Firefighter Jobs: Firefighter/Paramedic Evanston, Illinois Deadline September 30, 2015

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Firefighter/Paramedic

Deadline: September 30, 2015

Salary: $53,506.30 – $89,216.43 Per Year

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.  Must be willing and able to obtain a Class A Non-Commercial Driver’s License within 18 months of employment and must be able to maintain it as a condition of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Hazardous Material Operations Certification within 18 months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Paramedic License within 18 months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.
  • Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and Ladder Climb certification issued within one year of November 7, 2015.
  • Must be between 21 and 34 years of age at the time of employment.  If 35 years of age or over, must have previous experience as a Firefighter/Paramedic.  If between the ages of 35 and 40, must have turned 35 while serving in reserve duty or active duty (with honorable discharge) in the military.
  • Must not possess any misdemeanor or felony convictions in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.3(i).
  • Must be able to successfully complete all requirements for a State of Illinois Firefighter II certification.
  • Preferred qualifications include residency in Evanston IL at the time of application, completion of a fire cadet program, possession of a paramedic license, graduation from a fire academy, and/or one year of active duty and honorable discharge from or reserve duty in the military.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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