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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Firefighter-Paramedic Appllictions

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC

Beginning
December 10, 2018, applications for Firefighter/Paramedic for the Village ofChicago Ridge will be available at the Office of the Village Clerk located at
10455 S Ridgeland Avenue, Chicago Ridge between 8:30 am – 5:30 pm MONDAY thruFRIDAY and 9:00 am – 12:00 pm SATURDAY. 
Completed applications must be returned no later than 5:00 pm on Friday,January 18, 2019.  A $25 non-refundable
fee must be paid at the time of obtaining applications. Testing will be held onSaturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at 10655 S Oak Avenue.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and
    must not have attained their 35th
     Birthday by the date of appointment,
  • Possess a valid driver’s license,
  • Be a U.S. citizen,
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent,
  • Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM)
    Basic Operations Firefighter Certification or proof of successful completion of the OSFM Basic Operations Firefighter curriculum and objectives from a recognized Fire Academy,
  • Have a current State of Illinois Certified Paramedic status certificate, 
  • Have obtained a CPAT certification with ladder
    climb no more than one year prior to testing, 
  • Be able to speak, read and write the English language fluently, 
  • Domicile and bona fide place of residence must be
    maintained within the State of Illinois,
  • And meet such other requirements as set forth by the Illinois Compiled Statutes and the Chicago Ridge Fire and Police
    Commission Rules and Regulations.  
  • APPLICANT MUST PASS WRITTEN, ORAL, PHYSICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION AND POLYGRAPH TEST.

SALARY
AND BENEFITS

Startingsalary $50,676.40.  Hospitalization,
Dental, Optical, Life Insurance, Uniform Allowance, Vacation, Sick Days, FirePension Plan.

Board
of Fire and Police Commission

Villageof Chicago Ridge

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