Station 51 - Headquarters
115 Schelter Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
847/634-2572 (fax)
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Station 52
855 Saunders
Riverwoods, IL 60015
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Station 53
671 Woodlands Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
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2016 Application Process: Open till 2 PM on July 29, 2016


The Lincolnshire Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter. Applications are available online until July 29, 2016.

Use this link for online application.

The application deadline is July 29, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

• $25 non-refundable application processing fee;
• U.S. Citizen;
• High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED);
• Valid Driver’s License;
• Illinois licensed EMT-B at time of application (Illinois EMT-P required at time of appointment);
• At least 19 and under 35 years of age at time of application and 21 years of age to be eligible for employment, unless otherwise provided by State or Federal law, local ordinance or resolution;
• Illinois State Fire Marshal Certified Firefighter II or Illinois State Fire Marshal Certified Basic Operations Firefighter at time of appointment;
• Valid CPAT and Ladder Climb issued by a licensed agency as of August 18, 2016.

CPAT and Ladder Climb considered valid only if issued within 12 months PRIOR to 8/18/2016; o CPAT and Ladder Climb certification is available at the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) in Glenview, IL and at the Southwest United Fire District (SUFD) in Indianhead Park, IL. Please visit or for information and to register for the CPAT and Ladder Climb.

• Completion and submission of online application and all required documents by July 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Use this link for online application.

All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.

Written Exam/Orientation Information:

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, Fire Station 53
671 Woodlands Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 8:30 a.m. with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.

Preference Points will be awarded for military status, education, residency, and additional categories.


LRFPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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