Employment Opportunites

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Hillside, Illinois is currently *NOT* accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER with the Hillside Police Department.
Salary: $52,354 – $85,709 (Effective 05/01/16)
Population: 8,100
Sworn Police Officers: 25All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Hillside:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license
  • Minimum of 21 years of age (as of July 15, 2016) and must be UNDER 35 years of age as of date of hire, unless otherwise exempt by State Statute
  • Must meet the requirements of a background check
  • Must pass a medical, psychological and polygraph test
  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written exam administration on Saturday, July 30, 2016
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee
  • Application deadline is Friday, July 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

Preference Points will be awarded as determined by the Village of Hillside for the following only:

Military Experience: Active duty U.S. military service members with an un-redacted Honorable Discharge. DD-214 must be submitted with application to qualify.


The Village of Hillside is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to maintaining diversity in its work force. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.