Firefighter/Paramedic: Highland Park Illinois Deadline: April 22, 2016

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Deadline: April 22, 2016

Job Description:

Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Requirements:

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

To request an application fee waiver due to financial hardship email IOS Recruitment at

  • S. Citizen
  • Between the ages of 21 and 34 at time of written exam on May 21, 2016
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-Paramedic (IDPH EMT-P) OR National Registry license by date of application deadline (4/22/2016)
  • Successful completion of CPAT and Ladder Climb within six (6) months prior to application deadline (4/22/2016). Card considered valid if dated 10/22/15 – 4/22/16.
  • Licensed CPAT/Ladder Climb testing agencies:

Central Illinois Fire Chiefs – Decatur, IL – – (217-424-2811)

NIPSTA – Glenview, IL – – (847-998-8090)

SUFD – Darien, IL – – (708-579-2064)

ESEC Education Center – Indianapolis, IN – – (317-988-7703)

  • Completion of application and submission of ALL required documents by 2:00 p.m. on April 22, 2016.

Orientation and Testing Information:

Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016.  Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.  There will be no late admittance. Test will be held at:

Highland Park High School – 3rd Floor, Rooms A342, 343

433 Vine Street

Highland Park, IL

Candidates will participate in a written examination. The written examination will assess cognitive ability and non-cognitive factors. Testing should take approximately three (3) hours.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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