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Oak Park, Illinois



Village of Oak Park

Phone: 800-343-HIRE





Salary: $65,000

Population: 52,000

Sworn Officers: 65

Application Deadline: 4/12/18




The Entry Level Committee of the Board of Fire and Police Commission of the Village of Oak Park, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Oak Park Fire Department.



All Applicants Must Meet the Following

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-P license.  EMT-P license MUST be obtained prior to the date of hire, but is not needed at the time of application

  • Minimum of 21 years of age (as of April 12, 2018) and UNDER 35 years of age as of date of hire, unless otherwise exempt by state statute

  • High school diploma or GED Certificate

  • Valid driverís license

  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee

  • Military Discharge Form DD214 for any candidate with military experience

  • Current physical ability test (CPAT) card or CPAT certificate from an authorized CPAT testing entity in effect for twelve month or less from April 12, 2018

  • U.S. citizenship

  • No felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude

  • Submit ALL required application documents with your online application by April 12, 2018 @12:00pm (CST).

  • Attend a mandatory orientation and written testing session on May 12, 2018

  • Only those candidates that have met the required deadlines and submitted the appropriate documents will be invited to test.  Qualified candidates will receive email notification on Friday, May 4, 2018.

  • Must meet the requirements of an oral interview, background investigation, psychological examination and medical examination

  • For additional information on the required documents and the hiring process go to




Application Deadline:


Applicants must complete and submit all application materials by April 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (CST).












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