City of Burbank
c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Starting Salary: $65,052.00
Sworn Officers: 28 (FT); 20 (POC)
Application Deadline: 9/27/17
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Burbank is now accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic.
Testing is being conducted for 4 immediate new hires and to establish an Eligibility List for future anticipated hiring needs.
Burbank is located in Cook County, at the southwest edge of the city of Chicago. Conveniently located only 12 miles southwest of the Loop, and bordered by Oak Lawn, Bridgeview and Bedford Park makes living in Burbank a great place to raise a family or establish a business.
The goal of the Burbank Fire Department is to save lives and property and to prevent the citizens of Burbank from further danger by natural or man-made disaster and accidents.
The Fire Department is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with an average shift of 9 full-time firefighters and paramedics. Shifts consist of 24 hours on duty followed by 48 hours off. Manning consists of 2 Officers, 2 Engineers, and 4-6 Firefighter/Paramedics, depending on staffing. The Department fleet consists of four Engines, one Aerial Tower, one Heavy Rescue Squad, one Technical Rescue Trailer, three Advance Life Support Ambulances (paramedic staffed), two Service Vehicles, and three Command Vehicles.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be online for purchase until 9/27/17 - 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by 4:00 PM
All applications must be returned to the office of:
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: Burbank FD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
You must meet the following
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.
Additional information will be provided in the
packet which can be downloaded at:
There is a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.
Applications are NOT available at the Burbank Fire Department or City Hall.
Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation
and test date:
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Registration Starts at 8:00 AM
Orientation Ė 8:30 AM
Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Reavis High School
6034 W. 77th Street
Burbank, IL 60459
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Burbank, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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