Upon successful completion of the Basic Operations Fire Fighter Academy and becoming a Certified Firefighter, the new hourly pay rate will be $20.30.
The Village of Tinley Park, a dynamic, progressive, growing community of nearly 57,000 residents, is the 14th largest city in the Chicago Metro Area. Our proud Fire Department, first formed in November 1901, has been home to a professional team of over 600 proud members throughout its history. The Department is uniquely designed to protect the lives and property of Village residents and businesses with a strong, dedicated team of part-time, paid-in-place firefighters who work diligently to ensure smooth operations in four Village Fire Stations situated throughout the community. TPFD is the largest part-time staffed Department in the State of Illinois, and serves the community through Fire Suppression and Fire Prevention activities, public education, pyrotechnics and radio alarm programs. Self-dispatched by our own 911 Center, and in partnership with MABAS 24, this ISO Class 1 rated Department seeks experienced, responsible, and seasoned individuals, to join our team of courageous, dedicated, professionals who currently protect and serve the community.
We are seeking 10-15 individuals interested in pursing a career in Fire Service looking for an opportunity for learn the fundamentals with a great organization while working towards becoming a Certified Firefighter
This position is responsible for protecting life and property by performing firefighting duties and emergency response work.
Must be available to work a minimum of (7) 12-hour shifts each month including 1 weekend per month, averaging 84 hours per month.
Scheduling is based on seniority and availability.
The Village incurs substantial expenses in the hiring and training of the Firefighter. Expenses incurred include the medical examination, a background check, Fire Academy Training, other training expenses, uniforms, bunker gear, other related expenses all involved in the hiring, training, and equipping the position of Firefighter. Selected candidates are required to execute a Reimbursement Agreement prior to hire.
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The Village of Tinley Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free workplace.
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