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Barrington, Illinois


Barrington Fire Department

400 N. Northwest Highway

Barrington, IL 60010

Phone: 847-304-3412

Fax: 847-381-1889




Salary: $63,110 - $85,734

Population: 10,000

Sworn Officers: 19

Application Deadline: 3/4/17






The Village of Barrington announces that it will establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.



Applications are available on the Village’s website at:



Applications are also available for pick-up:


between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Public Safety Facility

400 N. Northwest Highway

Barrington, IL 60010


The Village expects to have two immediate openings.


Applications must be received at the Barrington Public Safety Facility no later than 11:00 p.m. on March 4, 2017.


NOTE: There is a $25 application fee that must accompany each returned application. Checks or cash are accepted. Checks must be made payable to the Village of Barrington.



  1. Age:  Applicants must be 21 years of age at the date of the written test. No person who is 35 years of age or older shall be eligible to take the examination unless the person has had previous employment status as a full-time firefighter in a municipality or FPD located in Illinois or served as a paid-on-call or part-time firefighter for the five (5) years immediately preceding the time the municipality began using full-time firefighters. Birth certificate is required.

  2. Education:  High School Diploma or evidence of a GED equivalence diploma.

  3. Driver’s License:  Each applicant must possess a valid State of Illinois driver’s license at the time of appointment.

  4. Residency:  Applicants must be citizens and residents of the United States.

  5. Certifications:  Illinois Paramedic license.

  6. CPAT:  Proof of completion of the Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) conducted by a licensed CPAT testing agency is required at the time of application. CPAT testing must have been completed no earlier than one (1) year from date of application.

  7. Conditional Offer of Hire:  At the time a candidate accepts a conditional offer of employment he or she shall be subject to a background investigation. After a conditional offer of hire and the successful completion of any other conditions of hire, eligibles shall be required to submit to basic medical examinations, which may include psychological and comprehensive drug evaluations.

For additional information, please call:


Human Resources




Each applicant shall take a written test which is in compliance with the validity standards of the various federal and state agencies. The test shall be administered in order to measure specific job related criteria. Passage of the written examination means a score that is at or above the median score for all applicants participating in the written test. The examination components shall be graded on a 100 point scale.


A video-based written test will be administered on:


March 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.


Barrington Middle School – Prairie Campus

40 E. Dundee Road

Barrington, IL


Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A picture ID is required for admittance. No admittance after 9:00 a.m.


Practice tests are available for purchase at:

For more information on hiring process and

preference points please visit:



The Village of Barrington is an Equal Opportunity Employer











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