Firefighter/Paramedic

North Riverside Fire Department

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Contact Information

Address:

North Riverside Fire Department
2331 S. Des Plaines Avenue
North Riverside, IL 60546

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/15/24
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $68,625 with Holiday Pay of $2,615.75

    At the completion of 3rd year: $100,724 with Holiday Pay of $3,839.25

Sworn:

  • 16

Population:

  • 6,460

Position Details

The Civil Service Commission of the Village of North Riverside, Illinois is accepting appointment(s) to the position of Firefighter/Paramedic with the North Riverside Fire Department.

Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire three (3) Firefighter/Paramedics and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated future hiring needs.

Application Deadline:

July 15, 2024 @ 4:00 PM

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements established by the Village of North Riverside Civil Service Commission:

  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at time of written examination, except per Illinois Statute 65 ILCS 5/0-1-7 and 5/10-1-12 of the Civil Service Act which provides in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of any municipality or fire protection district located in Illinois
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • No felony convictions and must be of good moral character
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record
  • Possess a valid Paramedic License from the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH) (within six (6) months of hire as long as you have your Basic Operations Firefighter Certification (BOF); ******OR****** If you do not have your Basic Operations Firefighter Certification (BOF) you must possess a valid Paramedic License from the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH) at time of hire
  • Present a valid CPAT card with Ladder Climb at the time of conditional employment offer, with an issue date within 12 months of the date of the Final Eligibility List -AND- CPAT card must also be valid at time of hire
  • Must successfully pass a written examination with a passing score of 70% or better
  • No residency requirements
  • Must successfully complete:
    • oral interview
    • background investigation
    • medical examination
    • drug testing
    • polygraph
    • psychological examination
  • Complete Mandatory On-line Written Examination Testing available between Tuesday, July 31, 2024 and Thursday, August 1, 2024
  • Pay a $20.00 non-refundable application processing fee

Preference Points will be awarded by the Village of North Riverside for the following:

  • Military Experience: Applicants with a minimum of 1 year of active duty U.S. military service with an Honorable Discharge. Military Form DD-214 (indicating status of discharge) must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • Education: Possess an Associate's Degree in the field of Fire Service or Emergency Medical Services from an accredited community or junior college –OR- a Bachelor's Degree in any field from an accredited college or university. A copy of the diploma and/or official transcripts must be submitted when requested to qualify. 

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

https://www.applytoserve.com/Application.aspx?ID=645

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Civil Service Commissioners for the Village of North Riverside which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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