Price: $30.00

Job Description:

Job Posted on January 8, 2019

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Markham is now accepting applications for the position of: Firefighter



Testing is being conducted for up to 5 new hires and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.


The City of Markham Fire Department is a full-service fire department.


The community of Markham is spacious, serene and offers affordable housing.  Markham is the Prairie Capital of the Prairie State with abundant wildlife and acres of virgin prairie land.

Surrounded by easy access to major highways and to the City of Chicago, Markham is a natural hub for transportation, to all points in the nation.

Starting Salary:  $44,989.49



Job Requirements:



You must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Citizenship:  Must be a U. S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid Driver’s License and the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon hire.

  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date of filing applications (2/6/19) and be under the age of 35 on the day of testing (2/23/19) unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1.

  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character.

  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process.

  • Residency Requirements:  Must reside within 25 miles of the City of Markham boundaries at the time of appointment.

  • CPAT: Must possess a valid Candidates Physical Ability Test (CPAT) at the time of application.  MUST have been issued between the dates of 2/6/18 – 2/6/19.





The application deadline is Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM

(NOTE: This is not a postmark date)


Applications will be available for purchase until 2:00 PM – 2/6/19



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

ATTN: Markham FD

200 W. Higgins Road, 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 test date:



Orientation and Written Examination


Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Saturday, February 23, 2019


Orientation starts at 9:00 AM


 Written immediately following Orientation





Roesner Park

16053 Richmond Ave.

Markham, IL 60428




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Markham, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer







Test Taking Technique Class Available on:


Wednesday, February 20, 2019


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