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Firefighter Job - City of Galesburg, IL Fire Department - Galesburg, Illinois

Submitted on: 08/13/2014 Sign up for fire job alerts from FireRecruit

City of Galesburg, IL Fire Department

Position Title: Firefighter
Position Type: Firefighter
Position Location: Galesburg, IL
Closed date: 09/12/2014
Job Description

The City of Galesburg, Illinois is recruiting interested candidates to apply for the position of Firefighter for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list for the Galesburg Fire Department.

Additional Information

TEST DATE: Saturday, September 13, 2014

The selection process involves a series of evaluations and examinations that include:
orientation, physical ability test, written exam and oral interview. Applicants approved for examination will be required to sign a waiver and release of liability prior to taking the physical ability test. Candidates with a CPAT card dated no earlier than one year prior to the test date will not have to participate in Section I or II of the ability test but will have to successfully complete Section III (ladder climb).

Applicants who continue through the selection process will be required to provide copies of:
Driver's License, Birth Certificate, High School Diploma or G.E.D., college transcipts and any military service records.

Additional tests may include:
background investigation, polygraph, psychological exam, medical exam and drug screen.

Job Requirements
  • Age 20 yrs of age to test/21 at time of appointment/under 35 at time of application and posting of the final eligibility list, unless exempt from age limitation per Section 5/10-2.1-6 of the IL Fire and Police Commissioner's Act
  • Education : High School Diploma/G.E.D.
  • Additional Requirement :

    Citizenship: Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen

    Physical Requirements:
    Must be comparable for overall body size and structure and be able to perform the duties of the position

    Driver's License:
    Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license and be able to pass a call "B" non-CDL Illinois driver's test

Salary Information
Salary: $43,732 annual

Contact Information
Amanda Jennings
amanda@ci.galesburg.il.us
City of Galesburg, IL Fire Department
150 South Broad Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
ph: (309)345-3729

How To Apply

ALL applicants must complete an online application at:
www.ci.galesburg.il.us/government/human_resources/
*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

Applications must be received before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014.


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