Find a Job  

Members Only  

Become a Member  

Executive Jobs 

Post a Job  

Recruiter Info 

Our Clients 

Banner Ads  

Police Pay

Get Your AA, BA or Masters Degree

Police Training



follow us onFollow The Blue Line on Twitter

and get free updates


Patch Collectors


Listen Live

Police & Fire


 

 

 

 

 

 

Firefighter/Paramedic

Gurnee, Illinois

 

 

Gurnee Fire Department

4580 Old Grand Avenue

Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: 847-599-6600

Website: www.gurnee.il.us

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application Deadline: 8/31/15

 

 

 

 

The Village of Gurnee Fire Department

is Seeking Applicants for

Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List Testing

 

 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

 

Applicants for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic must meet the following minimum requirements and qualifications at the time of application:

  • United States citizen.

  • Must be at least 21 years old and maximum age of 34 years (unless applicant meets one of the exemptions listed under 65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.1).

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent thereof.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Currently certified as a Basic Operations Fire Fighter or Fire Fighter II under the State of Illinois, Division of Personnel Standards and Education; and

  • Minimally a Provisional Paramedic or a System Approved Paramedic Student by the State of Illinois pursuant to applicable statutes and regulations at the time of application.

  • Applicants must provide a Candidate Physical Ability Test [CPAT] certificate with Ladder Climb with an issuance date between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015.

 

Selection Process

  • Written examination [Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.]

  • Oral Interview with Civil Service Commission – eligible applicants will be contacted with specific date/time information [week of October 19, 2015]

  • Initial eligibility register established

  • Preference points:  maximum of 10 points:

    • Veterans’ Points/Military Service with an Honorable Discharge:  five (5) points

    • Education Points:  up to five (5) points:

      • Associates Degree (any curriculum):  two and one-half [2.5] points

      • Bachelors Degree (any curriculum):  an additional two and one-half [2.5] points

  • Final Eligibility Register

If a position becomes available, candidates on the Final Eligibility Roster will be contacted in successive order and may be extended a conditional offer of employment.  If a conditional offer of employment is extended, the candidate must successfully pass a psychological examination, polygraph examination, background check and medical examination, including drug screen. All appointments are subject to a probationary period.

 

 

Application Packets available online at:

 

www.gurnee.il.us

 

 

Return completed Application Packet and

required materials in person to:

 

Gurnee Fire Department, Station 1

4580 Old Grand Avenue

Gurnee, IL 60031

 

 

Application Deadline:

 

4:00 p.m., Monday, August 31, 2015

 

No faxed, emailed, or mailed applications accepted.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Do you need to finish your degree?

Click Here for a list of all our college programs


FREE

JOB UPDATES


Police Jobs

Fire Service Jobs

Civilian Jobs

Your email address:

Enter 5-digit code:

Free email subscription widget

 

 

 



 

 

Return to the Featured Department List            

2649   7/29/15-8/31/15