Firefighter

Village of Melrose Park

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Melrose Park
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Melrose Park, IL

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 06/05/19
  • @ 4:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $45,000

Sworn Officers:

  • 62

City Population:

  • 25,400

Position Details

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Melrose Park is now accepting applications for the position of: Firefighter

The Melrose Park Fire Department serves a population of approximately 25,400 in an area measuring 5.5 square miles.  The men and women of the Melrose Park Fire Department are dedicated to the protection of life and property in their community.

Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire, and to establish an Eligibility List for future hiring needs.

Applications are available at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

The application deadline is Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 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: Melrose Park FD

200 West Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon hiring
  • Age Requirements:  Applicants must have attained their 21st birthday at the last date for filing applications (6/5/19). Applicants must be under the age of 35 at the day of testing (6/22/19) unless exempt from such age limitations as provided in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6 which provides in part, that the age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of any municipality or fire protection district located in Illinois.
  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) AND must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University at time of appointment.  In lieu of college credits applicants with four (4) years of active military duty with an honorable discharge will be accepted.
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character
  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all stages of the testing process
  • Residency:  Applicant must reside within the boundaries of Melrose Park within one (1) year of completion of their probation period
  • CPAT Card:  Applicants must have a valid CPAT Card issued between the dates of 6/5/18 and 6/5/19.

Additional information will be provided in the application packet which can be Downloaded at:

www.jobsource.copsandfiretesting.com

There is a $40.00 non-refundable application fee. 

Applications are NOT available at the Melrose Park Fire Department or Village Hall

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Mandatory Orientation 8:00 AM ~ Written Exam immediately following

Location:

Melrose Park Community Senior Center

900 North 25th Avenue

Melrose Park, IL 60160

The Village of Melrose Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding employment.



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