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Police Department Employment

Employment Opportunities   

The North Aurora Police Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, recently finished testing to establish a Police Officer Eligibility List with qualified, professional individuals interested in a career in law enforcement. Police Officers are responsible for enforcing all State and Local Laws and upholding the U.S. and Illinois Constitution.

The final Patrol Officer eligibility list, effective from July 19, 2019 to July 19, 2021 can be viewed here.

The Village’s next entry level police officer exam will be in March 2022. Please see below for further information.

Current Openings

Entry-Level Police Officers

Click here for information on how to apply to the Entry-Level Police Officer Eligibility List

Applications MUST be returned at the MANDATORY orientation session on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Jewel Middle School, 1501 Waterford Rd., North Aurora IL.  DO NOT return applications to our station!!


Lateral Transfer Officers

1/3/22 — The North Aurora Police Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking Illinois certified, experienced lateral transfer officers and applications are now available.  We currently have one position available and plan to hire as soon as possible.  

The North Aurora Police Department has an authorized strength of 32 sworn officers, and are establishing a lateral eligibility list for our current and future openings.  Women & people of color are encouraged to apply.

The North Aurora Police Department provides policing services to over 18,000 residents within our 10 square mile community.  The department is proactive, working aggressively and consistently to identify and resolve problems and other issues to improve the quality of life within our community.  We are a community policing department, hold many public events which are intended to build relationships with the community, and we have great support from our residents.  Internally, we are a very family-friendly workplace.

Our staffing includes a chief of police, 2 deputy chiefs, 5 sergeants, 20 patrol officers, 1 crime prevention officer, 2 investigators, 1 investigator/school resource officer, and 2 full-time & 1 part-time records specialists.  Most officers have secondary assignments so you can develop additional skills.  Our patrol officers are not “just a patrol officer;” they are also firearms, taser, & defensive tactics instructors.  They are evidence techs, field training officers, SWAT team members, crisis intervention team members, and more!  See the linked flyer below for more secondary assignments that are available.  View the full informational flyer here:

North Aurora Offers:

    • Starting salary of $78,537 (Step 4). Top pay is $94,786 (Step 8) after four years;
    • Health, dental, vision, life insurance plans, retirement savings, pension plan;
    • Patrol works 12 hour shifts with every other Friday, Saturday & Sunday off.


    • Be a municipal police officer, county sheriff’s deputy, or Illinois state trooper in good standing for at least two years.
    • Be currently certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
    • Possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a current North Aurora Police Officer.
    • Possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Reside within a 25-mile radius of the village limits by the end of 18-month probationary period.

Candidates must be able to pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph exam, psychological exam, medical exam, and drug screening prior to getting hired.  Selected candidates may be contacted for an interview and tour of the station (spouses/significant others are welcome to join on the tour).

Applications are available at the North Aurora Police Department located at 200 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora anc can be found online here.

Please also see the full lateral transfer flyer and job description here.

Applications may be emailed to or dropped off or mailed to 200 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora, IL 60542.  Applications will be accepted until Monday, January 31st.


Submit your information below so that we may contact you at the next employment opportunity.

Mailing Address:

200 S. Lincolnway
North Aurora, IL 60542

Phone Numbers:

Emergency: 911
Non-emergency: (630) 897-8705
Fax: (630) 897-8700

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