Firefighter/Paramedic

Village of Alsip

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Alsip
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Alsip, IL 60803

Phone:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/17/24
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $76,024.14

    Benefits Include:

    • Education & Longevity Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Incentive Pay

Sworn:

  • 38

Population:

  • 19,200

Position Details

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Alsip is now accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Firefighter/Paramedic.

Testing is being conducted for immediate hires and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated future hiring needs.

The Alsip Fire Department’s mission is to provide timely, professional, safe, and cost-effective emergency service for the preservation of life and property.  The Alsip Fire Department is committed to providing “State of the Art” patient care, fire suppression, fire prevention, and public education.

Applications are available at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

Applications will be online for purchase until 7/17/24 – 2:00 PM

The deadline for returning completed applications is:

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, by 4:00 PM

(Please Note: This is not a postmark date)

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Alsip FD

1251 N. Plum Grove Road, Suite 160

Schaumburg, IL 60173

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen and/or legal permanent resident of the United States.
  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Age Requirement:  Applicants MUST have attained their 20th birthday by the last date for filing applications (7/17/24). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years at the time of application (7/17/24).
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate, or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language fluently.
  • Character: Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Certifications and Training: At the time of application, the applicant MUST be either an Illinois certified Paramedic (EMT-P) OR a Nationally Registry Paramedic (NREMT) (If applying from outside of Illinois) OR an EMT-B currently enrolled in a paramedic program (proof of enrollment in a paramedic program required) Must be a certified paramedic at time of hire. AND Must Possess an Illinois OSFM Certificate Firefighter II, OR Basic Operations Firefighter Certificate, OR A certificate of completion from the Basic Operations Firefighter from Illinois Fire Service Institute, OR Northern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy OR Romeoville Fire Academy, OR Illinois Community College that offers a Basic Operations Firefighter program, OR Equivalent of NFPA Firefighter I (out of state applicants) at time of application.
  • Residence:  All firefighters shall reside within the State of Illinois within six (6) months of completion of their probation.
  • CPAT Card: Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certification with Ladder Climb Exercise at the time of application, MUST have been issued between the dates of 7/17/23 and 7/17/24.
  • Candidates must successfully pass a written examination, oral interview, polygraph test, background investigation, medical examination, drug screening by a physician designated by the Village of Alsip.

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.

Additional information will be provided in the packet which can be downloaded at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Alsip Fire Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date:

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:

Saturday, August 3, 2024

Registration starts at 8:30 AM

Orientation – 9:00 AM

Written Examination immediately following the Orientation

Location:

Alsip Village Hall

4500 W. 123rd Street

Alsip, Illinois 60803

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Alsip, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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