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Bradley, Illinois



Bradley Fire Department






Starting Salary: $56,654

Population: 15,471

Sworn Officers: 7 (FT); 22 (POC)

Application Deadline: 1/4/19



Entry-Level Firefighter/Paramedic Hiring Process



Bradley Fire Department

Bradley, Illinois



The Village of Bradley is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Bradley Fire Department.


Please read these application requirements carefully, paying particular attention to deadlines and required documents.



Firefighter/Paramedic Minimum Requirements

at time of application:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • No misdemeanor or felony convictions in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.3(i)

  • Must be at least 21 years of age by the application deadline date (January 4, 2019)*

    • NOTE: Candidates between the ages of 18 and 21 with at least two (2) years of completed study in Fire Science will be eligible to test

  • Maximum age of 35 by the application deadline date (January 4, 2019) unless exempt in accordance with ILCS 5/10-2.1-6

  • Valid state-issued driverís license

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • EMT-Paramedic License issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

  • Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter Certification issued by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal

  • Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and Ladder Climb certification issued by a licensed testing agency within 1 year of the written exam date (January 17, 2019);

    • CPAT/Ladder Climb certification must be issued from January 17, 2018 through January 17, 2019

  • Residency within a 30-mile radius of the fire station (147 S. Michigan Avenue, Bradley, IL 60915) within six (6) months of hire

  • Pay a $10.00 non-refundable application fee

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written exam testing on Thursday, January 17, 2019 (Arrive no later than 5 PM for check-in)

  • Submit application and all supporting documents online by 4:00 PM (CST) on Friday, January 4, 2019


To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:




The Village of Bradley is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity.












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