Countryside Fire District in Vernon Hills, IL

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Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee;
  • U.S. Citizen;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED);
  • Possess valid driver’s license, which must be shown as ID at all phases of testing;
  • Minimum age of 21 by December 7, 2020, and less than 35; unless applicant falls under one of the statutory exceptions;
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb card conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months prior to the date of the written exam (1/9/2020- 1/9/2021).
  • Illinois Licensed EMT-B or EMT- P at time of application (EMT-P to be considered for hiring from eligibility list);
  • Valid and current Auto Insurance Card
  • Military Discharge Papers (DD214) if applicable
  • Proof of any other degrees and/or training certifications
  • Photo 2”X2”
  • Submission of “Countryside Fire Protection District Background Authorization Form.” (Background Authorization Form MUST be notarized) and “FCRA Authorization to Obtain a Consumer Report”
  • Great moral character, excellent health and meeting all requirements of the Board of Commissioners of Countryside Fire Protection District and State of Illinois.

How to Apply

Purchase and complete your application at Submit all supporting documentation to I/O Solutions by hand or mail. Complete your application by Monday, December 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM.