Equal Opportunity Statement

The Village of Riverwooods 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.

Police Officer (Part-Time) Riverwoods, Illinois

Riverwoods Police Department

845 Saunders Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015
Phone: 847-945-1130
Fax: 847-945-1184
E-mail: police@villageofriverwoods.com

Starting Salary: $29.35/hour
Top Salary: $35.30/hour
Population: 3800
Sworn Officers: 17
Application Deadline: Until Filled


  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions (or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a Certified Police Officer (full or part-time)
  • Ability to work overnight, weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • At least 40 hours per month with a maximum of 1000 hours per year
  • Reside within 35 miles of the Police Department after 6 months of employment
  • Must have at least three years of municipal police experience

The Village is an affluent northern suburb of Chicago, population 3800.

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Pick up at:

Riverwoods Police Department
845 Saunders Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015

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