Oswego Fire Protection District   Oswego, IL   Full-time     Other
Posted on January 23, 2024
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Oswego Fire Protection District - Now Accepting Applications! 


Application Deadline:  Monday, February 26, 2024 at 4 p.m. 

Starting Salary Range:  $69,784.56 (as of May 1, 2024)

Top Out Salary for FF/PM:  $108,788.60 (as of May 1, 2024)



How to Apply: 

• Download and complete your online application at 

• Submit all required supporting documentation to I/O Solutions by hand or mail by the application deadline 



 Firefighter Minimum Requirements: 

• Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age to apply, and under 35 years of age as of application deadline.  (Unless otherwise exempt by State Statute).  Note that the minimum age for appointment to the position of firefighter/paramedic is twenty-one (21)

• No Felony or Disqualifying Misdemeanor Convictions 

• High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) 

• U.S. Citizenship 

• Valid Driver’s License 

• Current Illinois or National Registry EMT-P (Paramedic) Certification due at time of conditional offer

• Illinois State Fire Marshal Certified Basic Firefighter or Firefighter II due at time of conditional offer 

• Successful completion of the Candidate Physical Ability Test with Ladder Climb Certification conducted by any one of the locations linked below or from a licensed agency – due at application deadline (valid if dated 02/26/2023 – 02/26/2024).  Must also be valid at time of conditional offer.

• Must be of sound mental and physical health and meet all established standards 

• Must be able to pass written test, medical examination and drug testing, and extensive background investigation. 



Orientation & Testing Information: 

You will have the option to take the exam in-person or in a virtual setting. You must select which method you would like to take the exam at the time of the application deadline. The virtual exam will be scheduled during business hours the week of March 25th, 2024. The in-person exam is scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2024. All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and successfully complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration. 


Any questions about location or application process should be directed to IO Solutions directly at (800)-343-HIRE or