Village of Franklin Park

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service


Contact Information


Village of Franklin Park
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Franklin Park, IL 60131

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/22/20
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • Starting: $58,597.00

Sworn Officers:

  • 43


  • 18,333

Position Details

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the Village of Franklin Park is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.

Testing is being conducted for anticipated hiring needs and to establish a new Eligibility List for future hiring.

The members of the Franklin Park Fire Department are an organization of dedicated professionals who are committed to serving and protecting the lives and property of their community by providing the highest level of service and property protection. The Fire Department continually strives to meet the emergency needs of their residents and businesses for life safety. These services require a level of expertise that their fire personnel maintain through their diligent training and continuing education programs.

Applications are available at:

Applications will be online for purchase until 07/22/20 – 2:00 PM

The deadline for returning completed applications is:

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by 4:00 PM

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Attn: Franklin Park FD

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Driver’s License:  Must possess a valid Driver’s License at the time of application with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s License upon time of hire.
  • Age requirement:  Must be at least 21 years at the time of application (7/22/20). Must be under 35 years old on the day of testing (8/8/20) AND at such time as the final eligibility register is posted, unless they have been certified as a full-time Firefighter in the State of Illinois, or are otherwise exempt by State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6
  • Education:  Must have proof of High School Diploma, GED Certificate or High School Proficiency Statement.
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions and be of good moral character as described in State Statute 65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.
  • Residence:  At this time there are no stated requirements for residency declared by the Village of Franklin Park.
  • Testing:  Must be able to successfully complete all phases of testing.
  • CPAT Card: MUST have a CPAT Card issued between the dates of 8/8/19 and at time of testing 8/8/20. (Information on obtaining a card can be found at or
  • Certification: MUST be certified as an EMT-P by the State of Illinois at the time of application.

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.

Additional information will be provided in the packet which can be downloaded at:

There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee. Applications are NOT available at the Franklin Park Police Department or Village Hall.

Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation and test date:

Orientation and Written Examination:

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Registration starts at 8:30 AM


Franklin Park Police Department

9451 Belmont Avenue

Franklin Park, IL 60131

All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the Village of Franklin Park, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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