Thread: Collinsville, IL
01-26-2010, 09:41 PM #1
Collinsville, ILThe City of Collinsville, Illinois is accepting applications to establish an Eligibility Hiring Register for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The City provides an excellent salary and benefits package.
Be a US Citizen
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Hold a valid drivers license and have no felony convictions
Be at least 21 years and less then 35 years of age. Applicants 20 years of age may apply provided they have successfully completed two years of fire-service related studies at an accredited college or university
Applicants must either have paramedic certification or have proof of completion of requirements prior to April 1, 2010
Submit to rigorous agility and physical testing, extensive written examination and an in-depth character background check, medical screening and psychological investigation
Application packets may be obtained at either Collinsville City Hall, 125 South Center Street or at the Collinsville Fire Department, 130 South Clinton Street. Completed applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2010 at Collinsville City Hall, 125 South Center Street, Collinsville, IL 62234. EOE
Applicants can also contact contact Assistant City Manager Pam Hylton for an application at 346-5200 ext 135.
01-27-2010, 01:34 AM #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2009
anyone have any additional information on this department?
01-27-2010, 08:13 AM #3
- Join Date
- Jul 2009
We run 4 shifts with 8 personnel a shift from two stations. 3 ALS ambulances/2 ALS engines/1 ALS Ladder/1 BLS tele squirt. Everyone on shift is a paramedic. We run approx 3500 calls a year. You can take a look at the city web site or union site for more info.
01-29-2010, 03:06 PM #4
Some more info:
24/72 schedule (Avg work week=42 hours)
Population served is ~30K
18 sq miles
2010 pay scale (with 9% medic incentive added):
Beginning of first year: $24.15/hr
Beginning of second year: $26.01/hr
Beginning of third year: $27.93/hr
Education incentives can add to your hourly rate.
01-31-2010, 10:08 PM #5
If you want a well paying firefighting job at a growing fire department in the St. Louis Metro East area, this is the place to go! If you have an Illinois medic license and need a job, don't hesitate to sign up.
02-22-2010, 03:01 PM #6
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