Firefighter Or ParamedicChicago

The Chicago Fire Department covers 228 square miles stretching from the industrial south to the glittering Loop to the fabulous Gold Coast and far north side. The Fire Suppression and Rescue Division is responsible for the day-to-day operation of all fire suppression companies in the 99 firehouses dispersed throughout the city of Chicago. 

When those companies are not fighting fires, they are responsible for conducting daily fire drills, school inspections, and fire hydrant inspections within their districts. The division oversees the department’s 99 engine companies and 60 truck companies, which are divided into seven (7) geographic regions. The EMS Division has both ALS ambulances and BLS ambulances. Their apparatus are equipped with emergency medications, intravenous fluids and other primary emergency supplies and equipment, including portable electro-cardiac monitor and defibrillators available for patients who may suddenly go into cardiac arrest. All ALS and BLS ambulances, and ALS engines, are equipped with state-of-the-art telemetry radio equipment, which allows emergency medical responders to radio important information from the scene of the incident, directly to a nearby hospital, where physicians can review the patient’s condition and provide further medical instructions and transport information. 

The Bureau of Operations receives over 500,000 calls for help every year and responds to various incidents involving people with emergency medical conditions as well as calls to preserve property. Additionally, there are two major airports served by CFD including Chicago’s O’Hare Field and Chicago Midway Airport.   

Chicago is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States, and there are many different festivals held in various neighborhoods throughout the year. Chicago also hosts an Air & Water Show, the Taste of Chicago, Jazz and Blues Fests, and both a marathon and triathalon every year. Chicago also boasts major sports teams from all professional leagues.  

The City of Chicago Office of personnel oversees the recruitment and hiring of Firefighter and Paramedic Candidates and work off of an eligibility list.  The City of Chicago requires residency for its employees.  For more information, please contact:www.cityofchicago.gov 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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Firefighter/ParamedicAurora

The City of Aurora is designated as the third largest city in the State, with a population of about 175,000. The Aurora Fire Department ranks as one of the largest departments in the State of Illinois and consists of 200+ sworn personnel and civilian employees. 

The department protects an area of approximately 40 square miles within the Aurora city limits, as well as a significant area of surrounding townships. The department runs multiple Engine Companies, Truck Companies and ALS (Advanced Life Support) Ambulances which are all staffed 24 hours a day. Some of the Engine Companies are ALS-equipped and designated as ARVs (Alternate Response Vehicles), providing the department and the City with additional Emergency Medical Services in support of the department’s ambulance force. 

The department is divided into two districts, which are designated as Battalion 1 and Battalion 2. We also provide an experienced / advanced Water Rescue Team to the area as well as a designated Hazardous Materials Response Team and Technical Rescue Team. The department maintains an Investigations Unit, which also participates in the established Arson Task Force Teams of Kane and DuPage Counties. 

For more information about career opportunities with the Aurora Fire Department, please visit: http://www.aurora-il.org/civil_service/firefighter_qualifications.php

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

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www.aurora-il.org/

Firefighter/ParamedicNaperville

The Naperville Fire Department protects more than 146,000 people in Naperville and the surrounding unincorporated Naperville Fire Protection District. Residents are served by ten fire stations.  Currently, the department employees more than 200 full-time personnel. 

The department is manned 24 hours per day and operates eight front line engines, six front line paramedic ambulances, three front line ladder trucks, and two front line district commander vehicles. Naperville’s fire insurance rating is consistently improving. The Fire Department has taken a pro-active measure to address the area’s rapid growth. A comprehensive 20 year Master Plan for the delivery of Fire and Emergency Medical Services has been in place since 1989, and is updated every three years. In addition, the Naperville Fire Department is one of select few Fire Departments in the U.S. to have been awarded full accreditation status by the Commission on Fire Service Accreditation International. 

The Fire Department provides Emergency Medical Services to residents in Naperville and unincorporated Naperville. The Department operates six paramedic ambulances 24 hours per day. In addition, all front line fire engines are equipped with paramedic equipment to ensure medical procedures can be provided to those in need within 4-6 minutes of the request for services. The Department has over 100 State of Illinois Licensed Paramedics who also function as Firefighters. 

The NFD seeks individuals with a high degree of personal and professional integrity to participate in a competitive process to establish an eligibility register for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The Naperville Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is charged with the appointment of all Firefighter/Paramedics. The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will hold examinations for qualified persons to establish an eligibility register from which Firefighter/Paramedic vacancies will be filled for two years. 

