Firefighter/Paramedic

Woodstock Fire/Rescue District (WFRD)

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Contact Information

Address:

Woodstock Fire/Rescue District (WFRD)
435 E. Judd Street
Woodstock, IL 60098

Website:

Phone Number:

  • 815-338-2621

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/26/21

Salary:

  • Starting: $70,365.34

Sworn Officers:

  • 37

Population:

  • 36,000

Position Details

The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District is currently building an eligibility list for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic.

At least 4 hirings are expected to come from this eligibility list, with a possibility of additional hirings.

The final eligibility list will be valid for 2 years.

Applications Open:

June 1, 2021

Application Deadline:

Monday, July 26, 2021

To fill out an application and schedule your written test, go to:

www.nationaltestingnetwork.com

Select Firefighter Jobs, and sign up for the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District test

What to expect at the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website:

  • Completion of the application process;
  • Review all information related to the position and details about the testing process;
  • Opportunity to take online practice tests;
  • Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays;
  • Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment; Upon completion of the written test, all candidate scores will be automatically forwarded to the WFRD hiring officials. Candidates who attain a passing score will be placed in the department's pool of candidates eligible to continue on in the selection process. 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:

The District, located in central McHenry County, encompasses an 81 square mile jurisdiction approximately 60 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. Operating out of three stations, WFRD serves a residential population of approximately 36,000 and protects a mix of residential, light industrial and commercial development by providing effective and efficient fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical services, and specialized response to emergency incidents. The District employs 55 commissioned and non-commissioned firefighting personnel and responded to approximately 4,600 emergency incidents in 2020.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of July 26, 2021. (70ILCS 705/16.06 or 65ILCS 2/10-10-2.1.6)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Illinois Firefighter Basic Operations (Firefighter II)
  • EMT-B Certification (Please note: you must have your EMT-P license at time of conditional offer)
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • No felony convictions and good moral character
  • No residency requirements 

SELECTION PROCESS:

The selection process includes:

  • Oral interview
  • Background investigation
  • Psychological exam
  • Medical exam 

WFRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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