Peru, IL Firefighter Job Application


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Peru Fire Department

Firefighter Job Application

Application deadline: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. (CST)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least 21 and under 35 years of age at tie of application and posting of final eligibility list (unless exempt under provisions outlined in the Illinois Fire and Police Commissioners Act)
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (Illinois driver’s license at time of hire)
  • Must have an Illinois Firefighter II/Basic Operations certification issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM)
  • Must have a current and valid Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT Basic, Intermediate or Paramedic license at time of hire
  • Must have a current and valid CPAT and ladder climb dated within one year prior to the application deadline
  • Must have no felony convictions
  • Must be able to pass the written examination and oral interview
  • Upon conditional offer of employment, applicant must pass a medical exam, polygraph test, psychological exam, drug screening and extensive background investigation 
  • Residence required within 10 miles of the City of Peru within six months of hire 


Required documentation due 2/22/2022 at 4:00 p.m. – must be mailed or hand delivered (email/fax not accepted):

  • Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
  • Consent and release form (2 pages) (available after purchase)
  • Copy of high school diploma (or GED)
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship: can include: county/state-issued birth certificate, U.S. passport, naturalization papers, permanent resident card
  • Copy of valid CPAT and ladder climb. Must be dated 2/22/2021 – 2/22/2022 
  • Copy of IL Firefighter II/Basic Operations Firefighter issued by OSFM 
  • Copy of valid EMT basic, intermediate or paramedic license (if applicable)


Orientation and Written Exam:

Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. Testing will be held at the Peru Fire Station – additional details will be provided to eligible candidates at a later time.


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 4:00 p.m. (CST) on 2/22/2022.



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