VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN, ILLINOIS
The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Firefighter without regard to race, color or ethnic origin.
Firefighter candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination and an oral interview in order to be placed on the eligibility list.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Starting salary $50,641 the first year with increases to $62,968 after one year to $75,069 after three years. Benefits include:
Deferred compensation plan
Vacation and sick day benefit package
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
At least twenty-one (21) years of age and under thirty-five (35) years of age, as of the closing date of the application filing period. Proof of age will be required at time of application.
Physically and psychologically qualified to sustain the labors and exposures of a Firefighter.
Minimum of 20/70 uncorrected vision, corrected to 20/20 in each eye, with normal color and depth perception.
No convictions of felonies; good moral character.
United States citizen. Oak Lawn residency not required.
Successfully completed at least 60 semester (or 90 quarter) hours of credit from a regionally accredited college or university as of the date of filing the application for employment.
Must possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card as of the closing date of the application filing period.
Possess an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) license from the State of Illinois as of the closing date for filing the application for employment. Applicants must maintain their annual EMT-P continuing education prior to employment.
Speak, read and write the English language.
Possess a valid driver's license from state of residency.
A $25.00 non-refundable test fee will be payable at time of written exam.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OBTAINING AN APPLICATION
Written examination tentatively scheduled for June 24, 2009. Applicants to be notified by mail of date, time and location of all exams. Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must pass a pre-employment background check, medical and psychological exam.
Pick up applications on lower level of:
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Completed applications must be returned to the Commission office no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 15, 2009.
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BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS
VILLAGE OF OAK LAWN
Equal Opportunity Employer
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