Moline Fire Department hiring multiple positions


Applications are being accepted through May 27 for multiple openings in the Moline Fire Department, including a full-time firefighter/paramedic and firefighter/pre-hospital registered nurse (PHRN). 

All fees are waived to apply and test for the Moline Fire Department. Applicants do not need to be licensed as an EMT-Basic, EMT-Paramedic or Prehospital Registered Nurse to apply.

The following are the minimum requirements for testing for the Moline Fire Department:

  • U.S. citizen.
  • At least 20 years old to test and 21 at the time of conditional offer.
  • Under 35 (for exemptions go here).
  • 20/20 corrected vision.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid CPAT card needed by Aug. 1, 2022 (local test available June 4-July 23).

To be hired, applicants must be licensed in the State of Illinois as an EMT-Basic or a registered nurse less than two (2) years from obtaining a pre-hospital RN license or as an EMT-Paramedic or a pre-hospital RN.

The salary for entry- level firefighter/paramedic and firefighter/pre-hospital is $53,190. After obtaining paramedic licensure/PHRN and completing probation period, salary increases by a one-time annual amount of $5,000. For Paramedic/PHRN, licensure pays an additional $1,560 annually after probation.

Financial assistance of up to $5,000 is available for paramedic classes.

Additional benefits include:

  • Pension (Illinois Association of Fire Fighters Local 581).
  • Medical, dental, and vision.
  • Paid time off.
  • Deferred comp and ROTH IRA.
  • Flex spending plan.
  • Life insurance.

The Moline Fire Department application is available here.

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