The Carpentersville Fire Department was founded in 1915. The Carpentersville Fire Department covers ten square miles (as well as the Countryside Fire Protection District). The fire department serves a population of 38,021 Village Residents and 3,600 Fire Districts Residents. The department responded to 3,846 calls in 2013. The department employs 38 full time members and 29 part time members. The Carpentersville Fire Department anticipates one immediate opening with the possibility of another in the upcoming months.
Application Deadline: Monday, April 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Firefighter Minimum Requirements:
$25 Non-refundable application fee;
No felony convictions;
Must have a valid driverâ€™s license with the ability to obtain a class B Non CDL;
Minimum age of 21 or maximum age of 35 at time of appointment, unless otherwise exempt by state statute;
Must have a high school diploma or GED;
Must be an Illinois Certified Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter with the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM);
Must have a valid and current Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or National Registry EMT- Basic License at time of application deadline (EMT-Paramedic due at time of appointment);
Must have current and valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Aerial Ladder Climb Certification dated within ONE YEAR PRIOR to the date of the oral interview (Certification can be submitted at the oral interview).
*NIPSTA, in Glenview, IL (www.nipsta.org) and SUFD, in Indianhead Park, IL (www.sufd.org) are two agencies that conduct the CPAT/Ladder Climb. Please see their websites for information about the test and to register for a testing date.
IOS Recruitment is managing the application process on behalf of the Carpentersville Fire Department. Applicants will be required to purchase the application for a nonrefundable fee of $25.00. Should you have any questions, contact IOS Recruitment at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800)-343-HIRE.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU CANNOT EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO IOS RECRUITMENT. APPLICATIONS MUST BE HAND DELIVERED OR MAILED TO IOS RECRUITMENT. APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL.
Applications will be available from April 3, 2015 to April 27, 2015. All applications and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 PM. on MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015 OR YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE in the testing process. You are wholly responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of your application.
Written Exam/Orientation Information:
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Carpentersville Public Works Building
1075 Tamarac Drive
Carpentersville, IL 60110
You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 9:00 a.m. with photo identification (valid driverâ€™s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.
The Village of Carpentersville seeks enthusiastic individuals with a high degree of personal accountability and integrity to participate in a competitive evaluation process to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The starting salary, effective 5/1/15, is $58,476 with an additional 5% in educational incentive. The Village of Carpentersville offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, deferred compensation and a firefighterâ€™s pension.