to $29.59 Per Hour
HOURS/SCHEDULE: Minimum 24 Hrs/Month (Includes shift work, evenings, weekends and holidays)
 Open until Filled
HOW TO APPLY: All candidates must apply online at
REQUIREMENTS: Often operating independently, individual serves as a peace officer and performs a wide variety of police services and public assistance; performs related duties as required.
Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years
Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent
Certifications/Licenses: Basic Academy certification from an Illinois approved Basic Law Enforcement Academy (Credentials must be current)
CONTACT: Betsy Scaletta, Human Resources Specialist
1996 South Kirk Road, Suite 320, Geneva IL 60134
TELEPHONE: (630) 208-8662
EMAIL:; Web:  
                                        AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER                   [Posted 10/02/2017]