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Firefighter

Westchester, Illinois

 

Westchester Fire Department

c/o IOS Recruitment

1127 S. Mannheim Road, Suite 203

Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 800-343-HIRE

E-mail: recruitment@iosolutions.org

Website: www.recruitment.iosolutions.org

 

 

Application Deadline: 1/14/16

 

 

 

The Westchester Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of entry-level firefighter.

 

 

Applications are available at:

 

www.Recruitment.iosolutions.org

 

until January 14, 2016

 

You must provide written proof that you meet

the following minimum requirements

and pay any required fees:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee;

  • U.S. Citizen;

  • Valid driver’s license (valid Illinois driver’s license due at time of hire);

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) AND either (i) a certified copy of a transcript confirming successful completion of at least thirty (30) semester hours (or their equivalent in quarter or trimester hours) of credit from an accredited college or university listed in the United States Department of Education database or (ii) proof of at least twelve (12) months of active service in any branch of the United States military service (army, navy, air force or coast guard) with an honorable discharge or medical discharge;

  • Basic Operations Firefighter Certification (or the updated equivalent classification) or Firefighter II Certification (or the updated equivalent classification) from the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal;

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at time of application deadline (1/14/16), unless exempt by applicable state law;

  • Must provide proof of successful completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months immediately prior to written exam date (2/20/16);

    NOTE: CPAT and Ladder Climb Certifications may be obtained at the following local agencies:

    • NIPSTA (Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy) – Glenview, IL – www.nipsta.org or 847-998-8090.

    • SUFD (Southwest United Fire Districts) – Darien, IL – www.sufd.org or 708-579-2064.

  • Valid Illinois Department of Public Health Paramedic license at time of hire.

 

Each applicant is required to complete, sign and submit an application form and all related documents that are part of the application process as required by the Rules and Regulations of the Westchester Board of Fire and Police Commissioners (Rules).

 

Preference points will be awarded per applicable state law and the Rules.

 

The number of complete applications that shall be received and processed for this examination is limited to a maximum of One Hundred and Fifty (150) applications. The applications shall be dated and time stamped upon receipt and shall be processed in the order that they are received, provided that the applications are complete.

 

All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.

 

 

Written Exam/Orientation Information:

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

 

St. Joseph High School

10900 W. Cermak Road

Westchester, IL 60154

 

Doors open at 8:00 AM. You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 8:30 AM with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) AND copy of valid CPAT with Ladder Climb to sign-in.  NO LATE ADMITTANCE.

 

Test day will consist of two exams: 1) the National Firefighter Selection Inventory (NFSI), and 2) the I2. Study materials for the NFSI can be purchased online at www.Recruitment.iosolutions.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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