Firefighter/Paramedic: Long Grove Illinois Deadline: August 23, 2017


Deadline: August 23, 2017

Job Description:

The online application and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment no later than 4:00 p.m. (CST) on 8/23/17 

No refunds for late or incomplete submissions

Minimum Requirements:

  • $40 non-refundable application processing fee
  • United States citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at time of application, or as otherwise exempt by statute
  • High school diploma (or its equivalent)
  • Valid driver’s license (must obtain a valid IL CDL or exempt license within 12 months of employment)
  • Illinois Department of Public Health licensed Paramedic certified in the Northwest Community Emergency Medical Service System (NWC EMSS) in good standing, at the time of application. The applicant must remain in good standing in the NWC EMSS at the time of appointment
  • Firefighter II/Basic Operations certificate issued by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal by application deadline
  • Color vision adequate to identify red, green, and yellow color. Visual acuity: 20/30 binocular each eye (corrected) with the ability to use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus through a corrected lens face piece or contact lens. Peripheral vision of 140 degrees or better
  • Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and approved Ladder Climb Card issued no more than 365 day prior to the date scheduled for the written exam. Valid if dated 9/16/16 – 9/16/17.  Must also be valid at time of appointment.

Required documentation due 8/23/17 (documentation must be submitted via mail or hand delivery):

  • Confirmed online application – available after purchase
  • Consent and release form (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Long Grove Application Addendum – available after purchase
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship
  • Copy of valid IDPH Paramedic License
  • Copy of OSFM Firefighter II/Basic Operations Certification
  • Copy of valid CPAT and ladder climb. Must be dated 9/16/16 – 9/16/17 – due by date of written exam

Orientation and Written Exam:

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Kildeer Countryside School, 3100 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, IL 60047

Please arrive no later than 8:00 a.m. No admittance allowed once doors are closed. Must present photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.

Application Process Information:

When you have completed the online application you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather required documents listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 p.m. (CST) on 8/23/17.

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

City’s Website Click HERE

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