City of Elgin
150 Dexter Court
Elgin, IL 60120
Salary: $60,863 - $81,120
Sworn Officers: 144
Application Deadline: 4/15/16
The City of Elgin is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Elgin is a community with a population over 108,000 operating under a City Manager form of government.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Provide an all-hazards emergency response for but not limited to fire, emergency medical services (EMS), hazardous materials, water rescue & recovery, technical rescue, and natural & man made disasters.
When not responding to emergencies include but not limited to daily training & education, tool & equipment maintenance, public education including fire & life safety, CPR, and first aid, business safety surveys, and fire investigation.
Candidates must meet and submit the following required documentation by the application deadline of April 15, 2016:
* Five additional points will be given on the eligibility list to those candidates that have completed a minimum of two (2) years at the Elgin Fire Cadet Academy.
* Five additional points will be given on the eligibility list for being a resident within the geographic boundaries of the City of Elgin for a period of not less than one (1) year prior to the awarding of points.
* Five additional points will be given on the eligibility list to those candidates who have 1 or more years of active duty military experience with an honorable discharge.
* Up to five additional points will be given on the eligibility list to those candidates who have served as a Firefighter II, Firefighter III, or licensed paramedic for a municipality or fire protection district, based on the requirements set forth in Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.3.
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