Pontiac Fire is taking applications.

$37K starting. No FF2/EMT required to test.

FIRE DEPARTMENT FIREFIGHTER/EMT

CITY OF PONTIAC, ILLINOIS



The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners, City of Pontiac, Illinois, is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list. Applications can be picked up between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Pontiac Fire Department, Public Safety Complex, 413 N. Mill St., Pontiac, IL 61764; online at www.pontiac.org. in the downloads section, or will be mailed upon request.

Deadline for filing is 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Public Safety Complex lobby. A $25 fee must be enclosed at the time of filing.

The board will begin the testing process with MANDATORY Orientation Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Training Room at the Public Safety Complex. FAILURE TO ATTEND ORIENTATION WILL PREVENT FURTHER APPLICATION.

Physical ability will be held Saturday, November 19 at 9:00 a.m. at the Pontiac Fire Department. The written exam will be held Saturday, November 19 after the physical ability test at the Pontiac Rec Center, 900 N. Elm St.



QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or equivalent; citizen of the United States; good physical condition; 21 years of age and not reached 35 years of age, except as provided by Illinois Statutes; minimum vision of 20/50 uncorrected; 20/20 corrected; shall not be colorblind; valid driverís license with good record; become a resident of Pontiac, per contract; psychological and polygraph plus physical examination required before recommendation.

BENEFITS:

Current start salary $37,557; health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, sick time, holidays and Kelly days; pension plan; uniforms furnished.

The City of Pontiac is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



BOARD OF FIRE & POLICE COMMISSIONERS

City of Pontiac, Illinois