Cherry Valley FPD (Rockford, IL)

IO Solutions

Job Description

Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee
  • US Citizenship
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • Valid Driver’s License at the time of application, must obtain a Valid Illinois CDL or exempt license within 12 months of employment
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age to be eligible for hire and less than 35 years of age prior to an offer of employment, unless exempt by IL state statute
  • Illinois OSFM Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter Certification due by application deadline
  • IDPH EMT-P certification prior to offer of employment
  • CPAT/Ladder Climb certification must be issued within one year prior to scheduled oral interview (11/9/2021-11/9/2022)
  • Must obtain Firefighter III / Advanced Firefighter Technician certificate issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal within three years of employment
  • Must obtain Fire Apparatus Engineer certificate issued by the Division of Personnel Standards and Education of the State Fire Marshal’s Office within 24 months of employment
  • Color vision adequate to identify red, green, and yellow color. Far visual acuity:          20/30 binocular each eye (corrected) with the ability to use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus through a corrected lens face piece or contact lens.  Peripheral vision of 140 degrees or better

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 application by Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.