Price: $30.00



Job Description:

Job Posted on April 2, 2019

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

Entry Level Firefighter

 

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

 

The North Chicago Fire Department is a career department with two stations, they serve a community of 32,574 residents.  Their eight-square mile district includes, residential, commercial, heavy industrial and manufacturing.  Their personnel are highly trained and prepared for incidents including fire suppression, emergency medical calls, terrorism threats, hazardous material incidents, and specialty rescue services.

 

Starting Salary:

$56,318

 


Job Requirements:

 

You must meet the minimum requirements:

 

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident of the U.S. who produces evident of intention to become a U.S. Citizen.

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

  • Age requirements: Applicant must have attained their 21st birthday by the day of testing (5/18/19) and must be under the age of 35 years on the day of testing 5/18/19 unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2. 1-6 which provides, in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a certified full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department or fire protection district located in the State of Illinois.

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

  • Residence:  All members and all successful applicants for the Fire Department of North Chicago shall reside within the following borders, so long as they reside in the State of Illinois; Northern border – Illinois State line; Eastern border – Lake Michigan; Western border – Route 23; Southern border – Interstate 88.  Probationary employees will receive eighteen (18) months in which to comply with the residency requirements.

  • Vision:  Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and free from color blindness

 

 

NOTE:  CPAT Card is not required at the time of testing.

Firefighter applicants must produce written evidence of having successfully passed a Candidate Physical Ability Test, as licensed and approved by the International Fire Chief’s Association and the International Association of Fire Fighters and approved Aerial Ladder Climb, within the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the date of hire.

 

NOTE:  Candidates must obtain an Illinois EMT-Paramedic License by time of hire

 

 

 

 

 

The application deadline is:

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM

 

 

Application will be available online for purchase until

May 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM

 

 

All applications must be returned to the office of:

 

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

Attn:  North Chicago FD

200 W. Higgins Rd.

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

 

 

It is highly recommended that you hand deliver or use a trackable courier for the return of all of your material.  We are not responsible for delinquent applications.  Please Note:  The United States Postal Service regular mail has been running very delinquent

 

 

 

Application Fee is non-refundable

 

Adobe Reader is required for the application

 

It can be downloaded for free at:

 

www.adobe.com

 

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date

 

 

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

 

Registration starts at 8:00 AM

 

Orientation – 8:30 AM

 

Written Examination immediately following Orientation

 

 

Location:

 

Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine

3333 Green Bay Rd.

North Chicago, IL 60064

 

 

 

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of North Chicago which is an

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Test Taking Technique Class Available on:

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

7:00 PM at the office of

 

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

 

200 W. Higgins Rd

Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

 

 

 

Call today to make a reservation

 

847-310-2677

 

Cost of the Class is $25.00