Fire Department Recruitment

 Make a Difference...

Some people have jobs but we have a calling; an opportunity to serve others and make a lasting difference for our community. If you are someone looking to do more with your life than simply earn a paycheck, and you’re willing to work hard as part of a team, then joining the Buffalo Grove Fire Department may be right for you.

The Buffalo Grove Fire Department offers many unique opportunities:

  • Water Rescue Team
  • Haz Mat Team
  • Technical Rescue team
  • Fire Investigator
Testing Information

Applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic are accepted after a testing date has been established.

General Requirements
  • 21 to 34 years of age
  • US citizen
  • HS grad or equivalent
  • Valid DL
  • Illinois EMT/P license
  • CPAT certificate

The Village of Buffalo Grove offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance
    Paid vacations and holidays
  • Firefighter pension program
  • College tuition reimbursement program
  • ICMA/RC and credit union programs
  • Modern workout facilities
  • No residency requirements
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Who's Listening

Larry Kane

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm