Zion, IL Firefighter/Paramedic Job Application


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Zion Fire Department

Firefighter Job Application

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. 

Starting Salary: $53,821.88 up to $73,143.25

Minimum Requirements:

  • $40.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • The minimum age at time of hire for the Zion Fire/Rescue Department shall be 21 years of age. The maximum age at the time of application is 34 years of age, unless exempt by statute
  • Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb issued by a licensed agency as of date of written exam. CPAT and Ladder Climb considered valid only if issued between May 2, 2019 – May 2, 2020
  • MUST be currently enrolled in a paramedic (EMT-P) class or have completed an EMT-P class and currently in certification process or be a licensed/certified EMT-P
  • At time of conditional offer of employment, candidate must be an Illinois certified EMT-P; within 30 days, candidate must be affiliated with the North Lake County EMS system
  • Candidate must obtain Illinois FF II/Basic Certification within 12 months probationary period
  • Applicants who are certified Illinois paramedics at time of hire must successfully complete a 12-month probation period 

Required Documentation due 4/16/2020 at 4:00 PM (must be hand delivered or mailed to IOS Recruitment):

  • Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
  • Consent and release agreement (available after purchase)
  • Copy of high school diploma/GED
  • 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 EMT-P license or proof of being currently enrolled in paramedic class and/or proof of being in the process of certification 
  • Copy of valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certificate(s) – must be dated 5/2/2019 through 5/2/2020

Written Exam Information:

Saturday, May 2, 2020. Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 8:30 a.m. No late admittance. Testing will take place in Zion, IL. The exact testing location will be provided to eligible candidates prior to the exam date.

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 4:00 PM on April 16, 2020. Application fees are non-refundable.


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