The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Paris is updating its eligibility list for Firefighters for the Paris Fire Department. Candidates interesting in a firefighting career should complete an application packet available at City Hall, 206 Central Avenue, Paris. This challenging position is accompanied with an attractive benefit package. Successful candidates must be 21 years of age prior to appointment and possess a valid Illinois driver’s license. In addition, successful candidates must pass a firefighter physical ability test, a written test, an oral interview, and a background check. Deadline for submitting applications is 5:00 PM on November 4, 2019 at City Hall, Paris. Testing begins at 9:00 AM on November 9, 2019 at the Fire Training Center located north of Paris on Cherry Point Road. Applications to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Paris may be sent in care of Cathy Higgins, City Hall, 206 S. Central Avenue, Paris, IL 61944.