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Carpentersville, Illinois



Village of Carpentersville

1200 L.W. Besinger Drive

Carpentersville, IL 60110

Phone: 847-426-2131  


Starting Salary: $57,329

($60,195.45 with education)

Population: 38,196

Sworn Officers: 36

Application Deadline: 8/29/14








Firefighter/Paramedic Testing



The Carpentersville Board of Fire and Police Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.



Applications are available at:



All applications must be completed, and submitted

no later than 5 pm on Friday, August 29, 2014 to:


Office of the Deputy Chief

Fire Station One

213 Spring Street

Carpentersville, Illinois 60110



Questions may be directed to:


(847) 426-2131




  • U.S. Citizen;

  • Have no felony convictions;

  • Minimum age of 21 or maximum age of 35 at time of appointment, unless otherwise exempt by state statute;

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED;

  • Illinois Firefighter II (basic) State Certification;

  • Be licensed as an Illinois EMT / Paramedic at time of appointment.


Include with your application copies of the following:

  • *Transcript of high school grades, and copy of diploma or GED / College transcripts or degrees;

  • State certifications (Illinois Firefighter II from OSFM) (EMT-B or P from IDPH);

  • Driver’s license (photocopy);

  • Military – copy of discharge (DD 214);

  • Authorization for release of information;

  • CPAT certificate, which will include a ladder climb, within the past 12 months prior to the last date for filing application.

*Sealed transcripts must be forwarded to the Office of the Deputy Chief or turned in prior to written test at 9 am.



Testing Process:


Applicant will be expected to appear at the place, date and time scheduled. If you are not present at the time scheduled, you will not be allowed to participate and will not be considered for employment.



Application Due:


Friday, August 29, 2014, 5 PM



Orientation and Written Test Date:


Saturday, September 13, 2014



Time and Location of Orientation and Test:


9 AM


1075 Tamarac Drive

Carpentersville, Illinois



Oral Interview:


Date to be determined












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