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Crystal Lake, Illinois



City of Crystal Lake

100 W. Woodstock Street

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-356-3653




Salary: $63,793 - $94,130

Population: 40,743

Sworn Firefighters: 64

Application Deadline: 6/16/17






Invites applications for the position of:




The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.


Testing is being conducted to establish an Eligibility List for future available positions.



Applications are available at:


until June 16, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • No Felony Convictions

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Valid Driverís License

  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT-Basic License (applicants required to be IDPH EMT-Paramedic Certified by date of hire)

  • MUST possess a current and valid CPAT Card issued by a licensed agency no more than 12 months PRIOR to written exam date (CPAT cards must be dated from 6/29/16 through 6/29/17)

  • MUST possess a current and valid Ladder Climb Certificate issued by a licensed agency no more than 12 months PRIOR to written exam date (Ladder Climb Certificate must be dated from 6/29/16 - 6/29/17)

  • Applicant must be 21 years of age at time of application deadline, and UNDER 35 years of age at time of application deadline AND at such time as the initial eligibility list is established, except as otherwise determined by State Statute

  • Upon completion of the 12 month probationary period, residency is required within one of the following Illinois counties: McHenry, Boone, Lake, Cook, DuPage, Kane, DeKalb and must be north of Route 38

  • Meet Visual Acuity Standard of 20/100 in each eye uncorrected, correctable to less than 20/40 and able to meet vision standards (NFPA 1582)

  • Completion and submission of an online application and all required documentation (see attached checklist) by the deadline of June 16, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. CST


All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.



Written Exam/Orientation Information:


Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.


Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge High School

6000 Dvorak Road

Crystal Lake, IL 60012


You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 6:00 p.m. with photo identification (valid Driverís License or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.


Documents required for preference points will be requested upon establishment of the initial eligibility list.



Any questions concerning the employment process

should be directed to:


Julie Meyer, Director of Human Resources

City of Crystal Lake

















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