North Chicago, Illinois
City of North Chicago
c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Starting Salary: $48,703 - $54,156
Sworn Officers: 37
Application Deadline: 3/15/17
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of North Chicago is now accepting applications for the position of: Entry Level Firefighter
Testing is being conducted for immediate new hires and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.
The North Chicago Fire Department is a career department consisting of 37 sworn Firefighter/Paramedics, 2 Paid-On-Call Firefighters, a Management Analyst and Part Time Fire Bureau Officer.
With two stations, they serve a community of 32,574 residents. Their eight-square mile district includes, residential, commercial, heavy industrial and chemical manufacturing. Their personnel are highly trained and prepared for incidents including fire suppression, emergency medical calls, terrorism threats, hazardous material incidents, and specialty rescue services.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be online for purchase until 3/15/17 – 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is:
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by 4:00 PM
(NOTE: This is not a postmark date)
All applications must be returned to the office of:
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: North Chicago FD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
You must meet the following minimum requirements:
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 North Chicago Fire Department or City Hall.
Applicants must attend the
mandatory orientation and test date:
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Registration starts at 8:00 AM
Orientation – 8:30 AM
Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of North Chicago, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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