MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for the position of Firefighter must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
Must be between 21 and under the age of 35 years on 3/19/2021 (exceptions for active military personnel and previous firefighter experience per 65 ICLS 5/10-2.1-6)
High school diploma or equivalent high school education
Good moral character and possess temperate habits
Be of sound mind and health and physically able to perform the essential functions of Firefighter
Candidates must either possess a valid Illinois EMT-Paramedic license from Lutheran General System, or obtain such a license within the first eighteen months of employment as a condition of continued employment.
Certification of having passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Aerial Ladder Climb test through a certified testing agency. CPAT card must be issued within the twelve (12) months prior to the written examination (valid if issued between 4/17/2020 to 4/17/2021). CPAT cards may be obtained through the following agencies:
NIPSTA – 2300 Patriot Blvd. Glenview IL – nipsta.org or 847-998-8090
Southwest United Fire Districts – Indian Head Park, IL – http://sufd.org or 708-579-2064
Must be a resident of and legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Valid Driver’s License
How to Apply
How to Apply: Purchase and complete your application at https://.iosolutions.com/ Submit all supporting documentation to I/O Solutions by hand or mail Complete your application by Friday, March 19th, 2021 at 2:00 pm.