HUNTLEY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
11118 Main Street
HUNTLEY, ILLINOIS 60142
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Updated: July 02, 2021
Job Classification: Firefighter / Paramedic
The Huntley Fire Protection District is currently establishing a Firefighter/Paramedic hiring list! All candidates must take the FireTEAM exam through National Testing Network by July 2, 2021.
This position requires the Candidate Physical Ability Test with ladder certification (CPAT with Ladder) dated within the last 12 months at the time of application.
The department requires the candidate PHQ and Public Safety Self Assessment (PSSA). You can access these questionnaires through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PHQ and PSSA as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Salary Information: As of May 1st, 2021, Starting Salary = $69,918.00
Schedule: The Huntley Fire District works a standard 24 / 48 shift schedule.Department Information: The Huntley Fire Protection District is one of the largest fire districts in McHenry and Kane County. Over 5,400 Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Service, and Rescue calls are handled by our five fire stations and 69 sworn personnel and 30 part time firefighters, paramedics and EMT.
Our firefighters work with the state of the art apparatus and equipment which is supported by full time staff members in EMS, Training, and Mobile Integrated Health. The District also maintains several specialty teams which include Technical Rescues, Sonar, Hazardous Materials, and Fire Investigation. The District is a member of MABAS Division 5 and Division 4/5 Lake and McHenry County Specialized Response Team. The District places a high degree of importance on the customer service it provides to both internal and external customers.
Huntley Fire Protection District also interacts with the community by providing a variety of programs such as slip, trip and fall education, hosting a Fire Cadet and Intern Program, and providing CPR instruction classes. The Huntley Fire Protection District offers the best opportunities for employment and advancement in the Fire Service.
Area Information: Serving Huntley / Algonquin / Lake-in-the-Hills / Hampshire / Gilberts / Unincorporated McHenry and Kane Counties and a 9-mile stretch of Interstate 90Population: 51,000
Age: Minimum 19 years of age to apply. Minimum 21 years of age at the time of hire but not exceeding 34 years of age by July 2nd, 2021, unless exempted by Illinois statute. Exemptions to the maximum age limit are allowed for military service and volunteer, paid-on-call, part-time and full-time firefighters meeting certain conditions.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ILLINOIS State Driver's License:
Valid Illinois Driver's license
Ability to obtain a Class B Non-CDL or Equivalent within 6 Months of Hire
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Must pass the pre-employment physical
Correctable to 20/20
Additional Requirements: Firefighter candidates, at the time of application must provide current certification that he or she has successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Endorsement, as licensed and approved by the International Association of Firefighters and shall have a date not to exceed one year.
Firefighter candidates, at the time of HIRE must provide current certification that he or she has successfully passed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Endorsement, as licensed and approved by the International Association of Firefighters and shall have a date not to exceed one year.
Employment Disqualifiers :
Preference Points: Preference points will be awarded as allowed by the Illinois Municipal Code Sec. 10-2.1-6.3. (h).