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Maywood, Illinois



Maywood Fire Department






Starting Salary: $41,900

Population: 25,000

Sworn Officers: 43

Application Deadline: 1/4/18




The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners of the Village of Maywood, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT with the Maywood Fire Department.



Current starting salary is competitive with the region:





Full-time employment benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Vacation time after 1 year of employment

  • Clothing and equipment allowance


All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Maywood:

  • U.S. citizenship

  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration)

  • Valid state-issued driver's license

  • Minimum of 21 years of age AND shall be under the age of 35 by the application deadline date (January 4, 2018) unless exempt from such age limitation as provided in Section 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner's Act

  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent

  • Possess a valid CPAT with any licensed agency, issued no more than 12 months prior to the written exam date (January 13, 2018) -AND- must be presented no later than the date of the written exam

  • Must successfully pass a written examination with a minimum score of 70% overall

  • Must successfully complete an oral interview

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation (applicants will be required to fully disclose all personnel matters, to include agreements and sealed files)

  • Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, and medical physical (including drug and alcohol screening)

  • Pay a $35.00 non-refundable application processing fee


(NOTE: Applications are limited to the first 125 applications submitted (NOT PURCHASED) -OR- Applications submitted online by Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 4:00 pm (CST), whichever occurs first, will be accepted.)



To apply and for additional information,

please visit the following website:




The Village of Maywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of the Maywood Fire Department to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. Equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of employment practices to include, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, and discipline.












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