Peoria Fire Department
419 Fulton Street, Room 302
Peoria, IL 61602
Salary: See Below
Application Deadline: 4/20/12
Announcing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria 2012 Firefighter Eligibility Pool.
($46,322.80 effective 7/1/12)
AGE: 21 years old by date of written examination. Cannot have attained age 35 by date of entrance into Eligibility Pool. (By State statute, exceptions made for individuals with prior municipal fire experience. See the Human Resources Department for additional information).
EDUCATION: Minimum: Graduation from High School or GED equivalency accepted. Prefer candidates with Fire Science college courses or degree in Fire Science or related field, and emergency medical technician (EMT) certification.
OTHER: U.S. Citizenship; valid driverís license; physical condition to perform the essential functions of the position and pass physical agility exam; no felony conviction.
VISION-HEARING: Must meet minimum standards for vision and hearing.
RESIDENCY: Applicants need not be residents of the City to apply. If hired, must establish permanent City residency within one year of hire date.
Voluntary Orientation sessions will be held at:
Peoria Public Library
107 NE Monroe
Saturday, May 5, 2012
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
You only need to attend one session.
Saturday, June 16, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.
(Must report by 8:45 a.m.)
Peoria Civic Center
Meeting Rooms 405-408 (Ballroom)
201 SW Jefferson
PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAMINATION:
Saturday, June 16, 2012
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(only for candidates that live more than 100 miles from Peoria)
Sunday, June 17, 2012 or Saturday, June 30, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Peoria Fire Training Academy
7130 N. Galena Road
Peoria, Illinois 61615
Applicants will be notified of the exact date and time to report for the physical agility exam after passing the written examination.
OTHER TESTS: After the eligibility pool is established, an oral interview with a panel of the Fire & Police Commissioners will be held with candidates selected from the eligibility pool. Prior to hire, must undergo background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and medical examination including a drug screen.
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2012 or postmarked or faxed by April 20, 2012. Application must include a copy of the applicantís certified birth certificate, (copy of registered certificate, not hospital copy with footprints), copy of driverís license, and a copy of high school diploma or GED certificate (Even if you have a college degree).
Study guides for the written examination will be mailed to candidates with completed applications the week of April 23rd.
APPLICATIONS FROM CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEES AND FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL TO:
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
419 FULTON STREET, ROOM 302
PEORIA, IL 61602
UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE
FAX# (309) 494-8587
PHONE# (309) 494-8575
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
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