Rolling Meadows, IL Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application


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Rolling Meadows Fire Department

Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application

Application Deadline: February 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Annual Salary Range: $69,911 with 7 steps to $111,220

Minimum Requirements:

  • $65.00 non-refundable application fee*
  • U.S. Citizenship or person meeting the requirements of “citizenship status” (candidates born outside the U.S. must contact IOS Recruitment before the application deadline for details 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • 21 years of age as of February 11, 2021 and less than 35 years of age at time final eligibility list is established, unless otherwise exempt 
  • Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb due at time of application deadline and must be also valid at time of appointment. Considered valid within one (1) year of the application deadline 
  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) EMT -Paramedic license at time of application deadline or meet all requirements listed below under Alternate Requirements:

Alternate Requirements:

  • Completed or enrolled in at state approved Public Health EMT-Paramedic training course at the time of application deadline
  • Must possess an IDPH EMT-Paramedic license by August 31, 2021
  • Must submit a copy of an IDPH EMT-Paramedic license to the City of Rolling Meadows Fire and Police Commission no later than 2:00 p.m. on September 8, 2021
  • Must hold an IDPH EMT-Paramedic license at time of employment offer
  • Note: Failure to meet any of the items listed in “Alternate Requirements” will result in being permanently removed from eligibility and the list 

*The application fee may be waived for applicants experiencing financial hardship. For details, please email 

Required Documentation due by 4:00 p.m. (CST) on 2/11/2021 (no faxes/emails accepted):

  • Confirmed Online Application – available after purchase
  • Consent and Release Form (2 pages) – available after purchase
  • Military Status and Personal Statement (3 pages) – available after purchase
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Copy of valid driver’s license
  • Copy of birth record – can include: U.S. County/State issued birth certificate, U.S. Passport, Naturalization papers, or permanent resident card 
  • Copy of Valid IL IDPH EMT-Paramedic License or letter from paramedic program status status of enrollment 
  • Copy of Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb Card(s) dated 2/11/2020 – 2/11/2021

Testing Information:

Candidates must attend the written examination on Saturday, March 13, 2021.  Testing will take place at Rolling Meadows High School, 2901 Central Rd. Please plan to be available at any time on this date. Exact times and testing details will be provided at a later time. 

Orientation Information:

In lieu of an in-person orientation, the Rolling Meadows FD has put together an orientation video. You may view the orientation by clicking here.

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 forms and gather required documentation (listed above) for submission to IOS Recruitment by 4:00 p.m. (CST) on 2/11/2021.  Failure to complete any portion of the application process will eliminate you for further consideration.  

Please note that the IOS office is not currently allowing for documents to be dropped off in our office.  You must mail documents or use our drop box which is located outside the 1520 building doors.  Call IOS with any questions at 708-410-0200

No refunds are issued for incomplete or late applications.


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