Manhattan, IL Fire Protection District

IO Solutions

Job Description

Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Requirements:

  • $40 non-refundable application fee
  • United States citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • Must be 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at time of application, unless otherwise exempt by statute
  • High School Diploma (or its equivalent)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Illinois Basic Operations Firefighter Certification issued from the Illinois OSFM (no other IL OSFM certifications will be accepted). NOTE: Current & Valid Illinois or National Certified Paramedics will have the ability to attain BOF certification during probationary period
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Licensed Paramedic in good standing, at the time of application or must be currently enrolled in an IDPH approved Paramedic program and successfully complete and become a certified paramedic during probation period. Note: as a condition of employment, all candidates must receive their paramedic’s license by the time they complete their probationary period.
  • Valid CPAT certification with Ladder Climb at time of application deadline AND at time of conditional offer of employment (CPAT considered valid for 12 months from issue date)
  • Residency required in the state of Illinois or Indiana

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, June 30, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. CST