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Elgin Fire Department Now Hiring
Recruit Firefighters

April 4, 2024 - May 10, 2024
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Ready to fulfill your dreams of becoming a firefighter?  We're looking for like- minded individuals who identify with our ideals and can carry out our mission statement in each and every interaction with the citizens of our great community. 

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be between 21 and 35 years of age or an Elgin Explorer at time of application

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED

  • Must possess an EMT - Basic or Paramedic license by date of hire

  • Must possess a valid CPAT dated between April 1, 2023 and date of hire


2 Step Application Process

Step 1: Apply with City of Elgin by
May 10, 2024 - 11:59 pm 

Step 2: Test with Public Safety Answers by
May 13, 2024 - 5:00 pm

Applicant Resources

Are you prepared to put your best foot forward?  Check out some of the helpful resources available to applicants.

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