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  • Posted on July 13, 2020

City of Moline

The City of Moline is accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedics!

No minimum licensing requirement to test!

Salary and Benefits:
•EMT-Basic or RN pursuing Pre-Hospital RN (PHRN) Starting Pay: $50,116.76
•EMT-Paramedic or PHRN Starting Pay: $55,116.69
•Excellent Health Benefits and Pension
•Uniform Allowance: $400/year

Education Assistance:
•Up to $5,000 for employees hired but not licensed as an EMT-Paramedic or PHRN
•Employee must agree to stay with the City of Moline for 3 years. If employee leaves before 3 years, education assistance must be repaid on a pro-rated basis.

Licensing Requirements to be Hired:
•State of Illinois EMT-Basic or Registered Nurse within 2 years of becoming a Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse (PHRN). Up to 6 candidates may be hired in this licensing category.
•State of Illinois EMT-Paramedic or PHRN

Probationary Period and Residency:
•All new employees will serve a probationary period of not less than 1 year and no more than 2 years.
•New employees not licensed as an Illinois EMT-Paramedic or PHRN will be required to become licensed as such within 2 years of hire.
•All new employees must become certified as a Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter in the State of Illinois during their probationary period.
•Must live within a 20-mile radius of 1630 8th Avenue in Moline within 6 months of successful completion of probationary period (includes Illinois and Iowa).

Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT):
•Candidates must present a valid CPAT card issued within 1 year prior to the date of the written examination.
•A CPAT card can be obtained locally for FREE (see City of Moline website for dates and more information).
•CPAT cards can also be obtained from accredited agencies nationwide. Facilities in Illinois include: NIPSTA (, National Testing Network (, SUFD (, and CIFCA (

Candidates will be required to successfully complete events as required by the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners such as a physical ability test, written examination, oral interview and background/reference check, in order to be placed on the eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Psychological and medical evaluations and a drug screen are given at the time of appointment.


How to Apply

Visit for applicant packet and to apply. Application Deadline: 9/18/20 at 5PM EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER