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Police & Fire
Glenview Fire Department
c/o IOS Recruitment
1520 Kensington Road, Suite 110
Brook, IL 60523
Salary: $72,568 -
Application Deadline: 2/15/19
Firefighters conduct fire and medical response to protect the health, safety,
and welfare of lives and property within the Village. Firefighters fight fires,
perform rescue and emergency medical care, participates in fire prevention
activities, provides paramedic care to residents and the community. Firefighters
will also operate and maintain firefighting, EMS, and rescue equipment, as well
as perform fire station and grounds maintenance, when not responding to calls.
Performs other related duties, as assigned. Firefighters are assigned to a
specific shift and report directly to their assigned Lieutenant or Captain.
Performs emergency services consisting of fire suppression, rescue, emergency
medical service, public education, and mitigation of other emergency incidents.
Attends training courses, reads and studies assigned materials related to
firefighting, fire prevention, and other related subjects. Performs other duties
Applicants for the
position of Firefighter must meet the following
minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:
Must be between 21 and
under the age of 35 years on 3/23/2019 (exceptions for active military personnel
and previous firefighter experience per 65 ICLS 5/10-2.1-6)
High school diploma or
equivalent high school education
Good moral character and
possess temperate habits
Be of sound mind and
health and physically able to perform the essential functions of Firefighter
Candidates must either
possess a valid Illinois EMT-Paramedic license from Lutheran General System, or
obtain such a license within the first eighteen months of employment as a
condition of continued employment
Certification of having
passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Aerial Ladder Climb test through a certified
testing agency. CPAT card must be issued within the twelve (12) months prior to
the written examination (valid if issued between 3/23/18 to 3/23/19). CPAT cards
may be obtained through the following agencies:
NIPSTA – 2300 Patriot
Blvd. Glenview IL – www.nipsta.org or
Southwest United Fire
Districts – Indian Head Park, IL – http://sufd.org
Must be a resident of
and legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Valid Driver’s License
Preference points will be awarded for the following:
Military: 5 Points - Minimum of one (1) year of full-time active military
service in any branch of the U.S. Military with honorable discharge or are now
or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-8).
Educational: Up to 4 Points - Associate's degree in the field of fire service or
emergency medical services may receive two (2) points. Bachelor’s degree from
accredited college or university may receive four (4) points. May not receive
points for both degrees.
Paramedic: 4 Points - Certified Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P).
Additional Preference: 2 Points - Graduated from the Northeastern Illinois
Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA).
The examination and selection process shall be so fashioned as to test fairly
the capacity and fitness of the person examined to discharge the duties of the
position of Firefighter. Applicants may be recommended to be removed from the
process following any of the examination components. The Board of Fire and
Police Commissioners will select from among the applicants successfully
completing all examination components.
Examination: The initial examination process will consist of a traditional
firefighter examination, which will assess job-related cognitive abilities,
personality characteristics and behavioral traits. You do not need to have any
firefighting experience, training or knowledge to successfully complete the
examination. The written exam will be conducted on Saturday, March 23, 2019
at Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL. You are
required to arrive at the testing location no later than 8:45 a.m.
to sign-in. Doors will open for sign-in at 8:00 a.m. and the orientation will
begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. The written exam takes approximately 4 hours to
complete. Applicants who successfully complete the written exam will be ranked
according to their scores.
Top Examination qualifiers will be subjected to the following
Polygraph Examination: The polygraph exam is used as an investigative aid in
determining the suitability of an applicant. No applicant shall be disqualified
solely on the basis of polygraph chart evaluations. Questions raised during the
polygraph will focus on past work history, criminal history, honest, integrity
and substance abuse.
Background Investigation: Independent investigation of the applicant’s moral
character, personality, temperament, and other factors which may bear upon the
applicant’s fitness for the position of Firefighter. Independent investigation
of work experience and merit in past performance of similar work. Note:
Inability to contact current employer may result in disqualification based on
inability to complete the background investigation. The Board of Fire and Police
Commissioners will conduct an interview as part of the background investigation.
HOW TO APPLY:
to complete the online application for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic for
a $35 non-refundable fee.
THE DEADLINE FOR THE COMPLETE APPLICATION (ONLINE AND SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS) IS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019 AT 2:00 p.m.
When you have finished the online application, you will receive a confirmation
number. Save this number for your records.
Applicants may mail/ship or hand-deliver their application, release form, and
required documents to:
Attn: Glenview FD
1520 Kensington Road, Suite 110
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Applications that fail to comply with all application instructions will not be
considered for advancement.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact IOS
regarding the application or required documents BEFORE the application deadline.
Click here to view more information.
The Village of
Glenview is a committed Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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