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Quincy Fire Department now accepting entry level applications

Posted: Dec. 6, 2017 10:10 am

QUINCY -- Applications are available on the city of Quincy website -- ci.quincy.il.us/employment/ -- for those interested in entry level fire department applications and testing.

Candidate Test Preparation Manuals, 11th Edition, published by Fire and Police Selection Inc., are available for loan during from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at City Hall, 730 Maine, at the receptionist desk.

A change this year is the requirement for Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card prior to the written test on Feb. 17. Those testing on that day will be required to present that card for verification prior to testing. A list of locations where the CPAT is offered is included with the application. Prices for the test vary along with test dates and times.

The deadline to submit applications for written testing is Feb. 2. The written test will be 9 a.m. Feb. 17. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For additional questions please contact the Fire and Police Commissioners Office at 217-228-4545.

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