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Lake Villa, IL Fire Protection District

IO Solutions

Job Description

Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • $35 non-refundable application fee
  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of December 30, 2021, unless the individual falls under one of the exceptions to the statutory maximum hiring age detailed in 70 ILCS 705/16.06b(c). Proof of date of birth is required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • United States Citizen
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Illinois State Certified Firefighter – must hold Basic Operations/FFII certificate from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)
  • Current Illinois EMT Paramedic – license must be issued by the IL Department of Public Health (IDPH) or currently enrolled in paramedic school
  • Must successful complete the Candidate Physical Ability Test with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by a licensed agency within six (6) months of hire date

How to Apply

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 Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.