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Glenwood, Illinois



Village of Glenwood

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

Personnel Testing Service

Phone: 847-310-2677




Starting Salary: $48,000

Population: 9,800

Sworn Officers: 3

Application Deadline: 12/20/17




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


Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire 2 new Firefighter/Paramedics and to establish an Eligibility List for anticipated future hiring needs.


The Glenwood Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services (EMS) to the community in a cost-efficient operation.  The Departmentís personnel include five full-time and twenty-eight Paid-On-Call (P.O.C.) Firefighters.  The P.O.C. Firefighters carry pagers to alert them to respond when needed.



Applications are available at:


The Application deadline is Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM

(not a postmarked date)



All applications must be returned to the office of:


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

Attn: Glenwood FD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195



You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Driverís License:  Must possess a valid Driverís License with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driverís License upon time of hire.

  • Age requirement:  Applicants must have attained their 21st Birthday at the last date for filing applications 12/20/17, and must be under the age of 35 by 12/30/17 and at such time as the Final Eligibility List is posted 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 AND shall have an Associateís Degree or at least 60 college credit hours towards a Bachelorís Degree from an accredited College or University OR military service with an honorable discharge OR has been certified as a full-time Firefighter in the state of Illinois OR is a certified EMT in the State of Illinois. (Preference will be given to Certified Firefighter/Paramedics)

  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.

  • CPAT:  Must possess a valid CPAT with Ladder Climb Certification issued within the dates of 12/20/16 Ė 12/20/17.

  • Residence:  At this time there is no established residency requirement declared by the Village of Glenwood, IL.

  • 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 Glenwood Fire Department or Village Hall.



Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:


Saturday, December 30, 2017 Ė Registration starts at 8:30 A.M.


Orientation Program - 9:00 A.M.


Written Exam immediately following the Orientation





Glenwood Village Hall

One Asselborn Way

Glenwood, IL 60425




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












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