HARVARD FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
502 SOUTH EASTMAN STREET
HARVARD, ILLINOIS 60033
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Updated: May 13, 2021
Job Classification: Part Time Firefighter/ EMT-B or EMT-P
Salary Information: Starting pay: $13.73 ($15.10 if Paramedic)
Benefit Information: Part-Time only - Offers training opportunities
Department Overview: The Harvard Fire Protection District is located in northwest Illinois and is the largest fire protection district in the state. The district cover 108.5 square miles and protects approximately 16,000 residents in both rural and urban settings. In 2020 the district responded to 1,428 calls for service.
City/County/ Area information: McHenry County
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid ILLINOIS Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Correctable as defined by NFPA 1582 (current edition)
Academy Certification: Preferred but not required
Necessary Certifications : EMT required / Paramedic preferred
Additional Requirements: Must pass written exam and oral interview. Successful applicants may be required to work weekends, nights and holidays as schedule dictates.
Hiring Process: Upon test completion applicants will be called based on department need. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and oral interview as well as meeting the requirements of an entry level firefighter physical exam.