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Zion, Illinois


Zion Fire/Rescue Department

2828 Sheridan Road

Zion, IL 60099

Phone: 847-746-4014

Fax: 847-746-7167




Salary: $50,000 - $89,278

Population: 25,000

Sworn Officers: 26

Application Deadline: 7/26/16




Applications will be available on-line at:


on June 7, 2016


A $40.00 non-refundable application fee is required.


The application includes the minimum requirements.



Application Deadline:


4:00 p.m. on July 26, 2016



The written examination is scheduled for:


Saturday, September 10, 2016


Zion Park District Shiloh Center


A mandatory orientation session is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. and the examination will begin immediately following.


The date, time and location of the oral interviews are to be announced at a later date.



Criteria necessary for being awarded preference points is as follows:

  • Veterans (5 points)

  • Educational (2.5 points for Associate of Fire Science Degree/EMS and 5 points for Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline)

  • Paramedic certification (5 points)

  • Experience (up to 5 points)

  • Unique (5 points total – 1 point for FFII or Basic, 1 point for Fire Apparatus Engineer, and 1 point for each full year served on the Zion Fire/Rescue Department up to 3 points maximum)


To be placed on the eligibility list, a candidate’s score, prior to the application of preference points, must be at or above the median score on the Initial Eligibility Register.


The purpose of this testing process is to enable the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners to prepare a Final Eligibility Register as required by State Statute.  The expiration of the Final Eligibility Register is two years from the date of certification following the application of preference points.


There are currently no positions available in the Zion Fire/Rescue Department.












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