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Park Forest, Illinois


Village of Park Forest

350 Victory Drive

Park Forest, IL 60466

Phone: 708-283-5603

Fax: 708-503-8560




Starting Salary: $56,405

Population: 23,000

Sworn Officers: 21 shift

Application Deadline: 2/12/15




The Village of Park Forest, Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, will be testing and establishing a two year eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.




January 20, 2015 – February 12, 2015


An optional study guide for the written test is available for a non-refundable cost of $10.



Application Deadline:


5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12, 2015



Please submit completed applications to:


Denyse Carreras, Director of Human Resources

Village of Park Forest

350 Victory Drive

Park Forest, IL  60466



Important Dates:


Mandatory Orientation:


February 18, 2015


Written Examination:


March 21, 2015


Oral Interviews:


April/May  2015 TBD



Minimum requirements at time of hire:

  • U.S. Citizen

  • 21 -34 years of age at time of hire

  • Valid driver’s license

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Illinois Licensed Emergency Medical Technician certificate - Paramedic

  • Valid CPAT card with ladder climb endorsement within 1 year preceding employment date

  • Ability to pass a background check, physical and psychological test

  • At this time there is no residency requirement


The starting annual salary for a Firefighter/Paramedic is $56,405.



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