Find a Job  

Members Only  

Become a Member  

Executive Jobs 

Post a Job  

Recruiter Info 

Our Clients 

Banner Ads  

Police Pay

Get Your AA, BA or Masters Degree

Police Training

follow us onFollow The Blue Line on Twitter

and get free updates

Patch Collectors

Listen Live

Police & Fire








Blue Island, Illinois



City of Blue Island

13051 Greenwood

Blue Island, IL 60406

Phone: 708-396-7071




Starting Salary: $49,356

Population: 24,570

Sworn Officers: 23

Application Deadline: 5/31/18




Firefighter/EMT Examination

City of Blue Island



The Civil Service Commission in the City of Blue Island, IL will conduct an examination for the purpose of providing an eligibility list of persons qualified to be appointed to the position of Firefighter/EMT.




  • You must have passed your 21st birthday but not attained your 35th birthday by the date of the examination unless you otherwise qualify as more specifically provided in Section 10-1-1.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.1).

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.

  • You must possess a valid driverís license in good standing.

  • You must possess a high school diploma or equivalent GED.

  • You must have a current certification of EMT-Basic and a current  Firefighter II or Basic Firefighter Certification from the Illinois State Fire Marshal Division of Personnel Standards and Education.

  • You must have a current valid CPAT Certification, issued no more than twelve (12) months prior to May 31, 2018, for the applied position of Firefighter/EMT from a duly licensed training academy based on industry standards currently in use and approved by the Joint Labor Management Committee of the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

  • Applicants must meet all other eligibility requirements as provided in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Rules and Regulations of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.


Testing Procedure:


The testing procedure includes a mandatory orientation, written component, subjective component, psychological examination, polygraph examination, medical examination, drug screen, background examination and fingerprint examination.



The mandatory orientation will take place on:


Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8:30 AM


Check-in at 8:00 AM



The written component taking place at

9:00 AM on the same day at:


Eisenhower High School

12700 S. Sacramento

Blue Island, IL


The written examination  component will precede all other examination components. You must attain a score on the written test at or above seventy (70%) percent in order to qualify to take the remaining examination components. All components of the testing process will be conducted on dates and times to be determined after a preliminary eligibility register has been posted for those applicants who have passed the written examination with a score at or above seventy (70%) percent.





Click the link below for the application:


Employment Application


Get Adobe Reader


Must be returned with copies of all required documents to the City of Blue Island Police Department, 13031 S. Greenwood, by 4:00 p.m. on May 31, 2018.


There will be a $35.00 administrative processing fee.  You must include with your application copies of your driverís license, birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, your DD-214 if you served in the military, a current valid CPAT, current valid EMT basic certification, and current valid Firefighter II or Basic Firefighter Certification.   


Applications submitted after 4:00 p.m., May 31st or incomplete will not be accepted.




The City of Blue Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This notice is issued by order of the Blue Island Civil Service Commission.












Do you need to finish your degree?

Click Here for a list of all our college programs



Police Jobs

Fire Service Jobs

Civilian Jobs

Your email address:

Enter 5-digit code:

Free email subscription widget






Return to the Featured Department List            

4478   4/6/18-5/31/18