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Firefighter/Paramedic

Village of Gurnee

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of Gurnee
Attn: Human Resources
325 N. O'Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone:

  • 847-599-7500, x 7515

Fax:

  • 847-623-0490

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 02/02/22
  • @ 3:00 PM

Salary:

  • Starting: $73,727 annually

    Benefits:

    • No residency or living radius requirement
    • Vacation, Kelly Day time, paid sick leave and sick leave incentive programs
    • Health / dental / vision / life insurance plans
    • Retirement savings options (pension, 457, Roth IRA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement

     

Sworn:

  • 59

Population:

  • 30,700

Position Details

Firefighter/Paramedic Entry Level

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements at the time of application and hire:

  • United States citizen or naturalized citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years old and maximum age of 34 years (unless otherwise exempt under 65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.1).
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent thereof.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Currently certified as a Basic Operations Fire Fighter (Fire Fighter II) under the State of Illinois, Division of Personnel Standards and Education; and
  • Minimally a Provisional Paramedic in good standing in the State of Illinois pursuant to applicable statutes and regulations at the time of application or EMT-P. If a Provisional Paramedic at the time a conditional offer of employment is extended, must obtain State of Illinois EMT-P licensure prior to completion of the post-offer background investigation.
  • Applicants must provide a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certificate with Ladder Climb dated between August 1, 2020 and January 31, 2022.  The cost of the CPAT is the responsibility of the applicant.

Selection Process:

Each phase of the process is pass / fail and required to proceed to the next.

Completion of the online application and submission of required documents by 3:00 p.m. February 2, 2022.

Completion of written examination; applicants must self-schedule and complete the FireTEAM written examination through National Testing Network (NTN) by 11:00 a.m. February 2, 2022.  To register with NTN and schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com select ‘Find Jobs’ then select Firefighter Jobs and sign up for the Gurnee Fire Department. The cost of taking the examination or transferring a prior examination score is the responsibility of the candidate.

Oral Interview with Civil Service Commission – eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.  Interviews are tentatively scheduled for early / mid-February 2022 and may be conducted via Zoom.

After posting of the initial eligibility register, preference points may be applied - maximum of 10 points:

  • Veterans’ Points / Military Service with an Honorable Discharge:  five (5) points
  • Education Points:  up to five (5) points:
    • Associates Degree (any curriculum):  2.5 points
    • Bachelors Degree (any curriculum):  an additional 2.5 points (5 points total) 

After application of preference points, the final eligibility register is established and posted.

Eligibility list candidates receiving a conditional offer of employment must successfully pass a polygraph examination; character and background check; psychological examination; and medical examination, including vision and drug screen. 

Job Posting:

www.gurnee.il.us/jobs

Application:

Online Application

Equal Opportunity Employer



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