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Firefighter/Paramedic

Oak Park, Illinois

 

 

Oak Park Fire Department

 

Website: www.applytoserve.com

 

 

 

Starting Salary: $56,110.51

Population: 52,000

Department Size: 62 (FTE)

Application Deadline: 10/6/14

 

 

 

 

Village of Oak Park Fire Department

Oak Park, Illinois

 

 

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

 

Competitive benefits package included.

 

 

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements established by the Village of Oak Park:

  • U.S. citizenship

  • No felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude

  • Minimum of 21 years of age (as of October 6th, 2014) and UNDER 35 years of age as of date of hire, unless otherwise exempt by state statute

  • High school diploma or GED Certificate

  • Valid driverís license

  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • Military Discharge Form DD214 for any candidate with military experience

  • Current physical ability test (CPAT) card or CPAT certificate from an authorized CPAT testing entity in effect for twelve month or less from October 6th, 2014

  • Current Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-P license, if applicable. EMT-P license MUST be obtained prior to the date of hire, but is not needed at the time of application

  • Submit ALL required application documents with your online application by Monday, October 6th, 2014 @12:00pm (CST).

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written testing session on October 18th, 2014

  • Must meet the requirements of an oral interview, background investigation, psychological examination and medical examination

 

These Documents MUST be Included

With Your Application:

  • Birth Certificate

  • High school diploma or GED Certificate

  • Valid driverís license

  • $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • A current physical ability test (CPAT) card or CPAT certificate from an authorized CPAT testing entity in effect for twelve month or less from October 6th, 2014

  • Current Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-P license, if applicable.  (Due prior the date of hire, but not required with application)

  • For any applicant with college experience, a college diploma from an accredited institution, or transcripts indicating completion of credit hours for any applicant with college experience

  • For any applicant with military experience, Military Discharge Form DD214

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

 

Submit Application:

 

Applicants must complete and submit all application materials by Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (CST). 

 

 

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the Orientation & Written Exam Administration*:

 

When:

 

Saturday, October 18th, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

 

Where:

 

Oak Park River Forest High School

201 North Scoville Avenue

Oak Park, IL 60302

 

*All candidates will receive an email approximately 5 days prior to the written test date regarding their status in the process.

 

 

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

 

www.applytoserve.com

 

 

 

The Village of Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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