Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at time of application, or as otherwise exempt by statute;
High School Diploma (or its equivalent);
Valid Driver’s License (must obtain a valid IL CDL or class B exempt license within 12 months of employment);
Illinois Department of Public Health Licensed Paramedic in good standing, at the time of application;
Firefighter II/Basic Operations certificate issued by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal by application deadline;
Color vision adequate to identify red, green, and yellow color. Visual acuity: 20/30 binocular each eye (corrected) with the ability to use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus through a corrected lens face piece or contact lens. Peripheral vision of 140 degrees or better;
Valid and current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and approved Ladder Climb Card are required by time of conditional offer.