|Skilled emergency firefighting and emergency medical services and other emergency rescue and response services. Work involves responsibility for participating in the provision of emergency medical services, performance of rescue and fire suppression and prevention, as well as all duties delegated by law, ordinance, rule or regulation, or practice or procedures. Work involves the operation of fire and emergency medical services equipment, and the maintenance of equipment, apparatus and quarters. Employees are required to participate in the operation of apparatus and perform hazardous tasks and skilled medical procedures under emergency conditions which may involve strenuous exertion under such adverse conditions as fire, heat, smoke, darkness, and cramped surroundings.
Qualifications – FireMedic II
1. Citizen of the United States.
2. Candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of certification to an eligibility list. Applicants shall be under thirty-five (35) years of age at the time of application, unless the individual falls under one of the exceptions to the statutory maximum hiring age detailed in 70 ILCS 705/16.06 or 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6. Proof of date of birth is required.
3. High school diploma or equivalent.
4. Valid copy of Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) from a certified agency, dated not more than twelve (12) months prior to date of conditional letter of employment.
5. Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM) certified Firefighter II at time of conditional letter of employment and maintenance of same pursuant to District policy.
6. Illinois Department of Public Health licensed EMT-P at time of conditional letter of employment and maintenance of same pursuant to District policy.
7. Possess and maintain a valid Illinois driver’s license.
8. Read, speak and write using the English language.
College of DuPage Testing Consortium
Firefighter Job Application
One application will grant you access to all departments participating in the testing consortium.
Glenside Fire Protection District
Lisle/Woodridge Fire Protection District
Palos Fire Protection District
The online application is due by 12:00 p.m. on January 31, 2020. All other required documentation must be submitted at the candidate orientation on February 10, 2020. Additional details provided after purchase.
You must meet the minimum requirements for each department in order to be considered eligible for that specific department.
All applicants must attend a mandatory orientation which will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the College of DuPage, SRC 2000. Any candidate arriving after 7:00 p.m. will not be admitted – no exceptions. Please arrive no later than 6:30 p.m.
Candidates still qualified after the mandatory orientation will be emailed information on how to complete the testing process. Eligible candidate will have until March 27, 2020 to complete the exam through the testing center at the College of DuPage.