The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District has begun the process of creating a list of eligible candidates for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.

Application Deadline: November 27th, 2020.

For full details, download the posting.

If you do not meet the qualifications of a full time Firefighter/Paramedic, consider applying for a part time position.


We are seeking individuals that have a desire to service the community and are interested in the Fire and Emergency Medical Service Experience not needed - Training provided

Applications accepted at all times:


Age: 18

US Citizen: Yes

High School Graduate/GED: Yes

Valid Illinois State Driver’s License: Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Applicants must live within the boundaries of the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District or an adjacent fire district.

Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors

Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: No Felony or Criminal convictions, probation or supervision.

Driving Disqualifiers: Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and good driving record.

Drug Use Disqualifiers: No illegal drug possession or record of illegal drug use.

Employment Disqualifiers: Must pass a pre-employment medical evaluation including drug screening, psychological and polygraph examination and background investigation.

Additional Requirements: Must pass written exam and oral interview.