Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
Invites Applications for the position of: FIREFIGHTER / EMT-B Part-time
Starting Salary: $14.85 /hr ($15.75 if Paramedic)
Application Deadline: March 06, 2015 Current Vacancies: YES
DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW: The District, located in McHenry and Kane Counties along the Fox River, encompasses a 22 square mile jurisdiction approximately 40 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. Operating out of three stations, the ALFPD serves a residential population of approximately 40,000 and protects a mix of residential, light industrial and commercial development by providing effective and efficient fire protection, fire prevention, emergency medical services, and specialized response to emergency incidents. The District employs 65 commissioned and non-commissioned firefighting personnel and 4 civilian staff members, who responded to 3,845 emergency incidents in 2014.
Age 21 at time of hire
Valid Illinois Driver’s License
Firefighter Basic Operations (Firefighter II)
EMT-B Certification (or proof you are currently enrolled in anEMT-B course. Please note: you must have your EMT-B licenseprior to hire-date (approx. May/June 2015 )
Valid CPAT card within last 12 months (01/01/14 or after)
No felony convictions and good moral character
No residency requirements
To fill out an application and schedule your written test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, select Firefighter Jobs and sign up for the ALFPD test.
What to expect at the www.nationaltestingnetwork.com website:
Completion of the application process;
Review all information related to the position and details about the testing process;
Opportunity to take online practice tests;
Schedule your own convenient test time. Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays;
Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment;
Upon completion of the written test, all candidate scores will be automatically forwarded to the ALFPD hiring officials. Candidates who attain a passing score will be placed on the department’s pool of eligible candidates to continue to participate in other stages of the selection process.
The selection process also includes oral interview, background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph, and a medical exam.
ALFPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only online applications will be accepted.
Applications AND Written Exam due:
Friday, March 06, 2015