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Firefighter

Peoria, Illinois

 

 

Peoria Fire Department

419 Fulton Street, Room 302

Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: 309-494-8575

Fax: 309-494-8587

E-mail: humanresources@ci.peoria.il.us

Website: www.ci.peoria.il.us

     

 

Salary: See Below

Population: 113,000

Application Deadline: 4/20/12

 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

 

FIREFIGHTER

 

 

Announcing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria 2012 Firefighter Eligibility Pool.

 

 

2012 Salary:

 

$45,192.98

($46,322.80 effective 7/1/12)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

 

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.

 

 

ORIENTATION:

 

Voluntary Orientation sessions will be held at:

 

Peoria Public Library

107 NE Monroe

Auditorium (Basement)

Peoria, Illinois

 

Saturday, May 5, 2012

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

or

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

You only need to attend one session.

 

NOT MANDATORY

 

 

WRITTEN EXAMINATION:

 

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

Peoria, Illinois

 

 

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)

 

and

 

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.

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

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

CITY HALL

419 FULTON STREET, ROOM 302

PEORIA, IL  61602

 

UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE

 

 

ONLINE APPLICATION:

 

www.ci.peoria.il.us

 

 

FAX# (309) 494-8587

PHONE# (309) 494-8575

E-MAIL humanresources@ci.peoria.il.us

 

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 

OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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