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Lansing, Illinois



Lansing Fire Department

19300 Burnham Avenue

Lansing, IL 60438

Phone: 708-895-7400




Salary: $54,632 - $81,869

Population: 28,331

Sworn Officers: 30

Application Deadline: 7/16/16





Applications Available:


June 20 through July 16


Municipal Center


Applications must be complete and brought to orientation. Do not return them to the Municipal Center.



The Village of Lansing Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Probationary Firefighter/Paramedic.



Minimum qualifications include:

  • U.S. citizen

  • 21 years of age by July 30, 2016

  • Under the age of 35 at the time of final eligibility list posting; This age limitation does not apply to current or previously employed full-time Firefighter/Paramedics from municipalities within the State of Illinois (All other requirements reply)

  • Valid CPAT card due at orientation; CPAT card considered valid only if dated between July 30, 2015 and July 30, 2016; Applicants who do not have a valid CPAT card should contact NIPSTA @  (847) 998-8090 for testing dates

  • Applicants shall be certified as Illinois Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic (EMT-P) at the time of application. Applicants must maintain and provide proof of their certification at orientation and original appointment

  • Residency in the Village of Lansing within six months after the probationary period

  • Successful completion of all phases of testing process


Starting Salary:


$54,632 plus benefits



Application packets are available at:


Village of Lansing Municipal Center

3141 Ridge Road

Lansing, Illinois 60438


Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM



9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


There is a non-refundable fee of $25.00 for the application packet.



Orientation will be held at:


Eisenhower Center

2550 178th street


July 30 at 11:30 AM


Followed by the written examination at 1:00 PM



For more information contact:


Board of Fire and Police Commissioners






The Village of Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer












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