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Freeport, Illinois


Freeport Fire Department

1650 S. Walnut Avenue

Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815-235-8217

Fax: 815-599-5830




Salary: $44,252.33 - $69,318.99

Population: 26,00

Sworn Officers: 48

Application Deadline: 12/21/18



City of Freeport Fire Department

The Board of Fire and Police Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT-B.


Firefighter Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must be between 21 to under 35 years of age, unless otherwise exempt by statute

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Valid Drivers License Must be able to drive city vehicles and comply with the Illinois Secretary of State requirements at time of appointment to the department

  • High School Graduate or equivalent (GED)

  • Valid EMT-B certification issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) at the time of hire

  • Residency within a radius of 20 miles from City Hall upon completion of probationary period

  • Valid C-PAT required at time of oral interview

  • Licensed CPAT testing agencies:

Firefighter/EMT-B applications will be distributed:


November 12, 2018 December 21, 2018


Application and information packet available at:

Central Fire Station
1650 S. Walnut Avenue
Freeport, Illinois 61032



Invitations to attend a mandatory orientation/written examination will be sent to those applicants whose completed applications have been accepted.

The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment based on race, religion, sex, age, national origin, color, ancestry, marital status, or mental and physical handicaps.












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