Firefighter / Paramedic
Jan. 28, 2011 - Feb. 28, 2011
Location: Collinsville, IL
Salary Range: $57,400 starting salary
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Fire
Description: The City of Collinsville (IL) Fire Department is seeking applicants to test for the position of Probationary Firefighter/Paramedic at our suburban St. Louis metro east area department. The Collinsville Fire Department protects approximately 30,000 residents and visitors with 35 employees from two stations by cross staffing EMS and fire apparatus.

Minimum application requirements include:

The application process must be completed on line at by close of business February 28, 2011.
The City of Collinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications: Must have EMT-Paramedic licensure prior to February 28, 2011.

U.S. citizenship, valid driver’s license and no felony convictions.

Must be 21-35 years of age, except per Illinois Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.

Firefighter certifications and related college degrees preferred.

Must pass rigorous hiring process including written test, physical agility test, oral interview, background investigation, polygraph test, psychological examination and physical examination.