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Mattoon, Illinois



Mattoon Fire Department

1812 Prairie Avenue

Mattoon, IL 61938

Phone: 217-235-0924

Fax: 217-234-2448




Salary: $39,194.80 - $65,111.43

Population: 25,641

Sworn Officers: 32

Application Deadline: 3/18/16




City of Mattoon, Mattoon, IL Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is currently accepting 2016 applications for FIREFIGHTERS.



Starting Salary:




After 1-Year Probationary Period:




Department Size:


30 Line Personnel

2 Chiefs



Mattoon Fire Department currently has one (1) immediate vacancy and anticipates four (4) vacancies within the next two years.



Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee

  • Valid driver’s license

  • High School Graduate or equivalent (GED);

  • 21 to under 35 years of age as of Friday, March 18, 2016 unless otherwise exempt by statute

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • No felony convictions

  • Residency within 20 miles of City of Mattoon corporate limits within eighteen (18) months of hire

  • Valid CPAT/Ladder Climb at time of hire – cards considered valid if issued within the one year prior to time of hire

  • Valid EMT-Paramedic certification issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) at time of hire

  • Mandatory sign-in, orientation, and written examination on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. at Lake Land College, Field House (Rooms 101 & 103), 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, IL  61938




Friday, March 18, 2016


2:00 PM (CST)



For Application Information Contact:



Attention: Mattoon FD

1127 South Mannheim Road, Suite 203

Westchester, IL 60154


708-410-0200 or 888-784-1290



For Additional Information Visit:



All portions of the testing process are mandatory.  Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.




The City of Mattoon is an Equal Opportunity Employer












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