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Police & Fire
Lake Zurich, Illinois
Lake Zurich Fire Department
Application Deadline: 7/11/18
The Lake Zurich Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the
position of Firefighter/Paramedic.
Applications are available at:
until July 11, 2018
The application deadline is July 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
You must met the following minimum requirements:
non-refundable application processing fee;
U.S. Citizen or an alien admitted for permanent residence or lawfully admitted
for temporary residence who produces evidence of intention to become a citizen
of the United States;
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED);
Valid Driver’s License;
years of age and less than 35 years of age at time of application deadline
(7/11/18), unless otherwise provided by State or Federal law, local ordinance or
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Certificate that includes Ladder Climb,
current within the last calendar year: July 11, 2017 – July 11, 2018.
(Applicants that obtain a ranking on the final eligibility list and are notified
of a conditional offer of employment whose CPAT certification card has expired
may be required to successfully pass the test again, prior to advancing in the
hiring process. Applicants shall be responsible for all cost associated with the
CPAT, and ladder climb testing.);
NIPSTA (Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy) – Glenview, IL –
www.nipsta.org or 847-998-8090.
SUFD (Southwest United Fire Districts) – Darien, IL –
www.sufd.org or 708-579-2064.
Naperville CPAT Program – Naperville, IL –
firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-420-6755
Illinois licensed EMT-P at time of hire (Applicants enrolled in a State of
Illinois IDPH approved paramedic program shall be allowed to complete the
testing process. Applicants must provide proof of enrollment in the program by
submitting a letter from the organization sponsoring their enrollment or by the
course administrator, on their letterhead);
Illinois State Fire Marshal Certified Basic Firefighter or Firefighter II.
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.
Saturday, August 11,
You are required to
arrive at the testing location no later than 8:30 a.m. with photo identification
(valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE. Testing
will take place in Lake Zurich, IL. The exact location will be provided to
eligible candidates prior to the exam date.
A minimum score of
70% is required to successfully pass the written examination. The subjective
component of the examination will be weighted at 40%.
will be awarded for Veteran Status, Education, Experience, Residency, and
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