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East Joliet Fire Protection District

Location: JolietIL 60433 Document ID: AB241-AFFF
Ad Number: 1426510
Published on: 2017-06-2006/20/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Published in: Shaw Media

Firefighter / Paramedic Position Announcement

Classified As seen in Shaw Media





State of Illinois Qualified Individuals Only Beginning June 26, 2017, the East Joliet Fire Protection District will accept applications for the position of FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at the time of hire, unless the applicant turned 35 while serving as a member of the active or reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States or the National Guard of any state and is under 40 at the time of examination. All applicants must be certified as an EMT-B, Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter and show proof of enrollment in a Paramedic Class or Paramedic Course Completion at time of application. Those in Paramedic Class or with poof of Paramedic Course Completion must obtain their State of Illinois Paramedic license, and have obtained their Basic Operations Firefighter by the time of hire. All Paramedics must be licensed in the State of Illinois, and Certified as a Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter at time of application and must be a Certified Basic Operations Firefighter at time of hire.

Application packets will be available during normal business hours 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Monday through Friday at the East Joliet Fire Protection District Administrative Offices, 911 South Briggs St., Joliet, Illinois Monday June 26, 2017, through Friday June 30, 2017. A $30.00 non-refundable fee will be required. Deadline for filing applications will be Friday July 14, 2017 at 04:00 p.m. Appointment to the eligibility list will be based on competitive examination as required by law. The written test will be on August 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The written examination will cover subjects related to the job duties of a Firefighter / Paramedic. The doors to the testing facility will be locked and no one will be allowed into the testing area after 10:00 a.m. Further information, including merit criteria for any subjective components, shall be available in the application packets provided by the District.

Starting Salary: $46,366.97 + $1,000.00 Paramedic Stipend + Benefits.

Questions can be directed to the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, or a Shift Commander at (815) 723-1504.

The East Joliet Fire Protection District is an equal opportunity Employer, female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.