PPC 3 applies to all properties within the Manteno Fire Protection Service Area that are within 5 road miles from the closest recognized responding fire station; including the listed recognized Automatic Aid Fire Department Fire Stations. PPC 10 applies to all properties within Manteno Fire Protection Service Area that are beyond 5 road miles from the closest recognized responding fire station.

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Firefighter/Paramedic

The Board of Fire Commissioners is accepting applications to the position of firefighter/paramedic with the Manteno Community Fire Protection District.

Starting Salary: $55,125.00 (plus health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick, and personal time, and pension plan)

Population: 12,500

Sworn Fire Service Personnel: 25 full-time firefighters

All Applicants Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements established by the Manteno Community Fire Protection District:

  • At least 21 years of age and under 35 years of age, unless previously a full-time Firefighter in Illinois as noted under state statute (65 IL 5/10-2.1-6.3) by the time of the written examination (October 9, 2021);
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • Possess a valid State-issued driver’s license;
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Possess a valid Paramedic License (EMT-P) issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health – (IDPH) (at time of application);
  • Certification by the State Fire Marshall’s office as a Firefighter II (Basic) (at time of application);
  • Provide a valid CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test Card) with Ladder Climb (at time of hire with an issue date within 12 months of hire date);
  • Be able to speak, read, and write the English language fluently;
  • Have correctable vision and have ability to distinguish colors;
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee.
  • Application deadline: Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 4:00 PM (CST);
  • Mandatory on-line written examination: Saturday, October 9, 2021 available between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (CST).

To apply for this position or obtain additional information,

please visit the following website:  http://www.applytoserve.com

The Manteno Community Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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