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The City of Des Plaines Seeks Fire/Paramedic Applicants

The City of Des Plaines is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Applications are online at and must be submitted for consideration no later than 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Please view the job description to view the requirements, application, and testing information. All additional questions should be directed to IOS Recruitment at or 1.888.784.1290.

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Des Plaines Launches New Social Media

We are happy to announce that the City’s Police Department and Fire Department are now actively on social media. The official Twitter account of the Des Plaines Fire Department can be found at (@DesPlainesFD). The Official Facebook account of the Des Plaines Police Department can be found on Facebook by searching for Des Plaines Police Department. So, check it out and “Like” and “Follow” us today!

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Try Our DP 311 Mobile App!

For those people "on the go" in the community, the City's citizen request mobile app is for you! “DP 311” is now available for uploading from Google Play and the iPhone App Store. The new tool provides the public with an easy way to submit service requests and city-related questions. Interested in the online version? Just visit today!

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Map Gallery Offers Information at Your Fingertips

The City of Des Plaines invites you to visit its informational Map Gallery where citizens can view everything from school district boundaries, construction projects, City streets, and even bike routes. Our Quick Search tool helps you find information about specific locations, or you can pick from any of the 15 additional map choices on the website. It's easy! Just visit to get started.

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