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Firefighter (Part-Time)

St. Charles, Illinois



Fox River & Countryside

Fire/Rescue District

34W500 Carl Lee Road

St. Charles, IL 60174

Phone: 630-584-3473




Salary: $12.00 - $16.00/hour

Population: 25,000

Application Deadline: 7/28/17





The Fox River and Countryside Fire Rescue District is seeking applicants for the position of part time Firefighter to work assigned shifts.


FRCFR covers 38 square miles in Kane County Illinois from two staffed fire stations. Last year the department ran 1350 incidents. Typical daily on duty staffing is nine personnel including one shift supervisor.


Applicants must have Illinois certification as a Firefighter II Basic Operations. In addition, applicants must have a minimum Illinois EMS certification as EMT-B. Paramedic certification is preferred.



Position pay starts at:


$12 per hour depending upon certifications and qualifications

Applicant Requirements:



Must be 19 years old at time of application.




Must reside within a 50-mile radius of the fire district.




Proof of successful completion of the CPAT test and documentation of ability to climb ladders required at time of hire. CPAT card with ladder climb that is no more than two years old from the issuance date at the time of job offer.



Far visual acuity shall be at least 20/30 binocular corrected with contact lenses or glasses.  Far visual acuity uncorrected shall be at least 20/100 binocular for wearers of hard contacts or glasses.  Successful long-term soft contact lenses shall not be subject to uncorrected criterion. Peripheral Vision visual field performance without correction shall be 140 degrees in the horizontal meridian in each eye. Must be able to distinguish red from green for color blindness.



High school diploma or its equivalent.



Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation.

Applications are available for download online at:




May be submitted via email to:




Directly to:


Fire Administration

34W500 Carl Lee Road

St. Charles, IL 60174


Application deadline is before 5 p.m. on July 28, 2017.




Fox River and Countryside Fire Rescue District is an equal opportunity employer.











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