Employment Opportunities

The Village of Wheeling is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free work environment.

NOTE: Next Firefighter/Paramedic Examination - Summer 2023

2023 Wheeling Firefighter Entry Level Job Announcement/Instructions

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 4:00PM 

General Requirements:

    $35.00 non-refundable application fee
    Minimum Age: 21 (as of the date of written examination)
    Maximum Age: 35 (as of the date of written examination)
    United States Citizen (native-born or naturalized at time of appointment)
    High School Graduate (or GED)
    Physically capable of performing the duties of a Firefighter/Paramedic
    Visual acuity: 20/30 or corrected to 20/30 in each eye; must have color vision
    Must possess valid CPAT/Ladder Climb card at time of application and at time of  
     appointment. Card is considered valid if issued 12 months prior to taking the written exam
    Must be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois and must  
      possess a valid Illinois Driver’s license at the time of hire

Eligibility Lists:

As vacancies occur, candidates are drawn from the eligibility list for:

  • Medical Examination (Includes Drug Abuse Testing).
  • Oral Examination (Formal Interview with the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners).
  • Polygraph Examination;
  • Psychological Examination.
  • Criminal Background Check.
  • Driving Record Check.

More Information:

Any questions about location or application process should be directed to IO Solutions directly at:

(800)-343-HIRE or email: recruitment@iosolutions.com