Firefighter: Westchester Illinois Deadline: March 29, 2018 or First 150 Applications


Deadline: March 29, 2018 or After the First 150 Applications

Job Description:

NOTE: A maximum of 150 applications will be accepted. Be sure to complete and confirm your online application ASAP to ensure your application is accepted. The application deadline will be on 3/29/18 at 4:00 PM OR one 150 online applications have been confirmed; whichever occurs first

Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Valid driver’s license (valid IL driver’s license due at time of hire)
  • High school diploma/GED AND either (i) a certified copy of a transcript confirming successful completion of at least thirty (30) semester hours (or their equivalent in quarter or trimester hours) of credit from an accredited college or university listed in the United States Department of Education database or (ii) proof of at least twelve (12) months of active service in any branch of the United States military service (army, navy, air force, or coast guard) with an honorable or medical discharge
  • Basic Operations Firefighter Certification (or the updated equivalent classification) or Firefighter II Certification (or updated equivalent classification) from the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of application deadline (3/29/18), unless exempt by applicable state law
  • Must provide proof of successful completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months immediately prior to written exam date (4/28/18)
  • Valid Illinois Department of Public Health Paramedic License at time of hire
  • Complete and submit the Reimbursement Agreement for Training Costs and Expenses as well as the additional release forms/waives and online application by 4:00 PM on 3/29/18

Required Documentation due 3/29/18 at 4:00 PM (must be delivered via hand or mail):

  • Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
  • Consent and release agreement, reimbursement agreement, and additional waivers (available after purchase)
  • Copy of high school diploma/GED
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record
  • Copy of valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certifications
  • Copy of Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter certification issued by the Illinois OSFM
  • Original, official college transcripts OR copy of military DD-214 (long form)

Orientation and Testing:

Saturday, April 28, 2018. Arrive no later than 8:30 AM with a photo-ID to sign-in. No late admittance. Testing will take place in Westchester, IL. The exact testing location will be provided to eligible candidates approximately one week prior to the test date.

Application Process Information:

When you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release forms and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 PM on 3/29/18. A maximum of 150 confirmed online applications will be accepted.

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


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