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Crystal Lake, Illinois


City of Crystal Lake

100 W. Woodstock Street

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-459-2020  

Fax: 815-356-3690




Starting Salary: $60,851.77

Population: 40,743

Sworn Officers: 60 

Application Deadline: 5/14/15




The Crystal Lake Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter.



Applications are available at:


until May 14, 2015


The application deadline is May 14, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • No Felony Convictions

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Valid Driverís License

  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT-Basic License (applicants required to be IDPH EMT-Paramedic Certified by date of hire) 

  • MUST possess a current and valid CPAT Card issued by a licensed agency no more than 12 months PRIOR to written exam date (CPAT cards must be dated from 6/27/14 through 6/27/15) 

  • MUST possess a current and valid Ladder Climb Certificate issued by a licensed agency no more than 12 months PRIOR to written exam date (Ladder Climb Certificate must be dated from 6/27/14 through 6/27/15) 

  • Applicant must be 21 years of age at time of application deadline, and UNDER 35 years of age at time of application deadline AND at such time as the initial eligibility list is established, except as otherwise determined by State Statute

  • Upon completion of the 12 month probationary period, residency is required within one of the following Illinois counties: McHenry, Boone, Lake, Cook, DuPage, Kane, DeKalb and must be north of Route 38

  • Meet Visual Acuity Standard of 20/100 in each eye uncorrected, correctable to less than 20/40 and able to meet vision standards (NFPA 1582)


All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.



Written Exam/Orientation Information:


Saturday, June 27, 2015


Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge High School

6000 Dvorak Road

Crystal Lake, IL 60012


You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 12:30 p.m. with photo identification (valid driverís license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.




The City of Crystal Lake is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.












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