Rolling Meadows, IL Fire Department

IO Solutions

Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • $65 non-refundable application processing fee*
  • S. Citizenship or person meeting the requirements of “citizenship status” (candidates born outside the U.S. MUST contact IOS Recruitment BEFORE the application deadline for details regarding this requirement)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 21 years of age as of February 11, 2021 and less than 35 years of age at time final eligibility list is established, unless otherwise exempt by statute
  • Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb due at time of application deadline AND must also be valid at time of appointment. CPAT is considered valid within one (1) year of the application deadline
  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT – Paramedic license at time of application deadline or meet all requirements listed below under Alternate Requirements.

Alternate Requirements:

  • Completed or enrolled in a State approved Public Health EMT – Paramedic training course at the time of application deadline
  • Must possess an IDPH EMT- Paramedic license by August 31, 2021
  • Must submit a copy of an IDPH EMT- Paramedic license to the City of Rolling Meadows Fire and Police Commission no later than 2:00 p.m. on September 8, 2021
  • Must hold an IDPH EMT- Paramedic license at time of employment offer
  • Note: Failure to meet any of the items listed in “Alternate Requirements” will result in being permanently removed from eligibility and the List

How to Apply

How to Apply: • Purchase and complete your application at by the application deadline • Submit all supporting documentation by the application deadline, Thursday, February 11th, 2021 4:00 pm.