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Maywood, Illinois



Village of Maywood

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677



Starting Salary: $41,905.00

Population: 27,000

Sworn Officers: 36

Application Deadline: 10/8/15




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Maywood is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.


Testing is being conducted for immediate hires and to establish a new eligibility list.


The Maywood Fire Department enjoys a long and distinguished tradition of service to the community. In recent years, the Department has become a vital participant in a Mutual Aid Response system, which facilitates coordinated coverage and responses to emergency situations by Fire Departments throughout Chicago’s western suburbs.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 10/8/15 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Thursday, October 8, 2015 by 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Maywood FD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's License upon time of hire

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date for filing applications (10/08/15).  Applicants must be under the age of 35 years on 10/24/15 (and when the final eligibility register is posted; anticipated in December) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10 – 2. 1-6 which provides, in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of any municipality or fire protection district located in Illinois or turned 35 while in the military and are under the age of 40

  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement

  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Maywood

  • CPAT - NOTE:  All candidates must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certification issued between the dates of 4/08/15 and 10/08/15 (MUST provide a copy of certification in their returned support packet material and bring certification on the day of test.)

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the packet

which can be downloaded at:


There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Maywood Fire Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the

mandatory orientation and test date:


Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:


Saturday, October 24, 2015


Registration Starts at 8:30 AM


Orientation – 9:00 AM


Written Examination immediately following the Orientation




Emerson School

311 Washington Boulevard

Maywood, IL




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Maywood, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.












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