Firefighter/Paramedic: North Palos FPD Illinois Deadline: June 16, 2017



Deadline: June 16, 2017

Salary: $62,145  – $86,312 Annually

Job Description:

The North Palos Fire Protection District is seeking qualified applicants to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with the District.


  •   Applicant must be at least 21 years of age
  •   Be a citizen of the United States
  •   Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  •   Possess a valid driver’s license
  •   Be certified as a Basic Operations Firefighter or Firefighter II through the

    Office of the State Fire Marshall in the State of Illinois

  •   State of Illinois licensed Paramedic (IDPH EMT-P) or currently enrolled in an

    IL Department of Public Health approved Paramedic Course. Applicant shall

    present proof of enrollment in order to obtain application.

  •   Valid CPAT (April 6)

    Applications will be available to qualified candidates beginning on May 15 – June 16 between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday-Friday at Station #1, 10629 S Roberts Rd, Palos Hills, IL. $35 non-refundable processing fee (cash/check only) is due upon receipt of application. The office will be closed on Monday, May 29.

    A valid driver’s license must be presented in order to obtain an application. Only one application per candidate will be given.

    All completed applications shall be returned to the above address no later than 4:00pm on June 16. Failure to complete the application in its entirety shall be grounds for rejection from the process. Applicants must attend the following:

  •   Orientation:
  •   Job T ask:
  •   Written Exam:
  •   Oral Interviews:

June 21
June 24 (rain date June 25) June 28
July 10

The Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire Commissioners, North Palos Fire Protection District, will govern all facets of the hiring process, a copy of which is available for viewing at the District’s Station #1. If you have any questions please call (708)974-4474.

Starting salary $62,145* – $86,312* currently in contract negotiations

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

District’s Website Click HERE

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