Police and Fire Applications

Thank you for your interest in the Village of Buffalo Grove. The Village of Buffalo Grove offers rewarding employment opportunities in a wide variety of positions. Municipal government offers people the opportunity to serve the community as well as work in a professional and career fulfilling environment. Explore our employment opportunities often and consider working for a well-respected community.

The village values employee diversity and offers an environment where shared goals, performance standards and a common vision of the future guide the efforts of every employee. Hiring, advancement and rewards depend solely on ability, performance and contribution to our organizational goals without regard to age, gender, race, ethnic origins, physical abilities, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or other perceived differences that do not relate to ability, performance and contribution at work.

The Village of Buffalo Grove Human Resources Division accepts applications and resumés only when there are current positions open for hiring. Because of the many submissions received, the village is unable to contact all applicants. You will be contacted if you are chosen as an interview candidate for an open position.

To obtain a fillable .pdf copy of the employment application, click here.


Village of Buffalo Grove

Salary Range: $58,968.00 - $96,135.52

General Requirements:

Min. Age 21; Max. Age 34; H.S. Grad. or Equiv.; US citizen;

Valid DL; Must meet addt’l. selection & training requirements.


Applications available at Buffalo Grove Village Hall, 50 Raupp Blvd.,

 and on-line here.

Completed Applications must be returned at one of the mandatory orientation meetings

 with a $20.00 non-refundable application fee.

Mandatory Orientation:

Saturday, January 30 @ 9:00 a.m. or

Wednesday, February 3 @ 7:00 p.m. at Buffalo Grove High School Auditorium, 1100 W. Dundee Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL.

Doors will be closed at the listed times

Written Test:

Saturday, April 23 @ 9:00 a.m. in the Buffalo Grove H.S Cafeteria.

Must present CPAT Certification and Ladder Climb Certification issued

between October 23, 2015 and April 23, 2016 by NIPSTA or SUFD at written test.