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About the Arlington Heights Fire Department

The Arlington Heights Fire Department provides fire suppression, emergency medical, and public education services for the Village.  The department also operates a Fire Academy which trains firefighters in basic firefighting and specialized rescue skills. Currently the Department has 103 shift personnel and six staff positions. The department has four fire stations. They are located at 300 E. Sigwalt Street, 1150 N. Arlington Heights Road, 2000 S. Arlington Heights Road and 3030 N. Arlington Heights Road. The department's administrative headquarters is located on the second floor at 1150 N. Arlington Heights Road.  The department maintains its own training site and burn building, and currently has six engines, two ladder towers, four specialized squads and six ambulances.


The Village of Arlington Heights firefighter application is available for purchase (non-refundable application fee) at  In addition to the information found at, please note the following:

Suggestions for a licensed CPAT/Approved Ladder Climb testing agencies*:
  • NIPSTA – Glenview, IL –; 847.998.8090
  • SUFD – Darien, IL –; 630.910.2216
*Alternative testing agencies will also be accepted

To Apply:
IOS Recruitment is managing the application process on behalf of the Arlington Heights Fire Department. Applicants will be required to purchase the application for a non-refundable fee of $25. Please review this document carefully prior to purchasing the application. Should you have any questions contact IOS Recruitment at or (800) 343.HIRE.

Applications will be available until September 2, 2016. All applications and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment prior to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 or you will be considered ineligible to participate in the testing process. You are wholly responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of your application.

Visit to purchase and complete the online application for the position of Firefighter. When you have finished the application, you will receive a CONFIRMATION NUMBER. Save this number for your records.

Written Examination:
Saturday, October 8, 2016.  Doors will open for sign-in at 8:30 a.m. Testing will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and will consist of a timed written examination. There is a Preparation Guide available to assist you in preparing for the Firefighter Selection Tool™. The preparation guide can be purchased from this website –


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