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Brookfield, Illinois


Village of Brookfield

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary: $57,743.59

Population: 19,500

Sworn Officers: 24

Application Deadline: 7/9/15




The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Brookfield are now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.


Located 13 miles west of downtown Chicago, Brookfield  is a vibrant diverse community of  over 19,000 individuals supporting a variety of churches, good schools an excellent library, low taxes, convenient transportation, and extensive parks and recreation programs.  They are committed to economic development, modernizing, building, and making their neighborhoods better and safer. Whether shopping, dining, or enjoying the zoo, you will find the village a remarkable and friendly place.  A great place to live, raise a family, shop, and or do business, Brookfield is truly a community in every sense of the word.


Brookfield is one of the few villages in the area to have a full time fire department from its inception.  It has two fire stations, one on each side of the railroad tracks and two ambulances manned by licensed paramedics ready to assist in medical emergencies.  The staff for the Brookfield Fire Department includes:  1 Fire Chief, 3 Captains, 3 Lieutenants, 18 Firefighters, and 9 Paid on Call.



Applications are available at:


Applications will be online for purchase until 07/09/15 - 2:00 PM


The deadline for returning completed applications is:


Thursday, July 9, 2015 by 4:00 PM



All applications must be returned to the office of:


C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Brookfield FD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Driverís License:  Must possess a valid Driverís License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver's license upon time of hire

  • Age Requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday by the last date of filing applications (7/9/15). Applicants must be under the age of 35 years at the date of testing (7/25/15), unless exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6

  • Education: Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement

  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Brookfield

  • Certifications:  Must be certified EMT-P at the time of hire (date to be determined)

  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.



Additional information will be provided in the packet

which can be downloaded at:


There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.


Applications are NOT available at the Brookfield Fire Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation

and test date:


Mandatory Orientation, Physical and Written Examination:


Saturday, July 25, 2015


Registration Starts at 7:30 AM


Orientation Ė 8:00 AM


Physical Ability Examination immediately following the Orientation


Physical Ability Examination Location:


Brookfield Fire Station #1

9001 Shields Avenue

Brookfield, IL


The Written Examination immediately following the Physical Ability Examination


Written Examination Location:


Brookfield Village Hall

8820 Brookfield Avenue

Brookfield, IL




All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Brookfield, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.












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