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Oak Brook, Illinois


Village of Oak Brook

1200 Oak Brook Road

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Phone: 630-368-5000

Fax: 630-368-5033




Salary: $62,154 - $83,907

Population: 7,883

Sworn Officers: 32

Application Deadline: 10/28/16



The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Oak Brook, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Oak Brook Fire Department.




(effective 1/1/15)




7,883 residents

(Note: an additional 80,000 to 100,000 daytime corporate/transient population)


Total Sworn Firefighters:



(includes the Chief, 3 Battalion Chiefs and 6 Lieutenants)


All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Oak Brook:

  • U.S. citizenship

  • No felony convictions

  • Valid State-issued driver's license

  • Minimum of 21 years of age and UNDER 35 years of age at time of application, except as otherwise determined by Illinois State Statute  

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent

  • Paramedic License issued by Illinois Department of Public Health by application deadline (October 28, 2016)

  • Must possess and present a valid 2016 CPAT and Ladder Climb certificate by November 18, 2016

  • Must successfully complete a written examination and oral interview, if administered

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee

Applications MUST be submitted online by Friday, October 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CST).  Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing:


Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the following.  Clear your calendar and make sure you are available on the following date:

Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam:


Saturday, December 3, 2016

(Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.)


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


The Village of Oak Brook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.












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