Palatine, IL Fire Department

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Job Description

Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

·         $35 non-refundable application fee

·         Eligible to work in the United States

·         High School Diploma or GED

·         Valid Driver’s License at time of application; Valid Illinois Driver’s License due at time of hire

·         Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, but not older than thirty-five (35) years of age by the date of the written exam except as otherwise provided by statute.

·         Attend and pass the written exam, orientation, and all phases of testing which can include polygraph test, background investigation, psychological assessment, and functional physical evaluation

·         Must hold EMT-B, EMT-I or EMT-P license (nationally or IDPH licensed) at time of application. Must also be valid at time of hire

·         Must have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Ladder Climb Exercise within the one-year period to the date of the written exam

·         Completion of at least 60 semester hours of college credit and/or evidence of OSFM equivalent training or experience, acceptable to the Village of Palatine Fire and Police Commission (see equivalency chart on following page)

·         Must have primary residence in Illinois prior to appointment as a probationary firefighter

  • Applicant must have at least 20-40 vision

How to Apply

How to Apply: • Visit to purchase the application • Complete online application and submit all supporting documentation by the application deadline – September 15th, 2022 at 4:00 pm.