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Firefighter, Springfield, Illinois - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-06
The Blue Line: Public Safety Monitor (www.theblueline.com)
Law Enforcement/Legal/Security

$49,823.82 /yr

  full-time   employee


Springfield
Illinois
62701
United States

Firefighter
Springfield, Illinois

City of Springfield
300 S. 7th Street, Room 309
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: 217-789-2446
Fax: 217-789-2118
E-mail: HumanResources@springfield.il.us
Website: www.springfield.il.us

Salary: $49,823.82
Population: 115,715
Sworn Officers: 210
Application Deadline: 12/19/18

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD
is seeking applicants for
FIREFIGHTER

The City of Springfield Firefighter examination phases will begin December 29, 2018.

Duties of a firefighter include, but are not limited to:

Preventing, suppressing and extinguishing fires
Protecting life and property for citizens of Springfield, Fire Protection Districts, Mutual Aid Districts and assigned Districts
Mitigating hazardous materials
Providing emergency medical service
Assisting in vehicle and other rescue areas
Engaging in ongoing training programs

Requirements are:

U.S. Citizenship
High School diploma or GED
Valid driverâ??s license at time of hire
Vision correctable to 20/40 with no monochromatic color blindness
No felony convictions or certain misdemeanors
Ability to pass all required phases of the examination
Minimum age when taking the exam is 21, and maximum age is 34 unless applicant meets one of the exemptions under the Illinois Compiled State Statute ILCS 5/10-1-7. No person who is 35 years of age or older shall be eligible to take an examination for a position as a firefighter unless the person has had previous employment status as a firefighter in the regularly constituted fire department of the municipality, except as provided in this Section. The age limitation does not apply to (1) any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of (i) any municipality or fire protection district located in Illinois, (ii) a fire protection district whose obligations were assumed by a municipality under Section 21 of the Fire Protection District Act, or (iii) a municipality whose obligations were taken over by a fire protection district, or (2) any person who has served a municipality as a regularly enrolled volunteer, paid on call, or part-time firefighter for the 5 years immediately preceding the time that the municipality begins to use full-time firefighters to provide all or part of its fire protection service.

Current starting salary for a first-year probationary firefighter is $49,823.82.

Informational packets are now available online at:

www.springfield.il.us/firetesting

AND

Office of Human Resources
Room 309
Municipal Center West
7th and Monroe Streets
Springfield, IL

Orientation sessions are scheduled for:

November 3, 14 & 29, 2018

To register for one of these sessions:

Call:

217-789-2446

OR

Email:

HumanResources@springfield.il.us

Apply to:

http://www.springfield.il.us

FINAL DATE TO APPLY:

DECEMBER 19, 2018 AT 11:00 PM CST

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE TO REGULAR EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC

IF ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING IS REQUIRED, PLEASE NOTIFY THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER M-F-D-V

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