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Village of Maryville News

Posted on: October 18, 2023

Accepting Applications for Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

Firefighter Paramedic Flyer

Deadline for Applications has been extended to 4 p.m. December 18, 2023.

The Village of Maryville is accepting applications to establish an Eligibility Hiring List for the position of Firefighter / Paramedic. Excellent annual starting salary, complete medical, life insurance and retirement programs are furnished. This list will be combined with our existing eligibility list of EMTs. There is one firefighter/ paramedic position that will be filled immediately upon certification of the final eligibility list.

Selection Requirements: Be a U.S. Citizen, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, hold a valid driver’s license, possess a valid Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) with Ladder Climb  endorsement at time of conditional employment offer, be a currently State of Illinois licensed Paramedic at time of conditional employment offer, and have no felony convictions. Applicants must be at least 20 years and less than 35 years of age, with the exception of persons 35 years of age or older who have served a municipality as a full-time firefighter, regularly enrolled volunteer, paid-on-call, or part-time firefighter. Applicants must attend a mandatory orientation, submit to extensive written examination, an in-depth background check and medical screen.

Application packets may be obtained Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, at Maryville Village Hall, 2520 North Center Street, Maryville, Illinois, at the Maryville Fire Department at 300 N. Donk Ave., Maryville, or by emailing Fire Chief Doug Dankenbring at To be considered for Eligibility Testing, applications must be received by mail or in person before 4:00 p.m. November 27, 2023, at the Maryville Village Hall.

An application packet is also available by clicking on the below link.

Firefighter/Paramedic Application Packet
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