Wauconda, IL Fire Department

IO Solutions

Job Description

Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age at the time of the application and not older than age 35 at time of application, unless applicant falls under one of the statutory exceptions.
  • A U.S. citizen at time of filing formal application or must meet requirements of Illinois Human Rights Act for citizenship status.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have or be able to acquire a valid Class B Non-CDL Driver’s License during probationary period.
  • Must have a minimum of high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Must have the ability to understand the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Must be a licensed EMT‑B (Basic) through the Illinois Department of Public Health at time of application. New employees must be licensed in the State of Illinois as an EMT-P (Paramedic) at time of hire.
  • Must be certified as a Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter in the State of Illinois at time of application or provide a transcript or certificate showing successful completion of a State of Illinois Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter curriculum.
  • Must be of sound mental and physical health and meet all established standards.
  • Must have a valid CPAT card issued within a 12-month period immediately preceding the date of the written examination. Must also be valid at time of hire.
  • Must be able to pass a written exam, sit for an oral interview, and pass a medical examination with drug test, and a comprehensive background and security investigation.
  • Must be able to work a typical firefighter shift schedule. Shift work is typically 24 hours on duty, 48 hours off duty, (07:00 to 07:00); as scheduled without regard for Holidays.
  • All bargaining unit members (IAFF – L4876) must reside within Lake or McHenry Counties, Illinois, or any IL County adjacent to Lake or McHenry Counties (also includes DuPage County).

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, May 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. • Be sure to complete and confirm your online application ASAP to ensure your application is accepted.