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Lake in the Hills, Illinois



Algonquin-Lake in the Hills

Fire Protection District (ALFPD)

1020 W. Algonquin Road

Lake in the Hills, IL 60156





Starting Salary: $63,445.82

(effective 1/1/18)

Population: 40,000

Application Deadline: 10/2/17






  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of October 2, 2017, unless the individual falls under one of the exceptions to the statutory maximum hiring age detailed in 70 ILCS 705/16.06 or 65 ILCS 2/10-2.1-6. Proof of date of birth is required;

  • No felony convictions and good moral character;

  • Must be of sound mental and physical health and meet all established application guidelines;

  • A Citizen of the United States;

  • Valid Driverís License;

  • Must provide copy of high school diploma or GED diploma OR College Transcripts;

  • Firefighter Basic Operations (Firefighter II) certification as issued by the Illinois Office of State Fire Marshal;

  • Current Illinois EMT-B (Basic);

  • No residency requirement




To complete an application and schedule your written test, go to:


Select Firefighter Jobs and sign up for the ALFPD test.



What to expect at the website:

  • Completion of the application process;

  • Review all information related to the position and details about the testing process;

  • Opportunity to take online practice tests;

  • Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays;

  • Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment;

Upon completion of the written test, all candidate scores will be automatically forwarded to the ALFPD hiring officials.  Candidates who attain a passing score will be placed on the departmentís pool of eligible candidates to continue to participate in other stages of the selection process. 

  • The selection process also includes oral interview, background investigation, and polygraph.




  • Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by a licensed agency within 12 months preceding date of conditional offer of employment;

  • Current Illinois or National Registry EMT-P (Paramedic);

  • Valid Illinois Driver's License;

  • Must pass psychological and medical examinations.




Only online applications will be accepted.



Applications AND Written Exam due:


On or before at 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017



For information about the recruitment process please refer to the Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic recruitment packet:


It is important that you READ and follow the instructions within this packet. If you do not submit all of the required application documents, or do not attend or complete any portion of the testing process, you will be disqualified from the recruitment process and you will not be eligible for employment.




ALFPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer












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