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Police & Fire
Hillside Fire Department
Salary: $56,795 - $90,024
Sworn Officers: 25
Application Deadline: 9/28/18
Hillside Fire Department
Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Hillside, Illinois is
accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Hillside
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by
the Village of Hillside:
No felony convictions
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
Valid Illinois driver's license
Minimum of 21 years of age (as of the application deadline date of September 28, 2018) and must be UNDER 35 years of age as of date of hire, unless otherwise
exempt by State Statute
Must have a current Paramedic certification in the State of Illinois at the
time of hire
Must present CPAT certification by the date of the
written examination (October 13, 2018)
Must meet the requirements of a background check and pass a medical, psychological and polygraph test
Attend a mandatory orientation/written exam administration on Saturday,
October 13, 2018
Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee
Application deadline is Friday, September 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Preference Points will be awarded as determined
by the Village of Hillside for the following:
Military Experience: Active duty U.S. military service members with an
un-redacted Honorable Discharge. Form DD-214 must be submitted with application to
Certified Paramedics: Applicants currently certified as paramedics will
be awarded preference points on the final register list. A copy of valid
certification must be submitted with application to qualify.
Submission of Application:
be submitted online by Friday, September 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM (CST).
Faxed, emailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted.
after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person,
per testing cycle will be accepted.
Clear your calendar
and make sure you are
available on the
All candidates will
receive an email approximately one week prior regarding their status in the
Saturday, October 13,
Check-in between 8:30
a.m. and 9:00 a.m.*
1 N. Lind Avenue
Hillside, IL 60162
*Doors will be locked
at 9:00 a.m. No exceptions will be made for late arrivals.
Candidates must present
CPAT certification issued by NIPSTA or SUFD if they have not already submitted
proof with their application.
A mandatory orientation
will immediately follow candidate check-in.
The written examination
will be administered following the orientation session. Candidates should expect
to be on-site for testing until approximately 12 p.m.
The Village of Hillside, Illinois is an Equal
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