SOUTH ELGIN & COUNTRYSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
1090 WEST STATE STREET
SOUTH ELGIN, ILLINOIS 60177
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Updated: September 29, 2022
Position Title: Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic
South Elgin & Countryside Fire Protection District has exhausted our current Full-Time Eligibility List (June 11th, 2021-June 10th, 2023). Therefore, the South Elgin & Countryside Board of Commissioners is announcing the start of a successive Full-Time Eligibility List. The Fire District has an immediate opening, as well as anticipates additional openings during the duration of the upcoming eligibility list.
Applicants are required to complete the Public Safety Self-Assessment (PSSA) with National Testing Network to be considered. Information on the PSSA can be found here.
Applicants MUST also complete the South Elgin & Countryside Fire Protection District Full-Time Application by October 20th, 2022, at 1400 hours to be considered for this round of hiring. The application can be found here. All applications must be returned to Station 21 at 1090 West Spring St. South Elgin Illinois by the deadline of October 20th, 2022 at 1400 hours.
Starting Salary Information: The current starting salary as of June 1, 2022, is $65,771.77 with a cost-of-living increase on December 1st, 2022 to $66,758.35.
Personal Day (compensatory time usage)
Total shifts Off in a calendar year
· *Note: time is earned on a pro-rated basis throughout the calendar year.
South Elgin and Countryside F.P.D. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Human Resources Department ContactBritta Eggebrecht, Office Manager1090 W Spring Street. South Elgin, IL firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District is a progressive emergency service organization that responded to approximately 3,700 combined fire and EMS incidents in 2021. The District is on track to reach 4,000 calls for 2022 as our annual call volume continues to trend upward. South Elgin Fire District protects approximately 30,000 people within 26 square miles encompassing the villages of South Elgin, Bartlett, Campton Hills, Elgin Township, St. Charles Township, and Plato Township in the Counties of Kane and DuPage.
Age: Minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of application except as otherwise provided by Illinois State Statue. Copy of Birth Certificate required.
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ILLINOIS Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable to 20/20
Academy Certification: Yes
Prior Experience: Yes
Disqualifiers: Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug, and a psychological examination and a criminal background investigation.
Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:No felony or criminal convictions, probation or supervision
Drug Use Disqualifiers: No illegal drug possession or use record.
Minimum written score: Must achieve a combined minimum score of 70 on all combined components of the written test process.
Minimum final score: Must achieve a minimum of 70 on the final eligibility list, prior to and exclusive of any added preferences points.
Preference Points : Preference Points (Form 4): After the initial eligibility list is created candidates who are eligible for preference points may submit for these points in writing to the SECFPD Board of Fire Commissioners (Form 5 and all supporting documentation required). These claims must be received within ten (10) days after the posting of the initial eligibility list or the points will be deemed waived.
To obtain Form 4 and Form 5, contact the Fire Districts Office Manager, Britta Eggebrecht via email at email@example.com, or via phone at 847-741-2141.
Veteran’s Preference Points:
Maximum of five (5) points
Educational Preference Points
Two (2) points for an Associate’s Degree in the field of fire service or emergency medical services
Four (4) points for a Bachelor’s Degree.