Park Forest Firefighter Paramedic New Hire Recruitment 2019

Park Forest Fire Department, PFFD
The Park Forest Fire Department on a clear day with trucks and an ambulance parked in front. (Photo: PFFD)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Park Forest Fire Department is conducting a new hire recruitment for the position of Firefighter Paramedic.

Probationary Firefighter/Paramedic salary is $63,506, according to the Village of Park Forest.

Applications are evaluated by the Village’s volunteer Police and Fire Commission, which also conducts interviews. Park Forest has strict policies in place that date back decades separating elected officials from the hiring process. Applicants can expect to be evaluated by their merits, on what they know, not who they know.

The mandatory orientation meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Freedom Hall, located at 410 Lakewood Boulevard in Park Forest. Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. Doors close at 7:00 p.m. with no admittance afterward.

Summary of Recruitment Dates:

  • Application Deadline –  5:00 pm, Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Mandatory Orientation – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Written Test – Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Interviews – anticipated the week of December 2, 2019

An application packet with instructions for the 2019 recruitment can be found on this page under Fire Department > 2019 Fire New Hire Recruitment.

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