Fire Department – Training Officer (PT)
Why Work for Westmont?
Westmont is a community of 24,429 residents in the southeastern portion of DuPage County. We are centrally located in the Chicago Metro area with easy access to major highways and Metra, making commuting a breeze. We are home to both Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses, including over 100 restaurants, so we have a little something for everyone.
The Village values its employees; and while we have high expectations of staff, we appreciate that people have lives outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation (available from date of hire), 10 paid holidays, floating holidays, sick leave, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, supplemental benefits and IMRF pension and more!
What Does a Fire Department Training Officer do?
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Fire Chief, the Training Officer will have the primary responsibility for Fire and Rescue related training and educational programs as well as coordination of Emergency Medical Services training and other related administrative functions for the Department. The Training Officer is considered an administrative officer and is part of the Fire Chief’s senior staff.
For more information, please visit https://westmont.illinois.gov/206/Employment-Opportunities for the full job description.
Are You Qualified?
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school and one or more years of college.
Must hold the following certifications:
State of Illinois – Company Fire Officer
State of Illinois – Instructor II.
Shall obtain both the State of Illinois Fire Officer II (Advanced Company Officer) and Training Program Manager, Fire Service Incident Safety Officer Certifications within two years of appointment to the position.
NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800 at time of appointment and NIMS 300 & 400 within two years of appointment to the position.
Requires experience to the degree that the Training Officer can lead, instruct, train and motivate other officers and personnel.
What Will I Get Paid?
This is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) position with a starting wage of $32.46/hr – $35.12/hr (DOQ).
How Do I Apply?
To apply, please complete our online employment application by visiting https://westmont.illinois.gov/206/Employment-Opportunities
This position will remain open until filled; however, applications received by March 31, 2023 will be given priority consideration.
The Village of Westmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for this job please visit westmont.illinois.gov.