Firefighter or Firefighter/Paramedic: Wheeling Illinois Deadline: May 23, 2019

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Firefighter or Firefighter/Paramedic

Deadline: May 23, 2019

Salary: $62,169 – $69,697 Annually

Job Description:

Wheeling Fire Department
Firefighter Job Application

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM CST

Starting salary for a Firefighter is $62,169, Firefighter/Paramedic is $69,697

Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Minimum Age: 21 (as of the date of written examination)
  • Maximum Age: 34 (as of the date of written examination)
  • United States Citizen (native-born or naturalized at time of appointment)
  • High School Graduate (or GED)
  • Physically capable of performing the duties of a Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Visual acuity: 20/30 or corrected to 20/30 in each eye; must have color vision
  • Must possess valid CPAT/Ladder Climb card at time of application and at time of appointment. Card is considered valid if issued 12 months prior to taking the written exam
  • Must be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois and must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s license at the time of hire

Required Documentation:

  • Online Application
  • Consent and Release Agreement (2 pages)
  • COPY of High School Diploma or GED
  • COPY of Valid Driver’s License
  • COPY of Birth Record as Proof of Citizenship
  • COPY of Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb Certification
  • COPY of D.D 2.14 Form (If applicable)

Orientation and Testing:

Candidates must attend the mandatory written examination on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. Sign-in begins at 8:00 AM, please arrive no later than 8:30 AM with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in. No walk-ins will be permitted at the written examination.

The test will be held at:
The Mutual Aid Box Alarm (MABAS) Illinois Readiness Center
233 W. Hintz Rd Wheeling, IL 60090

Application Process Information:
When you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 5/23/2019 at 4:00 PM CST.

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


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