600 N. Deerpath Drive Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Phone: (847) 367-5511 Fax: (847) 367-5521

Employment Opportunities

Sworn Firefighter Opportunities

Career Firefighter
At this time, Countryside Fire Protection District is not accepting applications for the position of Career Firefighter.  Our current eligibility list expires on January 5, 2025.  Please check back for hiring announcements and/or follow us on social media for details on our next opening process.

Part-Time, Paid-on-Premise Firefighter

Thank you for your interest in our Part-time Paid-on-Premise Firefighter Program (POP) with Countryside Fire Protection District.  At this time, we are not accepting applications for our POP program.  However, we will be happy to place your contact information on a list, and we will notify you of any future openings so you may apply during our open application process.

To be added to our list, please email the following information to ldiaz@countrysidefire.com:
– Full Name
– Mailing Address
– Contact Number
– Fire Related Certifications

Additional questions regarding our Paid-on-Premise Program can be directed to Deputy Chief Ron Echtenacher at (847) 367-5511 ext. 102 or via email at rechtenacher@countrysidefire.com.

At this time, Countryside Fire Protection District does not have any civilian job openings.

Part-Time Telecommunicator
Thank you for your interest in a Part-time Telecommunicator position with Countryside Fire Protection District.  If you are interested in a position, please drop off the completed application, a current resume, and other required documents as listed to Communications Director Ed Manke at VHPD located at 740 Lakeview Pkwy., Vernon Hills, IL 60061. We will then contact you after reviewing your application.  Further information on the application process and qualifications can be found on the application below.


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