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The Park Ridge Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter

The Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge and Wilmette Fire Departments are currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter.  Applications are available at The application deadline is Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 4:00pm.  One $55.00 application fee will allow you to apply to one or all of the departments. 

Please note: that each department has its own set of unique requirements. You may only apply to the departments for which you meet the minimum requirements.  A list of department requirements can be found here



An orientation and written examination will be held SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016. Applicants will take two tests, the results of which will be provided to the departments to which each applicant applied. Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. with a photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) and CPAT card to sign-in.

Testing will be held at:

2300 Patriot Blvd.
Glenview, IL 60026

Testing will consist of a timed written examination and a scenario-based skills assessment. The tests will follow the mandatory orientation and the entire process will last approximately 4 to 4.5 hours.

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