Wilmington Fire Protection District – Firefighter/Paramedic – Deadline: 10-18-19

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

Starting Salary: $50,500.00


• Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of submission of an application unless otherwise provided by state or federal law
• Be a citizen of the United States
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
• Possess a valid class B non CDL driver’s license in the State of Illinois
• Be certified as a Basic Operations Firefighter or Firefighter II through the Office of the State Fire Marshall in the State of Illinois
• Be certified as a Paramedic in the State of Illinois (IDPH EMT-P)

Applications will be available to qualified candidates beginning on September 19th – October 18th between the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday at Station #1, 501 N. Main Street, Wilmington, IL. $30 non-refundable processing fee (Cash/check only) is due upon receipt of application.

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

Completed application shall be returned to the above address no later than 4:30 pm on October 18th, 2019. Failure to complete the application in its entirety shall be grounds for rejection from the process.
Applicants must attend the following:

• Orientation/Written Exam: Monday, October 21st, 2019 at 6 pm Sharp (No one will be allowed in the room after 6 pm)
• Oral Interviews: October 28th and 30th (November 4th if needed).
• Physical Ability: Must have a CPAT card with Ladder Climb issued no more than 365 days prior to Conditional Offer.

The Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire Commissioners, Wilmington 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 (815)-476-6675.

Wilmington Fire Protection District
501 N. Main Street
Wilmington IL. 60481

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