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Career Firefighter/ Paramedic Applications Available


Career Firefighter/ Paramedic Position Announcement



The Woodstock Fire/Rescue District, an equal opportunity employer, is conducting a hiring process to establish an Eligibility List for the position of Career Firefighter/Paramedic.

An application will be available at wfrd.org beginning Friday, April 21, 2017. The application packet must be submitted in person, with a valid ID no later than 12:00 PM Friday, May 12, 2017. Application packets will be accepted between the hours of 8:30-11:30 AM and 12:30-3:30 PM Monday thru Friday at  Station 1, 435 East Judd Street, Woodstock, IL 60098.

Hiring Process Timeline

Friday, April 21, 2017 Application available online at wfrd.org – under Board of Fire Commissioners, Full Time Employment section

Friday, May 12, 2017 Application Due Date – NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam- Doors close promptly at 9:00 AM. Valid ID is needed for entry

June 15,16, & 17, 2017 Oral Interviews (Tentative dates, information will be presented at the mandatory orientation)

Basic Employment Requirements
  • U.S. Citizen
  • At least 21 years of age and not more than 35 years at time application is submitted, unless previous firefighter experience meeting statutory exceptions of 70 ILCS 705-16.06
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Valid State of Illinois driver’s license with a Class B Non-CDL classification (must be shown as ID at all phases of the testing process)
  • State of Illinois Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter certification at time of application
  • State of Illinois licensed Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P) at time of application
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician Job DescriptionAvailable under Board of Fire Commissioners “Employment” tab
  • Successful completion of all phases of the hiring process and probationary period
  • Additional employment requirements will be provided at the orientation
Testing and Evaluation Components
  • Comprehensive application
  • Mandatory orientation
  • Written exam
  • Proof of CPAT and Ladder Climb Certification
    • Must have 2017 date, will be due with Written Claim for Preference Points on July 3, 2017, or any time before
  • Oral interview
  • Background investigation
  • Medical examination

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