Paramedic (Part-Time)

Village of River Grove

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Contact Information

Address:

Village of River Grove
2601 Thatcher Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

Phone:

  • 708-779-8012

Fax:

  • 708-453-1377

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 08/05/22

Salary:

  • Starting: $22.00/hour

    Benefits:

    • 13 paid holidays
    • IMRF and 457

Position Details

The Village of River Grove Illinois is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Paramedic.

Part-Time Paramedics, as well as other Village Employees, are considered at-will employees.

Applicants need to be Paramedic at time of hire.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High school graduate or state approved equivalent
  • Applicant must not possess any felony convictions or any domestic related convictions
  • Applicant must be of good moral character and be in good mental and physical condition
  • Applicant must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays, and overnight
  • At the time of hire, the Applicant must possess an IDPH Paramedic License and a Letter of Good Standing from their current resource hospital 
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License

All qualified applicants will be required to:

  • Sign off on release for personal information authorization forms.
  • Pass an in-person interview.
  • Pass a thorough background investigation, which includes interviews with current and/or all previous employers.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Pass a field training program.

River Grove Fire Department (RGFD) participates in the Loyola EMS System. Therefore, if applicants are chosen to participate in the hiring process and not in Loyola’s EMS System, they must successfully test in before being hired.

Essential Job Tasks and functions per NFPA 1582:

  • Unpredictable emergencies for prolonged periods of extreme exertion without warm-up, scheduled rest periods, meals, access to medication, or hydration.
  • Climbing six or more flights of stairs while wearing fire protective ensemble and carrying equipment over 50 lbs.
  • Rescuing-dragging or carrying victims over 200 lbs to safety in hazardous conditions in low visibility. 
  • Critical, time-sensitive, complex problem solving during physical exertion in stressful, hazardous environments, further aggravated by fatigue, lights and sirens, and other distractions.
  • Ability to communicate under high background noise, poor visibility, and overall hazardous conditions of an emergency scene.
  • Functioning as a team, where sudden member's incapacitation can result in mission failure, risk of injury/death to civilian or team member.

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Apply Online:

www.rivergroveil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1418

Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting:

Fire Chief Sean Flynn

708-716-5033

The Village of River Grove provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.



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