La Grange, IL Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application


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LaGrange Fire Department
Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application

Application deadline: December 8, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.
Starting Range: $67,344 – $96,950

The La Grange Fire Department is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for the position of Firefighter Paramedic. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain the best and brightest from all walks of life and backgrounds. We believe every member of our Fire Department must feel respected, be treated fairly, and be provided the opportunity to excel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • $35 Non-refundable application fee* 
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • Possess a valid driver’s license  
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Current IL EMT-B certification at time of application (Note: At time of hire the applicant must possess a certified EMT-P Paramedic License from the State of Illinois)
  • Be at least 21 and under 35 years of age at the time of application, or as otherwise provided by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Act (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1)
  • Submit proof of a valid CPAT and Approved Ladder Climb card(s) from a licensed agency. Cards must be dated within one year of application (12/8/2021 – 12/8/2022). Must also be valid at time of appointment.

* fee waivers available upon request. 

Required documentation due 12/8/2022 at 4:00 p.m. (must be hand-delivered or mailed):

  • Confirmed online application – available after purchase
  • Consent and release form (2 pages) – available after purchase 
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship: can include: county/state-issued birth certificate (hospital issued birth certificates not accepted), U.S. passport, naturalization papers
  • Copy of valid Illinois EMT-Basic certification
  • Copy of valid CPAT and ladder climb certification. Must be dated 12/8/2021 – 12/8/2022

Orientation and Testing Information:
Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Please arrive no later than 8:00 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in.  Test will be held at La Grange Village Hall 53 S. La Grange Road La Grange, IL 60525

Application Process Information:
When you have completed the online application you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release form(s) and gather required documents listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. (CST) on 5/27/2022. All application fees are non-refundable. 

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