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Entry Level Firefighter

Bridgeview, Illinois



Bridgeview Fire Department

7500 S. Oketo Avenue

Bridgeview, IL 60455




Starting Salary: $46,894


Application Deadline: 6/3/16





Bridgeview Fire Department
Bridgeview, Illinois


The Village of Bridgeview, Illinois Personnel Board is accepting applications to the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Bridgeview Fire Department.

Starting Salary:





Benefits Include:

  • Health insurance

  • Hospitalization

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

  • Sick days

  • Vacation time


All Applicants Must Meet the Following

Minimum Requirements established

by the Village of Bridgeview:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen;

  • At least 24 years of age (at time of application) -AND- at least 25 years of age at the time of hire;

  • Be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language;

  • No felony convictions;

  • Possess and present a valid Illinois driver's license (must be a Class D license, with no restrictions except for corrective eye lenses);

  • Have a High school Diploma or GED equivalent -AND- completed an Associates Degree issued by an accredited college, junior college, or university -OR- proof of completion of 2 years active duty U.S. military service (at time of application);

  • Possess a valid Paramedic License (EMT-P) issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH) (at time of application);

  • Possess a current Illinois state-issued Firefighter II Certification (at time of application);

  • Provide a valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test Card) with Ladder Climb (at the time of application) with an issue date within 12 months of the date of the application deadline date (June 3, 2016);

  • Present a current healthcare provider CPR card (at time of application);

  • Must successfully meet all such other requirements as set forth by the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Village of Bridgeview Personnel Board Rules and Regulations, such as: successfully pass a written examination, in-depth background investigation, pass a polygraph test, pass a psychological assessment, and pass a medical examination and drug test screening by a physician designated by the Village of Bridgeview;

  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:




The Village of Bridgeview is an Equal Opportunity Employer.












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