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Firefighter

Springfield, Illinois

 

City of Springfield

300 S. 7th Street, Room 309

Springfield, IL 62701

Phone: 217-789-2446

Fax: 217-789-2118

E-mail: CityofSpringfieldOfficeofHumanResources@cwlp.com

Website: www.springfield.il.us

 

Starting Salary: $49,823.82

Population: 118,000

Sworn Officers: 226

Application Deadline: 7/6/15

 

 

 

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD

 

is seeking applicants for

 

FIREFIGHTER

 

 

The City of Springfield Firefighter examination phases will begin July 25, 2015.

 

 

Duties of a firefighter include, but are not limited to:

  • Preventing, suppressing and extinguishing fires

  • Protecting life and property for citizens of Springfield, Fire Protection Districts, Mutual Aid Districts and assigned Districts

  • Mitigating hazardous materials

  • Providing emergency medical service

  • Assisting in vehicle and other rescue areas

  • Engaging in ongoing training programs

 

Requirements are:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Valid driverís license at time of hire

  • Vision correctable to 20/40 with no monochromatic color blindness

  • No felony convictions or certain misdemeanors

  • Current and valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) including ladder climb card and ability to pass all required phases of the examination (Deadline for CPAT card is July 17, 2015) 

  • Minimum age when taking the exam is 21, and maximum age is 34 unless applicant meets one of the exemptions under the Illinois Compiled State Statute ILCS 5/10-1-7

 

Current starting salary for a first-year probationary firefighter is $49,823.82.

 

 

Informational packets are now available online at:

 

www.springfield.il.us/HR/Employment.aspx

 

AND

 

Office of Human Resources

Room 309

Municipal Center West

7th and Monroe Streets

Springfield, IL

 

 

Orientation sessions are scheduled for:

 

May 16, and June 4, 2015

 

 

To register for one of these sessions call:

 

(217) 789-2446

 

OR

 

Email:

 

CityofSpringfieldOfficeofHumanResources@cwlp.com

 

 

Apply to:

 

http://www.springfield.il.us

 

 

FINAL DATE TO APPLY:

 

JULY 6, 2015 AT 11:00 PM

 

 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER M-F-D-V

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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