Full-Time Firefighter Position

Firefighters will be hired from the following list as vacancies occur.

Full-Time Firefighter Position

The Glenside Fire Protection District is creating a new Firefighters Final Eligibility Roster and is looking to fill three open positions as soon as possible.

The application period is from July 26th through August 23rd 4:00 PM and can be accessed through the following link: 


Part-Time Firefighter Position

The Glenside Fire Protection District is hiring for the position of Part-Time Firefighter and Firefighter recruits.  
Please click the link below for information. 

Please complete the employment Application application link below and drop off in person.

Part-time requirements for Part-time Firefighter with the District:                                                                   

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum age of 19 at time of application
  • Valid State of Illinois driver’s license Must have a valid Illinois CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test)
  • Must clear background investigation (criminal/personal)
  • State of Illinois Department of Public Health EMT-B or EMT-P license
  • Must illustrate a good health and fitness condition by means of a medical examination by a certified physician. This may be required at the applicant’s cost upon conditional job offer

Upon receiving conditional offer of employment, individuals must meet the following:

  • Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal Firefighter Basic Operations Certification OR ability to enroll in a state certified program
  • Attend recruit training classes
  • Pass departmental SOG and recruit examination
  • Pass recruit practical examinations
  • Complete ride time requirements
  • Final review by the Fire Chief and staff
  • Complete EMS system requirements for system entry

Interested in being a Firefighter?

Want to know more about what you need to do and prepare for to become a firefighter? Click on the link below.


NIPSTA offers a “how-to” workshop to participants interested in becoming employed in the fire service.
For more information, follow the link below:

Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA)

2300 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: 847-998-8090

Here are some other links to get your career started in the Fire Service.