The NFD offers a written test every 2-3 years in order to establish an eligibility list for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. The NFD, along with the Park Ridge Fire Department, Morton Grove Fire Department, and Wilmette Fire Department participate in a consortium testing process allowing interested applicants to apply to any one or a combination of all four departments depending on qualifications. The written test is scheduled for September 26, 2020 and will take place at NIPSTA following social distancing guidelines. Consult the IO Solutions Job Description for a complete list of qualifications, requirements, as well as the application material needed to participate in our testing process. Interested candidates can find more information about how to complete the CPAT at NIPSTA’s website as well as SUFD’s website. Our application period is now closed, good luck to all the applicants pursuing employment with the NFD!