Fire Department Employment

Firefighter

THE CITY OF MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS

ANNOUNCES ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS FOR

FIREFIGHTER

Applications may be picked up at Monmouth Fire Department Station #1, 601 Industrial Park Road, Monmouth, IL 61462, Monmouth Police Department, 500 South Main Street, Monmouth, IL 61462 or downloaded at www.cityofmonmouth.com.

Orientation MUST BE ATTENDED by all applicants:

Saturday, July 10, 2021 @ 8:30 AM

Huff Center, Monmouth College, 200 N. 7th St., Monmouth, IL 61462

Physical Agility Test will follow Orientation @ 9:00 AM

Following a short break, a written test will be administered to those who pass the agility test.

In order to qualify to participate in the examination process, applicants must:

 Be a minimum of 21 years of age and under 35 years of age as of July 10th, 2021 unless exempt from such age limitation as provided in section 5/10-2.1-6 of the Fire and Police Commissioner’s Act.

 Be a citizen of the United States

 Have a high school/GED diploma

 Possess a valid driver’s license

Applicants who meet the above criteria will be allowed to test for the fire department and maintain their ranking on the final eligibility list. Applicants who are offered employment, shall possess an Illinois Department of Public Health Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or higher certification and must maintain the certification through original appointment to the department.

EXAMINATION PROCESS:

Return your completed application, signed doctor’s permit and waiver/release forms found in the application packet at the Monmouth Police Department 500 South Main Street, Monmouth, IL 61462 on or before Friday June 25th 2021. Any applications not received before the deadline will not be considered.

Applicants that pass the physical agility and written exam on July 10th will continue in the application process. An oral interview, background investigation, post employment medical exam w/drug screen, psychological exam and polygraph will be completed prior to receiving a job offer.

STARTING SALARY and RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS:

 $43,642.15 starting salary plus generous benefit package

 $52,951.02 annual salary after completion of one-year probation period

 Must fulfill a residency requirement of 20 miles from Monmouth after successfully completing a one-year probation period.