Application Procedures for Police Officers and Firefighters

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners appoint successful applicants to the position of Police Officer and Firefighter. This selection process begins with a competitive testing program.

Candidates that successfully complete the testing process are listed and ranked according to the number of points earned. The list is good for two years from the date of posting. Police Officer Candidate Final Eligibility Register (September 30, 2013-September 29, 2015)

Police Department
The Roselle Police Department holds open, competitive examinations bi-annually to establish lists of persons eligible for appointment to the position of entry level police officer. For the 2015 testing cycle, applications are available online from February 6 to May 22, 2015.  Application deadline is May 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

The Northwest Suburban Police Consortium, representing the Roselle, Morton Grove, Niles, Northbrook, Park Ridge, and Wheeling Police Departments, has posted a joint online job application. Visit the Northwest Suburban Police Consortium Recruitment site to download the job application, and to view agency profiles, eligibility requirements, and additional requirements. Information about the testing process and links to practice tests is also available on the site.


Fire Department
The Roselle Fire Department holds open, competitive examinations bi-annually to establish lists of persons eligible for appointment to the position of firefighter. The next examination cycle will begin in 2015.