Plainfield, IL Fire Protection District

IO Solutions

Job Description

Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Requirements:

  • $32 non-refundable application fee
  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of the application deadline, 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)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Paramedic Certification at time of hire
  • Successful completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by a licensed agency within two years prior to application deadline (must be dated 5.27.20 – 5.27.22) – must also be valid at time of hire.
    • NIPSTA (Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy) – Glenview, IL – or 847-998-8090.
    • SUFD (Southwest United Fire Districts) – Darien, IL – or 708-579-2064.
    • Naperville CPAT Program – Naperville, IL – or 630-420-6755
    • MABAS 24 CPAT – 17555 Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430 – Alex Griff 708-607-2728 or
  • Must have a valid CPR Card and a valid Basic Operations/FFII Certification from the IL Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

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 Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.