Firefighter: Countryside FPD Illinois Deadline: December 20, 2018

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Deadline: December 20, 2018

Job Description:


Countryside Fire Protection District

Firefighter Job Application

Application Deadline: December 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM

The online application and required documentation must be received by IOS Recruitment by 4:00 PM on 12/20/2018

Minimum Requirements:

  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, which must be shown as ID at all phases of testing
  • Minimum age of 21 by December 20, 2018, and less than 35; unless applicant falls under one of the statutory exceptions
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Ladder Climb card conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months prior to the application deadline due date (12/20/18). Cards are accepted from all licensed agencies
  • Illinois OSFM certified Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter
  • Illinois Licensed EMT-B at time of application (EMT-P to be considered for hiring from eligibility list)
  • Submission of “Documentation and Credentials Form” and “Countryside Fire Protection District Background Authorization Form”
  • Great moral character, excellent health and meeting all requirements of the Board of Commissioners of Countryside Fire Protection District and State of Illinois.

Required Documentation due at 4:00 PM on 12/20/18 – documentation must be mailed or hand delivered to IOS Recruitment:

  • Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
  • Documentation and Credentials Form and Countryside Fire Protection District Background Authorization Form (available after purchase)
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record
  • Copy of valid IDHP EMT-B license
  • Copy of Illinois OSFM Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter certification
  • Copy of valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certificate


Mandatory Orientation and Testing:


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – arrive no later than 7:00 PM with a photo-ID to sign-in. Orientation will take place in Mundelein, IL.

Written Exam:

Saturday, January 26, 2019 – arrive no later than 9:00 AM with a photo-ID to sign-in. Written exam will take place in Mundelein, IL.

Application Process Information:

Once you complete 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 4:00 PM on 12/20/2018. Application fees are non-refundable.

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


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