Litchfield, IL Fire Department

I/O Solutions

Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application processing fee;
  • U.S. Citizenship;
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) at time of application;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, which will be used for identification at all phases of testing;
  • Be at least twenty (20) years of age, but not older than thirty-five (35) years of age except as otherwise provided by IL State Statute. Note that the minimum age for appointment to the position of firefighter/paramedic is twenty-one (21);
  • Pass a background investigation, medical examination, and a psychological assessment;
  • Licensed as an Illinois EMT-Paramedic at time of conditional job offer;
  • Must have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Ladder Climb Exercise within the one-year period prior to the date of the application deadline. Certifications are considered valid if issued 10/09/2019- 10/09/2020;
  • Residency within corporate limits of Litchfield within six (6) months of hire required

How to Apply

Purchase and submit online application. Submit required documents by the application deadline of Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 2:00 pm.