Firefighter/Paramedic

Village of Hanover Park

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Hanover Park
2121 W. Lake Street
Hanover Park, IL 60133

Phone:

  • 630-823-5662

Fax:

  • 630-823-5659

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • NA

Salary:

  • Starting: $72,189.95

    ($66,689.95 annual base salary plus $5,500 Paramedic Pay) + Additional educational pay based on fire service-related certifications and/or degrees)

    OUR AWESOME BENEFITS INCLUDE:

    • Paid Personal, Vacation, Holidays, and Sick days
    • Life Insurance Policy paid by the Village
    • Fire Pension
    • Medical Insurance with only an 11% employee contribution
    • Free single Dental Insurance
    • Annual Employee Awards and Appreciation Event
    • Annual Employee Picnic
    • Annual Holiday Party
    • Wellness Events

Sworn:

  • 63

Population:

  • 36,774

Position Details

Apply online at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hpil/jobs/3313215/firefighter-paramedic?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Minimum of a H.S. diploma or GED
  • Age: Must be 21 years of age and under the age of 35 by the date the preliminary eligibility list is created. For age limitation exceptions, please refer to the IL General Assembly compiled statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Paramedic: Eligible candidates must meet one of the two following minimum requirements:
    • Must hold a license as a Paramedic by the date of a conditional job offer AND have the ability to transfer to a state of Illinois paramedic license. (No Basic Operations Firefighter Certification necessary, one will be required after hire and completion of the Fire Academy).
    • Must be enrolled in an approved Paramedic Program AND have a valid Basic Operations Firefighter Certification issued by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal. An approved Paramedic Program is defined as the Greater Elgin Area EMS Program, or any other program that will allow a candidate to complete their field internship (ride-time) requirements with the Hanover Park Fire Department.
  • Valid CPAT card with ladder climb: Required on the date of a conditional job offer. The CPAT test cannot be more than 1 year old. PLEASE SUBMIT A COPY WITH YOUR APPLICATION IF YOU HAVE ONE.
  • Valid Driver's License in good standing (PLEASE SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE WITH YOUR APPLICATION.)
  • Requires the ability to obtain a non CDL Class B vehicle operator's license within 12 months from date of hire

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Completion of the National Testing Network written exam
  • An initial virtual interview
  • Submission of preference points (a document will be sent to candidates who pass the phone screening interview). 

From this process the Village will create an eligibility list. The list is a rolling eligibly list with candidates having an individual expiration date ending 24-months after being placed on the list.

A conditional offer of employment may be offered to candidates holding a position on the list. After receiving a conditional offer, candidates will undergo a series of post-offer tests. Tests include reference checks, a fingerprinted background investigation, a polygraph exam, psychological exam, an NFPA firefighter fitness for duty medical exam & drug screening, and an in-person interview.

WRITTEN EXAM:

Interested persons must complete the Village of Hanover Park job application and take the National Testing Network (NTN) Firefighter FireTeam written exam for the Village of Hanover Park.

To submit the Village of Hanover Park Job application visit:

www.hpil.org

Select "Apply for Jobs" and "Job opportunities" and select Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic.

National Testing Network (NTN) Firefighter FireTeam written exam:

https://nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs

To register with  the National Testing Network and schedule a test, click on the above link, select 'Find Jobs', filter by Job Class Firefighter and State Illinois, then select Village of Hanover Park.

National Testing Network offers a FAQ for you to review for the virtual written exam.

NTN has a $50 written exam fee that is paid directly to them. If you have already taken the NTN written Firefighter exam for another organization, you have the option to transfer an existing test score to Hanover Park through the NTN website for $9.50 by clicking on the above link, you do not need to re-take the test as long as the one you took is the most current version being used by NTN. 

FOR A DETAILED JOB POSTING AND TO APPLY:

Go to:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hpil/jobs/3313215/firefighter-paramedic?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The Village of Hanover Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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