Firefighter/Paramedic: Glenwood Illinois Deadline: December 20, 2017


Deadline: December 20, 2017

Job Description:

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Glenwood is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.

Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire two (2) new firefighters and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated future hiring needs.

The Glenwood Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services (EMS) to the community in a cost-efficient operation.  The Department’s personnel include five full-time and twenty-eight Paid-On-Call (P.O.C.) Firefighters.  The P.O.C. Firefighters carry pagers to alert them to respond when needed.

Starting Salary:  $48,000

Job Requirements:

You must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen 
  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon the time of hire.
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at the last date for filing application 12/20/17 and must be under the age of 35 years on 12/30/17 and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted unless otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement AND shall have an Associate’s Degree or at least 60 college credit hours towards a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University OR military service with an honorable discharge OR has been Certified as a Full-Time Firefighter in the State of Illinois OR is a Certified EMT in the State of Illinois.  (Preference given to certified Firefighter/Paramedics)
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • C.P.A.T.:  Must possess a valid CPAT with Ladder Climb Certification issued within the dates of 12/20/16 – 12/20/17.
  • Residence:  At this time there is no established residency requirements declared by the Village of Glenwood, IL
  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing.

The application deadline is Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. (not a postmark date)

Applications will be available online for purchase until 2:00 PM on 12/20/17

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn: Glenwood FD

200 W. Higgins Road

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

It is highly recommended that you hand deliver or use a track-able courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for, lost or delinquent applications.

Application fee is non-refundable


Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Orientation and Written Exam

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Registration starts at 8:30 A.M.

Orientation Program – 9:00 A.M.

Written Exam immediately following the Orientation


Glenwood Village Hall

One Asselborn Way

Glenwood, IL 60425

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Glenwood which is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Test Taking Technique Class available on 

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

7:00 PM at the Schaumburg office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Optional Program Available to Applicants

Call today to make your reservation: 847-310-2677

Cost of the Class is $25.00

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

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