Recruitment Status: Not recruiting at this time
     Application Packets will be available January 9, 2017
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Firefighter/Paramedic Testing Process 

The following description is intended to serve only as a general summary of the City’s firefighting hiring process. Testing is typically conducted every two years. When testing occurs, all individuals interested in becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic must meet the following requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship or person meeting requirements of “citizenship status”.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED).
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at time final eligibility list is established, unless otherwise exempt by statute.
  • Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Paramedic license at time of application deadline.
  • Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb at time of application deadline AND at time of appointment.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.