Deadline: December 14, 2015
- $40.00 non-refundable application fee;
- US Citizenship;
- No Felony Convictions;
- High School Diploma or Equivalent;
- Valid Driver’s License;
- 21 to under 35 years of age by date of application (12/14/15)Â unless otherwise exempt by statute;
- IDPH Paramedic at time of conditional offer of employment;
- CPAT and Ladder Climb issued within 12 months prior to date of orientation (1/16/16) AND must be current at time of conditional offer of employment (CPAT/LC certificationsÂ accepted by all licensed agencies);
- Recent Photograph.
Orientation and Written Exam:
Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on SATURDAY, January 16, 2016. Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. with a photo ID (driverâ€™s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE. The testing location is a large school, please allow yourself ample time to park and make your way to the testing room. Test will be held at:
William Fremd High School
1000 S. Quentin Rd.,
Palatine, IL 60067
About the Fire District:
The Palatine Rural Fire Protection District services unincorporated areas of Palatine, Schaumburg Township, and the majority of Inverness. The service area is approximately 17 square miles and covers 17,000 residents. The District operates out of Fire Station 36, staffed by 23 sworn in personnel and an administrative assistant. All Lieutenants and firefighters are required to be paramedics in order to assure the highest quality patient care. Each of the three shifts is on duty for 24 hours and off duty for 48 hours.Â Firefighters perform vehicle checkouts every morning to insure that the vehicles and the equipment will operate properly on the scene of an emergency. Fire fighting training, paramedic education, physical fitness training, and fire house maintenance are just a few of the many duties that are performed while a firefighter is on shift. No matter what the emergency the Palatine Rural Fire Department will be ready.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.