Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic: McHenry Township FPD Illinois Deadline: August 27, 2018

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Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic

Deadline: August 27, 2018

Job Description:

The McHenry Township Fire Protection District (MTFPD) is currently testing for the position of Part-Time Firefighter/Firefighter Paramedic. The application process requires the FireTeam test, Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), and completion of the District employment application. These tests and the submission of all required materials must be submitted by August 27th, 2018. 

On recommendation of the Fire Chief, part-time Firefighter/Firefighter-Paramedic positions are appointed by the Board of Trustees and are part-time, non-commissioned, non-pensioned, at-will employees of the District. 

Important information regarding the position, minimum qualifications, deadlines, and the testing/hiring process can be downloaded here

Please carefully review this information.

The MTFPD application for employment can be downloaded here

The McHenry Township Fire Protection District utilizes the National Testing Network (NTN) for the written portion of the testing process (FireTeam test). The testing can be completed any one of NTN’s Testing Centers.  Candidates can also complete the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) through NTN if they choose. For more information about the National Testing Network and to sign up for testing, visit the following link:

There is a $50 one-time application fee to establish an account with the National Testing Network. Candidates who have financial hardship can apply for assistance through NTN.

Newly hired part-time Firefighters who do not possess First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, and Basic Operations Firefighter certifications will be sent by the MTFPD to those courses at McHenry County College.  As part of an Initial Training Agreement, individuals are responsible for the cost of course tuition and textbooks for these courses and will then be reimbursed over a defined period of time by the MTFPD.  Complete and detailed information will be provided at the candidate orientation session.

Additional updates will be posted on the MTFPD website at

All information and requirements are subject to change by the MTFPD.

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

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