Chicago Fire Department Hiring Firefighter July 16, 2014 Apply ASAP

Chicago Fire Department Hiring Firefighter July 16, 2014 Apply ASAP

Chicago Fire Department released a statement today that they will be recruiting for the position of Firefighter-EMT. Their Facebook page states applications will be available July 16, 2014. Here is a link to the Chicago Fire Department hiring Facebook Page.  It appears the initial testing process could be Firefighter-EMT Examination: December 13 & 14, 2014 As of right now they don’t have a application available, we will inform you when it becomes available.

CLICK HERE to stay updated with the Chicago firefighter hiring process.  If you have any details that may assist others please leave your comments on our forum. Good Luck to all applying. We will update as we get more information on the process!

CLICK HERE for application page on Chicago Fire Department website

Resources:

  • Firefighter study guides for the written test
  • Candidate Physical Ability Test Resources
  • How to nail the oral interview the first time resources
  • Practice civil service exams for the Chicago Fire Department hiring process
  • Don’t forget to get your official Chicago Fire Department T-Shirt

UPDATES:

    • The cost to apply is $30.00
    • Application process and link to website will be open from July 16 – September 16
    • Must be 18 years old at time of written exam
    • CPAT required after successful passing of the written exam
    • Updated info 7/16/2014: This from the official CFD Firefighter recruitment page-CPAT certification is not necessary to sit for the 2014 Firefighter-EMT examination being held this December 13th and 14th. You must have a valid, non-expired CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) certification at the time of pre-employment processing by the Chicago Fire Department. The CPAT certification must be current and valid by the candidate’s start date in the Fire Training Academy. Depending on an applicant’s place on the eligibility list and the operational need of the Chicago Fire Department, applicants will be called for pre-employment processing over a period of one to seven years. Some applicants may not be called at all. CPAT certification is only valid for the Chicago Fire Department for one year. Please act accordingly.
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    Chicago Fire Department Hiring Firefighter

    Photo: CFD Photo

    Chicago Fire Department Hiring Firefighter

    Photo: CFD Photo

    Chicago Fire Department Hiring Firefighter

    Photo: CFD Photo

     

    28 comments

    1. On the CFD hiring Facebook page, the cost of the application is $30.00. Should we go by their amount?

      • Your correct thank you for catching that. They initially posted $20.00 We will find out on July 16 when the applications open.

        Thanks,

        Chicago Fire Wire

    2. Does anyone know if there is a cutoff age?

    3. Do you have to take a class or go to school to be in the fire department

      • Please follow this forum and post your comments and questions on the Chicago Fire Department 2014 hiring process forums.

    4. how long does it take to get the email with link to pay for app ??

    5. is anyone still waiting to get an email to pay for the app?

    6. If you are 45 do you need to take the exam.

    7. Did they take it down?

    8. tom shannon retired

      how much to start???????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    9. I started at 9000 a
      year

    10. it is a great job. you get great training and can acualy be proud of what you are doing . im 70 yrs of age and my time on the job made me a better man thank you cfd for the help

    11. where is the link to pay the $30 application fee?

    12. do you nee a valid drivers license to apply? (did not mention it in requirements)

    13. Christian garcia

      Its the 25th can I still take it ?????

    14. so it says that we need all this documentation to submit in the application but i cant seem to find in the job description where it lists all these documents needed. im very confused as to what i need to submit it. can someone either give me the list or tell me where i can find it? thanks

    15. I
      am trying to apply but it says that is no longer available. can somebody give me step by step to go t the right process

    16. It says that the link to apply for CFD will be open until September 16th. Is there a reason why it says the job is no longer available? Please advise. Thank you.

    17. There’s an entire section for attachments, yet there’s no requirements listed that need to be attached. Am I missing something?

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