Tuesday, September 1, 2009

How to Be a Chicago Firefighter


The steps below will help you become a Chicago Firefighter and fulfill your dream. Go to www.cityofchicago.org/fire and see if the Chicago Fire Department has any Job announcements. IF the department is currently accepting applications, follow the steps below.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Valid Drivers License
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proof of residency in the City of Chicago (At time of employment)

Steps:

  1. Submit an application with the City of Chicago Department of Human Resources online at www.cityofchicago.org/humanresources. Only apply during an open hiring periods. Submitting an application requires a nonrefundable payment of $20.
  2. Take a Civil Service exam. Dates and times are randomly assigned. No reschedules will be permitted for anyone under any circumstances. A study guide will be given out after you submit a completed application.
  3. Applicants that pass the exam will require a background investigation, medical examination, drug screen, and a Physical abilities test. The Chicago Fire Department provides information on the Physical Abilities Test. A series of Physical Abilities Test Preparation videos are available on YouTube. These were uploaded and created by the Chicago Fire Department.
  4. Earn your spot on the eligible list.

2 comments:

Cindy Dy on February 15, 2015 at 10:10 PM said...

This is a great website. I will make sure that I stop back again!.

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lee woo on July 20, 2016 at 6:49 PM said...

Love it! Very interesting topics, I hope the incoming comments and suggestion are equally positive. Thank you for sharing this information that is actually helpful.


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