Requirements

Full Time Firefighter

To be hired as a full time firefighter for the Warrenville Fire Protection District, you must meet the following:

  • At least 21 years of age and not older than 35 at time of appointment, except per Illinois Statute 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision
  • Present a valid CPAT card with Ladder Climb (at time of application)
  • Possess a valid Paramedic License from the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH) (at time of hire)
  • Possess a Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter (BOF) Certification from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (Illinois) (at time of hire)
  • Must successfully test into the Edward Hospital EMS System (after tentative offer of employment)
  • Must successfully complete a written examination


Paid-on-Call (POC) Firefighter / EMT-B

If you are interested in being a FireFighter/EMT and serving the community in which you live, Warrenville Fire Protection District will accept your application for paid on call personnel. Potential candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years of age, Applies towards TCD, Technology Center of DuPage Fire Science/Emergency Medical Technician
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Complete and submit a Medical Physical
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision
  • Live within 3 miles of the fire district
  • Possess a valid Emergency Medical Technician –Basic (EMT-B) License from the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH)
  • Must successfully test into the Edward Hospital EMS System
  • Completion of probationary firefighter within one year of appointment
  • Attend Fire Academy and successfully certify as basic Operations Firefighter(BOF) Certification from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (Illinois)


Part Time Firefighter / Paramedic

  • At least 21 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • No felony convictions
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver's license with good driving record
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision
  • Complete and submit a Medical Physical
  • Present a valid CPAT card with Ladder Climb (at time of application)
  • Possess a valid Paramedic License from the Illinois Department of Public Health - (IDPH) (at time of hire)
  • Possess a Firefighter II or Basic Operations Firefighter (BOF) Certification from the Office of the State Fire Marshal (Illinois) (at time of hire)
  • Must successfully test into the Edward Hospital EMS System (after tentative offer of employment)
  • Must be of good moral character, sound health, and must be physically able to perform the duties of the position