Employment Opportunities
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Employment Opportunities
Employment Application


The City of Wood River is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Probationary Firefighter

“CITY OF WOOD RIVER” is accepting applications for Probationary Firefighter. Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of the application and under 35 years of age at the time of application except as allowed by Illinois Revised Statute regulations. Applicants must possess an Illinois Firefighter II certification or NFPA 1001 Firefighter I equivalency and an Illinois E.M.T.-B (Or above) or National Registry of E.M.T.’s, E.M.T.-B (Or above) Certificate or License at time of application. Applicants must also possess a valid driver’s license and meet all Illinois Revised Statutes regulations. Residency is required within one year of employment. Applicants, if accepted will be subject to a written examination, extensive background investigation, physical agility test, psychological evaluation, and oral interview by the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners. Application packets may be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office, 111 N. Wood River Ave., between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday or can be downloaded at below. Application packets must be completed and returned to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:00 PM, Friday, November 7, 2014. The City of Wood River is an equal opportunity employer.

Firefighter Application Packet




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The City of Wood River, Illinois
111 North Wood River Avenue
Wood River, Illinois  62095
(618) 251-3100

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