Firefighter: Countryside FPD Illinois Deadline: October 21, 2016



Deadline: September 6, 2016

Salary: $64,671.60 – $78,608.88 Annually

Job Description:

The online application and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment no later than 2:00 p.m. on 10/21/16 - no refunds for late submissions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • $35 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. citizenship
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Possess valid driver’s license, which must be shown as ID at all phases of testing
  • Minimum age of 21 by October 21, 2016, and less than 35; unless applicant fall under one of the statutory exceptions
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb card conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months prior to the application due date (10/21/2016)
  • IL OSFM certified Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter
  • IL Licensed EMT-Basic at time of application (EMT-P to be considered for hiring from eligibility list)
  • 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 (must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on 10/21/16):

  • Online application
  • Documentation and Credentials Form (1 page – can access after purchase)
  • Background Authorization Form (1 page – can access after purchase)
  • 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 IDPH EMT-B license
  • Copy of Illinois Firefighter II/Basic Operations Certification issued by the IL Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)
  • Copy of valid CPAT/Ladder Climb Certificate (10/21/15 – 10/21/16 only)

Orientation Information:

Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation on either Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Please arrive no later than 7:00 p.m. with photo ID to sign-in. Both orientations will be held at:

Countryside Fire Station #1

801 S. Midlothian Rd. 

Mundelein, IL 60060

Testing Information:

Candidates must attend the mandatory written examination on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Please arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. with photo ID to sign-in. Testing will be held at:

Countryside Fire Station #1

801 S. Midlothian Rd.

Mundelein, IL 60060

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 form(s) and gather the required documentation (listed above) for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. on 10/21/2016.

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

District’s Website Click HERE

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