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Fire and Police Commission


  • Dave Storm – Chairman
  • Jim Wolters
  • Dave Mahon
  • Jane Kemper – Secretary to board

For more information about Fire and Police Commission, please contact Jane at jkemper@effinghamil.com or call 217-342-5300, extension 5308.

Meeting schedule

Meetings are held quarterly and when necessary.

City Hall
201 E. Jefferson Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401

Entry level firefighter eligibility list testing

The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners of the City of Effingham, Illinois, is currently accepting applications for Entry Level Firefighter Eligibility List Testing.

The current Entry Level Firefighter Eligibility List is effective until October 27, 2024.

Full application packets are available at Effingham City Hall, 201 East Jefferson Avenue, or may be downloaded online. fire application packet 2024 final

The two-day testing dates are Saturday, July 27, 2024 ( Orientation & Written Exam) and Saturday, August 17, 2024 ( Oral Interviews).

Deadline for application submissions is July 12, 2024.

If you have questions, please contact Jane Kemper, Secretary to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners at jkemper@effinghamil.com or call 217-342-5300 extension 5308 Monday thru Friday.

Entry level police new hire eligibility list testing

No applications for Entry Level Police New Hire Eligibility List Testing are being accepted at this time.

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners hires from a two-year eligibility list.

The current list is effective until November of 2025.

Please check back in the summer of 2025 for an application to test for the next eligibility list.

Contact Jane Kemper, Secretary to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for more testing information.

Police New Hire Experienced Officer Eligibility List

Experienced Police Officer Eligibility List Testing-Contact Police Chief McFarland at Effingham Police Department for more information.

The City of Effingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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