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Huntley police department careers
Applications are accepted at specific times throughout the year for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list.  Please contact the Human Resources Department for the current hiring status.

The Village of Huntley's reputation as one of the best communities in the Chicagoland area is highly dependent on our police officers. The Village of Huntley is a growing community in an ideal location, making it a great place to live and a great place to work!

The Huntley Police Department is a progressive agency serving a supportive community.  We offer opportunities for professional growth and advancement, excellent pay and benefits and unparalleled training.  


Why Huntley PD?
Huntley police officers are respected by our community and valued by our leadership.  Our Career Development Program offers extensive opportunities for a dynamic and challenging career.  Huntley officers enjoy a healthy work life balance with 12 hour shifts that allow officers to have every other weekend off with rotating days off during the week.   We serve and protect the Chicagoland area's fastest growing community, and are equipped with excellent training and resources.  If you want to work for a community oriented, professional police agency that is second to none, consider Huntley PD!

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Pay and Benefits
Huntley Police Officers earn a competitive 2022 salary, ranging from $65,734 (starting rate) to $102,630 (after 8 years).  A lateral entry police officer is eligible for prior service credit up to the fourth step on the salary schedule ($84,503).   There are also opportunities for various overtime and special duty assignments. 

  • Vacation Time - 80 hours annually after 1 year of service, topping out at 224 hours
  • Personal Time - 24 hours annually after 1 year of service
  • Sick Time - 8 hours accrued each month, with sick leave buy back incentives available. 
  • Holidays - 12 paid holidays annually
  • Medical and Dental Insurance - BCBS PPO or HMO covered at 80%, Delta Dental covered at 75%
  • Participation in the Downstate Police Pension Fund
  • Option 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Additional incentives such as tuition reimbursement, longevity pay, education pay, and more
Our Community
With nearly 30,000 residents, Huntley is the premier location in the region.  Huntley offers a healthy, safe and attractive community with a strong commitment to fiscal responsibility and economic development.  Huntley's strength and growth as a community helps ensure that Huntley PD will remain a great place to work for many years to come. 

The Huntley Police Department is a CALEA accredited law enforcement agency currently budgeted for 38 sworn officers.

Fostering positive community involvement and engagement is key to our success as a department. We offer a number of community programs designed to enhance the active partnership we have with our citizens, providing professional police service beyond traditional enforcement. 

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