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Lansing, Illinois



Lansing Fire Department

19300 Burnham Avenue

Lansing, IL 60438

Phone: 708-895-7400

Fax: 708-474-7514




Salary: $55,452 - $83,097

Population: 28,331

Sworn Officers: 35

Application Deadline: 4/21/18




Applications Available:


March 19, 2018 through April 14, 2018


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 April 21, 2018

  • 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 apply)

  • Valid CPAT card due at orientation; CPAT card considered valid only if dated between April 21, 2017 and April 21, 2018; Applicants who do not have a valid CPAT card should contact MABAS 24 at (708) 607-2728 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:


$55,452 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.



A mandatory Orientation session will be held at:


Eisenhower Center

2550 178th street


April 21 at 11:30 AM


Followed by the written examination at 1:00 PM



Oral Examinations for applicants who pass the written examination are scheduled during the evenings of the week of May 7, 2018.


Applicants wishing to purchase a study guide or practice test to assist in the testing process can do so at


For technical support doing so, please contact: 916-471-3538. Only available through April 21, 2018.



For more information contact:


Board of Fire and Police Commissioners






The Village of Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer












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