Lockport Township Fire Protection District, Lockport, Illinois
The Lockport Township Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commissioners
is accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic.
starting, plus any applicable incentives per the CBA
Sworn Personnel: 88
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by
Lockport Township Fire Protection District:
U.S. citizenship or an alien admitted for permanent residence, or lawfully
admitted for temporary residence who produces evidence of intention to
become a citizen of the United States. NOTE: Applicants selected for
employment must meet the District's residency requirements;
No felony convictions;
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;
Valid Illinois driver's license (will be required proof of identification at
all phases of testing);
At least 21 years of age at time of hire AND must be UNDER 35 years of age
on the application deadline date (March 21, 2017)*
Unless otherwise exempt by State or Federal law; Such
maximum age limitation shall not apply in the case of 1) any person
previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted
fire department of (i) any municipality or fire protection district whose
obligations were assumed by a municipality under Section 21 of the Fire
Protection District Act, or (ii) a municipality whose obligations were taken
over by a fire protection district, or 2) any person who has served the fire
district as a regularly enrolled volunteer, paid-on-call, or part-time
firefighter for the 5 years immediately preceding the time that the district
begins to use full-time firefighters to provide all or part of its fire
protection service. Furthermore, to qualify for either of these
exceptions set forth above, the applicant shall have been actively working
as a firefighter within 2 years of the date of his/her application to this
of date of birth will be required
the time of application.
(References: 70 ILCS 705/16.06b; 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6);
Must have a valid Paramedic certification in the State of
Illinois at time of application;
Must be a certified Firefighter II or Basic Operations
Firefighter through the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal at
time of application;
Must present a valid CPAT and Ladder Climb
certification at time of application, with an issue date within 1 year
of the date of the written examination: April 8, 2017;
Must successfully test into the Silver Cross Hospital EMSS prior
to offer of employment;
Must reside in the State of Illinois at time of hire;
Attend a mandatory orientation/written exam administration
on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Lockport East High School: 1333 E.
7th Street, Lockport, IL 60441. Check- in starts at 7:30 A.M.
Must meet the requirements of a background check and pass
a medical, psychological and polygraph test;
$45.00 non-refundable application processing fee
Application deadline is Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4:00 P.M.
Preference Points will be awarded as determined by
the Lockport Township Fire Protection District for the following:
Fire Service Experience
for this position or obtain additional information,
please visit the following website: http://www.applytoserve.com
Township Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
On behalf of the
Lockport Township Fire Protection District and the Lockport
Township Firefighters Local 1544, we would like to thank all of
the Friday afternoon commuters on October 28th that generously
donated to our MDA "Fill the Boot" campaign at 9th & State
Street. Our portion of this joint with the Citgo Lemont Refinery
Fire Department, Romeoville Fire Department, and Lockport Fire
District was a great success thanks to your support.
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