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Arlington Heights, Illinois



Arlington Heights Fire Department

c/o IOS Recruitment

Phone: 800-343-HIRE





Application Deadline: 9/2/16




The Arlington Heights Fire Department will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter from May 2, 2016 to September 2, 2016 only.


The application deadline is September 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.



For additional details and to apply, please visit:



Please direct all questions to IOS Recruitment at:







You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee;

  • No felony convictions;

  • U.S. citizenship;

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED);

  • 21 to under 35 years of age by date of written exam (October 8, 2016), unless exempt according to state statute;

  • Valid driver’s license;

  • Applicants must submit proof of a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Approved Ladder Climb card from a licensed agency issued between January 1, 2016 and October 8, 2016.

    • Suggestions for a licensed CPAT/Approved Ladder Climb testing agencies*:

      *alternative testing agencies will also be accepted.

  • Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes and free from color blindness

  • Pass medical examination including drug screening.


Written Examination:


Candidates must attend the written examination on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016. Please arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.


Test will be held at:


John Hersey High School

1900 E. Thomas Street

Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Doors will open for sign-in at 8:30 a.m.


Testing will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will consist of a timed written examination.


There is a Preparation Guide available to assist you in preparing for the Firefighter Selection Tool™. The preparation guide can be purchased from this website –



To Apply:


IOS Recruitment is managing the application process on behalf of the Arlington Heights Fire Department. Applicants will be required to purchase the application for a non-refundable fee of $25. Please review this document carefully prior to purchasing the application.



Should you have any questions contact IOS Recruitment at:






Applications will be available until September 2, 2016. All applications and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment prior to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 or you will be considered ineligible to participate in the testing process. You are wholly responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of your application.



To purchase and complete the online application

for the position of Firefighter visit:


When you have finished the application, you will receive a CONFIRMATION NUMBER. Save this number for your records.












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