Police and Fire Job Opportunities

  1. Police Department Opportunities
  2. Fire Department Opportunities

Current Police Department Job Openings


Current Salary *Subject to M.A.P Contract Negotiations*
$65,478- $96,616


The Buffalo Grove Police Department, a progressive northwest suburban Chicago department, is looking for the best people available. Future growth, advancement potential, salary, and benefits are excellent.

Except as otherwise provided by statute, applicants must be at least 21 and less than 35 years of age at the time of the last date for filing applications. (Persons 20 years of age who have successfully completed two years of law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university may apply and be considered for appointment.) 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be in good physical condition and will be required to pass a fitness test, written test, an oral examination, background investigation, and a polygraph test. After a conditional offer of employment is made, successful candidates must pass comprehensive medical and psychological tests prior to appointment.

Attendance at an orientation meeting is MANDATORY for all applicants. Orientation meetings will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and/or Saturday March 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Buffalo Grove High School (auditorium),1100 W. Dundee Road, Buffalo Grove. Candidates may attend either meeting. Spouses and partners are encouraged to attend.

Application and application fee are due on March 8, 2017. 

Please pay the $20.00 (+$2.09 Convenience Fee) non-refundable application fee online here

To discuss alternate forms of payment, please call Human Resources at 847-459-2517 

You are required tor bring your printed out ticket/receipt and a photo ID to the mandatory orientation.

 Buffalo Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer