Police Officer
Gurnee Police Department
Starting Annual Base Salary $46,812

Download the Application Packet (PDF, 347KB)

The Civil Service Commission of the Village of Gurnee will be accepting applications in preparation for the eligibility list of Police Officer.  The Gurnee Police Department is an approved training program for the G.I. Bill.  Entry level position - no lateral transfers.

Mandatory orientation session, physical agility test, and written exam will be held starting at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2005 at Warren Township High School, 500 N. O'Plaine Road. Additional information is contained in the application packet (PDF, 347KB).


    - Minimum age 21 years and less than age 35 years; and

    - a valid drivers license at time of application and hire; and

    - 2 years active U.S. military experience; or

    - sworn (certified) U.S. police experience; or

    - completion of minimum 60 semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) college credit.

Testing/screening process includes but is not limited to:  physical agility test, written exam, oral interview, psychological examination, polygraph test, extensive background check, physical examination, and drug screen.  Candidates must pass each testing/screening phase to continue in the eligibility process.

Completed application packet must be returned to the Gurnee Village Hall by 5:00 p.m. December 29, 2004


The Village of Gurnee accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability to perform the required job responsibilities. The Village bases its hiring practices and promotions on merit, experience, education and other qualifications applied to all applicants and in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

Revised 11/30/04

Village Hall Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.