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Lansing Fire Department schedules test for new hires

LANSING, Ill. (July 4, 2023) – The Village of Lansing Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is seeking new Lansing firefighters/paramedics.

The next fire test is scheduled for Saturday, July 29. Applications are due by July 12. Full job posting and application are available online at

There are three ways to qualify to take the test to become a Lansing firefighter: Applicants can already be licensed paramedics; applicants can be entry-level firefighters/paramedics with valid Candidate Physical Ability Tests (CPAT) within the past year or Cops and Fire Physical Agility Tests; or candidates can have full-time experience.

There is no residency requirement for Lansing firefighters/paramedics.

“The Lansing Fire Department is looking to hire multiple individuals whose focus is serving the community through the provision of fire and emergency medical services,” said Fire Chief Chad Kooyenga. “If you have a passion for helping others, join our fire department.”

“Having the support of the administration and an excellent working relationship between labor and management, the Lansing Fire Department has become a destination department in the South Suburbs,” Kooyenga continued. “Do not miss this opportunity to join a department that is continually moving forward and, more importantly, to become part of the LFD family.”

For more information, visit or contact the Lansing Fire Department at 708-895-7400.

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