The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District is always looking for community minded people to join our ranks. If you are interested in serving your friends and neighbors as a Firefighter/Paramedic or as a Firefighter/EMT, contact us at 847-546-6001.
Full Time Employment Opportunities
The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District staffs three fire stations, 24 hours per day. The District periodically gives competitive examinations to create a list of eligible candidates. All full-time applicants must possess at least an Illinois State Firefighter II certification and an Illinois Paramedic license.
Employment examinations may include written tests, physical ability tests, oral interviews, and background checks.
There are no full-time positions available currently. Future full-time opportunities will be announced via this website. Thank you for your interest.
Volunteer personnel are required to become state certified as an Emergency Medical Technician B (EMT-B) and a Illinois State Certified Firefighter II. Several other certifications will also be included throughout your career.
Shift assignments include weekend hours, holiday hours, and overnight shifts at the station. Members are required to attend schooling, participate in department functions, and attend departmental trainings.
Applicants must reside within the living radius, have a GED or high school diploma, and posess a valid Illinois driver's license.
Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)
The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is a pre-requisite for acceptance into the District's full-time or volunteer programs. Information about the test and testing locations can be found at the following links.