Jacksonville, IL Firefighter Application


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Jacksonville, IL Fire Department 
Firefighter Job Application 
The application deadline is Friday, May 3, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.

Starting Salary: $55,738.34

Senior Firefighter or 5th Year Pay: $71,174.31 (At the 2024 Rate)

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 20 years of age and have not reached the age of 35 by Monday, June 3, 2024, unless exempt by State Statute.  Note – must be 21 years of age at date of hire 
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High school diploma/GED
  • No felony convictions 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid EMT-B license 
  • Must submit proof of a valid CPAT and Ladder Climb card from a licensed agenc by the time of oral interviews (Tentatively scheduled for late June or early July)

For a permanent position:

  • Must complete a one-year probationary period and attain certifications in:
    • Basic Operations Firefighter
    • Hazmat Operations 
    • Vehicle Machinery Operations 
  • Must obtain a valid IDPH Paramedic license within first two years, dependent of time of hire 

Required Documentation due May 3, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.:

  • Online application (available after download)  
  • Consent and release agreement (available after download)
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record – may include U.S. County/State issued birth record, U.S. Passport or Naturalization Papers 
  • Copy of valid EMT-Basic license or EMT-Paramedic License
  • Optional copy of valid CPAT and Ladder Climber Certification(s)

Virtual Testing Information:
Your exam will be offered electronically, and you will take the exam in your own home. The session will be offered during business hours within the week of June 3rd – it is your responsibility to ensure you have the flexibility to test during this time. Eligible candidates will receive additional details in late May. 

Application Process Information:
Once you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. on 05/03/2024. 

All communications will come from IOS via email at re*********@io*********.com. Be sure to add us to your address book and check your inbox (including spam folder) frequently for time sensitive notices. 


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