Job Opening: River Forest Fire Department – Firefighter/Paramedic – Deadline 07/31/2020

Fire Department
River Forest
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Firefighter / Paramedic
Job Description Details:
The River Forest Fire Department is an all risk Fire Department that provides services in fire suppression, emergency medical services (advanced life support), rescue services, fire prevention, hazardous materials, public education and disaster mitigation.

Salary: $59,195 + $5,809 Paramedic Pay

 Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of application unless exempt from such age limitation as provided in the Fire and Police Commissioners Act.

 Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or provide proof of intention to become a citizen.

 Applicants must possess a high school education or its equivalent.

 Applicants must be licensed and certified as a paramedic by the Illinois Department of Public Health upon hire.

 Applicants must submit a copy of their CPAT + (Ladder Climb Exercise) Certification from a licensed administrator in Illinois dated between February 8, 2019 – August 8, 2020.

• Complete and submit online application by 4:00pm on Friday, July 31st.
Required documentation:
 A copy of your Driver’s License
 Birth Certificate
 High School Diploma or Equivalent
 Copy of current Paramedic License or documentation showing you are in the process of obtaining a License.
 CPAT + (Ladder Climb Exercise) Certificate issued between February 8, 2019 – August 8, 2020.

If you are unable to obtain a copy of the above documentation at the time of submitting your application, you will be required to bring the documentation with you on the day of testing.

• Mandatory Orientation: It is mandatory that all applicants attend the orientation program. Failure to attend or appearing late will disqualify the applicant from further participation in the examination process.
Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 7:00pm
Check in time commences at 6:00pm

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Lund Auditorium (located in the Fine Arts Building)

• Written Examination: The minimum passing grade is 70%.
Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 9:00am
Check in time commences at 8:00am

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Parmer Hall Classrooms

• Oral Interview
August 10 & 11, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Applicants who successfully pass the written test will be notified of the exact date, time, and location for their oral interview.

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Parmer Hall Classrooms

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