WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. This organization is committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring career advancement, and all other personnel practices. Your job related experience and other qualifications will be considered without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or physical or mental handicap. All information provided to us in our applications will be treated confidentially, and will be used only to help assure the best use of your abilities if you are employed with us.


The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District, Kane County, Illinois seeks applicants to establish an eligibility list for full-time entry level firefighter/paramedics. All candidates must have earned the EMT-P certification and must have earned the State of Illinois Firefighter II certification by time of initial hire. Candidates must have a valid CPAT and Ladder Climb certification, dated within one year, at time of application and at time of conditional offer of employment. Application packets will be available for pickup from August 28, 2017 through September 15, 2017 at the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District Headquarters Station, 25 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove, IL weekdays between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 shall be due and payable to the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District at the time that applications are obtained. All application packets and all required attachments must be returned to the same address no later than 4:00 pm on September 15, 2017. A mandatory orientation session and a written examination will be held on September 23, 2017 beginning at 9:00 am. A score of 70% or higher is required on the written examination in order to participate in the remaining testing components. Successful applicants will undergo an oral interview to be held at a later date. Applicants may receive preference points for the following criteria; Experience: Applicants employed by the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District who have been paid-on-call or part-time certified Firefighter II/Basic Firefighter, Firefighter III/Advanced Firefighter, State of Illinois or Nationally licensed paramedic or any combination of those capacities or applicants from outside the District who were employed as full-time Firefighter III/Advanced Firefighters for at least two (2) years at another fire protection district or municipality may be awarded from zero (0) to five (5) points. Veterans: Applicants who served in the United States military actively for at least one (1) year and who were honorably discharged or are now on inactive or reserve duty shall receive five (5) points. Educational: Applicants who have successfully obtained an associate's degree in the field of fire service or emergency medical services, or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university may be awarded from zero (0) to five (5) points. Additional Preference Points: Applicants who hold an O.S.F.M. Airport Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) certification may be awarded one (1) point. Further information about the testing process, requirements for hire and salary information will be included in the application packet materials.

*Notice: The application pick-up date has been extended until September 15, 2017. Please note applications are to be returned no later than September 15, 2017.