To be considered for employment, candidates must meet the following requirements: 

* High school graduate or equivalent (GED), * Possess valid drivers license which must be shown as identification at all phases of testing, * Must be 21 years of age or over and under 35 years of age by the date of orientation except as otherwise provided by state statute, * Attend orientation (no exceptions) and all phases of testing, * Good character and meeting all requirements of Board of Fire and Police Commissioners and State of Illinois, * Must hold current Illinois Department of Public Health active status EMT-PARAMEDIC Certification and include proof with application. Must retain EMT-PARAMEDIC Certification for a minimum of 10 years after date of hire. 

Applicants must attend orientation and pass and/or successfully complete written test, physical aptitude test, interview, polygraph test, background investigation including fingerprinting, in-depth psychological assessment and physical examination. 

For more information, visit: http://www.naperville.il.us/careeropps.aspx 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.naperville.il.us/

Firefighter/ParamedicRockford

The Rockford Fire Department serves one of Illinois’ largest cities, with a total population exceeding 120,000 and is a progressive fire service organization.   

Minimum Requirements: 

*21 years of age by hire date 
*Must not have attained the age of 35 years by hire date 
*High School Diploma or equivalent 
*Valid Driver’s License 
*No Felony Convictions 
*US Citizen or applied for 

For more information on careers with the Rockford Fire Department, please visit: www.rockfordil.gov

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.rockfordil.gov/

FirefighterSpringfield

The Springfield Fire Department is a quality organization, dedicated to answering the needs of the community with highly skilled people who care.  

The Springfield Fire Department protects one of the most recognizable symbols of our nation, the only home President Abraham Lincoln ever owned. Springfield is unparalleled in American history with visitors coming from all over the world, presenting a challenging environment for firefighting and emergency medical services. Springfield is the home of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which opened in 2002. This will greatly increase our challenge. 

The Springfield Fire Department meets those challenges through teamwork, professionalism and a commitment to the people we serve. The Department is committed to eliminating threats to life, safety and property through education, prevention and effective response to fire, medical and environmental emergencies. 

For information about the next recruit testing and hiring process, please visit: http://www.springfield.il.us/Fire/Recruiting.htm

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.springfield.il.us/

Firefighter/ParamedicLisle-Woodridge Fire District

Our primary mission is to provide a variety of services designed to protect the lives and property of those people within the District from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposures to dangerous conditions caused by man or nature. 

Our vision – to be recognized by our community and employees as: A model of excellence in providing fire protection, emergency medical services and related services; A District dedicated to continuous improvement in every detail of the service we provide; A District that fosters an environment of tolerance, trust and involvement; A District responsive to the communities needs and concerns. 

The Lisle-Woodridge Fire District is rated an ISO Class 1 fire district. This rating is awarded by the Insurance Services Office. We have the distinction of being the highest rated fire district in the entire nation. 

The Fire District protects approximately 30 square miles and a population of approximately 70,000 residents. Our Fire District has five fire stations (3 in Lisle and 2 in Woodridge). We protect the Village of Lisle and 80% of the Village of Woodridge (primarily west of I-355), and some unincorporated areas of DuPage County. The district provides Fire Suppression & Rescue, Advanced Life Support Ambulance service, and Fire Protection activities. We also conduct fire service training for local fire departments, monthly CPR courses for the public, and numerous public education programs by request. 

Testing information: http://www.lwfd.org/

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.lwfd.org/

Firefighter/ParamedicSchaumburg

SFD exists to assure the safety and well being of the community we serve, by providing prompt and professional services in the event of fire, medical emergencies, disasters, or any other event which may threaten the public welfare. 

Committed To: 

•SERVICE. The delivery of prompt and professional service to the community is our ultimate commitment. 
•SAFETY. Maintaining a work environment where safety is paramount at all times, especially in emergency situations which are inherently dangerous. 
•TEAMWORK. A team oriented approach which fosters excellence in the performance of our duties. 

It is with pride and pleasure we introduce the Schaumburg Fire Department and acquaint you with its role in serving and protecting our community. This is the Fire Department where people come and stay for an entire career. Find out why. 

The Schaumburg Fire Department provides suppression and emergency medical services to a day time population of 150,000. Responding from five fire stations, 126 shift personnel respond to over 8,400 calls a year. Our firefighters work with state of the art apparatus and equipment, and a full time staff in EMS, training, and logistics support their activities. The Department maintains several specialty teams that include the Technical Rescues, Dive, Hazardous Materials, and Fire Investigation. 

The Department provides fire and accident prevention education in the public schools and through senior citizen programs; hosts fire explorer scout and citizen fire academy programs; and support CPR instruction, a smoke detector battery change program for senior citizens, and air public safety presentations on cable television. Our public education efforts are evident at festivals and community gatherings. 

The Schaumburg Fire Department is without equal in offering the best opportunities of employment and advancement in Fire Service 

Testing information: www.ci.schaumburg.il.us 

EOE

Deadline for applications:
On Demand

APPLY:
www.ci.schaumburg.il.us/


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