Oak Forest, Illinois
City of Oak Forest
c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Starting Salary: $41,142.00
Sworn Officers: 26
Application Deadline: 1/3/18
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Oak Forest is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter.
Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring needs and to establish an Eligibility List for future available positions.
The City of Oak Forest is on the fast track to becoming one of the premier suburbs in southwest Cook County. Nestled among picturesque forest preserves and just 24 miles from downtown Chicago, Oak Forest offers something for everyone. From the nature enthusiast to the urban explorer, from the small business owner to the chief executive officer, from the lifelong resident to the new kid on the block. Oak Forest is a community where anything is possible. Take a ride Ö see what Oak Forest has to offer.
The Oak Forest Fire Department provides 24-hour fire protection, paramedic service, and emergency response to the residents and businesses of Oak Forest. The department was founded in 1945 and has provided excellent public service through its existence.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be online for purchase until 1/3/18 - 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by 4:00 PM
All applications must be returned to the office of:
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
Attn: Oak Forest 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 $35.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Oak Forest Fire Department or City Hall.
Applicants must attend the
mandatory orientation and test date:
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Registration starts at 8:00 AM
Orientation - 8:30 AM
Written Exam to follow the Orientation
Oak Forest High School
15201 S. Central Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Oak Forest, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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