Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
Elk Grove Village Police Department - Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Jul 15, 2021

Application Deadline:
Aug 6, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$72,903 - $106,136 plus $4,900 Paramedic stipend annual

Job Description

The Elk Grove Village, Illinois Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic.

Salary: __$72,903 - $106,136 plus $4,900 Paramedic stipend

Population: __32,942

Sworn Personnel: __88

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Elk Grove Fire Department:

  • U.S. citizenship;
  • Must be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois and must possess a valid Illinois Driver's license at the time of hire;
  • Minimum of 21 years of age and not older than 35 years of age by the written exam date, unless the candidate has previous experience as a full-time firefighter in the state of Illinois, or is a veteran that qualifies under Illinois Public Act 97-0251;
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;
  • Possess a valid Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or National Registry EMT-Paramedic License (EMT-P) issued by the by the date of hire;
  • Provide a valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test Card) with Ladder Climb issued within 12 months of the application deadline date (August 6, 2021) and at time of hire;
  • Must read, write, and speak English;
  • Must be in excellent physical condition and have good vision;
  • Successfully complete a mandatory on-line written examination available between Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM and Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM.
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.

Preference Points: A maximum of thirteen (13) Preference Points will be awarded as determined by the Elk Grove Village Fire Department for any one of the following: Education, Military Experience, Paramedic License, and/or Firefighter II/Basic Operations.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 - 35
  • Education: Highschool Diploma or G.E.D
  • Experience: None

Contact Information

Lamar Jones

Elk Grove Village Police Department
901 Wellington Ave
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007-3456
phone: 847-357-4023

How to Apply

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