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Police & Fire
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Hoffman Estates Fire Department
c/o IOS Recruitment
Starting Salary: $62,892
(increases to $63,521 on 7/1/16)
Sworn Officers: 96
Application Deadline: 6/3/16
The HOFFMAN ESTATES FIRE DEPARTMENT is currently accepting applications for the
position of firefighter/paramedic.
Information and applications are available only at:
The application deadline is JUNE 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM.
You must meet the following minimum requirements:
$40 non-refundable application fee;
Be a United States citizen;
Possess a valid Driver’s License with eligibility to operate a vehicle in
Possess a High School Diploma (or its equivalent);
Have vision minimum corrected to 20-20 with no color blindness;
Have minimum, non-corrected hearing ability to perform as a firefighter;
Have the ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language;
Submit proof of a valid Illinois Department of Public Health license as a
State of Illinois Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P) by date of
written exam (7/9/16);
Submit proof of a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Approved
Ladder Climb card from a licensed agency before July 9, 2016 (card must be
dated 7/9/15 through 7/9/16);
NIPSTA (Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy) – Glenview, IL
www.nipsta.org or 847-998-8090.
SUFD (Southwest United Fire Districts) – Darien, IL –
www.sufd.org or 708-579-2064.
Minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age, unless previously a
full-time Firefighter in Illinois as noted under state statute (65 IL
5/10-2.1-6.3), at the time of the written examination.
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