Probationary Firefighter

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
City of Mt Vernon Fire Department - Mt Vernon, Illinois

Jul 20, 2020


Application Deadline:
Oct 1, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$53,684.00 annual

Job Description

Firefighter to establish an eligibility list. Starting salary is approximately $53,684 per year (including holiday pay) with City benefits package.

Requirements are: high school diploma or GED equivalent; between the ages of 21 and 35 years on date of test (or meet Illinois Public Act 97-0251 previous employment requirements); U.S. citizen; and valid driver’s license.

Physical agility and written testing will be held on October 10, 2020. Download application packet at mtvernon.com. Click on Departments and then Human Resources. Application packets may also be picked up at the fire station at 714 South 42nd Street Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Applicants residing outside Jefferson County, Illinois may have application packets mailed to them by calling 618-242-6880 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Completed applications must be returned to the Mt. Vernon Fire Department, 714 South 42nd Street, P. O. Box 1708, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or postmarked by October 1, 2020.

The City of Mt. Vernon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21-35
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivelant
  • Experience: None

Contact Informaton

Sara Hayes

City of Mt Vernon Fire Department
Mt Vernon, Illinois 62864
phone: 6182426880

How to Apply

Firefighter to establish an eligibility list. Starting salary is approximately $53,684 per year (including holiday pay) with City benefits package.

Requirements are: high school diploma or GED equivalent; between the ages of 21 and 35 years on date of test (or meet Illinois Public Act 97-0251 previous employment requirements); U.S. citizen; and valid driver’s license.

Physical agility and written testing will be held on October 10, 2020. Download application packet at mtvernon.com. Click on Departments and then Human Resources. Application packets may also be picked up at the fire station at 714 South 42nd Street Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Applicants residing outside Jefferson County, Illinois may have application packets mailed to them by calling 618-242-6880 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Completed applications must be returned to the Mt. Vernon Fire Department, 714 South 42nd Street, P. O. Box 1708, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or postmarked by October 1, 2020.

The City of Mt. Vernon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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