Firefighter: Arlington Heights Illinois Deadline: September 2, 2016

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Deadline: September 2, 2016

Job Description:

Minimum Requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizenship
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 21 to under 35 years of age by date of written exam (October 8, 2016), unless exempt according to statute
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Applicants must submit proof of a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Approved Ladder Climb card from a licensed agency issued between January 1, 2016 and October 8, 2016
  • Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes and free from color blindness
  • Pass medical examination including drug screening

Required documentation (must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on 9/2/16):

  • Online application
  • Release Forms and Application Addendum (18 pages)
  • Copy of high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship – can include: U.S. County/State birth certificate, U.S. Passport, or Naturalization papers
  • Copy of valid CPAT/Ladder Climb Certificate (1/1/2016-10/08/2016)

Testing Information:

Candidates must attend the mandatory written examination on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Please arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. with photo ID to sign-in. Testing will be held at:

John Hersey High School

1900 E. Thomas St.

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Application Process Information:

When you have completed the online application you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather the required documentation (listed above) for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. on 9/2/16.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

City’s Website Click HERE


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