Firefighter/Paramedic

Rock Island Fire Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Rock Island Fire Department
1313 5th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone:

  • 309-732-2801

Fax:

  • 309-732-2813

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 09/02/22

Salary:

  • Starting: $55,278 plus an annual stipend of $2,800 for Paramedic/PHRN pay (effective 12/27/2021)

    • 5% step increases for years 2-6.
    • General Wage Increase of 2.75% in December 2022.
    • Longevity increases every 5 years up to 30 years of continuous service.
    • Specialty pay for IL FFIII/Advanced Technician Firefighter certification. 

    Competitive benefit package including:

    • Health
    • Dental
    • Article IV pension
    • Vacation leave
    • Personal leave
    • Sick leave
    • Kelly Days 

    Employees must live within the states of Illinois or Iowa and maintain a 45 minute or less response time from their domicile when accepting an overtime callback assignment.

Sworn:

  • 59

Population:

  • 37,651

Position Details

Summary of Duties:

Under direct supervision of a Lieutenant and/or other supervisory personnel:

  • Protects life and property
  • Controls and extinguishes fires
  • Provides emergency medical services at the advanced life support (ALS) level
  • Identifies special operations incidents and performs initial actions
  • Participates in a program of fire prevention and public education
  • Operates and maintains apparatus and equipment
  • Participates in training to increase job knowledge and proficiency 

Progressive department that responds to over 7,000 calls annually out of four fire stations (1 shift commander, 2 ALS ambulances, 3 engines, 1 ladder truck, and 1 light rescue vehicle). In addition to ALS treatment and transport on EMS calls, Firefighter/Paramedics assigned to the ambulances carry firefighting gear and also respond to fire calls as part of a company.

Minimum Requirements:

  • United States citizen.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be 21 years of age by date of hire, and under 35 years of age by the date of written examination. Age limitation is imposed by State statute; refer to IL General Assembly compiled statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6 for exceptions.
  • Requires possession of an EMT-Paramedic or PHRN License before a conditional offer of employment can be extended.
  • Requires proof of successful completion of CPAT with Ladder Climb within the previous twelve (12) months before a conditional offer of employment can be extended. 

To apply go to:

https://www.rigov.org/231/Employment



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