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Firefighter/Paramedic

Joliet, Illinois

 

 

 

City of Joliet

 

 

Website: www.applytoserve.com

 

 

 

Salary: $61,067 - $90,436

(after 4 years)

Population: 147,000

Sworn Officers: 209

Application Deadline: 5/13/15

 

 

 

 

Firefighter/Paramedic Application Process

 

Joliet Fire Department, Joliet, Illinois

 

 

City of Joliet Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic.

 

All applicants must meet the following

minimum requirements established by the City of Joliet:

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • No felony convictions;

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;

  • Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record (will be required proof of identification at all phases of testing);

  • No offensive and/or inappropriate visible tattoos, brands, or body piercings. No tattoos, body art, or brands will be on the head, face, scalp, neck, or hands from the wrists to the fingertips (Reference: Joliet Fire Department Standard Operating Procedure #25 - under the Job Description section of the application);

  • Possess 20/20 vision (or corrected 20/20 vision) and cannot be color blind;

  • At least 21 years of age AND must be UNDER 35 years of age at time of appointment;*

    • Unless otherwise exempt by State or Federal law; Such maximum age limitation shall not apply in the case of 1) any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of (i) any municipality or fire protection district whose obligations were assumed by a municipality under Section 21 of the Fire Protection District Act, or (ii) a municipality whose obligations were taken over by a fire protection district, or 2) any person who has served the fire district as a regularly enrolled volunteer, paid-on-call, or part-time firefighter for the 5 years immediately preceding the time that the district begins to use full-time firefighters to provide all or part of its fire protection service. (References: 70 ILCS 705/16.06b; 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6)

  • Must have a valid Paramedic certification in the State of Illinois at time of appointment;

  • Must present a valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certification with any licensed agency, issued no more than 12 months prior to time of appointment;

  • Must successfully test into the Silver Cross Hospital EMS within 30 days of employment;

  • Attend a mandatory orientation/written exam administration on Saturday, June 13, 2015; Candidates scoring in the top tier will move on to the first round of oral interviews;

  • Must meet the requirements of a background investigation and pass a medical, vision, psychological and polygraph test;

  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • Application deadline is Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 4:00 PM

 

Points will be awarded as determined by the

City of Joliet for the following:

  • Military Veterans

  • Residency

 

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

 

http://www.applytoserve.com

 

 

 

The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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