Price: $35.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on May 9, 2023

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Dolton are now accepting applications for the position of: Firefighter


Testing is being conducted for immediate hiring and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs


The Village of Dolton is a thriving community, boasting close to 25,000 residents.  They are located approximately 23 miles south of Downtown Chicago, and has been referred as the “Gateway to the South Suburbs”, Dolton is one of the premier communities in the south suburbs.

The Dolton Fire Department consists of competent and valued professionals who are dedicated to providing life safety, emergency services, and educational programs for the protection of life and property within the community.  Their mission is accomplished by holding devotion to duty above personal safety and comfort, continually challenging their members to enhance the quality of services provided, and working closely with the entire community in order to insure that they are meeting the needs of citizens in the Village of Dolton.  The Fire Department provides firefighting, fire prevention and paramedic medical service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  It is a full-time department housed in the firehouse at 14022 Park and 830 Engle Place.


Starting Salary:

Firefighter $ 46.921.86

 Firefighter/EMT $48.671.86

Firefighter/Paramedic $50.421.86


Job Requirements:


You must meet the minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen OR legally authorized to work in the U.S. and provide evidence of intention to become a U.S. citizen.

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois driver’s license upon time of hire.

  • Age Requirement:  Applicant must have attained their 21st birthday by the last day for filing applications (6/7/23) and be under the age of 35 at the time of testing (6/24/23) unless exempt by the State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.

  • Residence:  At this this time there is no residency requirement for the Village of Dolton, IL.

  • CPAT Card:  A valid CPAT Card is required at time of hire.

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing.



The application deadline is:


Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 4:00 P.M. (this is not a postmark date)

Applications will be online for purchase until 6/7/23 – 2:00 P.M.



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn:  Dolton FD

200 W. Higgins Rd

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195


It is highly recommended that you hand deliver or use a track-able courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for lost or delinquent applications.


Application Fee is non-refundable


Adobe Reader is required for the application


It can be downloaded for free at:


Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date


Mandatory Orientation and

Written Examination


Saturday, June 24, 2023


Registration 8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.


Orientation – 9:00 A.M.


 Written Examination immediately following Orientation



Thornridge High School

15000 South Cottage Grove Ave (Enter Door #4)

Dolton, IL 60419



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







Test Taking Technique Class Available 


at the Schaumburg office of:

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


Optional program available to Applicants.  Call today to make your reservation




Cost of the Class is $25.00