Sworn Firefighter Opportunities

Career Firefighter/Paramedic
At this time, Countryside Fire Protection District is currently not accepting applications for the position of career Firefighter/Paramedic.  The Countryside Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners is responsible for establishing an eligibility list and our current list expires on January 5, 2025.

Countryside Fire Protection District offers excellent career opportunities for those interested in serving our community, so we invite you to visit our website again or to follow us on social media to be informed of our open application process in the near future.

Part-Time Civilian Fire Inspector

Countryside Fire Protection District is currently accepting applications for the position of a part-time Civilian Fire Inspector. Under the general supervision of the Fire Marshal, the part-time civilian Fire Inspector performs routine inspections of new and existing facilities for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances; conducts fire investigations; conducts plan checks; water supply testing and performs related fire prevention duties as required.  For additional information on job qualifications and requirements, please click here.

Interested candidates must submit completed application and resume to the Fire Chief with the required attachments
on or before December 31, 2023.

Part-time Civilian Fire Inspector Application (downloadable)

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. We are currently not accepting applications for the position of Part-time Paid-on-Premise Firefighter.  However, if you wish to receive to information when applications are open, please email the following information to our Administrative Assistant at ldiaz@countrysidefire.com:

-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.

There are no civilian openings at this time.

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.

-Part-time Telecommunicator Application (downloadable)