Oak Lawn, Illinois
Village of Oak Lawn
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Starting Salary: $69,420
Application Deadline: 11/16/18
VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN, ILLINOIS
The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Firefighter/Paramedic without regard to gender, race, color, or ethnic origin.
Firefighter candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination and an oral interview in order to be placed on the eligibility list.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary and benefits are subject to negotiation between the Village of Oak Lawn and IAFF Local 3405. Currently, the starting salary is $69,420 the first year with increases to $79,272 after one year to $95,364 after three years.
Benefits currently include:
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
At least twenty-four (24) years of age by the date of the written exam and under thirty-five (35) years of age, as of the closing date of the application filing period. Proof of age will be required at time of application.
Physically and psychologically qualified to sustain the labors and exposures of a Firefighter/Paramedic.
Minimum of 20/70 uncorrected vision, corrected to 20/20 in each eye, with normal color and depth perception.
No felony convictions; good moral character. Candidates must also successfully pass a background examination and polygraph test as a condition for being hired.
United States citizen or legal resident. Oak Lawn residency not required.
Successfully completed at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) hours of credit from a regionally accredited college or university as of the date of filing the application for employment.
Must possess and maintain a valid CPAT "Candidate Physical Ability Test" card that was issued within 12 months of the candidates assigned written test date.
Possess an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic "EMT-P" license from the State of Illinois as of the date of the applicant's assigned written test date. Applicants must maintain their annual EMT-P continuing education prior to employment.
Speak, read, and write the English language.
Possess a valid driver's license from applicant's state of residency.
A $25.00 non-refundable test fee will be payable at time of written exam.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OBTAINING
Applicants to be notified by e-mail of date, time, and location of all exams. Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must pass a pre-employment background check, polygraph, medical and psychological exam.
Pick up applications on lower level of:
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please note that the Municipal Center will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018.
Completed applications must be returned to the Commission office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018.
For additional information please e-mail:
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS
VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN
Equal Opportunity Employer
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