Firefighter Hiring

Calumet City Fire Department
Deadline: June 14, 2024

Department Overview

Join the Calumet City Fire Department today! We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Career Firefighter/Paramedics.

Starting Pay: $81,345

After 3 Years: $95,366

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to serve your community and build a rewarding career. The application deadline is June 14, 2024. Visit to apply now!

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Mandatory Minimum Requirements

You must meet the following minimum requirements by the application deadline:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be 21 years of age and under 35 years of age at the time of application, unless otherwise exempt by statute
  • No felony or misdemeanor convictions as specified in Chapter 65 ILCS 5/10-2-1-6
  • Must be an Illinois State certified paramedic at time of hire
  • Must have a current CPAT card valid within 6 months of hire date
  • Application must be submitted with all required information

Further Mandatory Requirements

  • Mandatory Orientation
  • Written Examination
  • Oral interview
  • A current CPAT card with ladder certification valid within 6 months of hire date

Applications are available: 

Applications must be submitted by emailing
Complete written exam at: National Testing Network
Photos of the documents will not be accepted.

Please note:

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact the Board of Fire & Police Commission in writing of any change of address or phone number. (email will suffice)
  • Any pending paramedic certification must be provided to the
    Board immediately upon completion