Leyden FPD of Franklin Park, IL Firefighter/Paramedic Application


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Leyden Fire Protection District
Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application
Application Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.

Starting Salary: $62,156  and the department is planning to hire one (1) candidate right away!

**An additional $1,500 stipend will be applied to licensed paramedics**

*Currently allow for secondary employment*


Minimum Requirements:

  • United States citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at the time of application, or as otherwise exempted by statute
  • High School Diploma (or its equivalent)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must have a valid Illinois EMT-Paramedic license at the time of application deadline OR be in the last 3 months of paramedic school at time of application deadline.
  • Valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card and approved Ladder Climb Card due at time of application (issued within one year of application due date, 07/19/2023 – 08/09/2024 and at time of conditional offer of employment

Required Documentation due 08/09/2024 at 2:00 p.m. (must be delivered via hand or mail):

  • Confirmed online application (available after download)
  • Consent and release agreement (available after download)
  • Leyden Authorization and Release Forms (available after download)
  • Copy of high school diploma/GED
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship – count/state issued birth record, passport or naturalization papers accepted 
  • Copy of Valid IDPH Paramedic License OR Proof of Current Enrollment in a Paramedic Program by submitting a current letter of good standing from program with anticipated completion date (must be scheduled to graduate within 3 months of application deadline)
  • Copy of Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb Certification (dated 07/19/2023 – 08/09/2024)
  • Optional copy of Valid Illinois OSFM Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter Certification
  • Optional copy of Military DD-214 (if applicable)

Orientation and Testing:
Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on one of two available dates: Wednesday, August 28, 2024 OR Thursday, August 29, 2024. Sign-in will begin at 6:00 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. You will be required to bring a #2 pencil and photo identification (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, military ID) to sign-in. The written exam will immediately follow orientation.

Test will be held at:
Leyden Fire Protection District
2600 N. Mannheim Rd.
Franklin Park, IL 60131 


All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and successfully complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.


Application Process Information:
When you complete the online application, you will receive a confirmation number. You will also need to print and sign the required release forms and gather the required documentation listed above for submission to IOS Recruitment by 2:00 p.m. on 08/09/2024. 

All communications will come from re*********@io*********.com. Be sure to add us to your address book and check your inbox (including spam folder) often for important notifications. 


Please contact IOS Recruitment at (800)-343-HIRE or re*********@io*********.com with questions regarding the application, testing site, and required documentation before the application deadline date.


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