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Pontiac, Illinois



City of Pontiac

413 N. Mill Street

Pontiac, IL 61764





Salary: $36,593 - $55,150

(full benefit package)

Population: 14,000

Sworn Officers: 13

Application Deadline: 1/29/16





Firefighter/EMT Examination

City of Pontiac, IL



The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners, City of Pontiac, Illinois, is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list.



Applications can be picked up between the hours of

8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at:


Pontiac Fire Department

Public Safety Complex

413 N. Mill Street

Pontiac, IL 61764




Online at:




Will be mailed upon request


Applications must be turned in by January 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. A $25 fee must be included at the time of filing.



Orientation and written examination will be held on:


February 13, 2016, 8:30 a.m.


Pontiac Recreation Center

900 N. Elm Street

Pontiac, IL 61764



Testing/Hiring Procedure:


The testing procedure includes a mandatory orientation immediately followed by the written component. Applicant must score a 70% or higher to continue. An oral interview will be scheduled at a later date for the applicants scoring a 70% or higher on the written exam. At the time of hire, the applicant will undergo a thorough background check, polygraph, psychological exam, physical exam and must attain or possess a current (within the last 12 months) CPAT certification.




  • Must be 21 years of age but not attained 35 years of age by the date of examination unless otherwise

  • specified in the Illinois Municipal Code 65 ILCS 5/10 - 2.1-7.1.

  • Must be a citizen of the United States.

  • Must possess a valid drivers license in good standing.

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

  • Minimum vision of 20/50 uncorrected, 20/20 corrected.



The City of Pontiac is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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