Before applying every applicant must review the online new hire orientation.
Once completed, click HERE or the "apply now" link above to apply for the 2019 eligibility list for the Lake Forest Fire Dept.
Written Examination: Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:00am. Located at the Deerpath Middle School Cafeteria: 95 West Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045.
Deadlines will NOT be extended.
Age requirements: Minimum of 21 years of age at the time of the application and not more than 34 years of age by June 1, 2019, unless otherwise exempt by Illinois statute
Must be a U.S. Citizen or qualified as a “protected individual” pursuant to 8 U.S.C. §1324b(a)(3)(B)
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid class B nonCDL or equivalent driver’s license
Eyesight: Must have corrected vision to 20/25
Education minimum: High school diploma or equivalent
Undergo and successfully complete all phases of a background process
Successfully pass the CPAT test standards by May 8, 2019; valid within one year prior to this date
Criminal conviction for a felony crime, or certain misdemeanors as defined by Illinois statute (65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6).
Previously dismissed from any public service for good cause.
Failure of any portion of the examination process, including but not limited to a medically provided drug screening.
Falsification of any part of the employment application or documentation.
Anyone who is currently using narcotics or drugs, or who is addicted to narcotics, drugs or intoxicating beverages and is not currently in a rehabilitation program.
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