Employment

Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List

Tentative List • September 27, 2023

1Fox, Michael85.61
2Mattson, Joshua75.87
3Kresl, Nicholas73.18
4Rueda, Ozaeta72.90

Part Time Firefighters

Firefighters are employed on a part time basis and are limited to the amount of hours they can work in a 28 day work cycle. The district currently offers two work schedules to help keep companies working with the same personnel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicant must be 18 years old
  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED
  • Equivalency Diploma
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Basic Operation Firefighter Certification
  • Emergency Medical Technician- Basic
  • Work a minimum of 96 hours a month
  • Passing of a medical and physical evaluation provided by the fire district

Employment Process:

  • Applications accepted year round
  • Interview
  • Conditional offer
  • Passing of a medical and physical evaluation provided by the fire district
  • 3 Day Orientation

Applications can be printed off by clicking “Download Application” or picked up at any of the stations. Completed applications can be returned in person at Station 1, 103 Beaver Street in Yorkville

Cadet Program

The fire district implements a Cadet Program to help fill part time positions. Cadets are trained to the level of Basic Operations Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician- Basic through in house hands on training and sponsorship for courses. The program usualy takes about a year to complete depending on how much course work is completed prior to hiring. Once all part time requirements are met, the individual is then elgible for part time employment and graduates from the cadet program. Individuals are able to gain field experience working part time while continuing their education and eventually going on to medic school.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Between 16 and 19 years old at time of offer

Employment Process:

  • Applications accepted year round
  • Interviews in March
  • Conditional offer made in April
  • Passing of a medical and physical evaluation provided by the fire district
  • Orientation at the end of May
  • Hands on training beginning in June

Applications can be printed off by clicking “Download Application” or picked up at any of the stations. Completed applications can be returned in person at Station 1, 103 Beaver Street in Yorkville.