Sycamore, IL Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application


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Sycamore Fire Department

Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application 

The application deadline is Friday, July 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Salary: $58,382

Minimum Requirements:

  • $25.00 non refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S. (must meet I-9 requirements) 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Valid driver’s license (valid Illinois driver’s license at time of hire)
  • 21 to under 35 years of age at time of application deadline, unless otherwise exempt by statute. Applicants can be 20 years of age if they are currently participating in the Sycamore college internship program
  • Proof of completion of candidate physical ability test (CPAT) and ladder climb test within 12 months prior to the date of application deadline (7/24/2020)
  • Illinois State Certified Firefighter – must hold Basic Operations/FFII certificate from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) 
  • Current Illinois EMT Paramedic – license must be issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) OR show proof of current enrollment in an accredited paramedic training program approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health 
  • Must reside with the distance of the City of Sycamore that complies with the Sycamore Municipal Code, the City’s Personnel Policies, or applicable collective bargaining agreements 

Required Documentation due July 24, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (not accepted via email or fax):

  • Online application (available after purchase)  
  • Consent and release agreement (available after purchase)
  • 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 IL OSFM Basic Operations Firefighter/FFII certification
  • Copy of valid IL IDPH Paramedic License or letter from organization sponsoring EMT-P enrollment 
  • Copy of CPAT and Ladder Climb certificate(s) dated 7/24/2019 – 7/24/2020 

Orientation and Testing:

Candidates must attend the mandatory orientation and written examination on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Sign-in begins at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 7:30 a.m. 

Testing will be held at the Sycamore Police Department (basement) – 535, DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 

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 7/24/2020. Application fees are non-refundable.


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